WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) -- New Zealand defeated West Indies by an innings and 73 runs on the third day of the second test at the Basin Reserve on Friday.
Scores: New Zealand 441 all out (Taylor 129, Watling 65, Best 4-110, Gabriel 2-86, Sammy 2-92)
West Indies 193 (Samuels 60, Edwards 55, Boult 6-40, Southee 2-58, ...more »
SANFORD, Florida. (AP) -- A judge has set a tentative trial date next year for the neighbourhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
Judge Debra S Nelson set June 10 as the start of George Zimmerman's trial on a second-degree murder charge. Zimmerman claims the February shooting of the 17-year-old Martin was self-defence.
Zimmerman's defence team tweeted after the hearing that they will likely ask for a "stand your ground" hearing in April or May. If the judge were to side with Zimmerman at the hearing, the murder charge would be dismissed and there would be no trial.
It was Nelson's first hearing in the case. An appeals court removed the previous judge, saying he made disparaging remarks about Zimmerman's character.
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