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US troops in Niger to set up drone base

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that about 100 American troops have been deployed to the African nation of Niger. Two U.S. defense officials said the troops would be setting up a base for unarmed drones to conduct surveillance. Obama announced the deployment in a letter to Congress, saying that the forces "will provide support for intelligence collection and will also...

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