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Newly Released Benghazi Photos Cast A Shadow On State Department For Withholding Evidence

“The new photos reveal a level of total devastation thoroughly belying Obama’s original cover story that the carnage was perpetrated by a bunch of random malcontents upset over an unpleasant video,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said Wednesday on the group’s website. “The fact that we’ve had to wait nearly a year and file a federal lawsuit for basic documentary material of the attack shows that this administration is still in cover-up mode. And now the Obama administration brings the Benghazi stonewall to a whole new level by withholding video of the attack using frivolous arguments such as ‘privacy.’"...

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State Department Offers $10M Reward to Find Benghazi Terrorists

The State Department revealed Friday it has been quietly offering a $10 million reward to help track down the militants behind last year's deadly attack on a US mission in Libya.

The brazen assault in Benghazi cost the lives of four Americans, including ambassador Chris Stevens, with the fatalities and disputes about what unfolded at the diplomatic base causing fury in Washington...

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Lawmakers: why are Benghazi suspects missing from ‘Rewards for Justice’ program?

The fact that no Benghazi suspects are listed as part of the State Department’s "Rewards for Justice" program is more evidence that the Obama White House wants to minimize the terrorism angle in that attack, according to the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.“I just think it’s a sign from the administration they’re not taking it seriously. It’s not a priority,” Republican Rep. Michael McCaul told Fox News. “It is really offensive to the victims, and we owe it to them to convict these terrorists and bring them to justice.”...

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Pirates Kidnap Two Americans Off Nigerian Coast

The captain and the chief engineer of the C-Retriever reportedly were the ones onboard who were kidnapped.

The State Department is "closely monitoring" reports of the incident, Marie Harf, deputy spokesperson, said on Thursday.

"Obviously our concern is their safe return," she said. "At this point we do not have information that would indicate this was an act of terrorism."...

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More Guards At WWII Memorial Than Benghazi; Park Service Shuts Down Park It Doesn’t Run

At the World War II Memorial on The Mall in Washington, where veterans have been staging protests to keep it open, Washington Examiner's Charlie Spiering reports that at least seven officials were dispatched Wednesday morning to set up a ring of barricades to block tourists from the memorial. That is two more than the State Department had in Benghazi a year ago on the night of the terrorist attack that killed four, including the U.S. ambassador...

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America’s Fracking Revolution Is Threatened By A New Report From The State Department – Forbes

The concern for proponents of lower electricity bills is that the EPA will ignore new, comprehensive methane emissions data when it releases a hydraulic fracturing methane regulation. Last year, Energy and Natural Resources Ranking Member Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and then Environment and Public Works Ranking Member Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) wrote then EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson a letter outlining their concerns with EPA’s methane collection methodology...

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