News on the Sochi Olympics, Syria and Martin Luther King Jr.
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CNN reported today that the U.S. plans to have two warships and several aircraft near Sochi, Russia, during the Winter Olympics. The ships and aircraft will be on standby in the event that Americans need to be evacuated from the area. There have been several terror threats recently, and U.S. officials plan to take as many precautions as possible.
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"This is a smoking gun. Any prosecutor would like this kind of evidence -- the photos and the process. This is direct evidence of the regime's killing machine." - David Crane, lawyer and co-author of a report that says there is photographic evidence of “systematic torture and killing” by Syrian President Basahr al-Assad’s side in the country’s civil war.
Hot video: MLK discusses Kennedy in rediscovered audiotape
As the nation reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., an audiotape of an interview with the civil rights leader sheds new light on a famous phone call John F. Kennedy made to King's wife more than 50 years ago.
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