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Pro Russian soldiers guard Ukraine's infantry base in Perevalne, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was on his way to Kiev. Tensions remained high in the strategic Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea with troops loyal to Moscow firing warning shots to ward off protesting Ukrainian soldiers.

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A woman photographs pro Russian soldiers guarding Ukraine's infantry base in Perevalne, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was on his way to Kiev. Tensions remained high in the strategic Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea with troops loyal to Moscow firing warning shots to ward off protesting Ukrainian soldiers.

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Performers from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacts after finding wireless microphones from tv stations under her seat, as she visits the Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School ahead of her upcoming trip to China, in Washington March 4, 2014.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stands beside a barricade at the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev March 4, 2014.The Shrine of the Fallen, located on Institutska Street, honors the fallen Heroes of the "Heavenly Sotnya" (Hundred). Over the course of the EuroMaidan protests, almost 100 protesters were killed by police. Most of them died on February 20 killed by sniper or automatic weapons fire on Institutska Street.

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In this March 3, 2014, Ariel photo traffic goes between a stand still and slow crawl on west-bound Interstate 40 just past the Hernando DeSoto Bridge in West Memphis, Ark. Some motorists on the highway in eastern Arkansas were stranded overnight due to lingering icy conditions from a weekend winter storm. An Arkansas highway department spokesman said Tuesday that traffic can't get moving consistently because of repeated accidents.

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This March 3, 2014, Ariel photo shows semitrailers filling a truck stops in West Memphis, Ark. Some motorists on the highway in eastern Arkansas were stranded overnight due to lingering icy conditions from a weekend winter storm. An Arkansas highway department spokesman said Tuesday that traffic can't get moving consistently because of repeated accidents.

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This March, 2014 photo provided by Capt. Michael Colahan of Island Adventures Whale Watching and Picture Pangea Photography, shows a male gray whale identified as Little Patch," or #53 spyhops in Possession Bay near Everett, Wash. The Pacific Whale Watch Association says the whale is one of a group of about a dozen primarily male gray whales that feast on ghost shrimp in north Puget Sound waters for about three months during spring on their way to Alaska.

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This March 3, 2014 image released by ABC shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, having his forehead wiped by host Jimmy Kimmel on the late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Ford laughed off Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that he get help for his drinking problem and was reported to be upset about his appearance on the late-night TV talk show. Ford's appearance Monday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Los Angeles was the culmination of months of wooing by the talk-show host to get Ford to appear as a guest. (AP Photo/ABC, Randy Holmes)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) takes part in a news conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow March 4, 2014. Putin said on Tuesday that Russia saw no need to use military force in the Crimea region of Ukraine for now, in remarks apparently intended to ease East-West tension over fears of war in the former Soviet republic.

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This year's Rex, King of Carnival, Jack Laborde, parades down St. Charles Avenue on Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana March 4, 2014.

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Members of the Mondo Kayo Social and Marching Club parade down St. Charles Avenue on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans, Louisiana March 4, 2014.

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Local residents watch a TV broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's news conference, in Kiev March 4, 2014. Putin said on Tuesday Russia reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine to protect compatriots living in "terror" but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.

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A local resident is seen during a TV broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's news conference, in Kiev March 4, 2014. Putin said on Tuesday Russia reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine to protect compatriots living in "terror" but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.

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Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier, bottom, is called out by third base umpire Angel Hernandez after Dozier over slid third base trying to advance on a throwing error by Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla.

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