• Shooter of 2 NYPD officers identified

    The officers were shot inside their patrol car in a Brooklyn neighborhood.

  • U.S. mulls putting N. Korea on terrorism sponsor list

    HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war.

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  • Raul Castro: Don't expect detente to change Cuban system

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system.

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  • Two N.Y. police officers slain in apparent retribution attack

    By Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers in what officials called an "assassination", hours after warning on social media that he planned an attack in retribution for recent U.S. police killings of unarmed black men. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ordered flags flown at half staff around the city, hours after the city's main police union harshly criticized the city's first Democratic mayor in two decades for being insufficiently supportive of the department during recent waves of anti-police violence. ...

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  • Florida police officer killed; suspect in custody

    TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida police officer was killed in a shooting early on Sunday, and a suspect was in custody, according to a sheriff's office and local media reports. The shooting occurred in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwest of Tampa, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office did not immediately identify the slain officer or suspect, and did not give a motive. The Tampa Bay Times newspaper said the victim in the 3 a.m. EST shooting was a Tarpon Springs police officer. ...

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  • CIA unlikely to punish staff over Senate computer search: NYT

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A panel investigating the CIA's search of a computer network used by U.S. Senate staff will not recommend disciplining the agency officials involved in the incident, according to the New York Times. The review panel is looking into the search by agency officials of staffers from the Senate Intelligence Committee who were investigating the CIA's use of torture in interrogations of detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States. ...

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  • U.S. dismisses N. Korea hacking probe offer, seeks China's help

    The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures and wants China to help block cyber attacks from Pyongyang. Washington blames North Korea for a breach of cyber security at Sony which led to the release of embarrassing emails and prompted executives to halt the release of "The Interview". Pyongyang has repeatedly denied that it was behind last month's crippling attack, which also led to the leaking of scripts, and called Saturday for a joint probe with the US.

    AFP
  • Teen gets portrait with rifle into yearbook despite objections from staff

    A teenage girl from Broadalbin-Perth High School in upstate New York managed to get her hunting picture into the yearbook even after a school committee objected to its inclusion.

  • North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

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  • Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.

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  • U.S. stands by assertion that North Korea behind Sony attack

    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.

    Reuters
  • 2 NYPD officers fatally shot in ambush

    The officers were shot inside their patrol car in a Brooklyn neighborhood.

    Associated Press
  • Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift

    For decades, the politics of Cuba in Florida were simple: anything less than a hard line stance against Fidel Castro was a sure way to lose a race for office.

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  • Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

    Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.

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  • Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomes

    The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state.

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  • N. Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with U.S.

    A spokesman of the North's foreign ministry said there would be "grave consequences" if the U.S. refused to cooperate.

    Reuters
  • U.S. sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo

    U.S. officials say the transfer from the detention center is a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

    Associated Press
  • Human rights in spotlight after U.S.-Cuba deal

    HAVANA (AP) — To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty.

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  • Stephen Collins to '7th Heaven' Fans: 'I'm very sorry'

    In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, embattled actor Stephen Collins admits to sexual misconduct with underage girls and talks about his time starring on the hit show '7th Heaven.'