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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 8:53am

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....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 8:52am

Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) -- With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night")....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 8:44am

Human rights in spotlight after US-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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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 8:34am

Kurds advance against IS group in Syria's Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters advanced Saturday in the contested northern Syrian town of Kobani after heavy clashes with the Islamic State group, a Kurdish official and an activist group said....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 6:23am

Liberia holds Senate vote amid Ebola fears

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Health workers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters cast their ballots in a twice-delayed Senate vote that has been criticized for its potential to spread the deadly Ebola disease....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 6:13am

Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recognize its historic right to the Crimean peninsula....

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Friday, Dec 19, 2014 - 10:08pm

AP WAS THERE: US breaks relations with Cuba

EDITOR'S NOTE - When the United States severed its diplomatic relationship with Cuba on Jan. 3, 1961, it kicked off a year in which CIA-funded counterrevolutionaries would try to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, and after that, the withdrawal or ouster of almost all American and European media from the island, including The Associated Press' American staff....

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