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Police consider manslaughter charges over London tower blaze

LONDON:¬†British police said there may be "reasonable grounds" for bringing corporate manslaughter charges over the Grenfell Tower fire disasterm as loved ones of victims gathered for a service on Thursday. Police wrote to residents of the London block, destroyed in a fire last month that killed at least 80 people, saying they might interview senior members of the local council and the housing association that ran the property. The officer leaading the case had informed both Kensington and Chelsea council and the…

Israeli soldier who shot dead prone Palestinian guilty of manslaughter

TEL AVIV: An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground posing no apparent threat was convicted of manslaughter on Wednesday after a trial that deeply divided the country. Sentencing is expected at a later date. He faces up to 20 years in prison. The soldier, Elor Azaria, had been on trial for manslaughter in a military court since May, with right-wing politicians defending him despite top army brass harshly condemning the killing. Judge Colonel Maya Heller spent more than…

US police officer goes on trial for manslaughter

NEW YORK: A New York police officer opened fire without justification, argued with his partner and failed to provide medical help to a father who lay dying, prosecutors said at the start of his manslaughter trial Monday.