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September 11th, 2012
08:00 PM ET

Middle East Turmoil: Official killed in Libyan protests; Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Cairo

An American killed in Libya Tuesday, according to a Libyan interior ministry official, a result of a day of violence against america in the middle east. Armed men stormed a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya setting it on fire after a protest against an american-produced movie they say insults the prophet Mohammed.

This was just hours after Egyptian protestors scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo and tore down the American flag. The protesters tried to raise a black flag with the words "There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger."

The incidents in Cairo and Benghazi are just the latest examples of anti-American sentiment in the Middle East.  But what do they mean for America going forward.

OutFront tonight: Ed Husain, senior fellow of Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and Phil Mudd, former deputy director of the CIA Counterterrorist center.  FULL POST


Filed under: International • News
September 11th, 2012
01:27 PM ET

Yosemite warns of deadly virus linked to rodents

In Yosemite National Park where a deadly outbreak of a rare virus related to rodents has claimed three lives and sickened five others. Health officials have issued a worldwide alert and say as many as 29,000 others may have been exposed.

Exposure to the incurable hantavirus occurred at the Park where seven of the eight victims slept in their "Signature Tent Cabins" some time after June 10th.

The virus is carried in the droppings and urine of small rodents like deer mice and is caught by either inhaling it, or having direct contact.

Dr. Charles Chiu is an infectious disease expert at the University of California, San Francisco and he is Outfront tonight with a breakdown of the rare disease.


Filed under: Health • News
September 11th, 2012
01:11 PM ET

Missing Chinese Vice President: "If China really wants to be a superpower, it needs to end the mystery," says Erin Burnett

CNN's Erin Burnett talks about the disappearance of China's vice president, Xi Jinping in Monday's E-block. FULL POST


Filed under: China • E-Block • International
September 11th, 2012
01:00 PM ET

Deal reached to resume construction of the National 9/11 museum

CNN's Erin Burnett highlights the ongoing battle over who is going to pay for the construction of the national 9/11 museum.

OutFront Update: A late night deal to resume construction of the national 9/11 museum was reached Monday between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. FULL POST


Filed under: The Number
September 11th, 2012
12:42 PM ET

IAEA says it's frustrated with Iran

We begin in Vienna, where the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says he is frustrated with the lack of progress in talks with Iran over suspected development of nuclear weapons.

The agency is demanding immediate access to one of the country's military bases. Matthew Chance is following the story from London and we asked him what inspectors think they might find there.


Filed under: International • Iran • OuterCircle
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