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Clinton: Stevens wasn't on al Qaeda hit list
 
Christopher Stevens in April 2011: The late U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed along with three other Americans when the American Consulate in Benghazi was attacked by Islamists on Sept. 11, 2012.
Christopher Stevens in April 2011: The late U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed along with three other Americans when the American Consulate in Benghazi was attacked by Islamists on Sept. 11, 2012.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said there is "absolutely no information or reason to believe there is any basis" behind a claim that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens was on an al Qaeda hit list. The comments came after a source "familiar with Stevens' thinking" told CNN that the diplomat claimed to him that he was on the list. Stevens was killed Sept. 11 during a large protest in Benghazi. The U.S. is probing whether or not the attack was premeditated or if was over an anti-Islam video made by a filmmaker in the U.S. 

 

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