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Power Laments 'Tyranny Of The Mob' In Central African Republic

Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was sent to try to stem the growing violence that has gripped the country since Muslim rebels toppled the government in March. Christians and Muslims, who once peacefully co-existed there, are now living in a nation on the brink of genocide.

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How Fraud Flourishes Unchecked In Medicare's Drug Plan

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U.N. Ambassador Laments Misery In Central African Republic

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