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Obama: Military options 'not on the table in Ukraine'

By Susan Crabtree | 04/17/14 05:05 PM

President Obama clearly stated that the U.S. is not considering arming or providing lethal aid to Ukraine to defend its sovereignty against pro-Russian forces.
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John Kerry: Parties agree on steps to de-escalate crisis in Ukraine

By Susan Crabtree | 04/17/14 02:15 PM

Secretary of State John Kerry announced a tentative agreement with Russia on a path to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine after a meeting between U.S., Russian, Ukrainian and European officials in Geneva Thursday. Kerry said Russia has agreed to refrain from violence and from encouraging...
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Guantanamo trial in 9/11 veers off track again

By BEN FOX | 04/17/14 09:00 PM

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military...
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