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News to know


Facebook announced Wednesday that it is adding a Skype feature to users’ pages. The “call” button will let users make phone calls over the Internet. The move by the social-media giant is seen by some analysts as a response to the Google+ social-networking site, which is trying to snatch up Facebook users.


Quote of note


"This is the victory of the South Korean people. I thank you all.” – South Korean President Lee Myung Bak, speaking after it was announced that Pyeongchang, South Korea, won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. The other finalists were Munich, Germany, and Annecy, France.


Hot video


CitiPups in Manhattan, a dog pet store, refuses to sell puppies to customers who are intoxicated. Watch the report below.



 


GateHouse News Service