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Charlene Lamb testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

State officials cleared in Benghazi security gaps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four State Department officials have been cleared of security failures that led to an attack last year on a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, authorities said […]

08/20/2013

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The ins and outs of G-8 summit promises

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Group of Eight summit participants are powerful people: the leaders of the U.S., Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan, plus top officials from the European Union. But they […]

06/18/2013

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Female 2-star heads Air Force sex abuse prevention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is putting a female two-star general in charge of a reorganized sexual assault prevention office. That elevates the status of a group whose previous leader was a lieutenant colonel […]

06/07/2013

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Deadly car bomb strikes civilian area in eastern Libyan city of Bengahzi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials have been giving conflicting casualty figure, but at least three people were killed in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi Monday when a car bomb exploded near a hospital in […]

05/13/2013

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What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 5/8/13

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. – NBC’s Bob Costantini checked in […]

05/08/2013

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (AP Photo)

Bomb scare: Paris police evacuate Arc de Triomphe

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say tourists have been evacuated from the Arc de Triomphe while authorities check the famed monument for a possible bomb.

04/29/2013

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

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton likely to testify on Libya assault Jan. 22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton likely will testify before the panel on Jan. 22 about the assault in Libya that killed four Americans.

01/08/2013

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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

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