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Bales Gets Life Sentence for Murdering Afghan Cilvilians


A military jury handed Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales the toughest sentence they could issue for his murder rampage that killed 16 Afghan civilians last year. Bales will serve life in prison without parole. Margaret Warner talks to Adam Ashton, who has been covering the trial for the News Tribute in Tacoma, Wash.

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