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19/11/2009

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[Story Ticker] November 19

A love triangle involving three astronauts took a rather bizarre turn when in February 2007, Lisa Nowak, attempted to kidnap her love rival – Air Force Captain Colleen Shipman. The attempt involved Nowak pepper spraying Shipman as she returned from a visit to the object of their affections, then astronaut, Bill Oefelein.

If you want our correspondents to report more on the build up to the forthcoming trial – let us know at the suggest a story page today.

How did this all escalate? What has happened since? What is NASA’s official stance?

With a case as peculiar as this there is plenty more we need to know

The pretrial hearing is scheduled for, December 7th . Global for me is ready!

 


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Ticker: two trials- Amanda Knox and Alberto Fujimori

16/09/2009

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[Story Ticker] September 16 update

Hi, Global for me followers!

There are two new stories up on the GFM ticker- we’ve been following two intriguing trials.

The murder of Meredith Kercher.

Over in Italy we have the reopening of trial of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, which has been making the headlines but here at GFM we are wondering if she is really getting a fair trial or if the media’s fascination with portraying her as the femme-fatale “Foxy-Knoxy” has biased the case. Read the page.

Alberto Fujimori.

Meanwhile over in Peru a scandalous case involving corruption at the highest echelons of power. Former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori, who is already serving a 25 year sentence for alleged human rights abuses in his war on drugs and embezzlement of state money- is due to take to the stand again. Over in Peru, suggests that the majority of the population feel he warrants a pardon- can this happen? Fujimori is adamant that the charges are politically motivated. Read here– if you want to find out more.

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