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US Pulls $3M Bounty for Somali Militant Who Defected

The United States has withdrawn a $3 million bounty linked to the capture of a high-level member of Somalia's al Shabaab militant group who had since defected, a U.S. official said on Monday. The Somali government welcomed the move and thanked Washington for supporting its efforts to persuade senior figures to quit the al Qaeda-linked organization, which has launched attacks across east Africa. The U.S. State Department offered a total of $33 million in 2012 for information leading...

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