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Morning Maddow: August 6

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The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is evacuated.

VA Gov. Bob McDonnell declines Ken Cuccinelli's call for a special session to address ethics reform.

Ibragim Todashev's father plans to sue the FBI over his son's death.

The Wall Street Journal on the connection between Tamerlan Tsarnaev and a disabled man with a penchant for conspiracy theories.

The IOC is reportedly engaging in "quiet diplomacy" with Russia over enforcing new anti-gay laws at the Olympics in Sochi.

Look who's meeting President Obama at the airport in Phoenix (again) today.

The North Carolina NAACP wants a sit down with Gov. McCrory about the elections changes he has yet to sign.