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Libyan Parliament Names New Prime Minister

Libya's parliament has sworn in a new prime minister after a contentious vote. Forty-two-year-old businessman Ahmed Matiq took the oath of office Sunday after a chaotic session of the General National Congress. Initially Matiq secured the support of only 113 lawmakers, short of the 120 votes necessary for him to win. Reports say a second vote was held giving him the support of eight more lawmakers and beating his challenger, science professor Omar al-Hassi. Matiq will replace...

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