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American sailors buried in Libya two centuries ago will stay there, for now

The remains of 13 American sailors buried in the Libyan capital of Tripoli for more than 200 years may be there for a little bit longer.

The sailors were the casualties of a mission to destroy a once-thriving pirate fleet, and their descendants have sought for years to repatriate the remains. Their efforts have been alternately blocked by the Gaddafi government and resisted by defense officials.

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