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They danced in the streets as he went into exile, but they didn’t know what he took

Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the country’s state coffers and shipping luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president said Sunday. Mai Ahmad Fatty told journalists in neighboring Senegal that already they have determined Jammeh made off with more than $11.4 million during a two-week period alone.

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Obama addresses “wet foot, dry foot” policy decision at final press conference

In his final press conference as president, President Barack Obama addressed his decision to end the “wet foot, dry foot” policy. “That was a carryover of a old way of thinking,” Obama said.
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Obama addresses “wet foot, dry foot” policy decision at final press conference 1:06

Obama addresses “wet foot, dry foot” policy decision at final press conference

Deadly attack on festival goers at Mexican resort nightclub 0:44

Deadly attack on festival goers at Mexican resort nightclub

Relatives wait anxiously to see if Cuban loved ones make it into U.S. 1:11

Relatives wait anxiously to see if Cuban loved ones make it into U.S.

Cubans stuck in Mexico cling to hope of entering U.S. 1:01

Cubans stuck in Mexico cling to hope of entering U.S.