What Happened on 16 December 2012

Connecticut school gunman forced his way in, police say

The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, forced his way into the… Read More.

Japan general election underway

Voting kicked off on Sunday for Japan’s general election where former leader Shinzo Abe is challenging current Prime Minister, Yoshihiko… Read More.

UBS faces $1.6 billion fine over Libor manipulation

UBS AG could pay as much as $1.6 billion in fines to settle investigations of interest rate manipulation with the… Read More.

LA Angels sign free agent Josh Hamilton

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced the signing of a five-year contract with free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton on… Read More.

Microsoft and Motorola file to keep case details private

Microsoft and Google Motorola Mobility unit have asked a federal judge in Seattle to keep details from their recent trial… Read More.

Britney Spears highest paid female musician of 2012

Pop star Britney Spears is the highest-earning female musician of 2012, according to Forbes. Although she didn't release any new… Read More.