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'American Sniper' author's widow will appeal book verdict
'American Sniper' author's widow will appeal book verdict

Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, will appeal a $1.8-million verdict against her husband's estate, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A federal jury found Kyle's estate liable for defamation earlier this year, finding in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura who argued that Kyle lied about him in his bestselling autobiography. Kyle died in a shooting last year in Texas. Taya, the author's widow and executor of his estate, filed notice of the appeal with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday. The film "American Sniper," directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, opens in movie theaters on...

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