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What Happened on 18 December 2013

Three convicted of gang rape in India

An Indian court convicted three Nepalese men for gang-raping an American woman this year.  The men have been sentenced to… Read More.

British doctor held by Syria is dead

A young doctor who traveled from Britain to treat civilians in Syria died under mysterious circumstances after being held in… Read More.

US warns Americans of violence in South Sudan

The State Department has warned Americans, including non-emergency US personnel, of the rising violence in South Sudan. The nation has… Read More.

ADHD diagnosis may be a lie

Many people are now falsely being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and doctors have begun to hand out way… Read More.

Wildlife charity funded founders' lavish lifestyle

Wildlife charity called ‘Save China's Tigers’ helped save tigers and also provided cash for the founders'… Read More.

Glaxo to stop paying doctors to promote its drugs

British company GlaxoSmithKline is the first major drug company to take such a step: Reports suggest that the company is… Read More.

Middle Tennessee wide receiver accused of shoplifting

Middle Tennessee State junior wide receiver was arrested for shoplifting an iPhone car charger worth $29.88 from a Walmart store. … Read More.

Michael Jordan to have trouble selling his mansion

No one wants to buy Michael Jordan's incredible 56,000 square foot Chicagoland mansion. It didn't receive any bids after it… Read More.

Mandela, Walker top 2013 Google searches

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela, who died recently, was the top search on Google this year.  The company released… Read More.

Video ads to come to Facebook this week

Users are probably not going to be thrilled by the fact that video ads will soon play automatically on Facebook… Read More.

Beyonce saves planet with new album

Beyonce shocked the world by releasing her surprise album. She is now also surprising the world by selling hundreds of… Read More.

Beatles rarities coming to iTunes

The Beatles took years to arrive on iTunes but this treat could make up for the wait: Fifty-nine rare tracks… Read More.