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Steve Seiden, attorney for Mark Basseley Youssef, speaks Nov. 7, 2012after a hearing for his client at U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Youssef, the man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East, was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction by lying about his identity. (Associated Press)
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Steve Seiden, attorney for Mark Basseley Youssef, speaks Nov. 7, 2012after a hearing for his client at U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Youssef, the man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East, was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction by lying about his identity. (Associated Press)

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