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State Dept says extra Benghazi info does not change facts

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The State Department said Thursday that the new trove of documents it has provided Congress from its own investigation into the deadly 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya do not change the "essential facts" known about the attack. The facts set out by the State Department's…

Alaska’s first draft marijuana regulations, proposed Thursday during an Alcoholic Beverage Control Board meeting in Anchorage, address what it means to help someone grow marijuana and what local-option law will look like. The meeting at the downtown Legislative Information Office attracted about two dozen spectators, who lined a large conference room, surrounding board members and…

A State Department official dismissed a plea Friday from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the Iran nuclear agreement include clear recognition of his nation’s “right to exist,” declaring negotiations are “only about the nuclear issue.” Full News here – FOX News

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Republican Arkansas State Senator Bart Hester says the religious freedom law in Arkansas is not discrimination but does allow a business to deny service to gay clientele. Hester says the law does not discriminate against an individual, but allows a business owner to "discriminate against a message that…

Secretary of State John Kerry has asked the State Department’s internal watchdog to review the department’s transparency management practices after disclosures his predecessor Hillary Clinton used a personal email account for government business. Full News here – Washington Wire

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