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5 Things To Know – September 30



Amanda Knox Retrial Over Killing of Meredith Kercher Begins in Italy

From CNN:

The latest chapter in Amanda Knox’s long legal battle began Monday in Florence, Italy, with a retrial over the 2007 killing of her British roommate Meredith Kercher.

Obama Administration to Sue U.S. State on Voting Rules

From Newsmax:

The Obama administration plans to sue North Carolina on Monday to block newly enacted voting rules that it believes violates federal civil rights law, a person briefed on the U.S. Justice Department’s plan said on Sunday.

U.S. Trial Wraps Up For Former Guatemalan Soldier

From ABC News:

After four days of graphic testimony about a gruesome 1982 massacre, the trial of a former Guatemalan soldier charged with lying about the killings on his citizenship application is nearing an end.

Charitable Act Gets Goodwill Worker Fired, Arrested

From Fox News:

A Florida Goodwill worker is reportedly off the hook for dispensing discounts worth thousands of dollars to customers. According to ABC News, Andrew Anderson, 19, was arrested this week and charged with grand theft for granting $4,000 in discounts over a two-week period to customers who patronized a Naples Goodwill store.

Ex-Soldier Pleads Not Guilty in DEA Murder Plot

From CBS News:

A former U.S. solder nicknamed Rambo pleaded not guilty Saturday to charges he plotted with phony Colombian drug traffickers to kill a federal agent for $800,000.