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What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 5/7/13

Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or want to hear again) from this morning’s edition of LA’s Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett. 5:32 a.m. – No Fly Zone for Syria? […]

05/07/2013

April 23, 2013 site of car bomb that targeted the French embassy, Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo)

Car bomb at French Embassy in Libya wounds 3

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A car bomb exploded Tuesday outside the French Embassy in Tripoli, wounding three people and partially setting the building on fire in the worst attack on a diplomatic mission in the North African nation since the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.

04/23/2013

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifying at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP Photo)

Feisty Clinton: US strengthening embassy security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.

01/23/2013

John Kerry

Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, elevating the longtime lawmaker and foreign policy expert to the top diplomatic job he had coveted.

12/21/2012

State acknowledges weaknesses, lawmakers say warning signs were missed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department concedes security should have been tighter at the U.S. consulate in Libya where four Americans died in an attack in September. An independent review blamed management failures.

12/20/2012

Admiral Michael Mullen (AP Photo)

3 State Dept officials resign after Benghazi probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three State Department officials resigned under pressure Wednesday, less than a day after a damning report blamed management failures for a lack of security at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

12/19/2012

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Wind, Cold and Power Outages – LA’s Morning News is On Now

Get the latest on our cold storm and all the latest breaking news from Penny Griego and Phil Hulett on LA’s Morning News. Tune in now for the news you need and the information you can use.

12/19/2012

US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

WASHINGTON (AP) – Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state after a bitter standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.

12/14/2012

Susan Rice, UN Ambassador

Ambassador Rice’s Big Announcement – Reaction from the White House

US Ambassador to the united Nations, Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. AP White House Correspondent Mark Smith talks to Penny and Phil on LA’s Morning News about the fallout and the new top contender for the post.

12/14/2012

Petraeus believed terrorists behind Libya attack

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus has told Congress that references to militant groups Ansar al-Shariah and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb were removed from the agency’s draft talking points of what sparked the […]

11/16/2012

Petraeus: I didn't give any classified information to Broadwell

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former CIA Director David Petraeus says he never gave any classified information to Paula Broadwell. He spoke to CNN in his first interview since he was forced to resign because of his […]

11/15/2012

GOP senators vow to block Rice nomination at State

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee says he would do all he could to block the nomination of Susan Rice to be secretary of State. Sen. John McCain of […]

11/14/2012

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