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S. Africa's police dread U.S. presence

Updated: May 7, 2010, 8:09 PM ET
Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa's police commissioner said Friday his job will be easier if the United States is knocked out of the World Cup in the first round, avoiding the massive security challenge of a visit by President Barack Obama.

General Bheki Cele told a parliamentary police committee meeting in Cape Town it was "50-50" whether Obama would visit Africa's first World Cup, but officials had been told that if the Americans make the knockout stage of the tournament then Obama ...

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