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Regime Photos Said To Show Gruesome Killings In Syrian Prisons

Stephen J. Rapp, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, has seen photos obtained by Syria's opposition. A government photographer allegedly took them to document people killed in prisons.
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Democratic Team Picked For Benghazi Panel

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has named Democrats to the special committee investigating the death of the U.S. ambassador in Libya in 2012. There have already been 8 probes into the attacks.
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Ukraine's Oligarchs Still Entwine Business With Politics

The leading candidate in Sunday's presidential election is an oligarch. And the interim government is turning to other oligarchs to help restore calm in some crisis-plagued provinces.
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Pelosi Picks Democratic Team For Benghazi Panel

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
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Terrorist Group Suspected In Nigerian Attacks

An attack on the Nigerian city of Jos has killed at least 118 people. No group has claimed responsibility, but suspicion quickly fell on Boko Haram, the group now holding nearly 300 girls hostage.
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Rift Divides U.S. And Russia About Space Station

Political tension is disrupting collaboration between the U.S. and Russia on the International Space Station. John Logsdon, founder of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University, explains the consequences.
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Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing Schoolgirls

The president tells Congress that 80 U.S. armed forces personnel have been deployed to the central African nation to help locate the nearly 300 girls kidnapped last month in Nigeria.
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Despite Bloody Conflict, Iraq's Leader Looks Likely To Keep Power

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's alliance easily won the most seats in Iraq's election. But it will take protracted negotiations to build a coalition and keep him in the post he's held since 2006.
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'Happiness' Video Prompts Arrests, And A Presidential Tweet, In Iran

Authorities arrested the men and women after they danced together in a YouTube tribute to Pharrell Williams' ubiquitous song. They were freed, but not until after the president weighed in.
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Russia, China Secure Nearly Half-Trillion Dollar Gas Deal

The 30-year agreement involves supplying 38 billion cubic meters of gas a year via a Siberian pipeline starting in 2018.

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