A.M. Links: Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Offline, Interim Ukrainian President Warns of Separatism Dangers, Ugandan Tabloid Names '200 Top Homosexuals'


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  • The family of Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez say that he is being held in a small military jail cell.
  • The Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline after apparently losing 744,408 Bitcoins, worth about  $350 million, in a hacking attack.
  • Interim Ukrainian President Olexander Turchynov has warned of the dangers of separatism following the removal of former President Viktor Yanukovych.
  • A Ugandan tabloid has published the names of the country's "200 top homosexuals" a day after President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-homsexuality bill into law.
  • Democratic governors want the White House to do more to sell Obamacare.
  • Attorney General Eric Holder has said that his state counterparts don't have to defend gay marriage bans if they think that the legislation is discriminatory.

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