Portal:Current events/2005 June 27
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- Domino Harvey dies of an OD, Harvey was a legendary bounty hunter and her biography was made a movie with Keira Knightley as Domino.
- The Supreme Court of the United States releases a unanimous decision in MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd., finding that P2P file sharing companies can be held liable for the copyright infringement of their users. (Wired), (Financial Times)
- Walmart heir John T. Walton dies when his ultra-light plane crashes right after taking off in Jackson, Wyoming. (CNN)
- Kenya releases three men suspected of conspiracy to a suicide bombing in 2002 and links to al Qaeda. (BBC) (Reuters)
- South Africa's Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has organized a nationwide strike to protest job losses and unemployment. (IOL) (Reuters SA) (BBC) (Bloomberg)
- In the Philippines, president Gloria Arroyo apologizes and admits that she took a phonecall to an election official during the presidential elections last. She denies any vote fixing and refuses to resign. (Manila Bulletin (Sun Star) (Reuters)
- In Mexico, Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatistas announces a "new political initiative" after a week-long meeting in the jungle. (Indymedia Chiapas - Spanish and English) (Reuters AlertNet)
- Greek prosecutor launches a preliminary investigation to determine if Greeks fighting for Bosnian Serbs were involved with the Srebrenica massacre. (Reuters AlertNet)
- In Bosnia, Bosnian Serb police arrests 11 for connection with war crimes. (Reuters)
- Israeli military tribunal convicts ex-soldier Wahid Taysir of manslaughter for killing British peace activist Tom Hurndall in April 2003. The victim's family accuses Israeli army of using Taysir as a scapegoat. (Jerusalem Post) (Ha'aretz) (Times) (BBC)
- Dennis Rader plead guilty in the Sedgwick County District Court to ten counts of murder in the BTK trial.