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File picture showing former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla waving after Argentine U-20 soccer team won the 1979 World Cup in Japan. (AFP PHOTO/TELAM)


Argentine ex-dictator Videla dies in prison

Argentine ex-dictator Videla dies in prison

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)—Former dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who took power in a 1976 coup and led a military junta that killed thousands of his fellow Argentines in a war to eliminate “subversives,” died Friday while serving life sentences in prison...