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Baghdad massacre: former Blackwater guard found guilty

A former guard for Blackwater, the controversial US security contractor, was found guilty of murder on Wednesday for his role in a notorious massacre of unarmed civilians in central Baghdad in 2007. Nicholas Slatten, 35, was convicted of first-degree murder by a federal jury in US District Court in Washington after five days of deliberations. […]