Allies agree on Ukraine...RT anchor criticizes Moscow... Travel restricted for Syria's UN rep



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BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are in agreement that Russia's military presence in Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula is unacceptable. That's according to the White House, which says the two leaders welcome an observer mission by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Obama and Cameron spoke today by phone.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington-based anchorwoman on the Kremlin-funded TV network Russia Today says she's standing by her criticism of Russia's military incursion in Ukraine because she would rather risk her job and "go down on the right side of history." Abby Martin says RT decided not to fire her for expressing her views in an on-air postscript to her show, "Breaking the Set."

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it has imposed restrictions on the travel of Syria's ambassador to the U.N. The move follows complaints from Syrian-Americans that the ambassador was trying to divide their community. The department says it's told the diplomat that he no longer can travel within the United States outside of the five boroughs of New York City.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles says President Barack Obama should cut deportations of migrants and focus resources on the two million people in the country who are eligible to become U.S. citizens. Speaking today in Mexico City, Mayor Eric Garcetti said he supports Obama on immigration reform but that the U.S. policy of deportations divides families and communities.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say deputies of a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers shared links to a video game where players shoot people entering the country illegally, including children and pregnant women. Lawyers for the Justice Department filed new documents this week in their complaint against Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson.

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