Us Envoy To Kenya Resigns Under Cloud

The US ambassador to Kenya, once a confidant of President Obama, abruptly announced Friday — days before the release of an internal audit — that he was resigning, citing ‘‘differences with Washington.’’ Scott Gration’s departure will leave the top embassy post vacant at a time when Kenya is increasingly being drawn into a battle with militant Islam.

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