US soldier 'waterboards' daughter

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A US soldier has been charged with assault after allegedly waterboarding his four-year-old daughter, police in the state of Washington have said. Sgt Joshua Tabor dunked the girl’s head in a sink full of water for not reciting the alphabet, police in the town of Yelm said. Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning and has been banned as torture by the US. Sgt Tabor is a helicopter repairer who served in Iraq from 2007-08. Yelm police chief Todd Stancil said Sgt Tabor was arrested on 31 January. Officers…read more