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The world marks ‘Nelson Mandela International Day’

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans marked Nelson Mandela’s birthday on Friday with charitable acts in honor of the former president, whose death in December prompted a global outpouring of tributes. People picked up litter, cooked […]

07/18/2014

Oscar Pistorius, puts his hand to his face while listening to evidence from a witness speaking about the morning of the shooting in court on the fourth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Longari, Pool)

Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told the world-famous athlete that he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door as they were talking. Chief prosecutor Gerrie […]

04/11/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Analysis of Pistorius trial

A dramatic day of testimony in the Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial as the chief prosecutor in the case tries to get the South African Olympic double-amputee sprinter to crack. Lisa Osborn and Phil Hulett discussed […]

04/09/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Analysis of Oscar Pistorius on the stand

Another day of drama in a South African courtroom as Oscar Pistorius testified for a second day at his murder trial. Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, […]

04/08/2014

In this photo taken Friday March 28, 2014, after a postponement was announced, Oscar Pistorius walks past the exhibited door, directly behind him, in court, through which he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St Valentine's Day in 2013. On Tuesday April 8, 2014 Pistroius removed his prosthetics during his testimony and described the moments he fired the shots, that killed Steenkamp.  (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)

Pistorius takes prosthetics off during testimony

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said […]

04/08/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Analysis of Pistorius on the stand at his murder trial

Oscar Pistorius has took the stand today in his murder trial. He is charged with shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamptrying to death…and act he calls an accident. Paul Lowe and Phil Hulett discussed the trial […]

04/07/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings-Pool)

Emotional Pistorius testifies in his murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial with an apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last year in his home. Pistorius took […]

04/07/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings-Pool)

Pistorius’ character questioned over gun incident

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A month before he fatally shot his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius cajoled a friend into taking the blame when a gun was accidentally fired under the Johannesburg restaurant table where he […]

03/05/2014

Oscar Pistorius blocks his ears inside the high court on the second day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Once-calm witness cries at Pistorius murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For two days, the witness in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius kept her composure. Then, just as her testimony was about to finish, she broke down in tears at […]

03/04/2014

Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa on Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius channel goes on air in South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A cable TV channel devoted to the Oscar Pistorius murder trial went on air in South Africa on Sunday night showing footage of the blonde model the world-famous athlete shot […]

03/02/2014

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