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2008-08-04 12:00:44

A MAN has denied the murder of West Yorkshire Pc Sharon Beshenivsky and will stand trial next year. Mustaf Jama, 28, pleaded not guilty over a video link to Teesside Crown Court yesterday to six charges which were read to him. Jama denies murdering Pc Beshenivsky on November 18, 2005, during a robbery at the Universal Express Travel Agency in Morley Street, Bradford, and arms charges. He was remanded in custody until his trial at Newcastle Crown Court on January 13 which is estimated...

2008-08-02 00:00:02

By Guy Adams A 40-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder after a busload of passengers saw him stab a fellow traveller and then cut off his head on a Greyhound bus driving on the Trans- Canada highway. Following one of the most grisly investigations in Canadian criminal history, Vince Weiguang Li appeared in court in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, yesterday after being arrested attempting to flee the blood-spattered vehicle, on which the sleeping carnival worker next to...

2008-07-23 00:00:27

The mother of a missing Florida toddler is a person of interest in a possible homicide, investigators said Tuesday. A judge set bail at $500,000 for Casey Anthony, 22, the Orlando Sentinel reported. She was charged with child neglect and other charges involving alleged lies to police about her daughter's whereabouts. Caylee Marie Anthony, 2, has not been seen for more than a month. At a three-hour hearing, investigators said stains, along with hair and dirt, were found in the trunk of a...

2008-07-12 18:00:18

By MARK JEFFERIES STARS of The Bill have backed our campaign after the knife killings of two extras in the long-running TV series. Ben Kinsella, 16, and Robert Knox, 18, who were both stabbed to death in the street, had appeared on the hit ITV show. Andrew Lancel, who plays Det Insp Neil Manson, said: "Ben and Rob were both in an episode and when knife crime happens to someone you know it makes it so close to home. I am 100 per cent behind the Mirror's campaign. There has to be a zero...

2008-07-12 09:00:40

By Phil Stewart Italian prosecutors have asked a judge to charge with murder three suspects held over the killing of the British student Meredith Kercher. Ms Kercher, 21, a Leeds University student from Coulsdon, Surrey, was found dead in her bedroom in Perugia on 3 November last year. Prosecutors in the central Italian university town want to charge Amanda Knox, a 21-year-old American; Raffaele Sollecito, 21, her Italian former boyfriend; and Rudy Hermann Guede, 24, a citizen of Ivory...

2008-07-12 06:00:23

THREE suspects in the killing of Meredith Kercher are to be charged with murder. Prosecutors in Perugia, Italy, want American Amanda Knox, 21, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and Ivory Coast citizen Rudy Hermann Guede to face trial. Meredith, a 21-year-old student from Leeds University, was found dead in November in the house she shared with Knox. All three suspects deny any involvement. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights...

2008-07-12 00:00:23

ITALIAN prosecutors have requested formal murder charges against three suspects in the killing of Leeds University student Meredith Kercher. Prosecutors in Perugia want 21-year-old American Amanda Knox, her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, and Ivory Coast citizen Rudy Hermann Guede to be tried in connection with the death of Ms Kercher in November. The 21-year-old, who was on a language exchange to the Italian university town, was found dead in a pool of blood in the house...

2008-07-11 18:00:27

Italian prosecutors asked for indictments Friday against a U.S. student and her Italian boyfriend, both suspected of killing her British roommate. Amanda Knox, a student at the University of Washington, and Raffaele Sollecito were arrested in November, a few days after Meredith Kercher's body was found in the cottage she and Knox shared with two other young women. Prosecutors in Perugia also want an indictment against Rudy Hermann Guede, who holds dual citizenship in Italy and the Ivory...

2008-07-06 12:00:09

Police Sunday said they are not ruling out further arrests in the torture slayings of two French college students in their London apartment. Authorities have a 21-year-old suspect in custody for the killings of Gabriel Ferez and Laurent Bonomo, both 23, who were tied to chairs, gagged and stabbed hundreds of times. But they're also unsure if he is the same man seen running from the scene of the crime, The Sunday Times of London reported. Police say the apartment had been burglarized...

2008-07-06 09:00:08

By David Randall NEW CROSS MURDERS French students Laurent Bonomo and Gabriel Ferez were tied up, tortured and stabbed 243 times in an act of unbelievable savagery. What can explain the slaughter in SE14? David Randall investigates For all the relentless murdering in London in recent times, you could always tell yourself that things here had not reached the stage of Miami in 1980, when homicides were committed in such quantity and with such hour-by-hour regularity that local mortuaries...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.