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What Happened on 20 September 2012

South Africa police fire at Marikana mine protesters

South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse protesters near a mine owned by Anglo American on… Read More.

France on alert over Prophet Mohammad cartoons

France has boosted security at its overseas missions after a French satirical magazine published obscene cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.… Read More.

Benghazi was "terrorist attack", says U.S. official

The assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week in which four Americans were killed has been described as… Read More.

Liberty launches $2.6 billion bid for remainder of Belgium's Telenet

U.S. based cable operator Liberty Global has launched a $2.56 billion bid for the shares in Belgian peer Telenet it… Read More.

VW's Porsche to reduce production and spending in 2013

Volkwagen's sports car brand Porsche is to reduce investment spending and production next year in a bid to make up… Read More.

Peugeot looking to sell logistics arm

French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is in talks with Russia's state railway monopoly to sell a 75 percent stake in… Read More.

Euskaltel rider Cabedo killed in traffic accident

Victor Cabedo, a cyclist with the Spanish Euskaltel Euskadi team, died on Wednesday following a traffic accident while out training.… Read More.

NHL cancels first week of pre-season as labor dispute continues

The NHL announced on Wednesday it was canceling the first week of pre-season games due to the absence of a… Read More.

AOL names new CFO

AOL has named Karen Dykstra as chief financial officer, to replace Artie Minson, who was appointed chief operating officer in… Read More.

HTC launches two Windows phones

HTC on Wednesday launched two smartphone models running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 software. The devices will be available in November… Read More.

Shakira pregnant with first child

Colombian singer Shakira revealed on Wednesday she is expecting her first child with her Spanish soccer player boyfriend Gerard Pique.… Read More.

Lindsay Lohan arrested for hitting pedestrian

Lindsay Lohan was arrested on Wednesday after a pedestrian told police that he was hit by the actress’ car as… Read More.