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Janet Yellen, Miley Cyrus odd bedfellows in Time’s list of 100 most influential

Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the US Federal Reserve, pop star Miley Cyrus (pic) and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly were among the 41 women in the Time 100, the most women ever included in the magazine's list of the world's most influential people. The list, released today, also includes the second appearance of singer... Read More

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

An Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire to cover the retreat of pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk. – Reuters pic, April 25, 2014.

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