Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails....
Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan
Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business....
Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future
MIAMI (AP) -- One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action....
N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Saturday 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....
Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete....
Haggen chain buying 146 Safeway, Albertsons stores
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona....
Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomes
GAIL, Texas (AP) -- 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....
Falling oil prices worry Algeria
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria is feeling the pinch....
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said furloughs, forced unpaid days off for employees and possibly closure for a day here and there is one idea being tossed about to save money. In the recent budget deal, Congress cut the IRS budget by $346 million to $10.9 billion . Since 2010 their ’ budget has been reduced by $1 billion. The agency was the only agencies that got a cut this year.
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