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South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in PretoriaOlympic, Paralympic sprinter given five years in prison Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in trial that has gripped the world.


2014-10-21 05:27:50 -0600

FILE - This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.


2014-10-20 22:59:58 -0600

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo, a Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook and Apple, long known for cushy perks such as free meals, laundry service and massages, are among some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies now eyeing reproductive expenses as the next batch of benefits to offer to their employees. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)A database of all political giving for the last 30 years, which ranks the intensity of donors' liberalism or conservatism, shows Democrats get the lion's share of donations from tech company employees.


2014-10-21 02:24:23 -0600