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N. Korea Behind Sony Hack, U.S. Officials Say

North Korea is behind the Sony hack, U.S. officials tell NBC News. "We have found linkage to the North Korean government," a U.S. government source said. The officials said they think the hacking attack on Sony executives' emails originated outside North Korea by people acting on orders from Pyongyang. The massive security breach led to the cancellation of the planned Dec. 25 release of "The Interview," a comedy about an assassination attempt on North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Referencing the Sony hacks and threats of terrorist attacks on American moviegoers, U.S. officials said the country "can't let this go unanswered." The White House National Security Council said in a statement Wednesday that "the U.S. government is working tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice." Read »
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Obama: U.S. Ending Outdated Approach to Cuba

5 hours ago

NY to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

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Cuba-U.S. Relations: From Cold War Frost to a New Thaw

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Sony Cancels Christmas Release of "The Interview"

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 8:17 PM

"Good to Be Home": Gross Freed From Cuban Prison

Alan Gross, the American contractor freed Wednesday after being jailed for five years in Cuba, said he felt "incredibly blessed" to have his freedom back. "It's good to be home," he said. Gross said the people of Cuba are not to blame for his ordeal and that he wants the U.S. and Cuba to “get beyond these mutually belligerent policies.” He said President Obama’s plan to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba “is a game changer, which I fully support.” Gross, 65, was working for USAID when detained, and his family said he was trying to expand Internet access for Cuba's small Jewish community. He was sentenced to to 15 years in prison. Gross' wife said earlier this month her husband had lost more than 100 pounds and gone mostly blind in one eye while in confinement. Pope Francis personally sent letters to Cuban President Raul Castro and Obama to secure his release, senior Obama administration officials said. Read »
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Judge Bows Out of Garner Grand Jury Document Hearing

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LA’s “Pedro Pans” Feel Betrayed by Obama’s Change in Cuban Policy

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 4:55 PM
 

I would do it again in a minute.  

— Former Vice President Dick Cheney, defending the brutal interrogation tactics used by the CIA in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and highlighted in a report spearheaded by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More on Safety

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One Killed as Suspected DUI Driver Plows Into Crowd

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 5:49 AM
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