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By Thomas Escritt THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Ugandan man accused of being a senior commander in the infamous Lord's Resistance Army pleaded not guilty to murder, rape and other charges on Tuesday, telling the International Criminal Court he had been a victim of the guerrilla group. Dominic Ongwen, who says he was abducted as a teenager and pressed into service in the late 1980s, faces 70 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity linked to attacks on refugee camps in northern Uganda. "In the name of God, I deny all the charges in respect to the war in northern Uganda," he told the first trial at the Hague-based tribunal linked to LRA atrocities.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — He doesn't flash that easygoing smile as frequently. His play gets scrutinized and picked apart more, because many of the folks who gushed about Deshaun Watson's game a season ago now focus on the overthrows and critical interceptions.