What Happened on 19 December 2012

Obama supports assault weapons ban

U.S. President Barack Obama is looking to reinstate an assault weapons ban following the shooting at an elementary school in… Read More.

Jacob Zuma re-elected as ANC leader

Jacob Zuma has been re-elected as leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC). He won by an overwhelming… Read More.

Standard and Poor's raises Greece's credit rating

Ratings agency Standard and Poor's raised the credit rating of Greece's sovereign debt by six levels on Tuesday. The decision… Read More.

Boston Red Sox sign Japan's Koji Uehara

The Boston Red Sox announced on Tuesday the signing of right-hander Koji Uehara to a contract for the 2013 season.… Read More.

Instagram denies rights to selling users' photos

Facebook's photo-sharing service Instagram has denied it has changed its privacy policy to enable it to sell users' photos to… Read More.

Tarantino U.S. film premiere canceled

The American premiere of Quentin Tarantino's western Django Unchained has been canceled in the wake of last week's shootings at… Read More.