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“24” fans may be surprised to learn that Mary Lynn Rajskub who plays analyst Chloe O’Brian started her career as a stand-up comic and comedic actress appearing on shows like “Veronica’s Closet.” The 42-year-old appeared on “24” at the beginning of season three and quickly became a fan favorite. It was not a gig she expected to last. "I thought I'm good for four episodes and then they're going to get rid of me," she exclaimed.

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Three years ago, former college student Glenn Shriver, pictured here, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit espionage for a foreign government and was sentenced to a four-year term in federal prison.FBI.gov

The FBI has issued a stern warning to U.S. college students studying abroad: Beware of foreign intelligence officers who are discreetly targeting young, often naive Americans for espionage activities. 

Glenn Shriver seemed like any other adventure-seeking college student -- embarking on a study abroad program to China in 2004 while majoring in international affairs at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

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Sept. 11, 2012: The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of four Americans.Reuters

Most voters think the White House is trying to cover-up what happened in Benghazi and want Congress to continue to investigate the administration’s handling of the attack on the U.S. consulate there that killed four Americans. 

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.

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Three years ago, former college student Glenn Shriver, pictured here, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit espionage for a foreign government and was sentenced to a four-year term in federal prison.FBI.gov

The FBI has issued a stern warning to U.S. college students studying abroad: Beware of foreign intelligence officers who are discreetly targeting young, often naive Americans for espionage activities. 

Glenn Shriver seemed like any other adventure-seeking college student -- embarking on a study abroad program to China in 2004 while majoring in international affairs at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

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The Obama administration reportedly is withholding even non-lethal military aid to Ukraine for fear it could further inflame tensions -- despite already intensifying clashes between the country's government and pro-Russia militiamen. 

A critical report detailing the requests was sent to Congress and the White House by retired Gen. Wesley Clark and former Defense Department official Phillip Karber, according to The Washington Free Beacon

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The Obama administration reportedly is withholding even non-lethal military aid to Ukraine for fear it could further inflame tensions -- despite already intensifying clashes between the country's government and pro-Russia militiamen. 

A critical report detailing the requests was sent to Congress and the White House by retired Gen. Wesley Clark and former Defense Department official Phillip Karber, according to The Washington Free Beacon

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April 12, 2014: Armed pro-Russian activists occupy the police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government in the capital, Kiev. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Pro-Russia militants seized another government building in eastern Ukraine Monday, hours after a deadline set by the Ukrainian government for gunmen to surrender their weapons passed early Monday, with no immediate sign of any action to force the insurgents out.

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A controversial report on the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program alleges that the spy agency misled Congress over the scope of the operation and techniques involved, a source familiar with the Senate review told Fox News. 

The report, which has not yet been publicly released, comes from the Senate Intelligence Committee. 

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The committee voted in early April to send a 480-page summary to the Executive Branch for declassification. 

Details of those documents began to trickle out Friday, initially with a McClatchy news service report that published what it said are the review's 20 findings.

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WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has found a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of harsh interrogations after the Sept. 11 attacks.

The McClatchy news service has published what it says are the 20 findings from a voluminous, still-classified review.

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It concludes waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about the value of the brutal treatment; the agency employed unauthorized techniques on detainees and improperly detained others; and never properly evaluated its actions.

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Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.AP

Officials across multiple federal agencies failed to take steps to investigate warning signs they had received since 2011 about Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the intelligence agencies' inspectors general report revealed Thursday.

The findings, released in an unclassified summary of the classified report, highlighted instances where information sharing among 17 federal agencies may have been required in Tsarnaev’s case and where the FBI could have been more vigilant in its investigation of him before the 2013 attack, which killed three and injured over 200.

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