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North Korea orders joint probe into Sony hacking

An unidentified Foreign Ministry spokesman in Pyongyang said Saturday that the U.S. would face unspecified "grave consequences" if the proposal was rejected.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:41:17 -0500
U.S. releases 4 Afghans from Guantanamo

The repatriation brings to 132 the number of detainees remaining at Guantanamo.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:16:02 -0500
Security stepped up as Australia orders siege probe

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott orders an urgent inquiry into why an Islamist gunman was not under surveillance and how he obtained citizenship, as security is stepped up after a fatal cafe siege. Video provided by AFP


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:48:00 -0500
Cuban Americans deeply divided over opening to Cuba

Older Cuban Americans oppose normalization, while younger ones favor new relations.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:47:16 -0500
Obama: U.S. will respond to North Korea as we choose

President Obama said the U.S. will "respond proportionally ... in a manner we choose" to North Korea's massive cyberattack on Sony over the film 'The Interview.' He made the comments before North Korea ordered a joint investigation into the hacking.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:45:49 -0500
The best space flight photos of the year

From a launch pad to an asteroid, these are the images that defined the year in space.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:06:52 -0500
Mother of dead children arrested for murder

The mother of most of the 8 children found stabbed to death in northern Australia is arrested for murder. Julie Noce reports. Video provided by Reuters


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:43:33 -0500
Condemnation of school attack gathers momentum in Pakistan

Protests intensify in Pakistan as grief over a Taliban massacre in a school gives rise to widespread revulsion and anger. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:41:11 -0500
Protesters target Acapulco mayor over missing students

Protesters surround and vandalize the car of the mayor of Acapulco over the case of the missing 43 student teachers in southern Mexico. Julie Noce reports. Video provided by Reuters


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:40:30 -0500
Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

The victims range in age from 18 months to 15 years.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:35:07 -0500
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