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Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius's Version of Events Is 'Not Probable ... Not Possible'

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Prosecutor Tries to Poke Holes in Olympian's Testimony

Originally posted 04/11/2014 04:15PM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3457302890001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, saying they do not add up and go completely against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described.

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'Love That Man' – Hero Assistant Principal Praised in School Stabbing Crisis

Assistant Principal Praised as Hero in School Stabbing Crisis

Originally posted 04/11/2014 11:25AM

Things could have been much worse at a suburban Pittsburgh high school had it not been for the heroic actions of assistant principal Sam King, officials and students say.

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VIDEO: Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas | Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton Dodges Shoe Thrown at Her in Las Vegas

Originally posted 04/11/2014 07:45AM

Hillary Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.

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Serious Injuries Reported in Mass Stabbing at Pennsylvania High School

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 11:25AM

Up to 20 Injured in Stabbing at Pittsburgh-Area High School

Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:30AM

A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.

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Oscar Pistorius Describes Terror-Filled Moments Before Shooting Reeva | Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Describes Terror-Filled Moments Before Shooting Reeva

Originally posted 04/08/2014 08:45AM

Oscar Pistorius described Tuesday what he said were the terror-filled moments before he shot Reeva Steenkamp to death and removed his prosthetic legs in court during his testimony at his murder trial to show how he stood by the bathroom door which he fired into last year.

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Oscar Pistorius on the Stand: 'I Was Simply Trying to Protect Reeva'

Oscar Pistorius on the Stand: 'I Was Simply Trying to Protect Reeva'

Originally posted 04/07/2014 07:00AM

An emotional Oscar Pistorius took the stand in his own defense on Monday, and immediately issued a strong – and surprise – apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed in his home on Valentine's Day 2013.

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Chris Brown Taken Into Custody by U.S. Marshals

Chris Brown Taken Into Custody by U.S. Marshals

Originally posted 04/03/2014 05:15PM

Chris Brown is in federal custody, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Marshals confirms to PEOPLE, as the singer's latest legal troubles move to Washington D.C.

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Fort Hood Gunman Was 'Quiet, but Not Scary Quiet,' Says Source

Fort Hood Gunman Was 'Quiet, but Not Scary Quiet,' Says Source

Originally posted 04/03/2014 04:45PM

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Mom Who Complained Her Son Seemed Gay Is Convicted of Murder

Jury Finds Mom Guilty of Murdering Her 4-Year-Old Son After She Complained He Seemed Gay

Originally posted 04/03/2014 01:55PM

It took a Portland-area jury about an hour Wednesday to reach a guilty verdict for a mom who, along with her boyfriend, fatally beat her son a day before his fourth birthday, after she complained that he seemed gay.

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Was Nigella Lawson Barred from Boarding Flight to U.S. over Drug Admission?

Was Nigella Lawson Barred from Boarding Flight to U.S. over Drug Admission?

Originally posted 04/03/2014 12:20PM

Nigella Lawson isn't exactly getting first-class treatment lately.

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