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What Happened on 19 May 2012

SpaceX aborts Falcon rocket and Dragon ship launch

The U.S. firm SpaceX has aborted the lift off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon ship to the International Space… Read More.

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng set to leave Beijing

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has told reporters he is set to fly to the U.S. despite not having a… Read More.

Eurozone crisis to top G8 summit agenda

The eurozone crisis is expected to dominate talks at the Group of Eight (G8) summit as U.S. President Barack… Read More.

Flame for London Games begins British torch relay

The flame for the London Games has begun a 70-day torch relay around Britain.  Triple Olympic gold medallist… Read More.

Facebook sees lukewarm debut

Facebook shares ended their first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing of $38. Shares in… Read More.

Jackie Chan to step away from action roles

Martial arts star Jackie Chan has said his next film will be his last as an action star. The 58-year-old… Read More.