“I wouldn’t say she was completely passed out but she wasn’t in any state to make a decision for herself.” That’s what one of the witnesses in the Steubenville, Ohio, trial told police of the 16-year-old girl at the center of the case, according to ABC News. Perhaps that witness was one of the three football players who have not been charged but are expected to testify for the prosecution in the trial, which began Wednesday.
Bolshoi principal dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko confessed Wednesday to organizing the attack, and the other men, Yuri Zarutski and Andrei Lipatov confessed to carrying it out, a statement on the Interior Ministry‘s website said.
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama plans to meet with several Republican senators for dinner on Wednesday as part of his effort to revive talks to tackle the nation’s long-term deficit, a congressional aide confirmed.
Australian fire crews continue to battle hundreds of wildfires throughout the south-east of Australia on Wednesday for the sixth continuous day. Authorities are bracing themselves for another heat wave this weekend. (January 9. 2013)