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A federal judge in Los Angeles has ordered the man behind the anti-Islamic video that is believed to have sparked deadly protests in the Muslim world to be detained.

The Associated Press reports that U.S. Central District Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal ordered Nakoula Basseley Nakoula held Thursday afternoon. He was deemed a flight risk.

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The sister of the slain U.S. ambassador to Libya is a doctor at Children's Hospital in Seattle.

The hospital issued a statement on behalf of rheumatologist Anne Stevens on Wednesday, saying she's deeply saddened by her brother's death and is asking for privacy.

Ambassador Chris Stevens and three of his staff members were killed Tuesday night in an attack on the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi by protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad.

Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was a very special diplomat. He made a career of going to difficult places and insisting that he witness tumultuous events firsthand.