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    Air Force general warns Russia may move to Moldova next

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  • In this photo taken on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, University of Wyoming music professor Rod Garnett instructs students in Gamelan, or traditional Balinese music, in one of the University of Wyoming's Fraternity Mall trailers in Laramie, Wyo. (AP Photo/Laramie Boomerang, Peter Baumann)

    Wyoming instructor teaches language of music

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  • ** FILE ** Sen. John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat (Associated Press)

    Embassy Row

    The ancient Eastern European nation of Moldova was buffeted throughout its long history, repeatedly invaded by Goths, Huns, Mongols and Romans, and later coveted by Ottoman Turks, Nazis and the Soviet Union.

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