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N.J. mall evacuated when sound of car fire mistaken for gunshots

Police evacuated a mall in New Jersey on Saturday night after people mistook a car explosion for gunfire, a law enforcement official said.<p>Panic ensued at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, with some taking to Twitter to say a shooting had occurred.<p>A car's battery or fuel tank caught fire …

Polls close in eastern Ukraine amid allegations of fraud and double-voting

Polls closed Sunday after voters streamed into polling stations in eastern Ukraine to vote in controversial referendums held by pro-Russian activists eager to declare independence from Kiev, an official said.<p>Voters in the city of Donetsk faced this question on the ballot: "Do you support the Act of …

Ukraine crisis in maps

<b>The crisis in Ukraine began in November 2013 when pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych's government abandoned a deal with the European Union in favour of stronger ties with Russia.</b><p>Ukraine has been torn between east and west since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Ukrainian is the main …

Russia

That War You Were Expecting? Putin's Already Won It

People keep waiting for the “war” to begin in Ukraine. But a 21st century-style war has already begun here, and may be almost over – something that Vladimir Putin seems to understand even if the rest of us do not.<p>In a world where Youtube, Twitter and Facebook dominate, the overt “hard power” of …

Ukraine crisis: France and Germany warning to Russia

The leaders of Germany and France have warned of further EU sanctions against Russia, if presidential elections fail to take place in Ukraine later this month.<p>In a joint statement, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande also said referendums planned for Sunday by pro-Russian separatists in eastern …

Russia

Ukraine Seizes 100,000 Ballots Already Marked 'Yes' For Eastern City To Break Away [Report]

The men — which Ukrainian media have described as "armed terrorists" — were found with ballots in the trunk of their car on the outskirts of the city, a police source told the Ukraine Observer.<p>Many cities in eastern Ukraine have been under siege for about a month, including Donetsk, where the …

Russia

Nigeria Sends Army to Find Missing Schoolgirls

Nigeria has assigned two army divisions to find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by extremist Islamist rebel group Boko Haram, following …

Africa

CIA Director: U.S. Doing ‘Everything We Can’ to Find Nigerian Kidnapped Girls [EXCLUSIVE]

Authorities from the U.S. and international groups are doing everything possible to find hundreds of abducted Nigerian school girls, CIA Director …

Global support grows for abducted Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Global support for the plight of missing schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in north eastern Nigeria is growing.<p>In New York City Mayor De Blasio and Reverend Al Sharpton added their weight to the movement calling for their release.<p>In Toronto a protest against the actions of Boko Haram took place as …

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Bell: What took so long for Michael Sam to be drafted?

NEW YORK — All it took was one team, one pick.<p>And the NFL avoided some colossal PR damage-control when the St. Louis Rams ended the suspense and selected Michael Sam — the first openly-gay prospect in NFL history — with a seventh-round pick in the 11th hour at Radio City Music Hall.<p>Whew, that was …