Venezuelan President Expels Three US Diplomats

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_e994b38643.jpgChinaFotoPress via Getty Images (CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the expulsion of three U.S. diplomats on Sunday night following days of anti-government protests. Maduro took over the presidency less than one year ago after Hugo Chavez' death. On Sunday, he accused the three consular officials of working with opposition forces to create unrest, says USA Today.

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Co-Pilot Suspected in Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_9603ae339a.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (GENEVA) -- An Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacked a plane bound for Rome on Monday and flew it to Switzerland, where he wanted to seek asylum, officials said. A U.S. official said that the plane's co-pilot diverted the plane over an "asylum issue." The flight departed Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital city, at 12:30 a.m. Monday local time.

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USA Bobsledder Johnny Quinn's Meme #Quinning Sweeps Internet

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_841f631b07.jpgStreeter Lecka/Getty Images (SOCHI, Russia) -- Johnny Quinn is not just any ordinary member of the United States Olympic bobsledding team. He's now also probably the first to have an Internet meme named after him. The hashtag #Quinning has been created for the social media star after his infamous broken door incident in Sochi that started it all.

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US Figure Skater Jeremy Abbott Flips Critics the Bird After Infamous Ice Spill

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_cb6b30dc15.jpgMatthew Stockman/Getty Images (SOCHI, Russia) -- Olympic figure skater Jeremy Abbott hit back at the critics taking swipes at him since his slip in the men's short program, giving them the middle finger and saying anyone who thinks what he does is easy is "a damn idiot." "I just want to put my middle finger in the air and say a big 'F-you' to everyone who has ever said that to me because they've never stood in my shoes," Abbott said in a statement to reporters Friday.

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Passenger Killed When Rogue Wave Hits Cruise Ship

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_21fef1df31.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- An elderly passenger was killed Friday when a rogue wave hit Cruise and Maritime Voyages' M.S. Marco Polo as it returned to port in England. The ship was returning to its home port of Tilbury from the Azores when it was hit by "a freak wave during adverse sea conditions in the southwestern approaches of the English Channel," the Essex-based cruise line said in a statement.

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