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Global Scan

Want to pronounce Sochi like a native?

It turns out many of us are mispronouncing the name of the Winter Olympics' host city, where the language, Russian, isn't always easy for non-native speakers. We'll help you with your Olympic vocabulary. Plus, a Spanish woman faces a stiff penalty for her tweets, and South Koreans lead the world in something they may not be proud of. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Ukraine waits in suspense, and China blocks embarrassing details of secret bank accounts

Ukraine's protesters suspend clashes to negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovich, while China's leadership scrambles to block the web and keep their secret offshore bank accounts from being revealed to Chinese citizens. Curling gets fancy at the Sochi Olympics and South Korea welcomes Canadian hockey players in its bid to qualify for the next Winter Olympics. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Sports

South Koreans vs LPGA

The Ladies Professional Golf Association wants foreign players to show some proficiency in English. Some South Korean LPGA members are claiming discrimination.

Global Politics

South Korean blames North Korea

A South Korean official said his government has evidence that North Korea attacked a South Korean warship in March. Forty-six sailors died in the sinking. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from Don Kirk, a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor.