Iranian cameraman seeks U.S. asylum

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A lawyer for a cameraman who accompanied Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the United States for the UN General Assembly said his client has defected.

Paul O'Dwyer, New York City-based lawyer who is representing Hassan Gol Khanban, confirmed Sunday that his client is seeking asylum. When the Iranian defected and his current whereabouts were unclear. -- AP

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