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File photo of some of the grave stones of the 16 Afghan villagers who were allegedly killed by Robert Bales. (credit: Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: Soldier To Admit Afghan Massacre

The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers during one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

05/29/2013