TODAY IS WORLD WATER DAY, TO ACKNOWLEDGE
HOW PRECIOUS THIS NATURAL RESOURCE IS.
*As the search for evidence indicating the fate of missing Malaysia Flight 370 continues, MSN reports that some families of the missing passengers and crew now claim that they have been lied to about the overall situation, the search process, and its progress.
*The Thailand Constitutional Court has declared the February 2 general election invalid because the event was staggered and not held on the exact same day across the country.
*The results of an online referendum show Venice is willing to secede from Italy!
*Turkey has restricted its citizens' access to Twitter after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened the social network because of allegedly publishing politically sensitive documents.
*Syria and the United States have ended all diplomatic relations.
*Scientists have found evidence to prove the theory of cosmic inflation: that the universe is expanding.
*Civil unrest continues in Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Syria.
FROM THE UKRAINE AND CRIMEA...
*Crimea has voted to leave the Ukraine and rejoin Russia, which has since accepted the region into its federation. Meanwhile, other countries are condemning the referendum because the only option on the ballot was whether or not to secede and never mentioned the possibility of staying aligned with the Ukraine.
*Russian officials that participated in the secession face sanctions from other countries, who are applying even more sanctions against Russia itself.
*Skirmishes are reported as Russian forces have taken over former Ukrainian Naval and Air Force bases.
*As the Ukraine signed an association accord with the European Union, Transnistria, another country on the Ukraine border, has filed a formal petition to join the Russian Federation.
*The Democratic Party says Republican aligned super-pacs have spent millions of dollars on misleading advertising against their candidates well in advance of the upcoming November 2014 general elections.
*The United States Senate is investigating whether or not the Central Intelligence Agency has spied on that portion of Congress.
*Toyota has been fined $1.2 Billion dollars (US) to settle claims that it lied to safety investigators in the United States and the general public about accelerator defects.
*A federal judge has overturned Michigan's ban on same gender marriages.
*The NCAA College Basketball tournaments are underway for both the Men's and Women's Divisions.
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