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What Happened on 18 December 2012

Egypt public prosecutor steps down

Egypt's new public prosecutor stepped down from his post on Monday following protests over his appointment. Talaat Ibrahim was appointed… Read More.

Cyclone Evan batters Fiji

The biggest cyclone to hit Fiji in 20 years battered the Pacific island nation on Monday with winds hitting speeds… Read More.

Santander to absorb Banesto and Banif

Banco Santander is to absorb two Spanish banks, Banesto and Banif, which will result in the closing down of 700… Read More.

Rory McIlroy ends 2012 in top place

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy has ended the year as the world number one after rising to the top of the… Read More.

Hulu annual revenue to hit $695 million in 2012

Internet streaming TV service Hulu is set to generate $695 million in revenue in 2012 and end the year with… Read More.

The Hobbit breaks U.S. box office records for December

The first film in the Hobbit franchise has set a new record for December, making $84.8 million in its opening… Read More.