- Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 pm
- APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes near US warship Updated: Apr-14-14 12:55 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.
WASHINGTON - A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, U.S. military officials said Monday.