President Obama presided over a heartbreaking homecoming Friday as the bodies of the slain U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American heroes were returned home.Ambassador Chris Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Sean Smith and Glen Doherty were carried by a Marine honor guard to the haunting strains of a military band playing “Nearer My God to Thee.” TEXT: OBAMA’S REMARKS ON THE RETURN TO THE U.S. OF THE BODIES OF THE DIPLOMATS KILLED IN THE LIBYA The solemn ceremony unfolded as anti-American violence, sparked by an anti-Islamic movie trailer, roiled the Arab world for a fourth straight day. U.S. EMBASSIES, CONSULATES UNDER ATTACK BY PROTESTERS IN MIDDLE EAST U. S. Embassy Tripoli/AP; RIP Sean ‘Vile Rat’ Smith via Facebook; Courtesy Doherty Family U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, diplomat Sean Smith and Navy SEAL Glen Doherty lost their lives. But Obama said nobody should doubt America’s resolve. INVESTIGATORS LOOK INTO WHETHER MOLE HELPED LIBYAN TERRORISTS The protests spread Friday to neighboring Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring, where several thousand people battled security forces outside the U.S. embassy and destroyed an American school next door in an arson attack. The pupils had been sent home early and were unharmed. Carolyn Kaster/AP… Read full this story
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