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Ukraine and the West said that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising fears of a direct military confrontation between Kiev and its former Soviet master. US President Barack Obama led a chorus of growing international condemnation over the escalating crisis, saying it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, despite more repeated denials by Moscow. Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that Russia's actions "cannot remain without consequences" as the US and Europe raised the prospect of fresh sanctions against Russia.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.