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LA police revisit 2012 criminal case against ’7th Heaven’ star

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Media reports that actor Stephen Collins had admitted to sexual misconduct with underage girls have prompted a new look at allegations of criminal behavior made in 2012 against the star of the popular television show “7th … Continue reading

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LA police revisit 2012 criminal case against ’7th Heaven’ star

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Media reports that actor Stephen Collins had admitted to sexual misconduct with underage girls have prompted a new look at allegations of criminal behavior made in 2012 against the star of the popular television show “7th … Continue reading

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How would you change Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite (2012)?

Gone are the days when, if you wanted to read a book in bed, you'd need to take a torch with you. Nowadays, as long as you've got a Kindle Paperwhite, the books will happily illuminate themselves. The device's even … Continue reading

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What explains Vietnam’s stunning performance in PISA 2012? – World Bank Group (blog)

What explains Vietnam's stunning performance in PISA 2012?World Bank Group (blog)The results from the Program for international Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 show that Vietnam's general education system is more successful than systems in many wealthier countries in providing students with … Continue reading

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Google pays $55 million tax in Britain on 2012 sales of $5.5 billion

By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) – Google, which has been grilled twice in the past year by a UK parliamentary committee over its tax practices, had a UK tax bill of 35 million pounds ($ 55 million) in 2012, on … Continue reading

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Facebook shares break $45 for first time since 2012 IPO

By Alexei Oreskovic and Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of Facebook Inc rose more than 3 percent to a new high Wednesday, valuing the world's No. 1 social network at $ 106 billion, as investors focused on its … Continue reading

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Facebook shares break $45 for first time since 2012 IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of Facebook Inc rose more than 3 percent to a new high Wednesday, valuing the world's No. 1 social network at $ 106 billion, as investors focused on its recent mobile advertising advances ahead of … Continue reading

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Major 2012 Hollywood films lacked central gay characters -group

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fewer than 15 percent of major Hollywood films last year included gay characters and virtually all of those were minor or bit parts, the media advocacy group GLAAD said in a report released on Wednesday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Music streamer Spotify doubles 2012 revenues after expansion

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Music streaming web service Spotify more than doubled revenues in 2012 to 435 million euros ($ 577 million) as it expanded to new markets and almost doubled its users, documents showed on Wednesday. The Stockholm-based company, which … Continue reading

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Music streamer Spotify doubles 2012 revenues after expansion

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Music streaming web service Spotify more than doubled revenues in 2012 to 435 million euros ($ 577 million) as it expanded to new markets and almost doubled its users, documents showed on Wednesday. The Stockholm-based company, which … Continue reading

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