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Can you name the answers to each of these clues related to people and events from 2012?

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Online protests stop legislation that threatened equal internet access in which country?January
The European Union enacted an embargo against which nation?January
Which monarch celebrated sixty years of rule?February
Eighty-thousand people protest against austerity measures in what country?February
Which encyclopedia ceased print publication after 244 years?March
Amadou Toumani Touré was overthrown as the president of which country?March
Members of what U.S. government agency were fired for misconduct in Colombia?April
Which former Liberian president was convicted of war crimes?April
Who became the first Socialist president of France in 17 years?May
President Obama became the first president to support what civil right while in office?May
The Supreme Court of the United States upheld what major law?June
Which country became the third to dock two spacecraft in space?June
Which particle was discovered with the assistance of testing by the Large Hadron Collider?July
The Summer Games of the Thirtieth Olympiad took place in what city?July
Which NASA rover landed successfully on Mars?August
The first person to walk on the Moon died in his homestate of Ohio?August
Who won the U.S. Open (tennis)?September
Twenty-six thousand teachers in what city strike for better conditions?September
Which prominent Sioux activist died at the age of 72?October
Which hurricane killed more than 200 people and caused billions of dollars in property damage?October
Which team won their second World Series in three seasons?October
Who won the 2012 U.S. presidential election?November
Which nation gained recognition for the first time by the United Nations?November
In which U.S. state were 26 people, including 20 elementary school students, killed by a man with a gun?December
The world experienced its worst shortage in decades of which gas?December

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