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2008-09-16 21:00:22

American Amanda Knox, 21, and Rudy Hermann Guede, 21, originally from the Ivory Coast, appeared before a judge at the closed pre- trial hearing in the Italian town of Perugia.But there was no sign of the third suspect, Knox's former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 24, as Knox and Guede took their places in the courtroom.His lawyer Marco Brusco later refused to say why his client was not in court when asked by reporters.As Knox arrived, she appeared to be handcuffed to police...

2008-09-16 12:00:34

Italian officials Tuesday had the first preliminary court hearing in last year's killing of 21-year-old British exchange student Meredith Kercher. The court hearing in Perugia was the first chance for Kercher's family to come face-to-face with two of the suspects, U.S.

2008-09-16 12:00:34

By ROSA SILVERMAN The three people being held over the murder of Leeds University student Meredith Kercher were due to appear before an Italian court today.

2008-09-16 12:00:34

By ROSA SILVERMAN One of the suspects in the murder of Meredith Kercher failed to turn up in court in Italy for a hearing today.

2008-09-07 15:00:18

A U.S. woman and her ex-boyfriend, accused of killing British student Meredith Kercher, have plotted to blame a third suspect, a lawyer alleges.

2008-09-05 12:05:00

Authorities say they aren't at liberty to identify who posted a $500,000 bond in Orange County, Fla., to free the mother of missing child Caylee Anthony.

2008-08-29 09:00:31

By Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. -- A bounty hunter who helped free the mother of a missing Florida toddler wants his associates to withdraw her bail. That could force Casey Anthony to return to jail unless she can find another way to cover the $500,000 bail. Anthony was freed last Thursday.

2008-08-18 18:00:47

Moors murderer Ian Brady has complained he does not get paid as much as other patients at the top-security hospital where he is held. The five-times child killer, currently in Ashworth Hospital, Merseyside, claims he is only getting pounds 25 a week - while others at the hospital get pounds 100.

2008-08-18 18:00:47

By STEPHEN WHITE MOORS murderer Ian Brady has complained he does not get paid as much as other patients at the hospital where he is held. The five-times child killer, currently in Ashworth Hospital, Maghull, claims he is only getting pounds 25 a week - while others get pounds 100.

2008-08-15 00:00:17

By Marie Price Each October, Taylor Behl turns a year older on her MySpace page, but not in life. If you look closely, you see that Behl last logged on to her page on Sept. 4, 2005.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.