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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - September 14, 2012
What happened this week? The Middle East exploded. Mitt Romney jumped the gun. And a brainy, bearded Fed chairman came galloping to the country's rescue
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.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a veteran diplomat, was killed when protesters overran the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. While much of the mob was enraged by an anti-Muslim video circulating on the internet, U.S. and Libyan officials now believe that hardcore militants may have used the spontaneous riots as a cover to attack the consulate, possibly to coincide with the 11th anniversary of 9/11.

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