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Amanda Knox re-convicted of slander in Italy for accusing innocent man in roommate Meredith Kercher’s 2007 murder

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abc13.com – CNNWire – 2024-06-05 05:56:58

SUMMARY: An Italian court has upheld Amanda Knox’s conviction for slandering Patrick Lumumba, whom she falsely accused of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2007. Knox was wrongfully imprisoned for Kercher’s murder but was acquitted in 2015. During an emotional court appearance, Knox apologized, attributing her false accusation to existential crisis and police pressure. Despite serving the slander sentence while awaiting her murder trial, the judgment extends Knox’s lengthy legal ordeal. Knox expressed hope to clear her name definitively, but the ruling may still face Italy’s supreme court. Lumumba and others were initially arrested based on Knox’s coerced confession.

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Republican Convention to Focus on Immigration a Day After a Bandaged Trump Makes Triumphant Entrance

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-07-16 03:03:26

SUMMARY: The Republican National Convention in Milwaukee resumed Tuesday, focusing on immigration, a key issue for former President Donald Trump. Trump appeared at the convention’s opening night on Monday, two days after surviving an assassination attempt, and was met with enthusiastic cheers. The GOP has nominated Trump as their presidential candidate, with Ohio Senator JD Vance as his running mate. Republican Party Chairman Michael Whatley praised the ticket as the ideal team to defeat President Joe Biden and the Democrats in the upcoming November elections. (Source: Associated Press)

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Dodgers’ Hernández Beats Royals’ Witt for HR Derby Title, Alonso’s Bid for 3rd Win Ends in 1st Round

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-07-16 02:58:01

SUMMARY: On July 15, 2024, Teoscar Hernández of the Los Angeles Dodgers won the Home Run Derby at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. He defeated Bobby Witt Jr. of the Kansas City Royals 14-13 in the final round, hitting a total of 49 home runs over three rounds, covering 3.98 miles. Hernández, who became the first Dodgers player to win the event, secured his victory when Witt's last attempt fell short, hitting the left-center wall. This marks Kansas City's continued absence from winning the derby. (AP , 2024, All rights reserved.)

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CenterPoint Energy faces lawsuit from Houston restaurants over prolonged power outages

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abc13.com – Tom Abrahams – 2024-07-15 22:18:37

SUMMARY: Restaurant owners in Houston have filed a class action lawsuit against CenterPoint Energy, alleging that the company’s negligence led to power outages that significantly hurt their businesses. Executive chef Ryan Lachaine of Riel Restaurant emphasized the devastating impact of the week-long outage on his business and employees. Lawyer Tony Buzbee, representing the plaintiffs, aims to address infrastructure issues and advocate for change. Another restaurateur, Robin Wong, highlighted the repeated losses due to power outages. The lawsuit seeks accountability and improvements to prevent future disruptions. The group stresses they don’t want a handout but demand reliable service.

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