Former general pleads guilty in false statements probe

Retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright arrives at US District Court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Cartwright has been charged with making false statements during a federal investigation into a leak of classified information, the Justice Department announced. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — A former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff pleaded guilty Monday to making false statements during an investigation into a leak of classified information about a covert cyberattack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

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