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The U.N. Security Council meets on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, to consider new sanctions against Libya to halt a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters, but members disagreed over a proposal to refer Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and top aides to an international war crimes tribunal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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The U.N. Security Council meets on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, to consider new sanctions against Libya to halt a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters, but members disagreed over a proposal to refer Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and top aides to an international war crimes tribunal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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