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Pro-Russian people celebrate in the central square in Sevastopol, Ukraine, late Sunday, March 16, 2014. Russian flags fluttered above jubilant crowds Sunday after residents in Crimea voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The United States and Europe condemned the ballot as illegal and destabilizing and were expected to slap sanctions against Russia for it. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

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Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 raise their hands to question Malaysian government officials during a news briefing held by the airlines at a hotel ballroom in Beijing Monday, March 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary candidates from left, State Sen. Bill Brady, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, State Sen. Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner, prepare for their last televised debate before next week's primary in Chicago. Most of the candidates for Illinois governor support formal term limits for the Legislature, but not for the office they’re seeking to occupy. All four Republican gubernatorial bidders responding to a questionnaire from The Associated Press said they favor some form of term limits. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair shakes hands with his defense attorney Ellen C. Brotman outside the Fort Bragg, N.C., courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates, appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him. (AP Photo/The Fayetteville Observer, Johnny Horne)
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, Vice President Biden speaks at the Association of State Democratic Chairs Meeting in Washington. The White House says Biden will travel on Monday, March 17, to Poland and Lithuania amid tensions in nearby Ukraine. The trip is part of a U.S. effort to pressure Russia over a military intervention in Crimea that has the entire region on edge. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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A man leaves New York's Criminal Court Building, Tuesday evening March 11, 2014. Night Court is one of New York’s more peculiar and paradoxical tourist traditions, a place visitors extol on travel websites while many residents hope never to wind up there. To travelers, it’s gritty entertainment, hard-knocks education or at least a chance to experience real-life law and order on a New York scale. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, a subway rider in New York reads a newspaper featuring news of the death of South African leader Nelson Mandela. Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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R&B singer Chris Brown appears in Los Angeles Superior Court with his attorney Mark Geragos, on Monday, March 17, 2014. Brown will spend another month in jail after a judge said Monday he was told the singer made troubling comments in rehab about being good at using guns and knives. The singer was arrested on Friday, March 14, 2014, after he was dismissed from a Malibu facility where he was receiving treatment for anger management, substance abuse and issues related to bipolar disorder. (AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson, Pool)
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows singer Mick Jagger, right, with designer L’Wren Scott after her Fall 2012 collection was modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Scott, a fashion designer, was found dead Monday, March 17, 2014, in Manhattan of a possible suicide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Xavier forward Erik Stenger dunks during practice for an NCAA college basketball tournament game, Monday, March 17, 2014, in Dayton, Ohio. North Carolina State plays Xavier Tuesday evening in a first round game. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. PUTIN APPROVES DRAFT BILL FOR ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA

The action by Russia's president means it is one step closer to formally taking over the Black Sea peninsula, which voted to secede from Ukraine.

2. CHINA FINDS NO TERROR LINK TO ITS NATIONALS ON JET

The remarks will dampen speculation that Uighur separatists in Xinjiang province may have been involved with the disappearance of the Boeing 777.

3. WHAT ILLINOIS VOTERS ARE UP TO

They'll choose a Republican to try to win back the governor's office in a race that already has drawn intense interest from labor unions.

4. 'I FAILED HER AS A LEADER'

That's what Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair says of his treatment of a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. Sinclair pleaded guilty to lesser charges and awaits sentencing.

5. VP HEADS TO EUROPE TO SEND SIGNAL TO RUSSIA

Biden plans to meet with leaders of Poland and the Baltic states to show U.S. support for the NATO members.

6. WHAT TOURISTS DO THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU

Visitors to New York City have more than Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building on their itineraries. Some just want to observe one of the nation's busiest courts in action.

7. AMERICANS STILL SEEK SERIOUS NEWS

An AP-NORC poll finds people nibbling from a reporting buffet spread across traditional media and social networks.

8. WHAT CHRIS BROWN SAID TO KEEP HIM IN JAIL

The Grammy-winning R&B singer will remain in jail after a judge says he was told Brown made comments in rehab about being good at using guns and knives.

9. MICK JAGGER'S GIRLFRIEND FOUND DEAD IN NYC APARTMENT

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who met the Rolling Stones frontman in 2001, died in what police are investigating as an apparent suicide.

10. MARCH MADNESS GETS EARLY START

Albany (N.Y.) meets Mount St. Mary's and N.C. State faces Xavier as play-in games get underway for the NCAA tournament.

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