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Manning to be sentenced

US soldier Bradley Manning could face 136-year sentence later today after he was convicted of most of the 21 charges against him for leaking classified government files to WikiLeaks. He was acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy.

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Bradley Manning arrives at court ahead of verdict

US soldier Bradley Manning has arrived at a courthouse in Fort Meade, Maryland to learn of his fate. Military judge Colonel Denise Lind will rule on charges that he aided the enemy by releasing 700, 000 classified documents to the website WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning is escorted into court in Fort Meade, Maryland. Credit: Reuters

The 25-year-old is facing the possibility of life in prison without parole.

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