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'Disability never sleeps,' Oscar Pistorius doctor argues

'Disability never sleeps,' Oscar Pistorius doctor argues

Do not be taken in by the fact that Oscar Pistorius is one of the fastest runners in the world -- remember he is disabled, one of his doctors argued at the sprinter's murder trial Thursday.

Immigrant influx: The push for action

Activists in Southern California rallied Wednesday in support of the thousands of children fleeing nations like Honduras and Guatemala.
Oscar Pistorius is suicide risk, depressed, doctors find

Oscar Pistorius is suicide risk, depressed, doctors find

Oscar Pistorius is depressed, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and is a suicide risk, the doctors who spent a month evaluating his mental health concluded.
Beaten and shot in Syria

Beaten and shot in Syria

"I was marched up to him and I said to him -- because I didn't have anything else to say -- 'I thought we were friends.' And he pulled his pistol and shot me." Thus is reporting in Syria.

French ex-President Sarkozy 'deeply shocked' by allegations

- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation early Wednesday in connection with suspected corruption and influence peddling, French media said.

French ex-President Sarkozy 'deeply shocked' by allegations

- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation early Wednesday in connection with suspected corruption and influence peddling, French media said.
Beaten and shot in Syria

Beaten and shot in Syria

"I was marched up to him and I said to him -- because I didn't have anything else to say -- 'I thought we were friends.' And he pulled his pistol and shot me." Thus is reporting in Syria.
Hundreds arrested at sit-in following huge pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Hundreds arrested at sit-in following huge pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Hundreds of demonstrators, including prominent lawmakers, were arrested at a peaceful sit-in in Hong Kong early Wednesday, following a huge rally calling for democracy in the Chinese territory.
India summons U.S. diplomat over report of NSA spying

India summons U.S. diplomat over report of NSA spying

India has summoned a senior U.S. diplomat over reports the United States authorized its National Security Agency to spy on the ruling party, the BJP, an official said Wednesday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity.

Amanda Knox's ex says her version of events is 'imagination and hallucination'

Raffaele Sollecito reasserted his innocence Tuesday as his attorneys continued to distance him from his ex-girlfriend Amanda Knox. "This has been a real tragedy," he said. "I'm not a criminal."
European rights court rules in favor of French burqa ban

European rights court rules in favor of French burqa ban

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday rejected a claim by a young Muslim woman that France's ban on the wearing of burqas and niqabs in public violates her rights.
Serena Williams withdraws from Wimbledon after bizarre scene

Serena Williams withdraws from Wimbledon after bizarre scene

In what was a bizarre, disturbing scene at Wimbledon, Serena Williams withdrew from her doubles match with sister Venus Williams on Tuesday due to a viral illness.
World Cup: USA dream shattered by Belgium

World Cup: USA dream shattered by Belgium

The U.S. soccer team lost its World Cup match Tuesday against Belgium, 2-1.
World Cup: Di Maria strikes late to break Swiss hearts

World Cup: Di Maria strikes late to break Swiss hearts

La Albiceleste are still standing, but only just.
NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket.