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'Primal instincts' caused Pistorius to shoot, says his defence lawyer

Aug 08, 2014

'Primal instincts' caused Pistorius to shoot, says his defence lawyer

Defence lawyer Barry Roux said during his closing arguments that psychological evidence had proven Pistorius had a heightened fight response because of his disability. #South Africa #Athletics #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
Baseless rumours Priyanka Gandhi on taking up formal post in Cong

Aug 08, 2014

Baseless rumours Priyanka Gandhi on taking up formal post in Cong

Priyanka Gandhi on Friday dismissed reports about her assuming various posts in Congress as "conjecture" and "baseless rumours". #Politics #Uttar Pradesh #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #Rahul Gandhi #TheySaidIt #AICC #UP #Priyanka Gandhi #Oscar Fernandes
Oscar Pistorius' defence is 'devoid of any truth', says prosecutor Nel

Aug 07, 2014

Oscar Pistorius' defence is 'devoid of any truth', says prosecutor Nel

"The court should have no difficulty in rejecting Pistorius' full version of events, not only as not reasonably possibly true, but in essence as being absolutely devoid of any truth." #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Barry Roux #Gerrie Nel #Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
Pistorius returns to court as closing arguments begin in murder trial

Aug 07, 2014

Pistorius returns to court as closing arguments begin in murder trial

Pistorius, who denies the charge, appeared at the Pretoria High Court wearing glasses and a dark suit, clenching his jaw as he sat in the dock. #Sports #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa

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From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Feb 19, 2013

From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Our own reactions to these events have shown a level of disrespect - for the beliefs of others; for the victim of a crime - and a level of cynicism that is unfortunate, but understandable. We simply don't know how to process genuinely shocking news. #InMyOpinion #Oscar Pistorius #Pope Benedict #Roman catholicism
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Aug 21, 2014

Watch Jared Leto Get His Beard Trimmed On ‘The Tonight Show’

The Oscar winner got his beard clipped by the late night host...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Aug 21, 2014

The MTV Video Music Awards Go for the Second Screen Experience

Over the years, the MTV Video Music Awards have become not only a coveted trophy in the music industry, a must-see television event, consistently giving viewers a reason to come back year after year. The VMAs have seen their fair share of unforgettab... #MTV #Academy Awards #Beyonce Knowles #Robin Thicke #Taylor Swift
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Aug 20, 2014

Critic: Robin Williams 'addicted' to 'tooth-rotting sentimentality'

Robin Williams’ death last week was met with an outpouring of tributes to the Oscar-winning actor. But one film critic is taking jabs at his movie career, leading to an outcry from fans... #MTV #Academy Awards #Beyonce Knowles #Robin Thicke #Taylor Swift