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Three State Department Officials Resign Following Benghazi Report

The report on the Sept. 11 attack says that security was inadequate and depended heavily on local Libyan militias. It also criticized the State Department for ignoring requests for security upgrades.
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UBS To Pay $1.5 Billion For 'Routine And Widespread' Rate Rigging

The Swiss bank, along with others, manipulated a key interest rate that in turn influences what borrowers around the world pay. Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti says UBS was "disappointed to discover what happened."
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Credit Rating Upgrade Is Good News For Greece

A day after eurozone lenders finally released about $45 billion in loans to Greece, a top credit agency raised its rating on the country by a six points. It's a rare piece of good news for Greece, which still faces Depression-level unemployment and at least another year of recession.
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Benghazi Report Faults State Department

On Sept. 11 this year, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in Benghazi in what the Obama administration now calls a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate. A review board said systematic management failures led to inadequate security at the consulate.
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Gunmen In Pakistan Target Polio Vaccinators

Gunmen staged new attacks Wednesday on health workers carrying out a nationwide polio vaccination program. On Tuesday, six workers were killed as they went house to house.
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China Launches Media Campaign In Nairobi

In recent years, China surpassed the U.S. to become Africa's biggest trading partner. And since then, the Chinese government has gone on a huge media offensive throughout the continent to counter what it calls negative Western media stereotypes.

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