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Marines evacuate South Sudan embassy personnel

New crisis response task force was sent to East Africa amid violence
By Gretel C. Kovach | 5:06 A.M.JAN. 3, 2014 | Updated6:35 A.M.

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — A Marine crisis response force evacuated U.S. embassy personnel from South Sudan Friday as political and ethnic clashes gripped the East African nation.

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