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Lynndie England Pleads Guilty to Abu Ghraib Charges

Under a deal with prosecutors, Army Pfc. Lynndie England pleads guilty to seven of nine criminal charges against her in connection with the abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. If accepted by the judge, the plea would lower England's maximum sentence to 11 years from 16 1/2 years.

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