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2005-12-15 01:41:07

DARWIN (Reuters) - The Australian truck driver sentenced to life in prison for murdering British tourist Peter Falconio in the outback in 2001 was told by a judge on Thursday he would ineligible for parole for 28 years.

2005-12-12 03:17:19

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian truck driver's admission he carried guns and ran drugs across the outback did not make him guilty of murdering a British tourist and abducting his girlfriend in 2001, a trial judge said on Monday.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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