Tuesday October 21, 2014




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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times...

posted: October 21,2014





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CDC releases new Ebola gear guidelines for health workers; monitoring ends for some in Dallas

ATLANTA - Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients....


NYC exhibit of Louis Armstrong photographs by Jack Bradley includes rare, poignant images

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12...


Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to be honoured with Liberty Medal for her work to educate girls

PHILADELPHIA - When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate....


Evangelist Ernest Angley encouraged vasectomies, abortion among followers, newspaper reports

AKRON, Ohio - Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labour at his for-profit buffet restaurant and...


Oscar Pistorius taken away to jail to serve 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....


Police: Criminal behaviour in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted

KEENE, N.H. - Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend....







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