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New JFK home movie revealed

Published 23/02/2011 | 05:00

A colour home movie of President John F Kennedy's appearance in Houston on the eve of his 1963 assassination has surfaced.

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The silent film captures Mr Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in their appearance at a League of United Latin American Citizens in Houston. Roy Botello has donated the film to the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas.

Death sentence for nurse killer

A US man found guilty over the 2007 murder and decapitation of a Florida nurse has been sentenced to death in Tallahassee.

Gary Michael Hilton (64) was found guilty last week of killing 46-year-old nurse Cheryl Dunlap. Hilton, was earlier sentenced to life in prison in the January 2008 slaying of 24-year-old Meredith Emerson.

Malcolm X's daughter arrested

The daughter of murdered US civil rights leader Malcolm X was being held in a North Carolina jail and could be extradited to New York to face charges on outstanding warrants.

Investigators found that Malikah Shabazz (45), had several outstanding warrants that include charges for grand larceny, forgery and identity theft.

Oil firm to build Guyana harbour

Canadian petroleum company CGX Energy said it will develop a deep water harbour in Guyana to support oil and natural gas operations off the South American country's coast.

The company said it will spend $30m (€21.9m) to develop a port and harbour near the Berbice River in eastern Guyana.

Child-rape wife given life in jail

A US woman who videotaped herself and her husband raping a four-year-old girl and posted it on the internet has been sentenced to 26 years to life in prison.

Hollie Beston, of Burien, was sentenced by judge Mariane Spearman. Her estranged husband, Brian Beston, was also sentenced in June to 26 years to life in prison.

Dapper coaches get best results

Sports coaches who wear suits on match days and tracksuits at training are more likely to get the best out of their teams, according to new research.

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth studied the effect a coach's appearance had on players' impressions of their competence.

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