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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Afghan villagers say life sentence too light for US soldier who slew 16 civilians

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Washington Villagers say Robert Bales, who killed 16 of their relatives, should have been sentenced to death Afghans angry at soldier's life term Afghan villagers who travelled to the United States to testify against soldier Robert Bales say they are far from satisfied with his life sentence for massacring 16 of their relatives. A military jury on Friday ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US soldier in Afghan civilian murder trial declines to withdraw guilty plea

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 02:12pm by Reuters in Tacoma

    ... his guilty plea in a military court on Monday. US Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales made his decision in advance of legal arguments set to begin Tuesday that will determine whether his life ... proceedings. The judge, Army Colonel Jeffery Nance, asked Bales whether he wanted to withdraw the guilty plea in light of possible misinformation about the length of time before he could be eligible ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lawyers for US soldier in Afghanistan rampage want prosecutors dismissed

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 01:27pm by Reuters in Tacoma, Washington

    ... on Tuesday, saying a document they saw could compromise the fairness of the upcoming sentencing proceeding. Attorneys for Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales complained that his constitutional right not to incriminate himself was violated when the judge in the case mistakenly provided prosecutors with an unredacted copy of a court-ordered mental health evaluation. Bales, in a deal that spares him ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US soldier to plead guilty over Afghanistan massacre

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Seattle, Washington

    ... a military tribunal on Wednesday. Sergeant Robert Bales faces charges including 16 counts of murder, six of attempted murder and seven of assault over the massacre in southern Afghanistan in March ... in September. His lawyer John Browne announced last week that he had reached “an agreement with the military to take the death penalty off the table if [Bales] he will plead” guilty. Asked if Bales ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Blood on US soldier’s clothes matched DNA from Afghan rampage scene

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 11:56am by Reuters in Tacoma, Washington

    ... samples matched blood found at the crime scene, a forensic specialist said on Thursday. Military prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, accusing him ... testifying in a hearing to decide if there is enough evidence to warrant a court-martial, said blood from nine unknown people- four females and five males- was found on Bales’ blood-soaked camouflage ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Afghan massacre too big for lone US soldier

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 08:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of the atrocity. The defence witness said the extent of the carnage, wrought overnight in two villages near a US army base in March, was too great for it to be the work of only Sergeant Robert Bales ... the courage to go from one village to another in the night.” Bales, balding with close-cropped blond hair and wearing standard army combat uniform, showed no emotion as he watched the testimony ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Death toll rises to nine from Oklahoma tornadoes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 03:23pm by Reuters in Oklahoma City

    ... Betsy Randolph, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. One tornado rampaged down the interstate, tipping over trucks and hurling hay bales, a witness said. Television images showed downed ...



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