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What Happened on 10 May 2013

Pakistan ex-PM Gilani's son abducted at election rally

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped the son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during an election rally on Thursday. Ali… Read More.

Prosecutors seek execution for Ariel Castro

Prosecutors plan to charge the Ohio man suspected of imprisoning three women for nearly a decade with charges of aggravated… Read More.

Tunisian charged over Canada train bomb plot

A Tunisian man, believed to have met one of the men suspected of planning to bomb a Canadian train, was… Read More.

Fannie Mae to pay $59.4 billion to U.S. Treasury

Fannie Mae said on Thursday it is to pay $59.4 billion in dividends to the US Treasury. The announcement comes… Read More.

Lloyds to slash 850 more jobs

Lloyds Banking Group announced on Thursday it plans to cut a further 850 jobs after shutting a large office in… Read More.

Barnes & Noble shares skyrocket over Microsoft Nook bid report

Shares in Barnes & Noble were up 22 percent on Thursday following unconfirmed reports that tech giant Microsoft may acquire… Read More.

Manchester United appoint David Moyes as new manager

Manchester United appointed David Moyes to succeed Alex Ferguson as manager on Thursday. The Everton boss has signed a six-year… Read More.

British Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson dies in training accident

British Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson died on Thursday after his yacht capsized off the coast of California while training… Read More.

YouTube launches pay-to-watch channels

YouTube launched a trial subscription service for channels on Thursday. Under the pilot scheme, owners of popular channels will be… Read More.

Mobiles surpass global population next year

By next year, the number of mobile subscriptions will exceed the global population, according… Read More.

Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time

Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the Tony Awards for the fourth time. The announcement was made on Thursday… Read More.

Prince Harry kicks off US tour with Michelle Obama

Prince Harry joined US First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Thursday to help children make greeting cards… Read More.