Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014 in International

A South African judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty today of culpable homicide in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. He was also found guilty of discharging a gun in a public area, but acquitted of other charges, including murder. Judge Thokozile Masipa had...

Americans remember 9/11 on 13th anniversary

September 11, 2014 in International

NEW YORK, (AFP) - - Americans on Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, with sombre ceremonies of remembrance in New York and Washington. President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and Vice-President Joe Biden observed a moment of silence on the White...

Pistorius found not guilty of murder

September 11, 2014 in International

PRETORIA, (AFP) -- "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Thursday, a shock decision that left the South African celebrity athlete sobbing with emotion in the dock. "The state clearly has not proved beyond reasonable doubt that the accused...