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US sailors convicted in Japan rape

TOKYO — Two US Navy sailors were convicted and sentenced to prison on Friday for raping and robbing a woman in Okinawa in a crime that outraged many on the southern Japanese island.

Seaman Christopher Browning, of Athens, Texas, and Petty Officer Third Class Skyler Dozierwalker, of Muskogee, Okla., were found guilty by the Naha District Court of raping and robbing a woman in her 20s in a parking lot in October. Both admitted committing the crime.

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