A soldier stands guard outside a polling station during presidential elections in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, in this Nov. 7 file photo. The United States has received information of threats against American interests in West Africa's Mauritania and Senegal, a U.S. State Department official said, and has dispatched a U.S. anti-terror team to help the region's governments guard porous desert borders against Islamic extremists.

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