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Oscar Pistorius, right, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Oscar Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

- Associated Press

A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder.

File: In this Monday May, 12, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

Judge: Oscar Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder

- Associated Press

The judge in Oscar Pistorius’ trial said Thursday he can’t be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility that the double-amputee Olympian will be convicted of culpable homicide.

Tyler Clary swims the butterlfy during the men's 400 meter individual medley at the U.S. nationals of swimming, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Irvine, Calif. Clary won the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Michael Phelps loses 100 fly at U.S. Nationals

- Associated Press

Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.

Oscar Pistorius, second from right, accompanied by a relative arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. On Thursday and Friday, both sides will summarize their versions of the shooting to Thokozile Masipa, the red-robed judge who will determine the fate of the double-amputee Olympic runner. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Prosecutor says Oscar Pistorius lied on stand

- Associated Press

The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said Thursday in closing arguments that the athlete repeatedly lied during testimony in a crude attempt to defend against a murder charge for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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