Obama to witness return of killed Libya envoy and staff

President Obama will today witness the return of the remains of US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three of his embassy staff killed in attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

The President will go to Andrews Air Force Base for a ceremony and deliver remarks alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The White House has today said there was no "actionable intelligence" in advance of Tuesday's assault of the consulate in Libya.

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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.