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  • Pistorius 'using emotions as an escape', says prosecutor 14-04-2014 11:39 PM

    Pretoria: The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Monday accused the track star of using emotional breakdowns under cross-examination to evade answering questions about the night he killed his girlfriend. The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter, who faces life in prison if convicted of murdering Reeva Steenkamp, says he...
  • Emotional Oscar Pistorius takes stand in own defence at murder trial 07-04-2014 04:45 PM

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence at his murder trial on Monday, saying the shooting of his girlfriend had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares. He also apologised to the mother of Reeva Steenkamp in the public...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You are a very special person,' one of Steenkamp's messages read 25-03-2014 05:07 PM

    Pretoria: The chief lawyer for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday sought to show at the athlete's murder trial that he had a loving relationship with the girlfriend he killed, referring to telephone messages in which they exchanged warm compliments and said they missed each other. The testimony contrasted with several messages...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: "I'm scared of you sometimes" read one of Reeva Steenkamp's text message 24-03-2014 08:20 PM

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend told the athlete she was sometimes scared of him and complained about what she described as his short temper and jealousy in the weeks before he killed her, according to phone messages revealed at the Olympian's murder trial on Monday. "I can't be attacked by outsiders...
  • Firearms expert tells of Oscar Pistorius' love for guns 17-03-2014 06:13 PM

    Pretoria: Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified Monday at the athlete's murder trial. Sean...
  • Oscar Pistorius lawyer scrutinises police investigation 13-03-2014 05:11 PM

    Pretoria: A photograph of Oscar Pistorius' blood-stained prosthetic legs was used by his chief defense lawyer Thursday to attempt to show that the athlete was wearing them, as he says, when he broke down a toilet door with a cricket bat to get to the girlfriend he fatally shot. The...
  • Oscar Pistorius weeps as court hears Reeva Steenkamp autopsy detailsOscar Pistorius weeps as court hears Reeva Steenkamp autopsy details 10-03-2014 06:07 PM

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius broke down on Monday when a South African court heard details from the autopsy of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom the track star is accused of murdering on Valentine's Day last year. The testimony of pathologist Gert Saayman was interrupted twice by Pistorius' sobbing and retching but...
  • Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend: Witness 06-03-2014 06:27 PM

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius shook slightly, his hands covering his ears as a neighbor described in court Thursday how the famous athlete knelt next to his dead or dying girlfriend, praying as he tried to help Reeva Steenkamp breathe. The testimony in high court in Pistorius' murder trial was riveting and...
  • Judge in Oscar Pistorius case warns media over leaked photo 04-03-2014 07:39 PM

    The judge in the murder trial of South African track star Oscar Pistorius warned the media to behave on Tuesday after a local television station leaked a photo of the state's first witness, who had asked that her image not be broadcast. The warning was one several dramatic moments in...
  • Barack Obama and daughters go big on books, halt traffic at local store 01-12-2013 12:02 PM

    President Barack Obama and his daughters, Sasha and Malia, went on what has become an annual book shopping spree on Saturday, stopping at a bookstore to promote an event called Small Business Saturday. The First Family, in casual dress, stopped traffic in Politics and Prose, a tiny locally-owned store in...
  • Justin Timberlake wants to cut down on gambling 11-10-2013 10:57 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actor Justin Timberlake wants to cut down on his love for gambling. Timberlake says he gets carried away while playing. "I'm trying to cut down because it's easy to get carried away. I had some big wins, actually," dailystar.co.uk quoted Timberlake as saying. "But I have lost at...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Besharam', 'Diana', 'Gravity' 03-10-2013 02:43 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Ranbir Kapoor's latest 'Besharam' as well as Hollywood movies 'Diana', 'Gravity' and 'Runner Runner' this week. ...
  • Write your review: 'Runner Runner'

    Rajeev Masand says it is one of those stylish thrillers that promises more meat than it ultimately delivers. Write your own review and win prizes....
  • 'Runner Runner' review: Promises more meat than it ultimately delivers 02-10-2013 08:21 PM

    Cast: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton Director: Brad Furman 'Runner Runner' is one of those stylish thrillers that promises more meat than it ultimately delivers. Fashioned as an updated version of Wall Street, but set in the world of online gambling, the plot takes predictable twists and turns, and...
  • Murder trial for 'Blade Runner' Pistorius to start on March 3 19-08-2013 02:05 PM

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympian's girlfriend on Valentine's Day. A Pretoria court set March 3 as the trial date for Pistorius, who has said he shot Reeva Steenkamp by mistake, believing she...
  • Boston blasts suspect Tsarnaev indicted on 30 counts 28-06-2013 09:19 AM

    Boston: The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been indicted on 30 counts. A Federal grand jury charged him with killing four people -- three spectators who died in the bombings and a police officer ambushed in his cruiser a few days later. Besides that, he...
  • Pistorius rules out track return this year: report 20-05-2013 10:11 PM

    Cape Town: South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend, will not compete in any events this year, local media reported on Monday. The sprinter's agent had previously said August's world championships in Moscow were "on the radar" after Pistorius' bail conditions were relaxed on...
  • US: Obama defends FBI handling of Boston suspect 01-05-2013 03:26 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI on its investigations related to the suspected Chechen-origin Boston bombers, even as he praised Russia for its co-operation in the probe into the attacks. "I think that all our law enforcement officials performed in an exemplary fashion after the bombing...
  • US lawmaker believes Boston suspects were trained 28-04-2013 10:44 PM

    Washington: Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack, top US lawmakers claimed on Sunday and said that it is too early to arrive at the conclusion that there is no foreign connection to this act of terror. Congressman Michael McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland...
  • Boston Marathon: Indian-American surgeon emerges as hero 19-04-2013 02:56 AM

    Boston: An Indian-American orthopaedic surgeon, who participated the ill-fated Boston Marathon, emerged as a 'hero' by providing first aid to victims after the twin bombings ripped through a cheering crowd, killed three people and injured over 180 others. Dr Vivek Shah, who works at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston,...
  • War medicine now is helping Boston bomb victims 18-04-2013 06:14 AM

    The bombs that made Boston look like a combat zone have also brought battlefield medicine to their civilian victims. A decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has sharpened skills and scalpels, leading to dramatic advances that are now being used to treat the 13 amputees and nearly a dozen...
  • Marathon bombs believed carried in dark, heavy bags 17-04-2013 06:13 AM

    Boston: Authorities suspect whoever perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings carried heavy devices made out of pressure cookers in dark-colored nylon bags or backpacks before dropping them near the finish line, causing the worst attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. The twin blasts on Monday killed three people including...
  • Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert 17-04-2013 01:03 AM

    London: With more than 30 marathons this weekend and big events on the horizon, officials around the world are looking at security efforts in the wake of the fatal bomb blasts that shook Boston's race. Britain was making last-minute efforts to tighten measures for former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral...
  • Boston blasts: Investigations begin in Revere, Massachussets 16-04-2013 11:51 PM

    CNN producer Carol tells us that resident of the apartment where the search was conducted was a young Saudi on a student visa. Authorities were in this apartment that is about 50 meters away from where the explosions happened on Monday. ...
  • Boston blasts: What lessons do they hold for USA, India and the world? 16-04-2013 11:38 PM

    In a major terror strike on the United States of America, three explosions rocked Boston on Monday, killing three people and injuring at least 140 others. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-04-2013 11:37 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: Is Boston still living under fear? 16-04-2013 11:33 PM

    Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring over 144 others. ...
  • FBI takes charge in investigation of Boston blasts 16-04-2013 07:23 AM

    Washington: The FBI is taking charge in the criminal investigation of the explosions at the Boston Marathon. The announcement came on Monday night at a news conference in Boston whose participants included Richard DesLauriers, the agent in charge of the FBI in Boston. Also on Monday night, the FBI said...
  • History of US bombing, failed attempts 16-04-2013 05:37 AM

    Here is a list of some of the worst bombings in the US dating to the 1800s, including some famous attempts that failed: - April 15, 2013: Two bombs explode in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing two people and injuring more than 80....