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Oscar Pistorius Accused of “Sinister Remark” During Trial Break

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee track athlete, was accused of saying a “sinister remark” when his trial went on break Tuesday. Pistorius allegedly asked his slain girlfriend’s friend, “How can you sleep at night?” The incident is said to have happened on the 27th day of his trial in South Africa. The 27-year-old athlete is facing trial for killing …

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Harrison Ford Answers Questions on Star Wars, Indiana Jones in Reddit AMA

Actor Harrison Ford made a “Ask Me Anything” thread on Reddit yesterday, answering (and not answering) some of his fans’ most pervasive questions. Although the session only lasted one hour, Ford conveyed stories from the highlights of his career: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Blade Runner.. In regard to Star Wars, Ford explained that when he was offered the part …

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Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up to $700 thousand, though its sordid history will likely drive the price way down. Pistorius’ lawyer Brian Webber commented, “It …

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Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears

The trial of Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday in South Africa. On February 13, 2013, the South African runner shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, South Africa. The athlete was charged with murder and taken into custody the following day. He was out on bail by August 22. In court, Pistorius pleaded not guilty …

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Oscar Pistorius Settles Assault Suit

Oscar Pistorius, South African Paralympian-turned-pariah, has at least one thing off his plate before facing trial for murder: He has agreed to an out of court settlement in an assault case unrelated to the murder of his former girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. At a 2009 party at Pistorius’ residence, the Olympic and Paralympic sprinter was fighting with his then-girlfriend and allegedly …

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Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial to Start Soon

The mother of the woman Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering has announced she will attend his trial. June Steenkamp, the mother of Pistorius’ girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he is accused of killing, will attend the trial, along with other family members, in order to gain “closure.” This will be the first time anyone in Reeva’s immediate family …

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Oscar Pistorius Tries Striking Deal

Oscar Pistorius was best known as the “Blade Runner” for his incredible abilities as a double amputee sprinter. Pistorius was the first amputee to ever compete and win a medal in the able-bodied version of the Olympics. He did so in 2012. He medaled in the Special Olympics that year as well. Oscar made even more news when he was …

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