English football star Steven Gerrard has admitted punching a man in a bar, but the Liverpool captain insisted in his court testimony that it was in self-defense. The 29-year-old is facing a charge of affray after an incident in the early hours of December 29, when he attacked businessman Marcus McGee following a dispute about the music that was being played. If found guilty, Gerrard faces a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine of $7,200.
Authorities searched a church near where an 8-year-old California girl was found dead Monday in the hopes of finding clues that would lead to her killer. The body of Sandra Cantu of Tracy, California, was found stuffed into a suitcase in a dairy-farm pond.
Two human-rights activists were shot and killed in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, on Thursday evening, leading a U.N.