Trial of Costa Concordia captain set to begin


The trial of Francesco Schettino, the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner, is set to begin. He faces several charges, including multiple manslaughter, for the January 2012 crash that killed 32 people. Captain Francesco Schettino is to appear in court this Tuesday to face charges of multiple manslaughter, causing environmental damage and abandoning the…

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Mandela Marks One Month in Hospital

Anita Powell JOHANNESBURG — South African icon Nelson Mandela has now spent one full month in a Pretoria hospital, where the elderly former president is being treated for a recurring lung infection. Meanwhile, an ugly family feud rages outside the hospital. Mandela will turn 95 in just 10 days, a […]