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  • Man sentenced to prison in slaying of US official in Niger 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:28 am

    NEW YORK - A Malian national who escaped from prison twice after being charged with killing a U.S. Defense Department official and wounding a U.S. Marine during a 2000 carjacking in Niger was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison.