The widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle wins her appeal in the Jesse Ventura defamation case.

FOX's Jeff Monosso reports:

The U.S. Eighth circuit court of appeals overturns a $1.8 million verdict in the 2014 defamation case won by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, who sued the estate of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose memoir "American Sniper" described a fight between him and Ventura that Ventura contends never happened.

Kyle's widow Taya Kyle appealed and in a 2-1 decision the court tossed out a $1.3-million award to Ventura, ordering a district court in St. Paul to conduct a new trial on a $500,000 defamation judgment.

Jeff Monosso, FOX News.

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