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• Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.
• The FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies – but not the White House – made major changes in talking points that led to the Obama administration’s confusing explanations of the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, a Senate report concluded Monday. The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee report said the White House was only responsible for a minor change. Some Republicans had questioned whether the presidential staff rewrote the talking points for political reasons. The report said the only White House change substituted a reference of “consulate” to “mission.”
• Vancouver Police are searching for an armed man in the Downtown Eastside after a report came in that a man walking in the neighbourhood carrying a rifle. Police spokesman Const. Brian Montague said the report was received at 10:15 a.m. Officers are scouring the area, but have not located the man.
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• Iranian forces have carried out what they called cyber warfare tactics for the first time as the Islamic republic’s naval units staged manoeuvres in the key Strait of Hormuz, media reports said on Monday. The navy “launched a cyber attack against the computer network of the defensive forces in order to infiltrate the network and hack information or spread virus,” the English-language Iran daily reported, quoting Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari. Rastegari said the cyber attack was successfully detected and blocked.