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BREAKING NEWS ~ England pleads guilty in Abu Ghraib case

[JURIST] AP is reporting that, as anticipated [JURIST report], Pfc. Lynndie England has pleaded guilty to charges relating to her role in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal. She becomes the seventh low-level guard to plead guilty for maltreatment of Iraqi detainees at the Baghdad facilty.

6:30 PM ET - KCEN-TV in central Texas has a video report on England's plea.

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