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March 12th, 2014
05:00 PM ET

Obama: 'We completely reject' Crimea referendum

(CNN) – U.S. President Barack Obama met with Ukraine's interim prime minister on Wednesday, expressing his support to the Ukrainian people as they grapple with a political crisis in their country. Obama said the Ukrainian people have showed courage in "standing up on behalf of democracy" and their desire to determine their own destiny in changing governments in Ukraine.

CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


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March 12th, 2014
04:26 PM ET

Search expanded for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

(CNN) -Just how wide an area is the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight covering? And how conflicting is some of the information is at this point?

CNN correspondent Tom Foreman maps out the 27,000-square-mile search zone in CNN's virtual room.

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