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- Pro-Russian protesters
seized government buildings in three cities in eastern Ukraine
yesterday. Protesters in the city of Donetsk have
declared a "people’s republic" and have reportedly called for a
Jeb Bush, who recently said that some people come to the U.S.
illegally as “an
act of love,” has said that he will decide whether he will run
for president in 2016 by the end of the year.
- An Australian ship searching for MH370 has
detected signals consistent with those that would come from the
missing flight’s so-called “black box” recorder.
- According to Rep.
Jim Moran (D-Va.), members of Congress, who are on salaries of
$174,000 a year, are underpaid.
- Rwandans are marking the 20th anniversary of the
Hutu-led genocide. France’s justice minister
will not be attending ceremonies in Kigali as planned after
Rwanda’s president said that both France and Belgium played a role
in the “political preparation for the genocide.”
Japan and Australia have reached agreements on a trade
deal after seven years of negotiation. The deal will either
eliminate or reduce tariffs on a range of goods including beef and
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