Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Ticketed for Jaywalking

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_e06af60a87.jpgSteve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images (TORONTO) -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford received a ticket for jaywalking in British Columbia on Friday night, encountering police hours after arriving for a weekend trip. Amin Massoudi, Ford's spokeperson, confirmed the incident to the Toronto Sun. Though witnesses said the mayor seemed under the influence, Ford said he only drank a Diet Coke.

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John Kerry: US, EU Stand with Ukraine

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_42a1941e3b.jpgChristof Stache/AFP/Getty Images (MUNICH) -- As political unrest grows in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States and European Union stand with the country's people in their fight. Kerry spoke at an international security conference in Munich on Saturday, where the riots in Ukraine were a main topic of discussion. The Secretary of State expressed the importance of the battle for a democratic European future.

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Diver Killed Working on Shipwrecked Costa Concordia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_f28a71bf98.jpgMarco Secchi/Getty Images (ROME) -- An underwater diver died Saturday while working as part of a team salvaging the shipwrecked Costa Concodia cruise ship. The Spanish diver was working for the Titan Micoperi consortium and was assigned to attach tanks on the side of the semi-submerged luxury liner. No further details were available on his cause of death.

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Sochi Olympic Medals to Contain Meteorite Fragments

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_4d64e14a38.jpgSasha Mordovets/Getty Images (SOCHI, Russia) -- Select winners at the Sochi Winter Olympics will receive medals embedded with meteorite fragments in commemoration of the 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor crash. Special medals will be given out to 10 gold medallists on Feb. 15, which marks one year since the space rock crashed into a lake in central Russia, the BBC reports. Each will contain a meteorite chip in its center and have a protective nickel coating.

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First US Navy Warship Heads to Black Sea as Potential Backup for Sochi

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_c1ac46aa7e.jpgSEIRON BAROIAN/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The USS Mount Whitney left its homeport of Gaeta, Italy, Friday — the first of two U.S. Navy ships that will be operating in the Black Sea during the Sochi Olympics, Pentagon officials said. The other vessel, the frigate USS Taylor, is scheduled to depart an Italian port on Saturday, officials said. Both ships will likely enter the Black Sea sometime over the coming week.

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