U.S. evacuates mission in Libya

Militia clashes in Tripoli a threat to diplomats, Kerry says

Posted: July 27, 2014 at 5:31 a.m.

The State Department on Saturday evacuated all U.S. personnel from its embassy in Libya after clashes among rival militias in the capital intensified in recent days in the vicinity of the diplomatic mission, officials said.

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