What Happened on 02 August 2012

Bomb threat forces evacuation at San Antonia airport

The international airport in San Antonio, Texas, was forced to evacuate passengers on Wednesday following a bomb threat. Flights were… Read More.

One injured in India bomb blasts

At least one person has been injured in a series of bomb blasts in India’s western Pune city. The explosions… Read More.

Syria shootings by rebels condemned

Human rights activists have condemned the public shooting of four apparent Assad loyalists by rebels in Syria’s Aleppo city. An… Read More.

Nigeria's Access Bank ex-executive to pay $932 million damages

A London high court has ordered an ex-executive of Nigeria's Access Bank to pay $932 million to the bank. Erastus… Read More.

NYSE probe into irregular trading completed

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has completed a probe into "irregular trading" following a series of out of the… Read More.

Greece agrees to new spending cuts

Greek leaders have agreed to nearly $14 billion in new spending cuts required to keep its EU/IMF bailout. The cuts… Read More.

Juventus coach's proposal for ban rejected

Juventus coach Antonio Conte's request for a three-month ban in order to avoid a court hearing over match fixing has… Read More.

Eight women disqualified from Olympic badminton doubles

Eight badminton players have been disqualified from the Olympics’ women's doubles competition after being accused of "not using one's best… Read More.

HP wins ruling in Itanium server case

Hewlett-Packard has won a legal dispute in which it accused business software firm Oracle of failing to honor a contract… Read More.

Amazon launches iPad Instant Video app

Amazon.com has launched a video application for Apple's iPad in a bid to bring its digital content to as many… Read More.

Fifty Shades of Grey outsells Harry Potter on Amazon UK

Erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey has outsold all seven Harry Potter books on Amazon.co.uk, making E.L. James the website's… Read More.

Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police following bar dispute

An arrest warrant issued for Cuba Gooding Jr. has been lifted after the actor met with police on Wednesday following… Read More.