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What Happened on 08 January 2013

Obama Nominates Brennan CIA Director

On Monday, US President Barack Obama nominated John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism,… Read More.

Protests Over Chinese News Censorship Grow

Hundreds of people staged protests outside the headquarters of Southern Weekly in Guangzhou over a censored editorial. Journalists… Read More.

American Banks Reach Mortgage Settlements

Bank of America and other major banks agreed to payout over $19 billion by way of settlements to resolve regulatory… Read More.

Lionel Messi Wins Fourth Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi was awarded the FIFA Ballon d'Or for a fourth year running on Monday - a veritable record for… Read More.

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 800 at CES 2013

Qualcomm Inc., the leading cellphone chip-maker, introduced a lineup of chips that could have smartphones recording videos in Ultra HD… Read More.

Huell Howser Dies At 67

Host of the popular television travel series "California's Gold", Huell Howser died at age 67. Though born in Tennessee, Howser… Read More.