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Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Pretoria) -- South African sprinter Oscar PIstorius could be headed to prison for culpable homicide. That is how a judge ruled this morning in the high-profile case against Pistorius for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge said yesterday the state had not proved that "the Blade Runner" was guilty of premeditated…

New EU Russia Sanctions Take Effect

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Undated) -- The European Union is ramping up the pressure on Russia. The EU 's latest layer of economic sanctions are now in effect. New sanctions target Russia's major oil companies, defense firms and state-owned banks, which are now denied access to finance in crucial European markets. The sanctions also add two-dozen Russian citizens to…

Toronto Mayor Awaiting Biopsy Results

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Toronto, Canada) -- The doctor of Toronto mayor Rob Ford says they're "in a holding pattern" when it comes to treating his abdominal tumor. After getting admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto yesterday, Ford has had a biopsy and scans on both his abdomen and chest. The biopsy results will take about one week,…

Miley Cyrus-Headlined iHeartRadio Australia Festival Cancelled

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Sydney) -- Producers are pulling the plug on next month's inaugural iHeartRadio music festival in Australia. They announced Thursday that the event, scheduled to take place October 18th at a stadium in Sydney, has been cancelled after an unnamed headlining act failed to come through. Pop star Miley Cyrus was already booked for the gig,…

Kerry Wins Support From Persian Gulf States

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is winning promises of support from Persian Gulf states in the fight against ISIS. Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia Thursday to gather support for the U.S.-led campaign against the militants. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and others declared support for a common stand against terrorism. The allies pledged to stop…