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Jury To Reconvene In Kyle-Ventura Defamation Case

Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.

07/23/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Witness Says She Saw Ventura Get Punched

A woman testified that she saw someone punch Jesse Ventura at a bar in 2006, contradicting his assertion that the incident described in a Chris Kyle’s book never happened.

07/15/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Kyle Feared Ventura Tale Had Eclipsed Book

Jurors in Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit heard slain military sniper Chris Kyle say in a recording that he didn’t want his book overshadowed by his alleged fight.

07/11/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Before Death Sniper Chris Kyle Said Ventura’s Name Deleted From Book

A slain military sniper whose memoir sparked a lawsuit from former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura admitted before his death that he removed Ventura’s name from the book because he was afraid of being sued.

07/09/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Chris Kyle Video Deposition Played In “American Sniper” Trial

A five-hour videotaped deposition from Chris Kyle, who penned the book “American Sniper,” will be the focus of Wednesday’s testimony in a defamation trial surrounding the book, according to Minneapolis CBS station WCCO.

07/09/2014

Chris Kyle

Jury Begins Hearing Ventura’s Defamation Case

Jesse Ventura brought his defamation lawsuit before home-state jurors Tuesday in a bid to punish the estate of late “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.

07/08/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Trial Begins Over “American Sniper” Story

The widow of killed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will take the witness stand on Tuesday to defend things that her late husband wrote about in his popular “American Sniper” book.

07/08/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Ventura Must Show Sniper Disregarded Truth In Book

When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

07/07/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Judge Won’t Dismiss Ventura ‘American Sniper’ Lawsuit

A judge is allowing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to go to trial.

03/19/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Ventura Continues Kyle Defamation Lawsuit

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura contends that he isn’t going after the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle by continuing his defamation lawsuit.

02/11/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Ventura Wants Chris Kyle Lawsuit To Proceed

Attorneys for former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura asked a federal judge to allow his defamation lawsuit against slain “American Sniper” author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle to go forward with Kyle’s widow as the defendant.

06/17/2013