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District Judge George O’Toole Jr. right as O’Toole addresses a pool of potential jurors in a jury assembly room at the federal courthouse in Boston AP She recalled happily waiting to see her aunt cross the finish line one minute then being immersed in smoke the next She said she passed out and when she regained consciousness she was lying on her back and men were tying tourniquets to her thigh "I was getting increasingly cold and I knew I was dying" she said Corcoran’s femoral artery had been severed and she nearly bled to death on the pavement Later in the hospital a nurse told her she was going to wheel her mother into her room but needed to warn her about something "Your mother doesn’t have her legs anymore" Corcoran said the nurse told her "I just said ‘I don’t care I just want my Mom’" Rebekah Gregory who had 17 surgeries on her leg before doctors amputated it in November walked slowly to the witness stand on an artificial limb "I remember being thrown back hoisted into the air" said Gregory who had gone to watch the race with her 5-year-old son Noah and her boyfriend’s family "My first instinct as a mother was where in the world was my baby where was my son" She said she looked down at her leg: "My bones were literally laying next to me on the sidewalk and blood was everywhere" She saw other peoples’ body parts all around her and "at that point I thought that was the day I would die" "I said a prayer I said ‘God if this is it take me but let me know that Noah is OK’" Someone finally picked up her son and put him down beside her She testified that as she looked for the boy she saw a dead woman on the pavement That woman was Krystle Campbell Tsarnaev shaggy-haired and goateed slouched in his seat and showed little reaction as the case unfolded The defense did not ask a single question of the victims who testified Their emotional accounts came after a blunt opening statement by Tsarnaev’s lawyer who flatly told the jury that the 21-year-old former college student committed the crime "It WAS him" said defense attorney Judy Clarke one of the nation’s foremost death-penalty specialists But in a strategy aimed at saving Tsarnaev from a death sentence she argued that he had fallen under the malevolent influence of his now-dead older brother Tamerlan Associated Press By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: December 30 2016 4:44 pm Arjun Kapoor will be seen in a role of a Sikh man in his upcoming film Mubaraka Related News Actor Arjun Kapoor who will be seen in a role of a Sikh man in his upcoming film Mubaraka took lessons to get his Punjabi accent correct The makers got a dialect coach for the 31-year-old actor so that he would get all his nuances right a release issuedhere said “Being brought in a joint family and hearing Punjabi being spoken by my grandparents all the time really stuck with me When we started reading sessions I realised I could recall the tonality from my childhood And this made the process a little easier than I had imagined” Arjun said in a statement here Director Anees Bazmee thinks Arjun was quick enough at getting the dialect correct for “Mubaraka” “We had a dialect coach for Arjun for the first two days But Arjun was so quick to learn that we didn’t need the coach beyond that It took Arjun just two days to get into the skin of both the characters he is playing And I feel that is commendable” Anees said More from the world of Entertainment: The “Ishqzaade” actor will be seen playing a double role that of Karanveer Singh and Charanveer Singh For the very first time the ‘Chacha-Bhatija’ jodi Anil Kapoor and nephew Arjun have come together for a film The film also stars Ileana D’cruz and Athiya Shetty in the lead roles “Mubaraka” produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions Murad Khetani’se Cine 1 Studios and Ashwin Varde will be releasing on July 28 2017 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 30 2017 5:18 am Tailin Lyngdoh (File) Top News Four days after a Khasi woman was told she looked like a “maid” and asked to leave a table at the Delhi Golf Club (DGC) a joint statement by her and her employer has asked the Club to “review its policies and practices regarding domestic workers” and to avoid “racial stereotyping” Nivedita Barthakur-Sondhi whose son’s governess Tailin Lyngdoh was asked to leave a lunch hosted by a member of the club last Sunday said the non-official committee set up to probe the incident would serve “no constructive purpose” She also said such a committee set up at the behest of the DGC “may not manifest itself in the public eye to be independent and impartial” “We think that any such inquiry by a non-official committee would be counter-productive and disrespectful to the due process that has been or will be initiated by governmental and quasi-judicial bodies under law” Sondhi said in a statement Sondhi said they had also submitted a statement giving their account of the incident to Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju “We have already sent a statement giving our account of the said events to the minister We will continue to co-operate with all governmental and quasi-judicial agencies in aiding the completion of the inquiry into this incident” she added For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: August 22 2017 7:08 am Diana Edulji (L) Harmanpreet Kaur (C) and Punam Raut (R) Top News AFTER DECADES of playing second fiddle to their male counterparts the Indian women’s cricket team captured the nation’s imagination for three exhilarating weeks this July Harmanpreet Kaur unleashed a breathtaking assault scoring an unbeaten 171 off 115 balls against Australia in the semi-finals and Punam Raut established herself as the bedrock of the top order top-scoring in the final Kaur and Raut along with former India captain-turned-administrator Diana Edulji will be the guests at Express Adda in Mumbai on Tuesday Edulji was the only cricketer picked by the Supreme Court as a member of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to run the Indian cricket board With the CoA entrusted with implementing the Lodha panel reforms and engineering a change in the BCCI constitution in line with the directions of the Supreme Court the former all-rounder has a lot on her plate With captain Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami having announced that they have played their last World Cup Kaur and Raut are the new faces of Indian women’s cricket Kaur’s innings against the six-time world champions is considered a seminal moment for Indian women’s cricket with some comparing the knock with Kapil Dev’s 175 against Zimbabwe in the 1983 World Cup Her strokeplay poise and hitting ability are pointers to the direction the women’s game will take in the future Though the Indian women’s team reached the World Cup final in 2005 as well that achievement did not make heads turn like their recent exploits in England Already there is some talk about starting a women’s IPL in the not-so-distant future Kaur Raut and Edulji will be in conversation with The Indian Express Deputy Editor Seema Chishti and Assistant Editor Bharat Sundaresan The Express Adda is a series of informal interactions organised by The Indian Express Group and features people who have been at the centre of change Guests at the event in the past include the Dalai Lama economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian filmmaker Karan Johar Union Minister Piyush Goyal writer Amitav Ghosh and cricketer Virat Kohli For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Nawada | Published: May 27 2017 4:25 pm Top News A youth was killed after he was hit by a passenger train in Bihar’s Nawada district on Saturday The incident happened when the youth was walking on the railway track with earphones plugged in Government Railway Police (GRP) SHO Karu Choudhary said Eyewitnesses said that the youth was engrossed in listening to music He could not hear the whistle of the Gaya-Kiul Passenger train and was run over the SHO said The deceased was identified as Rajiv Ranjan (18) Government Railway Police (GRP) SHO Karu Choudhary said He was a resident of Daniyawan village under the jurisdiction of Roh police station Ranjan’s body was handed over to his family after post-mortem the SHO said For all the latest Patna News download Indian Express App More Top News Left and possibly the TMC.” Jaramillo said. They are planning to visit Gorakhpur in October for a further understanding of the disease in the state, said AK DhawanDirector of Communicable Disease Earhart was accompanied by an official from the US Embassysaid Dhawan For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AFP | Hong Kong | Published: January 1 2017 6:58 pm People marching in protest at a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday January 1 2017 to protest against Beijing’s interpretation of Basic Law and Hong Kong government’s bid to ban pro-democracy lawmakers from taking office (AP/PTI photo) Top News Thousands of protesters chanting “Sovereignty belongs to the people” marched through Hong Kong on New Year’s Day to protest at the government’s legal bid to unseat some pro-democracy lawmakers The four popularly elected legislators who led the rally were the latest targets of a government move which pro-democracy parties describe as a witch hunt It came after the city’s courts ousted two pro-independence lawmakers for failing to swear their oaths of office correctly a move backed by Beijing Watch What Else Is Making News The Hong Kong government now wants to bar the other four legislators for alleged breaches in their swearing-in ceremony and in their oaths of allegiance “We can see that under Hong Kong’s rule of law the government with its unlimited resources will use legal procedures to bully leaders and representatives with fewer resources” Joshua Wong a prominent student leader told AFP at the rally “This has shown that ‘One Country Two Systems’ is a failure and we should use the 20th anniversary of the handover to reflect on our political situation” Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997 under a deal which gives it broad autonomy and preserves its freedoms and the rule of law for 50 years But there are fears these freedoms are being eroded by Beijing “The four lawmakers are genuinely concerned about the future of Hong Kong to ensure that our core values will be maintained” Peggy Ng a retired civil servant told AFP at the rally “Particularly that our next generations will enjoy the freedoms that I have enjoyed before” Court proceedings against the four are scheduled to start in February Organisers of the march said 9150 people attended while police estimated an maximum attendance of 4800 A 1200-strong pro-Beijing committee will elect Hong Kong’s next leader in March The current unpopular chief executive Leung Chun-ying has announced he will not seek re-election citing family reasons Banners at the march caricatured the likely election candidates and highlighted their pro-establishment positions Today’s rally also sought to raise funds for the four lawmakers to fight the government’s challenge in court The two ousted pro-independence lawmakers separately announced last week they were making a final legal bid to overturn their exclusion from the legislature For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News but it’s somewhat unfair to recall Gordon Banks’s save off Pele’s header in 1970." 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