News Headlines - 25 August 2012

Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, dies at age 82 | guardian.co.uk

As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. As he stepped on the dusty surface, Armstrong said: "That's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind." Those words endure as one of the best known quotes in the English language.

Apple awarded over $1bn in Samsung patent infringement trial | The Guardian

Apple has been awarded more than $1bn in damages after its rival smartphone and tablet manufacturer Samsung was found to have copied critical features of its iPhone and iPad.

Empire State Building gunman shot dead by police after killing boss | guardian.co.uk

A laid-off clothing designer killed his former manager before being shot dead by police in New York on Friday after a workplace dispute escalated into a shootout near the Empire State Building. At least nine people were wounded during the attack, in one of the most crowded areas of Manhattan. Some of those injured may have been shot by police as they shot at the gunman, who pointed his handgun at them but is understood not to have fired.

MPs’ anger over G4S 'damaging to economy’ - Telegraph

One of G4S’s largest shareholders has warned that the aggressive response of MPs to the Olympics security shambles put recovery at risk by discouraging businesses to come to Britain.

Shinji Kagawa: my dream came true when I played for Manchester United | guardian.co.uk

Shinji Kagawa is "confident of great outcomes" for Manchester United this season despite Sir Alex Ferguson's side losing their opening Premier League match at Everton 1-0.








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