Not guilty plea

Samoan man in Queensland denies wife's murder

Arona Peniamina stabbed Sandra repeatedly and bashed her head in with a bollard.

However, he denies intending to kill the mother of four.

Media reports from Australia said Peniamina admitted causing Sandra’s death and offered to plead guilty to manslaughter.

The prosecutors rejected this at the outset of his Brisbane Supreme Court trial on Tuesday.

Peniamina was convinced his wife was having an affair.

R Kelly pleads not guilty to sexual assault

The new counts, unveiled last week in an indictment by a Cook County grand jury, involve alleged abuse of a victim between the ages of 13-16, according to documents posted on the Chicago Sun-Times' website.

The allegations centre on someone identified only as J.P., with no other details provided. The alleged crimes allegedly took place between May 2009 and January 2010.

Kelly, 52, could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted on the new charges.

Samoa nurses plead not guilty over baby deaths

The two accused, Leutogi Te'o and Luse Emo Tuavale, entered a not guilty plea to manslaughter, conspiracy to defeat the course of justice and negligence.

The women remain on bail for a hearing set down for January next year.

The one year old infants died in July soon after receiving a vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella at a clinic in Savai'i.

A Commission of Inquiry into their deaths is set to start next Monday.