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Americans Abroad, Working Under Fire

Business people, diplomats, NGO workers and others living overseas face unique challenges when their home country suddenly becomes the object of outrage. Dr. Thomas Burke, former Ambassador Prudence Bushnell, and business consultant Dave Richter talk about the trials of working under fire.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Four U.S. soldiers were killed by Afghan police, the third such "inside" attack in as many days. A French newspaper printed several caricatures of the Prophet Mohamed. And Russia demanded that the U.S. halt the work of pro-democracy groups. Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera, Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News and Yochi Dreazen of National Journal join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Actress: Anti-Islam Filmmaker Lied And Made Me Look Like A 'Religious Bigot'

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, dubbed vile words over her performance and turned it into "a hateful anti-Islamic production," Cindy Lee Garcia says in a court filing. She wants YouTube to take down the video.
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As Scientists Question New Rat Study, GMO Debate Rages On

Scientists question the methods and results of a new study showing harm to rats fed a diet of GMO corn and herbicide. But the debate is far from settled as interest groups call for a ban and governments ask for further studies.
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Woman Who Ruined Fresco Of Jesus Now Wants To Be Paid

Cecilia Giménez turned her Spanish church's 19-century work of art into something that looks more like a werewolf than Jesus Christ. But tourists have come to see it and the church as been collecting more money. Should she get a piece of the action?
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Pakistani Students Burst Barricades In Latest Protest Linked To Anti-Islam Video

But analysts are increasingly in agreement that many of the demonstrations are the result of "manufactured outrage" as various groups seek to exploit the situation.
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Libyan Group Denies Role In U.S. Consulate Attack

Ansar al-Sharia, the ultraconservative armed Islamist group, is accused of taking part in the attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans. The group denies it participated, but its leadership has stopped short of condemning the attack.
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U.S., Libyan Versions Of Consulate Attack Diverge

The Libyans say it was a premeditated strike by foreign fighters tied to al-Qaida. The Obama administration has called the attack spontaneous, staged by local extremists. For the first time, however, a U.S. official on Wednesday described the incident as "terrorism."

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