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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
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Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend alters message about Kercher killing

Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend alters message about Kercher killing

ROME, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The lawyer for Raffaele Sollecito, boyfriend of U.S. student Amanda Knox when her roommate was killed in Italy, says his case should be considered separately.
Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito admits he questioned her odd behavior

Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito admits he questioned her odd behavior

FLORENCE, Italy, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Could Raffaele Sollecito be trying to distance himself from Amanda Knox?
Kate Stanton
Amanda Knox proclaims her innocence in new Twitter photograph

Amanda Knox proclaims her innocence in new Twitter photograph

SEATTLE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Amanda Knox, convicted in Italy of killing her housemate, has changed her Twitter profile photo to include a homemade sign proclaiming her innocence.
Kerry says he's not interested in a political bid in 2016

Kerry says he's not interested in a political bid in 2016

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has no plans "whatsoever" to jump back into the political pool once his time as the nation's top diplomat ends.

Judge in Amanda Knox retrial being investigated

FLORENCE, Italy, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The Italian judge who granted interviews after convicting Amanda Knox and her boyfriend of killing a British student is being investigated, a prosecutor said.
Raffaele Sollecito to return to Italy after conviction

Raffaele Sollecito to return to Italy after conviction

FLORENCE, Italy, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Raffaele Sollecito, Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend, said he returned to Italy to fight his latest conviction in the slaying of British student Meredith Kercher.

Amanda Knox should be in custody, Kercher's brother says

PERUGIA, Italy, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The brother of slain British coed Meredith Kercher says American Amanda Knox, recently re-convicted in the 2007 murder in Italy, should be in custody.
In wake of Amanda Knox conviction, State Department clarifies extradition process

In wake of Amanda Knox conviction, State Department clarifies extradition process

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The State Department responded Friday when asked by a reporter whether America would extradite Amanda Knox after she was found guilty of murder on Thursday.
JC Finley
Amanda Knox 'hit like a train' by guilty verdict

Amanda Knox 'hit like a train' by guilty verdict

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Amanda Knox told a U.S. television network Friday she was bowled over when she heard her murder conviction had been reinstated by an Italian appeals court.

Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito again found guilty in Kercher slaying

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Amanda Knox once again was found guilty Thursday and sentenced to 28 years in prison for the 2007 slaying of roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy.
Amanda Knox, Rafaelle Sollecito found guilty of murder by Italian court

Amanda Knox, Rafaelle Sollecito found guilty of murder by Italian court

FLORENCE , Italy, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A court in Italy reinstated the guilty verdicts against American Amanda Knox and Italian Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
Veronica Linares
Amanda Knox awaits third verdict from Italian court

Amanda Knox awaits third verdict from Italian court

FLORENCE , Italy, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- An Italian court will decide Thursday whether or not to uphold the overturned conviction that acquitted Amanda Knox in the 2007 murder of an exchange student.
Veronica Linares
Italian suspect to attend verdict in coed's killing

Italian suspect to attend verdict in coed's killing

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- An Italian man charged with killing a British college student will attend a fourth trial's conclusion in person, his father said.

Amanda Knox's latest trial in slaying of roommate almost over

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The retrial of a U.S. college student and her Italian ex-boyfriend in the slaying of her British roommate is nearing completion in Italy, prosecutors said.

Amanda Knox confides in man released after wrongly convicted of murder

SEATTLE, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The man whose murder conviction was tossed says he has spoken with U.S. student Amanda Knox, waiting to see if she is re-convicted in the death of her roommate.
Sex-game scenario ruled out in Amanda Knox retrial

Sex-game scenario ruled out in Amanda Knox retrial

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Prosecutors Monday ruled out a sex-game scenario in the death of Amanda Knox's British roommate in Knox's retrial in Florence, Italy.
Amanda Knox will become 'fugitive' if reconvicted

Amanda Knox will become 'fugitive' if reconvicted

PERUGIA, Italy, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- American student Amanda Knox says if her conviction in the killing of British student Meridith Kercher is upheld by an Italian court, she will be a fugitive.
Kercher family lawyer tells Knox to 'act like a defendant'

Kercher family lawyer tells Knox to 'act like a defendant'

FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The lawyer for the family of a British woman killed in Italy in 2007 said former student Amanda Knox should "act as a defendant" and quit making statements.
Cara Delevingne slams paparazzi for following her to church

Cara Delevingne slams paparazzi for following her to church

Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Cara Delevingne is used to having paparazzi following her around everywhere she goes, but the British beauty thought photographers went too far when they followed her inside a church to take pictured of her.
Veronica Linares

Knox says she's skipping new Kercher trial because she's 'afraid'

FLORENCE, Italy, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Amanda Knox, the U.S. student accused of murdering a British student while the two were in Italy, said she wasn't attending a trial because she was "afraid."

Kercher family's attorney say Knox, Sollecito were in 'murderous rage'

FLORENCE, Italy, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Drugs and alcohol lowered inhibitions for the U.S. student and her boyfriend accused of killing a British student in Italy, the victim's family's lawyer said.
Amanda Knox retrial prosecutor calls for 30-year jail sentence

Amanda Knox retrial prosecutor calls for 30-year jail sentence

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- An Italian prosecutor called for Amanda Knox to receive a 30-year sentence for the 2007 murder of British exchange student Meredith Kercher during Knox's retrial Tuesday.
Veronica Linares

Prosecutor requests 30 years for Knox in Kercher death

FLORENCE, Italy, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- American Amanda Knox should get a 30-year prison term for the 2007 death of British exchange student Meredith Kercher, an Italian prosecutor said Tuesday.

Prosecutors make closing arguments in retrial of Knox, Sollecito

FLORENCE, Italy, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Italian prosecutors Monday made closing arguments in the retrial of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 killing of British student Meredith Kercher.
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