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US reviews North Korea terrorism status following Sony hacking

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Obama: North Korea Hack 'Cybervandalism,' Not An Act of War External link

Source country theatlantic Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:11:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Kim Jong-un[2]; Barack Obama[2]; Kim Jong Il[1]; Vladimir Putin[1]; Candy Crowley[1];

Other categories: Monetary Issues EU;

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Barack Obama said: "No, I don't think it was an act of war, I think it was an act of cybervandalism that was very costly, very expensive,"

Barack Obama told: "If we set a precedent in which a dictator in another country can disrupt through cyber, a company's distribution chain or its products, and as a consequence we start censoring ourselves, that's a problem,"

Barack Obama said: "So the key here is not to suggest that Sony was a bad actor,"

Barack Obama said: "I'm going to be doing everything I can to close it," "It is something that continues to inspire jihadists and extremists around the world, the fact that these folks are being held. It is contrary to our values"

Barack Obama said: "There was a spate of stories about how [Putin] is the chess master and outmaneuvering the West and outmaneuvering Mr. Obama and this and that and the other,"

For as outspoken as President Barack Obama has been about the gravity of North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures, in which he said the United States "will respond proportionally," he said Sunday that he doesn't consider the cyber intrusion "an act of war." "No, I don't think it was an act of war, I.......

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Happy day: Elton John, David Furnish marry in England on anniversary of civil partnership

Articles : 64 | Last update : Dec 21, 2014 5:19:00 PM | Start : Dec 21, 2014 10:09:00 AM | Sources : 50 | Peak : 2 | Current rank : 2

Elton John, David Furnish get married External link

Source country krcrtv Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:09:00 PM CET | info [other]

The two married Sunday in Britain, where same-sex marriage became legal earlier this year. They had a civil partnership ceremony in 2005, after 12 years together. They have two children -- Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John....

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2 New York police officers killed in ambush shooting; gunman kills self in subway station

Articles : 373 | Last update : Dec 21, 2014 5:21:00 PM | Start : Dec 21, 2014 1:13:00 AM | Sources : 167 | Peak : 1 | Current rank : 3

Obama condemns murder of New York police External link

Source country aljazeera-en Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:21:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: William Bratton[1]; Michael Brown[1]; Barack Obama[1]; York Police[1]; Eric Holder[1]; Rafael Ramos[1]; Bill de Blasio[1];

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Bill de Blasio said: "Although we're still learning the details, it's clear that this was an assassination, that these officers were shot execution style"

US President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of two New York police officers shot by a man who then turned his gun on himself. "I unconditionally condemn today's murder of two police officers in New York City," Obama, who is on Christmas holiday in Hawaii, said on Sunday....

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World’s Top Oil Producer Says It Will Ride Out Price Slump

Articles : 81 | Last update : Dec 21, 2014 5:15:00 PM | Start : Dec 21, 2014 7:39:00 AM | Sources : 49 | Peak : 4 | Current rank : 4

Gulf oil producers vow not to cut OPEC output despite slumping prices External link

Source country straitstimesSG Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:15:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Ali Al-Naimi[1];

ABU DHAB (AFP) - Oil-rich Arab Gulf countries stood firm against non-OPEC crude producers on Sunday, vowing they will not cut output nor hold an emergency cartel meeting to support slumping prices. OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and Kuwait said they would not cut production even if non-OPEC members.......

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Florida authorities say 1 police officer shot and killed

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US Police officer shot and killed in Florida External link

Source country independent Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:07:00 PM CET | info [other]

A police officer has been shot and killed in Tarpon Springs, Florida, authorities have said. The US shooting was confirmed by Pinella County Sherrif’s Office. The shooting occurred around 3am and a suspect has been taken into custody. Cecilia Barreda, a spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office said.......

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Kurdish Fighters Battle To Recapture Iraq's Sinjar From ISIS

Articles : 42 | Last update : Dec 21, 2014 4:39:00 PM | Start : Dec 21, 2014 9:07:00 AM | Sources : 39 | Peak : 5 | Current rank : 6

Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS External link

Source country bbc Sunday, December 21, 2014 4:39:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Massoud Barzani[3];

Other categories: Terrorist Attack;

Kurdish authorities say their Peshmerga forces have taken control of a "large area" of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State militants. Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani claimed large Peshmerga advances during a visit to nearby Mount Sinjar. The town, near the Syrian border has been controlled by Islamic State (IS) militants since August....

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Jordan hangs 11 after lifting ban on executions

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Jordan Hangs 11 After Lifting Ban On Executions External link

Source country huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, December 21, 2014 4:51:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Zaki Bani Irsheid[1];

Other categories: Terrorist Attack; Security;

The Jordanian security surrounds the demonstration of the Muslim Brotherhood in downtown Amman, Jordan, Jordan, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 in solidarity with Palestinians people and against last week's arrest of deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Zaki Bani Irsheid....

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

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Muhammad Ali taken to hospital External link

Source country iran-daily Sunday, December 21, 2014 4:32:00 PM CET | info [other]

Entities: Muhammad Alì[2];

The former world heavyweight champion, now 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location on Saturday and is being treated by a team of doctors. He remains in a stable condition, skysports.com reported. Ali, who also won an Olympic gold medal in 1960, is expected to recover from the.......

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Video shows Boko Haram killing captives

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Boko Haram Gunmen Massacre Men In School Hall External link

Source country skynews Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:03:00 PM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Security; Conflict;

Boko Haram militants have released a video apparently showing civilians being shot as they lie face down in a hall as the group's leader boasted the floor was "crimsoned" with blood. Gunmen are seen struggling to move around the room, which appears to be in a school, because of the sheer number of corpses around them....

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Greek prime minister open to 2015 early elections

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Greek prime minister open to 2015 early elections External link

Source country ajc Sunday, December 21, 2014 3:13:00 PM CET | info [other]

Antonis Samaras on Sunday pleaded for lawmakers to "listen to their conscience...the national interest and common sense." Samaras added that after electing a president, the governing coalition could be enlarged with more pro-European lawmakers. For the first time, Samaras appeared open to the.......

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