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Pistorius sentencing: What it means

PRETORIA, South Africa - How much prison time...announced Pistorius' sentence in a packed Pretoria courtroom allows a prisoner to apply for...Mampuru II prison. Previously known as Pretoria Central, the prison was notorious in...
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...touchdowns in a 49-26 victory over the New York Jets.1979 - John Tate beats Gerrie Coetzee in a 15-round decision in Pretoria, South Africa, to win the vacant WBA heavyweight title.1984 - Rueben Mayes of Washington State rushes for 216 yards and...
Photos show 'trail of blood' in Pistorius' home

PRETORIA, South Africa - Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying...was a dangerous intruder in the tiny toilet cubicle in a bathroom of his Pretoria villa. Prosecutors charge that he intentionally killed her.Details in...
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Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at...
Weeping Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a in the South African capital of Pretoria. Authorities said she had been shot four...filled the brick-walled Courtroom C in Pretoria Magistrate's Court, where Pistorius...
Pistorius thought lover an intruder in shooting

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius...a locked bathroom.Pistorius told the Pretoria Magistrate's Court at a bail hearing...Valentine's Day shooting in Pistorius' home in Pretoria shocked South Africans and many around...
Amputee Olympic star Pistorius charged in slaying of girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter...pre-dawn hours at Pistorius' villa in a gated community in the capital, Pretoria. Officers found a 9 mm pistol inside the home and arrested Pistorius on...
South African police replace top Pistorius investigator

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South African police appointed a new chief investigator Thursday in the Oscar Pistorius murder case, replacing...
Oscar Pistorius tells court that girlfriend was killed accidentally

PRETORIA, South Africa - Cold-blooded, planned murder or a terrible, heartbreaking accident? The competing versions of the killing...
South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

...would have contributed to the survival of the species," said Dr. Gerhard Steenkamp, a veterinarian from the University of Pretoria. He is a member of Saving the Survivors, a South African group that treats rhinos with gunshot wounds, facial gouges and...
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