HISTORY TODAY: France Pres. announces plan to cut immigration to France by 50%

2015 Today in history: AT&T will be replaced with Apple Inc. on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), reflecting shifts in the U.S. economy between telecommunications and technology; AT&T had been part of the DJIA for over 100 years
2014 Major photo agency Getty Images is now allowing free embedding of millions of its images, many of famous figures
2014 Prince Harry initiates The Invictus Games, a sporting competition for wounded members of the military
2013 In the U.K., the top 50 payday loan companies were sited for “widespread irresponsible lending”; the Office of Fair Trading gives them 12 weeks to change their practices
2013 Microsoft is fined €561 million for not providing E.U. residents with an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer
2012 Lehman Brothers exits its bankruptcy protection, making it free to sell remaining assets and distribute its funds to creditors
2012 The President of France, Niclas Sarkozy, announces a plan to cut immigration to France by 50 per cent
2011 The peak of Brazil’s main carnival processions take place in Rio de Janeiro
2011 Speaking in Cardiff, Wales, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the U.K., declares war on ‘enemies of enterprise’
2010 A drone strike in Pakistan reportedly kills Taliban commander, Faqir Mohammed
2007 Mega Millions has the highest lottery jackpot ever, $370 million dollars
2003 Air Algrie flight 6289 crashes at Tamanrasset Airport in Alegeria, killing 103
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