Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) and Andrei Markov (79) react after losing the quarterfinal game to Canada 7-3 on Wednesday. Some Russian commentators called the game a "nightmare." Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Vancouver Is An Olympic Wipeout For Russians

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Turkey Arrests Highlight Military, Government Rift

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Every country that uses the euro as its currency has a stake in a successful financial outcome for Greece. Photo illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Watches Greece's Debt, Will It Spread?

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Fed To Examine Goldman Role In Greek Debt Crisis

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Google Case In Italy Raises Web Freedom Concerns

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Greek Workers Unhappy With Austerity Measures

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France is on the verge of selling a Mistral-class ship — like this one docked last year in St. Petersburg — to Russia. It would be the first time a NATO member has supplied advanced military equipment to Russia. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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French Plan To Sell Warship To Russia Fuels Concern

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Italian Court Convicts Google Execs Over Privacy

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Dutch Political Uncertainty Boosts Far-Right Party

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Russians purchase vodka from a street kiosk in Moscow. Leaders are again trying to curb Russians' drinking habits by setting a minimum price for vodka. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Leaders Try To Cap Russia's Vodka Habit ... Again

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Russian retiree Leokadya Maximova, 72, of Kaliningrad says she is struggling to get by on her $265-a-month pension. She says the situation will prompt her to take to the streets with other anti-government protesters. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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Putin Signals New Tolerance For Protest In Russia

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British PM Battles Bullying Allegations

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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. U.S. Marshals Service/AP hide caption

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Officials: Cleric Had Role In Christmas Bomb Attempt

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U.K. Reporter Admits To Euthanasia; Spurs Probe

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Diplomatic Row Deepens Over Hamas Leader's Killing

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