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3 hrs ago | Politico

Albright: The world is a mess

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday offered a pithy summary of recent international events: "To put it mildly: the world is a mess."

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8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Shots fired at British Embassy convoy in Libya during attempted...

'My dad is a hero': Doctor who stopped psychiatric patient's deadly hospital rampage gives a smile and wave as he recovers from his injuries with a lot of encouragement from his proud daughter 'She said she didn't care who I was': Aretha Franklin speaks out after getting no R-E-S-P-E-C-T from server who 'screamed at' her for sitting down to eat a ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Deseret News

38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, shows an airplane on the tarmac of the airport belching black smoke into the air during fighting between the Islamist Misarata brigade and a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya was evacuated on Saturday in response to intense insurgent fighting , according to the State Department.

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Psychology Today

Gaddafi vs Chaos

The US embassy in Libya was evacuated today. "Due to the continuing violence resulting from clashes between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, we have temporarily relocated all of our personnel out," said State Department spokeswoman, Marie Harf.

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Windsor Beacon

House Republicans: Libya mess reflects failed U.S. policy

House Republicans blamed the rushed evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Libya on poor leadership by the Obama administration and said Saturday's withdrawal will complicate any plans to restore order there.

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Daily Mail

US evacuates embassy in Libya and sends diplomats to Tunisia amid...

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KMBC-TV

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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Statesboro Herald

US evacuates embassy in Libya

In this Sunday, July 13, 2014 file image made from video by The Associated Press, smoke rises from the direction of Tripoli airport in Tripoli, Libya.

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KIDK CBS 3

US evacuates embassy in Libya

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Online Porn Filter: Strongly Snubbed by 80% of Britons

The man behind this idea was none other than David Cameron who thought to offer some help to the broadband users so that it becomes feasible to avoid adult material.

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AlertNet

Rival Libyan militias clash in Tripoli, Benghazi

Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed more than 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Voice of America

Double Suicide Attack Kills 4 at Libyan Army Base

A wreckage of a burnt aircraft is pictured after a shelling at Tripoli International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, July 21, 2014.

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Newsday

Will Libya's militias defeat democracy?

Libya's newly elected MPs have huge challenges ahead of them as the country slowly moves from the dictatorship it was under ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi to the democracy they would like it to become.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

StockMarketsReview.com

Oil and natural gas daily review

Nymex crude prices jumped by more than 2 percent last week owing to renewed violence in Libya that raised questions about the production from the nation.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

3 killed as Libyan militias fight over airport3 killed as Libyan...

Rival Libyan militias battled for control the capital's international airport Sunday, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

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Daily Times

Rebels mount - heaviest' assault on Libya airport : July 20, 2014,

TRIPOLI, Libya Islamist militiamen on Sunday stepped up their assault on Libya's main airport, two days after the collapse of a truce with rival ex-rebels who control the facility, a security official said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Civilian planes shot down

The aircraft exploded, killing 58 aboard. 1973 - Libyan Arab Airlines 114: An aircraft headed to Cairo from Tripoli, Libya, got lost in a sandstorm and drifted into Israeli airspace.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Voice of America

Thousands of Refugees Coming on Boats from Libya, Italian Navy Says

Migrants sit in their boat during a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Grecale off the coast of Sicily.

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Reuters

Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end airport battle

A Libyan militia battling a rival armed group over control of the country's biggest airport is ready for a peaceful solution after five days of heavy fighting, a spokesman said on Thursday, hours after shells hit the terminal building.

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