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Veterans, rape victims, file lawsuit against DOD

Veterans, who said they were raped and sometimes forced to continue working alongside their abusers, have filed a class action lawsuit against Defense Secretary Robert Gates and former Defense Secretary Rumsfeldto ask that future cases be handed better. [Associated Press]
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