2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Year in Review 2012: Obsessions
Here are the top 10 obsessions that, as ranked by their search volume and percentage spike compared with 2011 on Yahoo!.
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- Final Glance: Gold companies
Shares of some top gold companies were down at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.69 or 5.1 percent, to $12.83. Gold Fields fell $.12 or 3.2 percent, to $3.61. GoldCorp. fell $.92 or 4.1 percent, ...
- Indians stashing 'black money,' beware. High court wants your name
- American couple held in Qatar speaks: 'We are being kidnapped'
An American couple feels trapped and abandoned by the U.S. Government as they await a possible death sentence following the death of their daughter in the oil rich country of Qatar. Grace and Matthew Huang were accused of starving their adopted daughter Gloria to death almost two years ago. Since the tragic night of Gloria's passing, the Huangs have been jailed, separated from their other two children. Their lives are in the hands of a foreign government whose judicial process is mysterious and terrifying to them.They decided to share their story exclusively with Yahoo’s Global News Anchor Katie Couric.
- Closure of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa 'declaration of war': Abbas
Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday. "This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on the Arab and Islamic nation," his spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina quoted him as saying. "We hold the Israeli government responsible for this dangerous escalation in Jerusalem that has reached its peak through the closure of the Al-Aqsa mosque this morning," he told AFP. "The state of Palestine will take all legal measures to hold Israel accountable and to stop these ongoing attacks."
- Akamai Technologies tops Street 3Q forecasts
On a per-share basis, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 50 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 62 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall ...
- JDS Uniphase reports 1Q loss
On a per-share basis, the Milpitas, California-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 14 cents per share. The results exceeded ...
- On Politics: Obama, Christie and Ebola
- Eric Holder To Ferguson Leakers: ‘Shut Up’