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US to train several thousand Libyan soldiers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is planning to train 5,000 to 8,000 Libyan soldiers in the continuing effort to improve security in the North African nation. Defense Department spokesman Col. Steve Warren says the Army will train the troops in Bulgaria on basic, general purpose skills. He says Washington-Tripoli talks are still underway to figure out the exact number of Libyans to be...