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2 ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

Posted 5:09 AM 8/8/2020

Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan court has sentenced two former U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a failed beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro, prosecutors announced.

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7,000-plus new COVID-19 cases in Texas; 293 deaths reported

7,000-plus new COVID-19 cases in Texas; 293 deaths reported

Posted 4:07 PM 8/7/2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Official numbers in new COVID-19 infections were down slightly in Texas on Friday compared to the day before, but the infection rate remained high.

State officials reported at least 7,039 new cases, almost 560 fewer than they (More)


Man charged in slaying of Fort Hood soldier

Posted 6:07 PM 8/6/2020

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been charged with murder in the slaying of a Fort Hood soldier whose body was found beside a road four miles from where his burned sport utility vehicle was found.

Brandon Michael Olivares, 28, of Killeen, was already booked into the (More)

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