Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
NEW YORK (AP) -- The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business....
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Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo
TOKYO (AP) -- If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned. The movie, "The Interview," pushed all of North Korea's buttons....
A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet....
Putin: West is trying to 'defang' the Russian bear
MOSCOW (AP) -- Vowing never to let the West defang his proud nation, President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover....
State lawmakers to face bill banning gift-taking
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers' willingness to stop taking gifts from lobbyists is about to be tested....
Mother pleads after boy, 2, kills sister with gun
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister....
Pa. man charged with 1990 slaying of Virginia Beach woman
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with the slaying of a Virginia Beach woman more than two decades ago....
5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States....
Philly won't take homes from forfeiture plaintiffs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia prosecutors say they're no longer looking to take homes away from two residents whose lawsuit alleges the city illegally seizes $6 million worth of property annually to help fund operations....
Charlie Brown and a city's ugly Christmas tree
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Reading's official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief....
Mummers to march in Philadelphia for Mardi Gras
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The group whose New Year's parade has been dubbed Philadelphia's Mardi Gras says it'll put on an actual Mardi Gras celebration next year....
Police investigating sexual video at Pa. school
BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) -- Police say they're investigating after students reported seeing a sexually explicit video involving juveniles circulating among classmates at a suburban Philadelphia middle school....
Parent finds slain man in car at Pittsburgh school
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh elementary school was placed on lockdown after a parent there to pick up his daughter found a dead body in a car outside....
Following the release of American hostage Alan Gross after five years of captivity in Cuba, President Obama is calling on Congress to lift the decades old embargo. Obama also announced the start of talks with the Cuba government to normalize relations, including opening of an embassy in Havanna.
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