Olivia Culpo wins Miss Universe 2012: Boston University sophomore becomes first American to win the title in 15 years
ACCORDING TO THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
LAS VEGAS — An American university student is the new Miss Universe, defeating dozens of contestants from six continents to bring the crown back to the U.S. after a drought of more than a decade.
Twenty-year-old Olivia Culpo won the title Wednesday night at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas Strip, replacing outgoing champion Leila Lopes of Angola.
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