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Accused US Army Deserter Makes First Court Appearance

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan for five years before being freed in a prisoner swap, appeared before a military judge Tuesday on charges he deserted and misbehaved before the enemy. In a brief court hearing at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the 29-year-old Bergdahl deferred entering a plea to the charges that could, if he is convicted, send him to prison for life. He also did not decide whether he wants to face a court-martial with a...

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