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Sculptor Makes Chris Kyle Statue For Widow (Video)

Sculptor Greg Marra is paying tribute to slain former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle by making a life-size statue of him, and donating the piece to Kyle's widow Tara.

The Military Times reports the 400-pound clay statue is currently at Schaefer Art Bronze Casting in Arlington, Texas, where it's in the process of being bronzed.

Kyle, 38, was the author of the bestselling memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of ...

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Defamation Trial Against 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle's Widow Starts Tuesday

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the defamation lawsuit Jesse Ventura filed against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

Ventura claims Chris Kyle defamed him in his memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

According to a May 2013 article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune:

In a section of his book called “Punching Out Scruff Face,” Kyle describes a confrontation with ...

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Chris Kyle's Widow Asks Judge To Toss Verdict In Jesse Ventura Lawsuit

Taya Kyle, the widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, is urging a judge to toss out a jury's verdict that awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation lawsuit against Kyle's estate.

According to the Minnesota Star-Tribune, Kyle wants the judge to either set the verdict aside, or to order a new trial.

Mrs. Kyle's attorneys filed paperwork Thursday that argues the evidence ...

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Judge Considers Tossing Lawsuit Filed By Jesse Ventura Against Chris Kyle's Widow

U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle is considering throwing out a defamation lawsuit filed by Jesse Ventura against 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle's widow, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

First, a here's a little background on the case. As Home Post previously reported, ex-Navy SEAL Jesse Ventura filed a defamation lawsuit in 2012 against Kyle over an alleged bar fight in Coronado in 2006.

Ventura claims Chris ...

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Bradley Cooper To Play 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle In Spielberg Movie

Actor Bradley Cooper will play former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" Chris Kyle in a new movie to be directed by Stephen Spielberg.

A DreamWorks Studios spokeswoman told the Associated Press that the film will be based on Kyle's bestseller, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

Cooper, according to USA Today, owns the film rights to Kyle's book.

As Home ...

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Ex-Navy SEAL Jesse Ventura Wants To Sue Chris Kyle's Widow

Ex-Navy SEAL Jesse Ventura filed a defamation lawsuit in 2012 against "American Sniper" Chris Kyle over an alleged bar fight in Coronado seven years ago. Today Ventura's attorneys asked a federal judge to make Kyle's widow Taya Kyle the new defendant in the case.

Ventura claims Chris Kyle defamed him in his memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

According ...

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Marine Veteran Indicted For Killing Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Video)

A Texas grand jury indicted Marine veteran Eddie Ray Routh Wednesday on two counts of capital murder in the deaths of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend, Chad Littlefield, according to the Associated Press.

Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the bestselling memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, was killed alongside Littlefield at a Texas shooting range ...

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Slain Sniper Chris Kyle Was PTSD Advocate (Video)

Slain former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was an advocate for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD - so much so that he started a foundation called FITCO Cares to help troops make the difficult transition to civilian life.

The FITCO Cares website homepage today posted this statement in honor of Kyle:

The FITCO Cares foundation will always carry the torch to help our brave men and women who have ...

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'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Killed, Ex-Marine Charged With Murder (Video)

Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who authored the bestselling memoir "American Sniper," was shot to death at a Texas shooting range Saturday along with another man. The suspected shooter is a former Marine who was reportedly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Washington Post has identified the alleged shooter as Eddie Ray Routh, 25, of Lancaster, Texas. Routh was arraigned on two counts of capital murder yesterday.

Kyle, 38, was ...

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Steven Spielberg Won't Direct Chris Kyle Biopic 'American Sniper'

Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg has decided he won't be the one to helm the upcoming biopic of Chris Kyle, based on Kyle's bestselling memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

Spielberg's production company, DreamWorks, is also no longer attached to the movie, according to Variety.

As for why Spielberg has left the project, The Hollywood Reporter surmises:

A ...

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Jury Awards Former Gov. Ventura Nearly $2 Million In Defamation Case

A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in a defamation suit against a deceased author.

The jury on Tuesday determined that Ventura was the figure described as a "celebrity" Navy SEAL in Chris Kyle's 2012 book American Sniper.

The SEAL was called "Scruff Face" in the book, but Kyle later identified him as Ventura, who became a professional wrestler and one-term independent governor after ...

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Navy SEAL Veteran Plays Himself In Chris Kyle Biopic 'American Sniper' (Video)

With Clint Eastwood directing and Bradley Cooper playing the title role, casting directors of the Chris Kyle biopic "American Sniper" were still looking for someone to play Kevin Lacz, a Navy SEAL teammate of Kyle's.

So, they hired Lacz.

Like Kyle, Lacz was a member of SEAL Team 3, based in Coronado. Lacz told The Middletown Press News:

“You get to a SEAL team, you got your trident, you ...

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Navy Seal Veteran Nabs Role In Chris Kyle Biopic 'American Sniper' (Video)

(Original publication date: April 24, 2014)

With Clint Eastwood directing and Bradley Cooper playing the title role, casting directors of the Chris Kyle biopic "American Sniper" were still looking for someone to play Kevin Lacz, a Navy SEAL teammate of Kyle's.

Just so happens Lacz was available to play the role.

Like Kyle, Lacz was a member of SEAL Team 3, based in Coronado. Lacz told The Middletown Press ...

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What Do You Think Of The New Trailer For 'American Sniper'? (Video)

Warner Bros. Pictures just released the first glimpse of the movie "American Sniper," based on the late Chris Kyle's bestselling memoir, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.

Bradley Cooper stars, Clint Eastwood directs, and based on the trailer (posted up top), the movie is sure to raise a lot of controversy.

NOLA.com gives a glowing review of the trailer:

It ...

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