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Obama vows justice in Libya killings

WASHINGTON — US officials said Wednesday that they are investigating the four-hour ­assault that killed the ambassador to Libya and three other Americans as a well-orchestrated terrorist attack, not a spontaneous reaction to an inflammatory movie about the Muslim prophet Mohammed.

President Obama, who huddled with State Department advisers and ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff, called the killing of American diplomats outrageous and vowed to track down the assailants.

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