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  • Kerry calls for democracy as US flag rises in Cuba

    HAVANA (AP) — U.S. Marines raised the Stars and Stripes over the newly reopened American Embassy in Cuba on Friday as Secretary of State John Kerry made an unprecedented call …


  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

    SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 37 people — …


  • Taliban raid foreign guesthouse in Afghan capital

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a foreign guesthouse near parliament in the Afghan capital Saturday, the latest assault targeting foreigners as NATO troops withdraw from …


  • US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in …


  • Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack …


  • Police: Suicide bombing at US Embassy in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital on Friday, killing himself and one other …


  • Kerry: Mistakes made at State in Libya assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department had “clear warning signs” of a deteriorating security situation in Libya prior to the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission, the top …


  • Lawmakers press for answers on 9/11 Libya assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers want to know why security was “grossly inadequate” at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya when militants stormed the facility on Sept. 11, killing the ambassador …


  • State Dept security chief resigns after Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three State Department officials resigned under pressure Wednesday, less than a day after a damning report blamed management failures for a lack of security at the U.S. …


  • Senators say State failed on Benghazi security

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators of both parties expressed frustration Wednesday at the findings of an independent panel that blamed systemic failures in the State Department leadership for “grossly inadequate” security …


  • Benghazi review slams State Department on security

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of an independent panel that blamed systematic State Department management and leadership failures for gross security lapses in the deadly Sept. 11 attack on a …


  • Benghazi review finds systematic security faults

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management …


  • Parents fight for release of son jailed in Mexico

    MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida family is fighting to get their son, a Marine veteran, released from a prison in a dangerous area in Mexico while facing charges that …


  • New blow for Rice: Moderate senator voices concern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A moderate Republican senator, vital to any White House hopes of getting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confirmed as secretary of state, said Wednesday she couldn’t back any …


  • Dozen House women defend Rice over Libya comments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators’ angry criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over her initial account of the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya smacks of sexism and racism, a …


  • Documents: Money woes for Fla. family in scandal

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When news vans camped outside her stately home, a Florida socialite tied to the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal fell back on her informal credentials as …


  • Benghazi questions fuel fierce partisan debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly military-style assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has raised numerous foreign policy and national security questions and fueled a fierce, partisan election debate …


  • Edwin Q. White, former AP Saigon chief, dies

    HONOLULU (AP) — Edwin Q. White, who served as Saigon bureau chief for The Associated Press as the U.S. committed massive numbers of combat troops to Vietnam, died before dawn …


  • White House told of Libyan attack claim Sept. 11

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence …


  • CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was …


  • Clinton takes Benghazi responsibility; GOP unmoved

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s pre-election bid to shoulder blame over the deadly terror attack in Libya failed to silence GOP criticism that President Barack Obama …


  • Republicans hammer State witnesses on Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Four weeks before the election, Republicans used a politically charged House hearing to confront State Department officials about security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya and assail …


  • US officials: We didn’t link Libya attack to video

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it never concluded that the consulate attack in Libya stemmed from protests over an American-made video ridiculing Islam, raising further questions about …


  • Egyptian-born terror suspect pleads not guilty

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian-born preacher pleaded not guilty Tuesday to conspiring with Seattle men to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon, three days after he and …


  • 2 suspects appear before NY judge in terror case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two men brought from England to face terrorism charges have made their first appearance before the New York judge who will oversee their trial. Khaled al-Fawwaz …


  • State Dept extended US security team in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, requested — and received — a four-month extension of a 16-member security team, a February request that showed just how dangerous …


  • 5 terror suspects from UK appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — An extremist Egyptian-born preacher entered a U.S. courtroom Saturday for the first time to face multiple terrorism charges, complaining that his prosthetic hooks, medication and special …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    LONDON (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects were extradited from the U.K. after Britain’s High Court ruled they had no more grounds for appeal …


  • State Dept opens Benghazi consulate attack probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Past investigations into attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions have blamed both the administration and Congress for failing to spend enough money to ensure that the overseas facilities …

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