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French policeman on manslaughter charge as shooting sparks riots

French policeman on manslaughter charge as shooting sparks riots

A French policeman who shot dead a young black man in western France, sparking four nights of rioting, has been charged with manslaughter, his lawyer said as clashes between youths and police raged into early Saturday.

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Rafaela Vasquez, repeatedly looked down and not at the road, glancing up just a half second before the car hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing the street at night.

Israeli ex-policeman jailed for killing Palestinian teen

Israeli ex-policeman jailed for killing Palestinian teen

Defendant Ben Deri had earlier confessed to the negligent manslaughter and aggravated injury of 17-year-old Nadim Nuwara - less serious than the full manslaughter charge he originally faced.

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

Woman who fatally shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt jailed

A judge in the US state of Minnesota sentenced a YouTube prankster to six months in prison on Wednesday for fatally shooting her boyfriend in a botched video stunt they hoped would go viral.

South African court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

South African court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

Oscar Pistorius was imprisoned in July last year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest.

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman recommended on Sunday that President Reuven Rivlin accept a request to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant.

Danish sub inventor 'dumped journalist's body in sea'

Danish sub inventor 'dumped journalist's body in sea'

The Danish inventor of a do-it-yourself submarine has said that a Swedish journalist missing since August 11 died in an accident on board the vessel, and that he dumped her body in the sea, Danish police said on Monday.

Teenager pleads guilty to stabbing US tourist to death in London

Teenager pleads guilty to stabbing US tourist to death in London

A teenager who suffered from mental health issues pleaded guilty on Monday to killing a US tourist during a stabbing rampage in London last August.

Father of Israel soldier convicted of manslaughter pleads for leniency

Father of Israel soldier convicted of manslaughter pleads for leniency

The father of an Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant pleaded for leniency for his son at a sentencing hearing Tuesday in a case that has divided the country.

Villaggio Mall fire: retrial ordered

Villaggio Mall fire: retrial ordered

Qatar's apex court has ordered a retrial of the Villaggio Mall fire case after the Public Prosecution had challenged the verdict of a high court that acquitted the defendants of involuntary manslaughter.