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Rogue Libyan general welcomes protesters’ backing

Travel Deals $1824 — Ecuador: 7-Nt. Trip w/Amazon from Philly, $300 Off   See all travel deals » The Associated Press Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 11:23 AM TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – A renegade Libyan general leading a week-long military offensive against Islamists dominating the country’s political scene and their militia allies has welcomed street protests in support of his campaign. Gen. Khalifa Hifter says the protests give him a “popular mandate” to fight terrorism. Hifter’s statement was broadcast Saturday on Libya’s Alahrar TV. He…