2012 YEAR IN REVIEW

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  • Neeson returns to dark side with new cop thriller
    Neeson returns to dark side with new cop thriller

    Liam Neeson returns to the darker side in his latest film, playing a former cop haunted by his past as he becomes caught up in a murky drug underworld.

  • Could Ebola Become Airborne?
    Could Ebola Become Airborne?

    The Ebola virus is currently causing a devastating and unprecedented outbreak in West Africa, but could the virus create a doomsday scenario by turning airborne? Last week, Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, published an op-ed in The New York Times in which he argued that the ability of Ebola to become airborne is a real risk that virologists don't like to talk about publicly. Although it's theoretically possible that Ebola could become airborne, "it's pretty unlikely," said Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious-disease physician at the University of Pittsburgh. The Ebola virus does mutate, or change its genetic material,, fairly frequently, but this does not necessarily mean it can become airborne, Adalja said.

  • Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows
    Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows

    Moscow (AFP) - Russian authorities told people not to panic on Tuesday as the battered ruble plunged to record lows, floored by tensions with the West over Ukraine, new sanctions and falling oil prices.

  • Modern Europeans descended from three groups
    Modern Europeans descended from three groups

    Paris (AFP) - Modern Europeans are descended from three major groups of ancient humans, not two as was previously thought, according to a gene analysis published on Wednesday.

  • Fed, Yellen keep ‘considerable time,’ miss great opportunity
    Fed, Yellen keep ‘considerable time,’ miss great opportunity

    The FOMC statement, released Wednesday afternoon at 2:00pm, was a considerable disappointment to Fed watchers who were hoping for an indication of when Fed Chair Janet Yellen would raise short-term interest rates, which are currently near 0%. The language that would indicate a change boiled down to two words, “considerable time,” which the Fed decided to retain. Under current guidance, most Federal Reserve heads believe the first rate hikes won’t begin until 2015.

  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
    Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)

    The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time by online tracker Internet Live Stats.

  • Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel
    Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel

    HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he's building in the global gambling capital of Macau.

  • Walker's allies rush to aid Wisconsin GOP governor
    Walker's allies rush to aid Wisconsin GOP governor

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is in another tight political spot, and his allies are again rushing to the Republican's rescue, powering his re-election bid and trying to keep alive his presidential prospects.

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