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E-mails: White House knew of extremist claims in Benghazi attack

Two hours after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, the White House, the State Department and the FBI were told that an Islamist group had claimed credit, government e-mails obtained by CNN show.

One of the e-mails — sent from a State Department address to various government agencies — specifically identifies Ansar al-Sharia as claiming responsibility for the attack on its Facebook page and on Twitter.

Source: CNN

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