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  • Putin says Russia won't be intimidated over Crimea

    By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. Both the European Union and United States…

    Reuters
  • French police shoot dead knife-wielding man in police station

    PARIS (Reuters) - French police on Saturday shot dead a man shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is the greatest") who stabbed and wounded three officers in a police station, authorities said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, who rushed to the scene, said the man was killed after he attacked the…

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  • Scottish prosecutor says no reason to doubt Lockerbie bomber's guilt

    By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - No evidence has emerged that casts doubt on the conviction of a late Libyan intelligence officer for the Lockerbie airline bombing 26 years ago, says Scotland's top prosecutor. However, efforts to track down others behind the deadly attack have been hampered by…

    Reuters
  • Sony hack becomes four-way war of words

    The massive computer breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment over the satire ‘The Interview’ – allegedly the work of North Korean hackers – has become a major war of words over freedom of expression as well as security issues involving the Internet and terrorist threats.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Sony hack got your worried? Here are some cyber safety tips

    You may be thinking, “If they can break into Sony’s corporate computers, can they do it to me?”

    Christian Science Monitor
  • College football TV schedule: Bowl season begins Saturday

    Over 30 college football bowl games will be played between now and the first week of January, culminating with the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship game in Arlington, Texas, on Jan. 12.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Fighting extremism in coastal Kenya: will hardline approach backfire?

    The 26-year-old’s tone is calm as he recounts showing up at a local mosque here last month with dozens of other young men, armed with knives and ready to drive out the imam and other leaders for their flawed teachings of Islam.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

    Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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  • Militants attack bus on Kenyan coast, no injuries

    Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country. After stopping the bus by shooting its tyres, three of the…

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  • Egypt says it backs Palestinian UN resolution

    Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the Palestinians to the UN Security Council setting out terms for a final peace deal with Israel. The Palestinians on Wednesday presented the resolution setting a 12-month deadline for wrapping up negotiations on a final settlement…

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  • North Korea denies hacking Sony, U.S. stands by its assertion

    By Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of the…

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  • Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

    HAVANA (AP) — Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba's parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington won't change the communist system he leads.

    Associated Press29 mins ago
  • Top Asian News at 7:30 p.m. GMT

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — One of the gravediggers at Peshawar's largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He's a professional, he says. But as the dead bodies — mostly children — started coming in from a school massacre this week that killed 148 people, he began…

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  • High-flying Cherries hit Blackpool for six

    London (AFP) - Bournemouth underlined their Premier League promotion credentials as they consolidated their place at the top of the Championship with a 6-1 demolition of Blackpool on Saturday.

    AFP34 mins ago
  • Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the country enjoys democracy and economic prosperity a quarter-century after the strongman was toppled by a U.S. military invasion.

    Associated Press40 mins ago
  • U.S. stands by assertion that North Korea behind Sony attack: NSC spokesman

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The United States stands by its assertion that the North Korean government was behind the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council said on Saturday.

    Reuters41 mins ago
  • Silva strikes as City climbs alongside Chelsea

    LONDON (AP) — David Silva scored twice as defending champion Manchester City continued to fight for its title, beating Crystal Palace 3-0 Saturday to draw level provisionally with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League.

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