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The Two-Way
6:16 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Judge orders man behind anti-muslim film jailed

Originally published on Thu September 27, 2012 8:54 pm

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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International news
4:43 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Slain Libya ambassador's sister a Seattle doctor

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.

The Two-Way
8:57 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Slain U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens Thrived On Tough Assignments

Glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. Consulate. Ambassador Stevens died as he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as a crowd of hundreds attacked the consulate, many of them firing machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
Ibrahim Alaguri AP

Originally published on Wed September 12, 2012 11:59 am

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.

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