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Scientific Police handle evidence in the Amanda Knox case. www.sciencespheres****
3 Dec 2009
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Lifetime plans to air its version of the Amanda Knox story, but the made-for-TV movie isn't without its critics.
30 Sep 2010
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“The American student convicted of killing a British roommate appears in an Italian court on slander charges. Amanda Knox says police beat her into confessing to murders. Police say that is a lie.” (ABC) Convicted murderer Amanda Knox – who has spent the last three years in prison – is facing more jail time with a new slander charge. And as Knox’s appeal date approaches – some wonder why she’s still garnering mainstream coverage. CBS News is following the latest revelation most closely – with a correspondent on the ground in Italy. CBS also interviewed Knox’s stepfather – and her parents. Her parents are holding out hope for a successful appeal. “We were all optimistic at the beginning that she wouldn’t be convicted. But I think we are all starting to get a little more hopeful because we have such a strong case for appeal. There is nothing that connects her to that crime, and now we have a judge that might actually listen.” But Fox News is more skeptical of the attention the story is getting. It asks whether the case is the never ending story. “At some point the Amanda Knox saga will end. The reporters will pack up and leave Perugia. The books will be written and the films will be made and everyone can argue over whether Hayden Panettiere or someone else played the best Amanda Knox.” And on Sky News one contributor agrees -- putting the blame on the American public for painting her as a darling – and says don’t forget about the victim. “According to the folks back home she is just a sweet innocent. … Amanda Knox in many Americans eyes as they claim it - is the fault of a dodgy Italian legal system, the police brutality … and of course her so called lover being a liar. What is a fact is that a young innocent girl was brutally murdered so lets have no sympathy here for the murderer.” So what do you think? Is this the never-ending story?
11 Nov 2010
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Transcript by Newsy**** BY ALEXANDRA OLGIN You're watching multisource world news analysis from Newsy Amanda Knox’s murder case was granted an appeal allowing two independent forensic experts to re examine DNA evidence. (Video: BBC) Attorney Paul Callan says the appeal process in Italy is very different from the appeal process in America. “Now they are at the appellate court, and the appellate court really is starting over again. They can call witnesses, they can order as they have here a re-examination of the DNA evidence, and they can hand down a new verdict.” In the next three months the scientists are re-testing the DNA on two pieces of evidence. Meredith Kercher’s bra clasp and the knife used in her murder were believed to be tested improperly. Raffaele Sollecito, Knox’s ex-boyfriend, was also convicted in Kercher’s murder and has appealed as well. “Forensic scientists in the investigatory phase determined that Sollecito's DNA is present on the metal clasp. … But the clasp was not collected until nearly six weeks later, giving the defense cause to question whether the sample may have been contaminated.” Only parts of the kitchen knife were tested and the request to open the handle for testing was met with resistance from the prosecution. The presiding judge came to the compromise that if it is absolutely necessary to open the handle, the defense must file a request to do so. “Forensic police did not check for blood or DNA evidence inside the handle of the knife, and some have suggested the joint where the blade meets the handle could be an important point for testing.” Knox will remain in jail until the testing is finished. She is hopeful the new evidence will prove her innocence. But according to the BBC - if the conviction is upheld, Knox could face an even longer sentence. Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy
28 Jan 2011
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June 28, 2011 (2:44) Back and fourth in the Amanda Knox trial continues. The third alleged murder suspect, Rudy Guede, is making things interesting.
29 Jun 2011
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Amanda Knox is reportedly receiving a $4 million dollar advance for her upcoming tell-all about her years behind bars in an Italian jail.
18 Feb 2012
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Amanda Knox is vowing to fight her murder conviction of Meredith Kercher until the very end.
31 Jan 2014
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( Morning Coffee with Mario Talk Show Series: Happy Monday! Today's hot discussions surround Tiger Woods six alleged affairs (of course!), the Amanda Knox sentencing, Roman Polanski's house arrest in his swiss chalet, new reality shows (Find My Family, Jersey Shore) causing a backlash, Adam Sandler's Funny People DVD reviewed, and NBA bad boy Allan Iverson speaks on his bad rep. All this and more! (12-07-09) PART 1 - FIRST 10 MINUTES ONLY - FULL-LENGTH VERSION AVAILABLE ALSO (THIS REQUIRED BY DISTRIBUTORS)
12 Jun 2010
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Shakira gets attacked by a sea lion, Lourdes Leon is ready to unveil Spring 2012 collection, Publishers want Amanda Knox story, Jennifer Aniston is happier then ever in her forties, Fashion Star- new reality show on NBC hosted by Elle Mcpherson, all in today's celebrity gossip.
15 Feb 2012
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Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton reconcile, Nick Cannon quits radio, Adele sues French magazine, Janet Jackson a X Factor judge, Amanda Knox tells story for $4 million, all in today's celebrity gossip.
20 Feb 2012
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Kiss and Lady Gaga want to team up on a song, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez invited to lunch with the Beckhams and more in the latest celebrity gossip.
5 Oct 2011
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