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What Happened on 28 February 2015

Boris Nemtsov, Russia's leading opposition politician, shot dead in Moscow

Boris Nemtsov, a prominent Russian opposition leader and a trenchant critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been shot dead in… Read More.

US lawmakers vote to avoid homeland security shutdown

Lawmakers in the US passed a one-week extension of funding hours before the deadline to avoid a… Read More.

US fourth quarter growth revised downward to 2.2%

Official data have shown that the slowdown in the American economy in the last quarter of 2014 was greater than… Read More.

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand beat Australia by one wicket

New Zealand defeated Australia by one wicket in an extraordinary match on Saturday… Read More.

Web names auction: Google purchases .app web domain for $25m

Google has bought the .app website domain during an auction. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the organization… Read More.

Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic Mr Spock in 'Star Trek', dies

American actor Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the role of Mr Spock in 'Star Trek', has died aged 83.… Read More.