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An urgent request for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. was reportedly denied by U.S. officials, who told the CIA operators twice to "stand down" rather than help the ambassador's team after shots were heard at approximately 9:40 p.m. in Benghazi on Sept. 11.
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August 3 Saint of the Day

St. Lydia Purpuraria
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