10 things you need to know today: March 7, 2014

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A woman in Kiev, Ukraine stands among flowers dedicated to the protesters killed in Independence Square. A woman in Kiev, Ukraine stands among flowers dedicated to the protesters killed in Independence Square. (AP Photo/David Azia)

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Obama calls Crimea’s secession referendum illegal, Massachusetts bans upskirting, and more

1. Obama calls Crimea’s referendum on leaving Ukraine illegal
President Obama said Thursday that Crimean lawmakers’ decision to hold a referendum on breaking away from Ukraine to join Russia violated their country’s constitution as well as international law. Crimea’s legislature defiantly pressed ahead with the plan, and Russia made a show of force by starting what it said were already scheduled military drills. Earlier in the day, the U.S. announced sanctions against ousted Ukrainian leaders. [The New York Times]

2. Massachusetts lawmakers ban upskirting
The Massachusetts legislature passed a law Thursday banning “upskirting,” or secretly snapping photos up a woman’s skirt. The vote came a day after a the state’s highest court ruled that a…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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