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U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

March 16th, 2014 3:50 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The United States rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia, while shifting sights to deterring possible military advances elsewhere in Ukraine that could inflame the crisis.

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Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

March 16th, 2014 3:37 pm by BARBARA SURK and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

With rebels fleeing into neighboring Lebanon, Syrian government troops and Hezbollah fighters captured a strategic town near the frontier Sunday, ousting opposition fighters from their last stronghold in the vital border area.

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Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

March 16th, 2014 12:38 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Some of the charities paying for mental health care for children and families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre are running short of money and officials don't know how much they'll need to repair the psychological scars from the mass shooting.

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Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

March 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

March 15th, 2014 10:46 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.

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Workers sift through rubble for clues to NYC blast

Workers sift through rubble for clues to NYC blast

March 15th, 2014 3:46 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

Emergency workers sifted through debris Saturday from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings, clearing the way for investigators to search for clues that might reveal what caused the blast.

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Ukraine says Russian forces move outside Crimea

Ukraine says Russian forces move outside Crimea

March 15th, 2014 2:31 pm by JIM HEINTZ and MIKE ECKEL, Associated Press

Russian forces backed by helicopter gunships and armored vehicles Saturday took control of a village near the border with Crimea on the eve of a referendum on whether the region should seek annexation by Moscow, Ukrainian officials said.

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Court: Tenn. must recognize three same-sex marriages

Court: Tenn. must recognize three same-sex marriages

March 15th, 2014 1:40 pm by SHEILA BURKE and TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A federal judge ordered the state of Tennessee on Friday to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples while their lawsuit against the state works its way through the court system.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 15th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 7 through March 14.

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Malaysian official says missing plane hijacked

Malaysian official says missing plane hijacked

March 15th, 2014 2:02 am by EILEEN NG and JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

A Malaysian investigation into the missing flight 370 has concluded that one or more people with flying experience switched off communications devices and deliberately steered the airliner off course.

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