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N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking, warns against gov't blame

North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Protesters: 'It's not the time' for more Cuba ties

Waving flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with Cuba. Read more »

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Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban system

Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba's parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with... Read more »

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US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo

The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new... Read more »

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AP PHOTOS: A look at 2014 in the business world

No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades. Read more »

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Protesters against Cuba-US plan gather in Miami

Anti-Castro groups gathered in a Little Havana park to protest President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with Cuba on Saturday, and an opposition leader from the island was expected to open the demonstration. Read more »

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old... Read more »

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Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the country enjoys democracy and economic prosperity a... Read more »

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

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... Read more »

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Cubans imprisoned in US appear before parliament

Members of the Cuban parliament gave a standing ovation Saturday to three men convicted of spying in the United States who were released as part of a historic agreement to restore relations between... Read more »

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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. Read more »

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A year later, a look at the Utah decision on same-sex marriage that 'shocked the nation'

No one expected a judge in Utah would lead out on legalizing same-sex marriage. But a year ago Saturday, federal Judge Robert J. Shelby was the first to rule on a state's gay marriage ban after the... Read more »

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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He declared the United States... Read more »

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Obama calls on women only at news conference

Something was missing from President Barack Obama's year-end news conference. Male questioners. Read more »

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Obama renews tax breaks, creates ABLE accounts

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that temporarily extends dozens of costly tax breaks for millions of businesses and homeowners, commuters, teachers and others. Read more »

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Obama signs massive defense spending bill

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a massive defense policy bill that endorses his plan to fight Islamic State militants, including air strikes and training Iraqis and moderate Syrian... Read more »

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Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea, echoes EU

President Barack Obama banned new investments in Crimea on Friday, slapping sanctions on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this year. Read more »

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Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba

Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may not come quickly to the communist island. He suggested Congress will keep the... Read more »

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AP Interview: Author says Sony hack threatens all, offers $100,000 for rights to film

Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values against anonymous terrorists. Read more »

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Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policy

Flipping the script on a Republican rival, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as "an isolationist" as the GOP's intra-party feud over President Barack Obama's new... Read more »

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Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt

Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its... Read more »

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Committee seeks comment on Supreme Court nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on Judge Constandinos G. Himonas, who was appointed this week to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

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Regulators, groups eye EPA rule on coal ash

The nation's first regulation to deal with the country's second-largest industrial waste stream, coal ash, means operators will have to line their dumps, protect communities against dust exposure,... Read more »

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Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes removes himself from defending state in SB54 lawsuit

Attorney General Sean Reyes is removing himself from the state's defense of a legal challenge to changes the Legislature made to Utah's unique caucus and convention system for choosing political... Read more »

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Report: FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed

The FBI used flawed scientific methods to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people and sickened 17 others, federal auditors said Friday in a report sure to fuel skepticism over... Read more »

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Bush officials gave CIA wide latitude

In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ the... Read more »

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