10 Things You Need To Know Today: May 4, 2014

The Fifth Column

Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates as California Chrome crosses the finish line to win the Kentucky Derby Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates as California Chrome crosses the finish line to win the Kentucky Derby | Rob Carr / Getty Images

The Week

Deadly clashes continue to roil eastern Ukraine, California Chrome wins the 140th Kentucky Derby, and more.

1. Ukrainian PM visits Odessa as deadly clashes continue
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk headed to Odessa Sunday, two days after a gun battle between security forces and pro-Russian separatists culminated in a deadly building blaze that killed 42 people there. Yatsenyuk accused Russia of waging a “real war” and trying to “eliminate Ukraine and eliminate the Ukrainian people.” Meanwhile, Moscow blamed its neighbor and the U.S. for the escalating violence, and suggested it could soon take military action to quell the unrest and protect ethnic Russians living in the region. [BBCThe Washington Post]

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2. California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby
After entering the race as…

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Very Interesting.

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