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Media, Spectators Descend on Pretoria Courthouse for Pistorius Trial

The murder trial against South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has opened in the Gauteng High Court. While Pistorius entered a not guilty plea to charges he intentionally killed his girlfriend last year. Outside the court, a deluge of local and foreign media, as well as spectators, gathered along the street, fighting off waves of rain. Some South Africans are calling it the trial of the decade. Oscar Pistorius stood in a packed courtroom late Monday morning and pleaded not guilty...

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