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Obama's tribute to embassy victims

President Obama has paid tribute to US envoy to Libya Chris Stevens "as everything America could want in an ambassador" as his body and three of his embassy staff were returned to US soil following the attack on the consulate in Benghazi.

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Four arrested in Libya over deadly attack on US consulate

Four people have been arrested by Libyan authorities following the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which the US ambassador and three embassy staff were killed.

Deputy interior minister Wanis Sharif told Reuters:

Four men are in custody and we are interrogating them because they are suspected of helping instigate the events at the US consulate.

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