PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius' family "accepts" the five-year jail sentence handed down by the Pretoria High Court for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, his uncle Arnold Pistorius said on Tuesday. "Oscar will embrace this opportunity to pay back to society," he said in a brief statement to reporters before asking for the media to respect his family's privacy. (Reporting by Joe Brock; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Ed Cropley)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.