U.S. Tells Non-Emergency Staff to Leave Libya

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The United States has advised all non-emergency personnel to leave Libya, where anti-government protesters have been gathering for days amid turmoil throughout the Middle East.

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"The Department of State has ordered all embassy family members and non-emergency personnel to depart Libya," the State Department said in a travel warning, which said demonstrations, violence and looting were possible during the next several days.

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