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What Happened on 29 September 2012

George Soros pledges $1.5 million to Democratic Super PACs

Billionaire financier George Soros has committed $1.5 million to Super PACs supporting President Barack Obama and Democrats running for Congress… Read More.

China's Bo Xilai expelled from Communist Party

Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party following accusations of corruption and abuse of power.… Read More.

Spanish banks require $76.3 billion of euro zone loans

Spain's banks require an injection of $76.3 billion in order to weather a serious downturn, according to an independent audit… Read More.

United States lead on day one of Ryder Cup

The United States held a 5-3 lead over Europe after the first day of the Ryder Cup. The American combination… Read More.

Blackberry maker RIM posts $235 million loss

Research In Motion (RIM) posted a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday, sending its shares up nearly 18 percent in after-hours… Read More.

Judge rejects defamation lawsuit against John Travolta

A judge has thrown out a defamation case against John Travolta, filed by a man who wrote a book claiming… Read More.