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United States expected to formally blame North Korea for Sony cyberattack

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities were expected to announce on Friday that investigators had determined that North Korea was behind a devastatin ... »

Newspaper says U.S. backed talks with ISIS over American hostage

LONDON — U.S. counterterrorism officials backed negotiations with two prominent jihadi clerics in a failed attempt to save the life of an Am ... »

Putin says Russia economy will be cured, but offers no remedy

By Timothy Heritage and Alexei Anishchuk, Reuters

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy woul ... »

Sony cancels North Korea movie in apparent win for cyber-warfare tactics

By Eric Kelsey, Lisa Richwine and Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters

LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures has canceled the release of a comedy on the fict ... »

Cuba releases American Alan Gross after five years in prison

WASHINGTON — Cuba has released American aid worker Alan Gross after five years in prison, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.

Cuba arre ... »

Body of suspect in Pennsylvania shootings found near his home

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. — The body of an Iraq War veteran suspected of fatally shooting six family members in Pennsylvania was discovered on Tuesday ... »

Taliban gunmen at Pakistan school kill 132, mostly students

KARACHI, Pakistan — Taliban militants killed dozens of children Tuesday in an attack on an army-run school in the northwestern Pakistani cit ... »

Security forces storm Sydney cafe where hostages held at gunpoint

SYDNEY — Australian security forces on Tuesday stormed the Sydney cafe where several hostages were being held at gunpoint, in what looked li ... »

Surge in violence shakes Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors play ... »

Police identify, seek man sought in six Pennsylvania killings

LOWER SALFORD, Penn. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania authorities said on Facebook Monday they were hunting for Bradley William Stone, a suspect in the sho ... »

Bill Cosby’s wife defends him from sex assault claims

LOS ANGELES — Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from weeks worth of accusations brought by more ... »

Iowa’s court system going paperless

Sometime in 2015 every Iowa county will require private attorneys, county attorneys, pro se litigants, law enforcement, Department of Corrections, ... »

Cleveland boy’s death in police shooting declared homicide

CLEVELAND — The death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police in November has been formally ruled a homicide, according to a c ... »

Oil plunges to new five-year lows as IEA cuts demand outlook

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Oil fell $2 a barrel to plumb new five-year lows on Friday after the world’s energy watchdog forecast even lower price ... »

Holiday office parties: so very merry ... and awkward

WASHINGTON — It is time, once again, to celebrate the holidays with our friends and loved ones. And co-workers.

Please don’t fo ... »

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