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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday for bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square waving flags and chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader declared that the peninsula would be welcomed as an "equal subject" of Russia.
Wall Street stocks finished mixed Friday as a better-than-expected US jobs report lifted the S&P 500 to a new record, fending off anxiety over Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 30.83 (0.19 percent) to 16,452.72. But the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index fell 15.90 (0.37 percent) to 4,336.22. Brent Schutte, strategist at BMO Global Asset Management, said Friday's monthly jobs report was good, but that stocks were taking a break after the recent surge.