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WASHINGTON (AP) — Well-trained attackers executed the deadly dawn assault on a CIA complex in Benghazi, Libya, suggesting different perpetrators from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the previous night, according to newly revealed testi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.The State Department announced the new aid on Thursday, saying that with the latest fundin ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clear ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany announced Thursday it is kicking out Washington's top spy in Berlin, a dramatic response from a key U.S. ally to a yearlong spying dispute over eavesdropping on Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone calls that flared anew this week ...more

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country, an organization that tracks hate groups said in a new report ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent to their colleagues a long-shot proposed change to the Constitution that would reign in political spending.Democrats who lead the Judiciary Commit ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Fighters on both sides of the conflict in Central African Republic are living freely despite committing war crimes and some who have been jailed already have escaped from prison, Amnesty International said Thursday.The repo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An accident involving asbestos forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours.A hazardous materials response team was in the building ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he disagrees with calls to impeach President Barack Obama, but asserts that others can make a determination on their own whether the chief executive deserves it.He made his comments as Sarah Pali ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say foreign ministers are preparing to join nuclear talks with Iran in an effort to meet a July 20 target date for a deal.Two diplomats who are familiar with the closed talks said Thursday that U.S. Secretary of State Joh ...more