What Happened on 12 November 2014

US, China agree to cut greenhouse emissions levels

US president Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have announced an agreement on climate change that would slash… Read More.

'Mormon church founder Joseph Smith wed 40 wives'

Mormon church founder Joseph Smith wed around 40 wives, which included some already married and one who was just 14,… Read More.

Mexican protesters target ruling party headquarters

Protesters in Mexico clashed with the police and set the ruling party headquarters on fire as unrest over the disappearance… Read More.

Mali reports second Ebola death

A nurse in Mali has died of Ebola, the country’s second confirmed fatality from the deadly disease, according to media… Read More.

Libyan activists found beheaded in Derna

Three young Libyan activists, who were earlier abducted were found beheaded in eastern Libya’s Derna city, media reports say. The… Read More.

Yahoo buys BrightRoll for $640m

Yahoo has bought BrightRoll, a digital video ad service, for $640 million. This would help Yahoo grow… Read More.

Murray defeats Raonic 6-3 7-5

Andy Murray defeated Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets to avoid elimination from the ATP World Tour Finals, at the… Read More.

Google takes over Nasa airfield for research

The Google offshoot, Planetary Ventures, is taking over the management of the Nasa-owned Moffett Federal Airfield purportedly to boost space… Read More.

Thoughts can be used to switch on genes, study shows

A new study has shown that the power of thought can be used to switch on genes, media reports say.… Read More.

AT&T drops in-flight 4G plan

AT&T has dropped plans to provide in-flight 4G connectivity, the firm reportedly said. In a statement, the telecom giant said… Read More.

Rapper 'Big Bank Hank' dies aged 57

Rapper Henry Jackson, popularly know as ‘Big Bank Hank’, has died at the age of 57. He was reportedly suffering… Read More.

I'll retire after 10th film, says Quentin Tarantino

'Pulp fiction' and 'Kill Bill' director Quentin Tarantino has said that he plans to retire from film-making after finishing his… Read More.