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NATO Head Warns Russia to Pull Back From Ukraine Border

NATO Head Warns Russia to Pull Back From Ukraine Border
NATO's secretary-general warns Russia there would be "grave consequences" if it invades the Ukraine. "If Russia were to intervene further in Ukraine it would be a historic mistake," says Anders Fogh Rasmussen. "It would have grave consequences for our relationship with Russia and would further isolate Russia internationally."
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Anti-Interventionist Ron Paul Backs Russia's Intervention in Crimea

Anti-Interventionist Ron Paul Backs Russia's Intervention in Crimea
Anti-interventionist libertarian Ron Paul is completely cool with Russia invading Ukraine and Putin stealing Crimea because of, you know, "some laws."
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US Legislators: To Punish Putin, Frack More

US Legislators: To Punish Putin, Frack More
As the crisis in Ukraine continues, some U.S. legislators have pushed for exporting the nation's natural gas to be used as a "weapon" or leverage point to weaken Russia and President Vladimir Putin's influence on the region.
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Sarah Palin: I Can See Obama's Mom Jeans From My House

Sarah Palin: I Can See Obama's Mom Jeans From My House
Who better to talk about the Russia/Ukraine conflict than not-Vice President Sarah Palin? Sean Hannity invites Palin on his show so she can say Putin is a real manly man who wrestles bears and drills for oil while Obama wears mom jeans...
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Pres Obama: 'The World Is Largely United' that Russia Violated International Law

Pres Obama: 'The World Is Largely United' that Russia Violated International Law
While addressing reporters, President Barack Obama details his thoughts on the trouble in Ukraine, the legality of the Russian presence, as well as the United States' options to help bring peace to the conflicted region.
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NATO Condemns Russian Military Escalation in Ukraine

NATO Condemns Russian Military Escalation in Ukraine
NATO releases a statement and video (on the flip) denouncing Russia's military action in the Ukraine. The Secretary General recalls previous treaties, as well as international law, in the organization's efforts to bring a peaceful resolution to the area's tensions.
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Hillary Applauds AZ Gov's Veto of Hateful Anti-Gay Bill

Hillary Applauds AZ Gov's Veto of Hateful Anti-Gay Bill
In a speech at the University of Miami, Hillary Rodham Clinton applauded Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's refusal to sign onto a hateful 'religious freedom' bill that would have made it easier to discriminate against gay couples. Clinton also promoted civic participation, and talked on a range of foreign policy issues.
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Martyr Control: Homeland Security Warns of Toothpaste Bombs En Route to Sochi Olympics

Martyr Control: Homeland Security Warns of Toothpaste Bombs En Route to Sochi Olympics
The US Department of Homeland Security is warning airlines headed to Russia that terrorists may try to smuggle explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes. Russia's Sochi Olympics have been plagued by bad news, from lack of snow to a variety of these terrorist threats.
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NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took

NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took
About six months after Edward Snowden began leaking documents from inside the NSA, the agency still has no clue what the former contractor took with him when he tapped into classified documents. This might be the most damning element of the whole story.
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Russian Judge Refuses to Free Greenpeace Activists Charged with Hooliganism

Russian Judge Refuses to Free Greenpeace Activists Charged with Hooliganism
A Russian judge refused Monday to free Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell, who was among 30 people arrested following a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, signaling that others also could be kept in jail for three more months pending trial. In a subsequent hearing, however, a judge agreed to free a Russian doctor who was on the Greenpeace ship when it was seized by the Russian coast guard on Sept. 18.
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