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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying on a mat on the blood-stained bathroom floor and the blood splatter on walls and furniture in his house were shown at the double-amputee Olympian's murder trial Thursday, building a detailed picture of the scene where he killed Reeva Steenkamp.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin police say that the two people killed when a suspected drunken driver crashed through barricade at the South by Southwest festival were a woman on a moped and a man on a bicycle.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The global industry for halal food and lifestyle products — ones that meet Islamic law standards of manufacture — is estimated to be worth hundreds of billions of dollars and is multiplying as Muslim populations grow. Producers outside the Muslim world, from Brazil to the U.S. and Australia, are eager to tap into the market.