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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Grueling Oscar Pistorius cross-examination ends after 5 days

    Grueling Oscar Pistorius cross-examination ends after 5 days
    The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ended his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee track star Tuesday with a stark summary of how he shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument. "You...
  • Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model and girlfriend of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, had a sports bag packed with her clothes, ready to leave his house, the night he fatally shot her, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told...
  • Pistorius breaks down as he recalls Steenkamp's death

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed in the witness stand on Tuesday when he described the moment he realised he had shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked toilet...
  • Pistorius trial adjourned to allow sobbing athlete to recover

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African court adjourned Oscar Pistorius' murder trial until Wednesday to allow the athlete to regain composure after he broke down in the witness stand while describing the moment he realised he had shot dead his girlfriend,...
  • Excerpts from Pistorius testimony

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Following are edited extracts of the testimony of South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius in which he described the moment he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. Pistorius told...
  • Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend

    Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend
    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed on the witness stand Tuesday as he described the moments when he shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, thinking she was an intruder hiding in the bathroom. The...
  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down on stand; murder trial is adjourned

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was adjourned for the day Tuesday after the South African Olympian broke down sobbing on the witness stand after testifying about the moment he smashed open his bathroom door and found his...
  • A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial

    A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
  • Pistorius complains of being 'tired' as judge notes his 'mistakes'

    Pistorius complains of being 'tired' as judge notes his 'mistakes'
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius complained he was “tired” Friday in his murder trial in South Africa, prompting Judge Thokozile Masipa to ask if that was “the reason you're making all these mistakes” in testimony. The...
  • Fiscal a Pistorius: ¿Gritó Reeva cuando usted le disparó?

    Por Stella Mapenzauswa PRETORIA (Reuters) - Los tres días de testimonio de Oscar Pistorius llegaron el viernes a un dramático punto cuando un fiscal presionó al atleta sudafricano sobre por qué su novia no gritó cuando él le disparó cuatro veces a...
  • Prosecutor presses Oscar Pistorius over shooting incidents

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Thursday denied that he pulled the trigger of a gun that went off in his hand in a crowded upscale restaurant last year, a contention dismissed by the prosecution as impossible....
  • Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius of repeatedly lying at trial

    Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius of repeatedly lying at trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — The prosecutor in the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius accused him of repeatedly lying to the court and offering versions of events so improbable that "nobody would think it is reasonably or...