Pistorius’ verdict changed to murder

December 03, 2015 in International

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (AFP) – Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of murder on Thursday after South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal threw out a manslaughter conviction for killing his girlfriend, and he now faces a 15-year prison term. The judge described the Paralympian's testimony over the...

US to tighten rules for visa-free visits: White House

December 02, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_8883" align="alignleft" width="300"] An officer from the Transportation Security Administration checks travel documents for passengers traveling through Reagan National Airport November 25, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia.[/caption] WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — After recent extremist attacks, the United States is to tighten security procedures for its...