Tag Archive | "court"

Man set self alight outside Breivik’s trial court

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OSLO, Norway – It has been reported that an unidentified man was seriously injured in a self-immolation Tuesday outside the courthouse where right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik is being tried on terror charges for a bombing and shooting massacre that killed 77 people on July 22. Police said the man didn’t appear to have any [...]

VIDEO: Denver Nuggets fan interrupts playoff game

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DENVER – The playoff match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets was briefly interrupted last night. A 20-year old female walked on the court during the match’s second quarter and officials were forced to stop the game with 1:10 left on the clock.  Savannah McMillan-Christmas was arrested for ‘investigation of trespassing and taken [...]

Journalist will not use phones in court anymore in Hudson case

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CHICAGO – It has been reported that the judge at the trial of a man accused of killing three of Jennifer Hudson’s relatives has decided to bar journalists’ cellphones from court. He has been allowing their limited use during the first two weeks of trial so reporters could email news updates. But a media liaison [...]

VIDEO: Anders Behring Breivik pleads not guilty in opening speech

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OSLO, Norway – The right-wing fanatic who admitted to killing 77 people in Norway has pleaded not guilty in court to terror and murder charges saying he was acting in self-defense. After rejecting the court’s authority, Anders Behring Breivik said Monday that he admits to the bombing in Oslo and a shooting massacre on Utoya [...]

Zimmerman makes court appearance in US shooting

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SANFORD, Florida – It has been reported that Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman made his first court appearance Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. During the brief appearance, Zimmerman stood up straight, looked straight ahead and wore a gray prison jumpsuit. He spoke only to answer “Yes, sir,” [...]

EU court rules legal to extradite Muslim clerics to the US

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PARIS – Europe’s human rights court has ruled that it would be legal for Britain to extradite an Egyptian-born radical Muslim cleric and five other terror suspects to the United States. The European Court of Human Rights ruling Tuesday in the cases of Mustafa Kamal Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri, and the five others [...]

Court bid to stop protest at London Olympic site

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LONDON – It has been reported that a British judge has issued a restraining order to stop protesters from the Occupy London movement disrupting the building of an Olympic basketball training camp. A High Court judge issued the injunction on Wednesday after the Olympic Delivery Authority, the public body overseeing the building of Games venues, [...]

Social workers seize baby of ‘harmful’ English mother in France

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LONDON, England – A mother of six children is running the risk of never being reunited with her children again after accusations that she has been the cause of their physical and sexual abuse. The woman was living in France since November and had ‘taken up the offer’ of a childhood friend to start a [...]

Finnish court upholds life sentence for Rwandan

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HELSINKI – A Finnish court has upheld a life sentence for a former Rwandan pastor for committing genocide against the Tutsi minority in his home country in 1994. The Helsinki Court of Appeal said in its verdict Friday that it found Francois Bazaramba guilty of intending to destroy the country’s Tutsis. The 61-year-old member of [...]

Suspect in school shooting goes to court

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CHARDON, Ohio – It has been reported that a teenager suspected in a school shooting in the US that killed three students and wounded two others has arrived at juvenile court for an initial appearance. The suspect in Monday’s shooting at Chardon High School east of Cleveland in the state of Ohio has been identified [...]

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