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  • Consulate: Chinese national killed in Boston

    April 16, 2013 6:40 PM

    NEW YORK - The Chinese Consulate in New York says a Chinese national is the third person killed in the Boston marathon blasts. An official at the consulate's press section, who was not authorized to give his name, said that one Chinese student was injured and another died in the... more »
  • Clinton to face Congress on Libya assault

    January 23, 2013 6:15 AM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faces tough questions in her long-awaited congressional testimony concerning the assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Clinton is the sole witness Wednesday at back-to-back hearings before the Senate and... more »
  • Lawyer: Tunisian suspect in Libya attack freed

    January 8, 2013 1:08 PM

    TUNIS, Tunisia - It's the latest setback to the investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in September. Authorities in Tunisia have released one of the only men in custody for alleged links to the attack, which killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Ali... more »
  • Petraeus due at Capitol for Benghazi questioning

    November 16, 2012 9:01 AM

    WASHINGTON -Former CIA Director David Petraeus has arrived on Capitol Hill to field questions from lawmakers about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. He's testifying behind closed doors before both the House and Senate intelligence committees. Some Republicans claim the White House deliberately misled the public on... more »
  • Petraeus to testify about Libya Friday

    November 15, 2012 7:57 AM

    WASHINGTON - Former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify before the House Intelligence committee Friday on events that led to the death of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack on the U.S. Consulate at Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11. Spokesmen for the committee say the... more »
  • Aide: Obama takes responsibility for Libya attack

    October 16, 2012 5:21 PM

    DENVER - A top campaign aide says that President Barack Obama takes responsibility for the consulate attack in Libya that killed four Americans. Deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter tells The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday that, quote, "every time an American dies abroad, everybody takes responsibility, from the... more »
  • State Dept opens Benghazi consulate attack probe

    October 3, 2012 3:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is pledging a full and transparent inquiry into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. The probe comes as Congress is demanding speedy answers to questions about the... more »
  • US, Libyan investigators not working together

    October 2, 2012 4:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. and Libyan investigators still aren't working together three weeks after the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says the U.S. wants maximum transparency, collaboration and cooperation. She says the U.S. and Libya are partnering well politically, but there now has... more »
  • Obama: Libya assault 'wasn't just mob action'

    September 24, 2012 4:18 PM

    NEW YORK - President Barack Obama says "there's no doubt" that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador "wasn't just a mob action." The White House and administration officials have called the attack a terrorist act, though the White House... more »
  • Obama vows to bring killers of ambassador to justice

    September 12, 2012 10:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is condemning in the "strongest possible terms" an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed four Americans, including the American ambassador. Obama on Wednesday said the U.S. will work with the Libyan government to bring the perpetrators of the attack to justice. He... more »

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