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Update: Virginia police order BBC journalists to delete footage of suspected shooter's crash

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Virginia investigates why police forced two journalists to delete footage in the aftermath of yesterday's double-killing of a TV crew. The state says it's against police policy to order destruction of such evidence, and civil libertarians say the police move was against the law.

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Lebanon's trash is piling up on the streets — and that's not the only thing there that stinks

The mountains of garbage and the odor filling the air in Beirut have caused residents of Lebanon's capital city to vent their anger in an online campaign, "You Stink." The rubbish has been sitting uncollected along the streets of Beirut for more than a month because one of the city's largest landfills is full. Protests turned violent in the face of a heavy-handed government response.