Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympian gold medalist, has enlisted U.S. investigators to assist the legal team that is defending him against charges of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, his spokeswoman said.
In a different, even weirder time, knife grinders used to drive through cities and towns in little trucks. They'd ring a bell, people would come out with their knives and, after a pfennig or a shekel or a silver dollar had changed hands, the house's cutlery would be sharpened to perfection.
Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian gold medalist, was indicted today for murder and possession of ammunition after the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was told his trial will start in March.
Just before sunset, Andrew Booth is sipping a gin and tonic aboard a boat carved like a golden phoenix in the moat surrounding Angkor Thom. One of several capitals of the Khmer empire (802 to 1431), Angkor Thom is part of Angkor Archaeological Park, a 400-square-kilometer Unesco World Heritage Site whose most famous attraction, Angkor Wat, draws some 2 million visitors a year.
South African police replaced the lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder case as the double-amputee track star fought for a third day to win bail before standing trial for killing his girlfriend.