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What Happened on 06 August 2012

Seven killed in Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting

At least seven people, including a gunman, have died during a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek in… Read More.

Egyptian police killed in attack on Israeli border

Unidentified gunmen have attacked a checkpoint along the Egyptian-Israeli border, killing at least 15 Egyptian policemen. Israeli officials said the… Read More.

Red Cross building attacked in Libyan city of Misrata

Unknown assailants have attacked a residential building of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Libyan city of… Read More.

Lufthansa needs to generate more cash, CEO tells employees

The management of Deutsche Lufthansa has told employees in an internal letter that the German carrier must boost its cash… Read More.

GM delays Brazil layoffs decision

General Motors (GM) and a Brazilian union have postponed until November a decision to shed some 1,840 jobs at a… Read More.

Knight Capital close to deal to raise $400 million from investors, reports

Equities trading firm Knight Capital is close to securing a $400 million capital infection from a group of around six… Read More.

Usain Bolt wins 100-meter final at London 2012

Usain Bolt has confirmed his status as the greatest sprinter in history as he retained his Olympic 100-meter title. Many… Read More.

Man arrested after bottle thrown on Olympic 100-meter track

A man has been apprehended after a bottle was thrown on to the track just seconds before the start of… Read More.

IBM awarded $280 million IT outsourcing contract by Saudi's Mobily

Saudi telecom firm Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has awarded IBM a five-year contract worth $280 million to outsource its IT operations.… Read More.

New games, cost cuts could increase Activision shares by 50%

Videogame maker Activision Blizzard could see a significant increase in its share price on the back of the forthcoming release… Read More.

Mexican singer Chavela Vargas dies at 93

Popular Mexican singer Chavela Vargas has died of respiratory failure at the age of 93. Her friend and biographer Maria… Read More.

New Orleans bar case dropped against Cuba Gooding Jr

New Orleans authorities have decided to drop misdemeanor battery charges against actor Cuba Gooding Jr. following a run-in with a… Read More.