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What Happened on 12 September 2012

Americans commemorate 11th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Memorial services marking the anniversary of the September 11 attacks took place across the United States on Tuesday. The ceremonies… Read More.

Taliban raised $400 million in 2011, says UN

The Taliban raised about $400 million last year from various sources including donations, taxing local economies and extorting money from… Read More.

Libya militias storm U.S. consulate over film

Libyan militia members stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, the country's second largest city, on Tuesday. The ambassador is reported… Read More.

Bank of England governor job to be advertised for first time

The post of the next governor of the Bank of England is to be advertised for the first time later… Read More.

Portugal given more time by EU/IMF to meet deficit goals

The European Union and IMF have agreed to ease budget targets imposed on Portugal under a $100 billion bailout, Finance… Read More.

U.S. AAA rating dependant on drop in debt ratio, says Moody's

The United States stands to lose its AAA debt rating if next year's budget negotiations do not result in policies… Read More.

Oakland Raider agree to contract extension with Marcel Reece

The Oakland Raiders have signed a contract extension with fullback Marcel Reece. The terms of the contract have not been… Read More.

Boston Bruins sign $5.75 million contract extension with Tyler Seguin

The Boston Bruins have agreed to a six-year contract extension with forward Tyler Seguin. The deal is worth an estimated… Read More.

Huawei to invest $2 billion in Britain

Chinese group Huawei Technologies is to invest $2 billion in Britain, resulting in the creation of some 700 new jobs… Read More.

YouTube launches new version of iPhone app

Google has released a new version of its YouTube app for iPhones. The new app will not have the advantage… Read More.

Khloe Kardashian in running for X Factor host

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian could become the next host of The X Factor, the singing contest's creator Simon Cowell… Read More.

Hunger Games 2 starts filming in Georgia

The second instalment of The Hunger Games trilogy has started filming in America, according to Lionsgate. The film studio said… Read More.