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Khmer Rouge leaders apologize to victims’ families

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Former leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge being tried by a U.N.-backed genocide tribunal have apologized directly to some of the families of victims of the regime’s atrocities. Khieu Samphan, the head of state of the 1970s communist regime, and Nuon Chea, its ideologist, were responding …