Murder trial hits delays

first_imgLos Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen A. Marcus ordered  Tuesday a delay of the trials of the two men charged in last year’s killings of two USC graduate students, media reported.Bryan Barnes, 20, and Javier Bolden, 19, have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting and robbery of Chinese graduate engineering students Ming Qu and Ying Wu on April 11, 2012.Qu and Wu, both 23 years old, were killed in a car in an off-campus shooting west of the University Park Campus near the intersection of 27th Street and Raymond Avenue.A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the university in May by Qu’s and Wu’s parents seeking unspecified damages, claiming that the university misled people about the safety of the area surrounding the University Park Campus. However, Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson dismissed the case in February, citing insufficient legal arguments.Barnes and Bolden were charged last May in connection with the case. Both pled not guilty at their arraignment in July.last_img read more

Formula E Champion Jean-Eric Vergne in visit to Sarajevo

first_imgFrom 28thto 30thNovember, a great promotion of Formula E is planned in the capital of BiH. As confirmed to news website, apart from the best Formula One driver in the world, Jean-Eric Vergne, who will present the Techeetah team bolid race car, Edmund Chu, the president of this team and the chairman of the Manchester City board of directors of the British football club, will visit Sarajevo as well.Chu stated that he is looking forward to arriving in Sarajevo where he will talk with Sarajevo mayor Abdulah Skaka on the possibilities of organizing a prestigious Formula E race in BiH’s capital.“I would like to see such a race in Sarajevo, an incredible city with a rich history. Sarajevo’s intentions to become ‘European Seoul’, the center of innovations, technology and excellence and the I-City in Europe, are the long-term ambition of my new associate Samir Ceric, a London based entrepreneur and a BiH investor, “Edmond Chu said.Samir Ceric from Sarajevo Sports International, the initiator of this idea, said that everything is ready for the arrival of a Formula One car in Sarajevo.“All of this is a continuation of the preparations for the organization of Formula E race. Together with Mayor Abdulah Skaka, in this way we show seriousness and strong support for the event that will bring great benefits to Sarajevo, “concluded Ceric.Chu will attend the fourth business conference “Reliability 2018” in Sarajevo, which will be held in Sarajevo’s Hotel Hills on 29th November.last_img read more