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What Happened on 08 May 2013

John Kerry arrives in Moscow for Syria talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday on Syria, agreeing… Read More.

Police to interview Cleveland women's kidnappers

Police are set to interrogate three male suspects over the abduction of three women for nearly a decade in Cleveland,… Read More.

Philippines volcano eruption kills five people

A volcano eruption in the Philippines killed four German climbers and their Filipino guide on Tuesday. Mount Mayon, located around… Read More.

HSBC profits double to $8.4 billion

HSBC has nearly doubled pre-tax profits to $8.4 billion in the first three months of this year on the back… Read More.

Societe Generale considers job cuts

France's Societe Generale may cuts hundreds of jobs to order to raise profits due to poor economic conditions. On Tuesday,… Read More.

Walt Disney posts 10 percent rise in revenue

Walt Disney posted a 10 percent rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2013, beating analysts' expectations. The increase… Read More.

Buffalo Sabres names Ron Rolston as head coach

The Buffalo Sabres named Ron Rolston as head coach on Tuesday. Rolston had taken over on an interim basis in… Read More.

Ryan McDonough appointed GM of Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns appointed Ryan McDonough as the club's new general manager on Tuesday. McDonough had been with the Boston… Read More.

Syrian hackers target the Onion Twitter feed

Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army attacked the Twitter feed of US satire news site The Onion on Tuesday. The… Read More.

Electronic Arts posts drop in profits

Video game maker Electronic Arts (EA) posted lower profits on Tuesday due to a drop in packaged game sales. For… Read More.

Ja Rule released from prison

American rapper Ja Rule was released from prison on Tuesday after serving a two year sentence for gun and tax… Read More.

Youssou Ndour and Kaija Saariaho awarded Polar Music Prize

Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho have been named as the winners of this year's Polar Music… Read More.