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Secretary of State John Kerry is willing to testify before the House Oversight panel investigating the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, an appearance that should make subsequent testimony before a newly formed select committee unnecessary, the State Department said Friday.
The State Department misplaced and lost some $6 billion due to the improper filing of contracts during the past six years, mainly during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, according to a newly released Inspector General report.
Arizona's unemployment rate is down slightly.
Three more people in Oklahoma have died from the flu, the State Department of Health reported Thursday, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
The company hired by the State Department that conducted a favorable review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline did not have a conflict of interest, according to a review by the State Department inspector general, countering charges from environmental groups that are trying to kill the project.
An investigation from the State Department's internal watchdog has found that the agency's computer systems have inadequate security and could easily be breached.
The U.S. made two key terrorism designations Wednesday, casting a spotlight on the al Qaeda affiliate organizations in the Middle East and North Africa that increasingly have replaced the Afghanistan and Pakistan-based network built by Osama bin Laden as the focus of global security concerns.
The State Department says it has been quietly offering rewards since January of up to $10 million for information about the attack last year on US diplomatic post in Libya.
Libya will allow reporters in but won't let the FBI into Benghazi to try to arrest those responsible for last year's attacks because the security situation is too tenuous, a senior State Department official told Congress on Wednesday.