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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the ...

Dec 20, 2014

Gold tooth found in Missouri Salvation Army kettle

People have tossed gold and silver pieces into Salvation Army holiday kettles but a gold tooth found this week in Kansas City was a local first, an organization leader said Friday. “It’s the whole tooth, with the root and everything,” said Rick Carroll, who ...

Prosecutor says some Ferguson witnesses lied

Dec 20, 2014

Prosecutor says some Ferguson witnesses lied

Some witnesses before the grand jury that investigated the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown obviously lied under oath, a prosecutor said Friday. St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who convened the grand jury in August, was interviewed by KTRS Radio in St. Louis. ...

Putin praises Russian military, says modernization to continue

Dec 20, 2014

Putin praises Russian military, says modernization to continue

Boasting about the Russian military’s capability, President Vladimir Putin vowed Friday to continue an ambitious weapons modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces. The move came amid Russia’s escalating standoff with the West. Speaking at a meeting with Russia’s top military ...

2012 Aurora movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

Dec 20, 2014

2012 Aurora movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threatened violence against theaters showing “The Interview” earlier this week, the fate of the flick’s big-screen life was all but sealed. Even though law enforcement didn’t deem the threats of violence credible ...

Dec 20, 2014

Sony Pictures faces fourth ex-employee lawsuit over hack

A former director of technology for Sony Pictures Entertainment has sued the company over the data breach that resulted in the online posting of his private financial and personal information. Lionel Felix’s lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles states he ran ...