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Pistorius Trial Update: Prosecution Discredits Key Defense Witness
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Pistorius Trial Update: Prosecution Discredits Key Defense Witness

Oscar Pistorius' defense and supposed version of events are becoming increasingly far-fetched. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel pointed out several discrepancies in the defense's testimony, calling the credibility of expert witness and former policeman Roger Dixon into question. Dixon refuted Pistorius' claims about the location of a magazine rack. "The question is important in part because Pistorius contends that police contaminated the crime scene by moving certain key items, including the magazine rack," CNN explains.Even after Dixon contradicted Pistorius, he stuck to his guns. "If Mr. Pistorius' version is different, that is his version," Dixon said in court. The interaction is at least the second strike against Dixon -- or, at the very least, against his value as a defense witness. "Mr. Nel has...
Deadly Virus’s Spread Raises Alarms in Mideast
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Deadly Virus’s Spread Raises Alarms in Mideast

On Sunday, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed that there was outbreak of deadly virus in the country. The authorities said that this virus has been in kingdom since the last two weeks and we are trying our best to control the spread of virus. On the other hand, United Arab Emirates said that in the last few days, six cases of MERS(Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been confirmed. The authorities of UAE confirmed that 1 patient has been died and condition of other patients is very serious. Doctors said that the most affected class from this virus was the medical workers. Besides, a doctor at King Fahd General Hospital said to media that “I do not know how the authorities are seeing to this outbreak”.  She further said that after the death of one patient the situation has turne...
Jewish center shooter ‘knocked family to its knees,’ relative says
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Jewish center shooter ‘knocked family to its knees,’ relative says

The warnings of Anti-Defamation League happened to be true on Sunday. Actually, a man with a long history of anti-Semitic killed a young brat and his grandfather in the parking area of Jewish community center at Kansas City. Police said that “after this shooting, he marched towards village Shalom- another Jewish facility center- where he killed a woman”. A senior official of police said that “Frazier Glenn Miller was the shooter of those incidences and he has been booked under premeditated murder charges”.  When the police arrested Frazier Glenn Miller from a nearby elementary school, he was shouting “Heil Hitler!” Apart from this, Southern Poverty Law Center said that “he was the founder of Carolina Knights of Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party and has been engaged in anti Jew...
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Co-pilot’s cell phone was on, U.S. official says
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Co-pilot’s cell phone was on, U.S. official says

After thorough investigations and searches, it has been noticed that the cell phone of first officer was on at the time when Flight 370 disappeared from the radar. A senior U.S official claims that “the cell phone of the First Officer was making contact with a cellular tower of Penang but there is no evidence that Fariq Abdul Hamid- First Officer- attempted to make a telephone call.” He further disclosed on a private TV channel that “When the Flight disappeared from the radar; the cell of Fariq Abdul Hamid was repeatedly attempting to get service from near towers”. On the other hand, the printed media of Malaysia claims that “The First Officer was trying to make contact at the time when the plane changed its route towards Indian Ocean”. Upon hearing this news, Hishammuddin Hussein th...
Pro-Russia separatists seize Ukraine police building as Kiev’s latest ultimatum passes quietly
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Pro-Russia separatists seize Ukraine police building as Kiev’s latest ultimatum passes quietly

The pro Russian separatists have turned their deaf ear to the warnings of government. The media reports claims that the ethnically motivated people have controlled another police building in the city of Horlivka. It is said that thousands of separatists marched towards the police building and smashed all window mirrors with stones and iron rods. The seizure of the governmental building is speedily engulfing in the Horlivka. The separatist demanded from central government that “We want to get more autonomy and closer ties with Russia”.  Actually, the situation in the eastern part of the Ukraine is very shaky. People think that the Western backed government would oppress them and will not give them any legitimate right, however, they are demanding for annexation with Russia or referendum ...