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  • Deal to end Ukraine unrest appears to show Viktor Yanukovich the exit

    Deal to end Ukraine unrest appears to show Viktor Yanukovich the exit
    KIEV, Ukraine — After a violent week that turned parts of his capital into a war zone, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich agreed Friday to a new election and a coalition government in a deal that appeared likely to seal his political fate and...
  • Ukraine protesters take Kiev without a shot as Yanukovich flees

    Ukraine protesters take Kiev without a shot as Yanukovich flees
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's capital fell into the hands of anti-government protesters Saturday morning. Without a shot fired, opposition units surrounded and took control of parliament, the Council of Ministers building and most important, the...
  • Westwood protest against Venezuelan government scheduled

    Westwood protest against Venezuelan government scheduled
    A demonstration in support of anti-government protests in Venezuela is scheduled Saturday afternoon at the federal building in Westwood, one of more than 100 taking place across the U.S. and the world, organizers said. The protest is being organized...
  • Ukraine's Tymoshenko freed from prison; Yanukovich in retreat

    Ukraine's Tymoshenko freed from prison; Yanukovich in retreat
    KIEV, Ukraine — The most ardent foe of Ukraine's embattled president was freed from prison Saturday and rushed to the capital, where she was greeted by tens of thousands of supporters chanting her name, some so overcome by emotion that they fainted....
  • Pictures in the News | February 19, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News beging in the Ukraine, where on-going anti-government protests in downtown Kiev have left 25 people killed and 351 injured during violent clashes, which began in November after Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych...
  • Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown

    Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown
    The civil unrest that has gripped Venezuela this month has swept up one of the country's key cultural figures -- Gustavo Dudamel, the renowned conductor and music director of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. There...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Hollywood with the 86th Oscars Governors Ball Press Preview held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center. The Governors Ball, which is the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which...
  • Russian gunmen patrol airports in tense Crimean standoff

    Russian gunmen patrol airports in tense Crimean standoff
    MOSCOW -- Armed Russian men in unmarked military uniforms took up positions at Crimea's main airport in Simferopol early Friday, and there were reports that Russian naval forces had taken control of the military airport in Sevastopol, Moscow's leased base...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with fireworks exploding around the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the end of the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. In the capital, riot police detain activists during a demonstration against the...
  • Democrats, Republicans compete to show solidarity with Venezuelan people

    The continuing civil unrest in Venezuela has prompted a massive U.S. mobilization — of Florida politicians. Democrats and Republicans are taking plenty of shots at each other as they try to make themselves look good and sway the state's critical...
  • Pictures in the News | March 3, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Tinseltown, where Hollywood celebrated the best in film during the 86th Annual Academy Awards....