Morning Constitutional – Monday, 10 March 2014

Happy Daylight Savings Time Monday, everybody. George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend got married. Now, your morning constitutional:

The Taliban said that the Afghan presidential elections next month were being manipulated by the U.S. and that they will attack anybody who takes part.

The Syrian civil war is having a larger impact on children’s health than is documented in official statistics, as preventable diseases are flourishing due to the collapse of the Syrian health care system.

About a dozen nuns held by Syrian rebels for three months have finally been released.

An Malaysian Airlines flight went missing.

President Obama will meet with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Wednesday.

Since the Ukrainian protests began, 661 people have been reported missing, and 272 people are still unaccounted for.

How the situation in Ukraine affects Central Asia.

At CPAC, where young conservatives, largely backing Sen. Rand Paul, meet the old-school conservative foreign policy hawks.

Kim Jong-un was elected supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea with 100% of the vote with 100% turnout, naturally.

Stocks dip after China’s exports unexpectedly drop 18% in February from the year before.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron pays for Facebook likes.

A record number of Americans are riding public transit.

No, Americans are not all to blame for the financial crisis.

Wicked corrupt town may just be wiped off the map.

Finally, Duke student (yup, Duke) who outed a classmate for being a porn actress is offered a porn contract.

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