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President Obama said Thursday in Jamaica that he will soon decide whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism now that the State Department has finished a review on the question. (Associated Press)

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton belatedly provided some emails nearly two years after she left the State Department, leaving the Obama administration to decide how to handle the matter. (Associated Press)

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Deputy Chief of Protocol Dennis Cheng (right) greets former British Prime Minister and Quartet Representative Tony Blair upon arrival at the State Department in Washington for a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Aug. 31, 2010. (Associated Press)

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Answering questions for the first time about her emails, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she's turned over to the State Department 55,000 pages of emails she deemed work-related, but said she got rid of the rest last year. (Associated Press)

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Gen. Lloyd Austin, who oversees military operations in the Middle East, told Congress on Tuesday that he is worried about how the removal of pertinent State Department and military staff from Yemen has further inflamed concerns about the future of counterterrorism operations in the region. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address. Deputy State Department spokesperson Marie Harf says the department asked former secretaries of state last year for records that should be preserved. In response to that request, Clinton provided emails from her time as the nation's top diplomat. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, right, standing with Secretary of State John Kerry, speaks at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, during a signing ceremony to launch a joint air quality program at select U.S. diplomatic missions overseas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Summit, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the State Department in Washington. The White House is conveying a three-day summit to bring together local, federal, and international leaders to discuss steps the US and its partners can tak(...)

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Summit, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the State Department in Washington. The White House is conveying a three-day summit to bring together local, federal, and international leaders to discuss steps the US and its partners can tak(...)

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State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf. (Image: Youtube, C-SPAN)

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House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., demands answers of witnesses from the State Department and the CIA, as it holds its third public hearing to investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where a violent mob killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Edward R. Royce, California Republican (left), has called on the State Department to implement travel suspensions for nationals originating in West African countries plagued by Ebola. (Associated Press)

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Muhsin al-Fadhli. (Image: U.S. State Department)

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Muhsin al-Fadhli (U.S. State Department)

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In this Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington. Kerry will travel to Saudi Arabia and Jordan this week to meet with Mideast leaders about confronting threats from the Islamic State militant group. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the meetings with will focus on how the region can contribute to a new crackdown against the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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