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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.The White House and the ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's point person on U.S. relations says anything is up for discussion as the two countries move to re-establish diplomatic ties, from anti-drug cooperation to joint environmental agreements.But there's at least one area where Cu ...more

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Today is Tuesday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2014. There are eight days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 23, 1954, the first successful human kidney transplant took place at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Bo ...more

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By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - Memorial services for the two victims of an Australian cafe siege were held on Tuesday as authorities swept away an expanse of flowers placed for the pair on a central Sydney avenue. Lindt Chocolat ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A South Texas research facility where 13 primates died of hyperthermia in overheated rooms could face federal penalties, a U.S. Department of Agriculture spokeswoman said Monday.A federal inspector found that two animals died in Se ...more

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By Jack Kim and Lesley Wroughton SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored ...more

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Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered the disaster, ...more

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By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Animal cruelty charges against the son and daughter-in-law of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and two others will be dismissed after new information came to light about the deaths of 21 dogs at a suburban Phoenix ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday struck down Labor Department regulations that would have meant higher pay for some home health care workers.U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said part of the rules approved last year conflict with fede ...more

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Former co-chairman of Hong Kong-listed developer Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd, Thomas Kwok, was sentenced to five years in jail and a HK$500,000 ($64,440) fine on Tuesday for corruption in the city's highest profile graft case. ...more