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    A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line. Details are as of yet unknown.

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    Mahmound Ahmadinejad blamed the plummet in Iran's currency on the "psychological war" of international sanctions.

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    The controversial Pennsylvania voter ID photo requirement was halted by a judge.

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    The U.S. is reportedly preparing "target packets" to track down Libyan militants behind the attack on the U.S. embassy.

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    Hope fizzles for a peace deal in Afghanistan. New U.S. strategy seeks only to withdraw and set the stage for Afghans to work out their own deal.

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    A joint state and federal task force filed its first lawsuit against a major Wall Street bank, JPMorgan Chase, alleging deceptive practices during the housing bubble.

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    Syria bomb kills a senior Hezbollah operative in Homs.

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Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email nlennard@salon.com.

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