Libya Mission Gaining, As Us Looks To Cede Control

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama Wednesday categorically ruled out a land invasion to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi as coalition forces launched a fifth day of air strikes against government military targets in the North African nation....

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