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U.S. Sends Marines To Libya After Consulate Attack

The attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya killed four American diplomats, including the ambassador. Reaction in Washington, D.C., to the attack has focused attention on security for American envoys abroad.
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Romney Criticizes Obama's Response To Libya Attack

In a Rose Garden address Wednesday, President Obama condemned the killing of four American diplomats. But even before that statement, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney held a news conference of his own, in which he accused the administration of trying to appease Islamic extremists.
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Clinton: Libya Attack Was By 'Small, Savage Group'

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke Wednesday morning about the deaths of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador, after an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. We hear some of her remarks.
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Cameron Apologizes For 1989 U.K. Sporting Disaster

More than 20 years after Britain's worst sporting disaster, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that there was a police and media conspiracy to blacken the names of the victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. After summing up the blistering conclusions reached by an independent panel, Cameron apologized to the families of the 96 victims — Liverpool soccer fans who had come to Sheffield's Hillsborough stadium to watch their team play.
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Sharp Differences Dull U.S. Influence On Euro Crisis

The ongoing European debt crisis is expected to pose major challenges to the next U.S. administration.
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Germany Clears Next Big Step For Eurozone Recovery

Germany's Constitutional Court has approved the country's participation in the 500 billion euro fund to help ailing eurozone nations. Germany is by far the largest contributor to the European Stability Mechanism, as it's called. The court made clear that it will closely monitor Germany's involvement in future eurozone bail out initiatives.
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Syrian Documentary Producer Orwa Nyrabia Is Freed; Was Arrested Two Weeks Ago

A Syrian documentary film producer whose arrest two weeks ago prompted concerns for his safety and a letter of support from the Toronto International Film Festival is now free, according to reports. Orwa Nyrabia disappeared after heading to the airport in Damascus on Aug. 23.

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