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U.S. welcomes Libya rebel probe of leader’s murder

WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday welcomed a Libyan opposition investigation into the assassination of General Abdel Fatah Yunis, chief of the rebel army fighting to oust Moamer Kadhafi. Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Friday it formed a committee to probe the murder of Yunis, whose bullet-riddled and…

McCain, Lieberman urge Obama to recognize Libyan opposition

Two influential US senators Monday filed a resolution calling for President Barack Obama to recognize the Libyan opposition force battling against the regime of Moamer Kadhafi. The resolution, which does not carry the weight of becoming law if passed, also urges Obama to support a proposed no-fly zone over Libya…