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International News on December 1, 2012

  • Thousands of people staged demonstrations across Egypt in support of President Mohamed Morsi. They waved Egyptian flags and hoisted pictures of Morsi. The support to the President is to counteract earlier protests against Morsi for his recent presidential decrees which exempt him from judicial prosecution till the new constitution is framed.
  • Brenda Sue Fulton and Penelope Dara Gnesin will exchange vows in the first same-sex marriage at the U.S. Military Academy's Cadet Chapel at West Point. The first same-sex marriages comes a year little after President Obama ended the don't ask, don't tell policy in the military.
  • North Korea will launch a long-range rocket between December 10 and December 22. This would be second launch attempt under leader Kim Jong-un.

Kenexa and Vizag Government Finalize Land Transfer Agreement
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, and the government of Andhra Pradesh today announced it has reached an agreement to transfer undeveloped land at the company’s Vizag facility back to the Government. Kenexa will retain approximately four acres of land that houses its Vizag facility wherein Kenexa currently employs nearly 500 people Business Wire India

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