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Obama confronts Petraeus sex scandal

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President Barack Obama was confronted by the sex scandal that has rocked the US security establishment Wednesday as he prepared his first news conference since the fall of CIA chief David Petraeus. 

US President Barack Obama (L) is pictured with Leon Panetta (2nd L), General David Petraeus (2nd R) and General John Allen (R). Obama was confronted by the sex scandal that has rocked the US security establishment as he prepared his first news conference since the reelection.

Obama, also facing the press for the first time since re-election, was to speak amid mounting pressure from lawmakers for answers and after the scandal over Petraeus' extra-marital adventures snared another top general.

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