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What Happened on 27 September 2012

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaign in Ohio

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney spent much of Wednesday campaigning in Ohio, as opinion polls… Read More.

Iran's Ahmadinejad dismisses nuclear threat

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused Western leaders of nuclear "intimidation" in a United Nations General Assembly address. "(The) arms… Read More.

Four guards killed in Damascus suicide attack

Four Syrian security guards died on Wednesday in a suicide attack on a military building in central Damascus. It is… Read More.

Barnes & Noble launch new HD tablets

Barnes & Noble unveiled its first high-definition tablets on Wednesday in a bid to stave off competition from Amazon, Apple… Read More.

French joblessness exceeds 3 million for first time in 13 years

France’s unemployment rate exceeded the 3 million mark in August for the first time in 13 years, official figures showed… Read More.

Protestors clash with police in Athens over spending cuts

Greek police fired tear gas to disperse protestors throwing petrol bombs near parliament in Athens on Wednesday. Dozens of demonstrators… Read More.

Spain to impose further austerity measures

Spain is set to present its austerity budget for 2013 later in the day in the wake of a plummeting… Read More.

Utah Jazz sign G Quinn, F Jackson

The Utah Jazz announced the signing of four free agents on Wednesday, including veteran guard Chris Quinn and forward Darnell… Read More.

NFL, officials reach agreement to end lockout

The NFL and the NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) reached an agreement on Wednesday night over an eight-year collective bargaining agreement,… Read More.

Google Brazil executive questioned over YouTube video

Google’s head of operations in Brazil was questioned by police and released on Wednesday after the company failed to take… Read More.

Moon River singer dies aged 84

Singer Andy Williams has died at his home in Branson, Missouri at the age of 84, a year after being… Read More.

JK Rowling's new novel hits the shelves

JK Rowling's first novel for adults has gone on sale, five years after the seventh and final instalment of the… Read More.