Libya

Hillary Clinton

Aides give Clinton football helmet as she returns to work

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton has some extra protection — if she wants to use it — against another head injury. As she returned to work today, her staff gave her a regulation football helmet bearing the State Department seal.

01/07/2013

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

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US Ambassador to the united Nations, Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.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

Susan Rice, UN Ambassador

GOP Senators More Troubled After Rice Meeting

Three Republican senators who met Tuesday with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice say they are more troubled now over her initial explanations about the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya.

11/27/2012

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

Pentagon timeline shows military response to Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) – New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 14 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the […]

11/09/2012

Moderator: Wasn't trying to 'fact-check'

NEW YORK (AP) – The moderator of last night’s presidential debate says she wasn’t trying to “fact-check” the candidates — but was simply trying to “move them along.” Candy Crowley of CNN is getting criticism […]

10/17/2012

GOP to continue focus on Libya consulate attack

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – It’s an issue that is sure to come up again next week when President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate for a third and final time, with the focus on foreign […]

10/17/2012

Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – Norodom Sihanouk, the revered former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died Monday. He was 89. Sihanouk abdicated the […]

10/14/2012

Romney: Biden contradicted sworn Libya testimony

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is accusing Vice President Joe Biden of contradicting sworn testimony by State Department officials regarding the terrorist attack that killed four Americans in Libya on the […]

10/12/2012

Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

NEW YORK (AP) – A partially-blind extremist cleric from Egypt and four other terrorism suspects have appeared in court in New York City and Connecticut, hours after they were brought to the United States from […]

10/06/2012

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