Oscar's date with destiny

2014-10-20 21:02
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After a seven-month trial, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the death of his model and law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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