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  • Ukraine orders its troops out of Crimea as Russia seizes bases

    Ukraine orders its troops out of Crimea as Russia seizes bases
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's fledgling government ordered troops to withdraw from Crimea on Monday, ending days of wavering as Russian troops consolidate control over the peninsula. Russian forces have been systematically seizing Ukrainian ships...
  • Cousin of Syria's President Assad reportedly killed by rebels

    Cousin of Syria's President Assad reportedly killed by rebels
    BEIRUT -- A cousin of Syrian President Bashar Assad was killed by Islamist rebels during fighting near the Turkish border crossing of Kasab, the state news agency reported Sunday. The official Syrian Arab News Agency identified the dead kinsman as Hilal...
  • Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China

    Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As students occupied Taiwan’s legislative chamber Sunday for a sixth day to protest a free-trade agreement with China, President Ma Ying-jeou denounced the takeover as a threat to democracy. Government officials have pledged...
  • Thailand court scraps election results, extending political gridlock

    Thailand court scraps election results, extending political gridlock
    Thailand's constitutional court Friday nullified the Feb. 2 election won by supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra amid an opposition boycott, prolonging the country's 4-month-old political crisis and threatening a deeper toll on its tourism-...
  • President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying

    President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Six technology executives including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt met with President Obama on Friday to discuss National Security Agency spying in the wake of revelations that the...
  • Gen. Sinclair gets reprimand, must forfeit some pay in Army sex case

    Gen. Sinclair gets reprimand, must forfeit some pay in Army sex case
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced Thursday, receiving a reprimand and no jail time for mistreating a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous affair, to end a tumultuous court-martial that focused national...
  • Sinclair's Army reprimand and loss of pay leave both sides stunned

    Sinclair's Army reprimand and loss of pay leave both sides stunned
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — In a light sentence that stunned even his lawyers, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced to a reprimand and no jail time for mistreating a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous affair, ending a tumultuous...
  • Syrian military captures Crusader castle from rebels

    Syrian military captures Crusader castle from rebels
    BEIRUT — The Syrian military on Thursday captured a historic Crusader castle that had long been a highly symbolic rebel bastion, the latest victory in an ongoing offensive along the Lebanese border, according to government and opposition accounts....
  • Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair gets reprimand, no jail time in sex case

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair gets reprimand, no jail time in sex case
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — In a sentence so light it stunned even his lawyers, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced Thursday to a reprimand and no jail time for misusing his authority over a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous...
  • Colombia's Urabeños criminal gang traffics in mayhem

    Colombia's Urabeños criminal gang traffics in mayhem
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Human Rights Watch on Thursday blamed the Urabeños criminal gang for helping cause one of Colombia’s worst humanitarian crises in years: the forced displacement last year of 19,000 people from the city of Buenaventura. The...
  • Ukraine watches nervously as world powers wrestle over its future

    Ukraine watches nervously as world powers wrestle over its future
    KIEV, Ukraine — For all its moral outrage and vows never to be partitioned, this country has become almost a bystander to the struggle over its future. With Russian forces looming over a disputed vote on secession in Crimea, it's increasingly...