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Obama: US to Continue Push for Democracy, Rights in Cuba
Voice of America
President Barack Obama said the United States will "speak out forcefully" for the freedom of the Cuban people, after announcing a move toward normalizing ties with Cuba and opening an embassy on the communist-led island nation. In an interview with ABC ...
Why Miami's Cuban-Americans are divided on US thaw with Cuba (+video)Christian Science Monitor
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Obama and Vatican worked in secret to reach deal with CubaBoston Globe
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North Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever
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. The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week ...
Sony cancels theatrical release of The Interview after
How Kim Jong Un became the target of 'The Interview'CTV News
'Interview' ordeal at Sony just its latest crisisSFGate
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Putin: West Is Trying to 'Defang' the Russian Bear
ABC News
President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying away from its heavy reliance on oil and gas and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover. He also promised never to let the West ...
Putin says economy to rebound, wants end to Ukraine crisisReuters
Russian president Vladimir Putin says West behaving like 'empire'; reassures ...ABC Online
Putin: Russia's economic crisis will pass (in two years)Charlotte Observer
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South Carolina boy, 14, should not have been executed in 1944, judge says
Fox News
This undated file photo provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History shows George Stinney Jr., the youngest person ever executed in South Carolina, in 1944. (AP Photo/South Carolina Department of Archives and History, File).
70-year-old murder conviction of S.C. teen overturnedCharlotte Observer
Judge clears 14-year-old George Stinney, Jr., accused of killing 2 white girlsWeekly Challenger
AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protectWBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
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We have killed all children, what do we do now: Pakistan school attack terrorists ...
Peshawar: "We have killed all the children in the auditorium," one of the attackers told his handler. "What do we do now?" he asked. "Wait for the army people, kill them before blowing yourself," his handler ordered. A report in a Pakistani news website ...

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Alleged Boston Marathon Bomber to Appear in Court For the First Time Since 2013
On Thursday, December 18, alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in federal court for a pretrial hearing. This will be the first time Tsarnaev will appear in a courtroom since he was arraigned in July 2013. According to the U.S. District ...
Marathon bombing suspect due in court ahead of January
Boston Bombing suspect due in court todayFox 28
Marathon bombing suspect due in court ThursdayWCVB Boston
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Lawyer Defends Acts of Nigeria Soldiers Sentenced to Death
New York Times
ABUJA, Nigeria — A human rights lawyer says 54 soldiers have been sentenced to death because they embarrassed Nigeria's military by demanding weapons to fight Islamic extremists, and says they were justified in not going on what would have been a ...
UPDATE 1-Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in ...Reuters
Suspect Boko Haram militants kidnap at least 100 in NigeriaFox News
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap at least 185 women, children in NigeriaABC Online
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3 dead, many injured after car rams crowd leaving Christmas concert
Los Angeles Times
Three people were killed and numerous others injured Wednesday night after a suspected intoxicated driver plowed into a crowd leaving a Christmas concert in Redondo Beach, police said. lRelated 1 killed, 12 injured as car hits crowd leaving Christmas ...
Three killed, several injured in crash outside California churchReuters
3 dead after car hits crowd outside Calif. churchUSA TODAY
Police: 1 dead, several hurt in California crashWashington Post
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Jeb Bush, praised by liberals, already drawing flak from the GOP
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Jeb is the man to beat, the savvy ex-governor, the game-changer with Hispanic voters, the choice of big donors, the common sense voice on immigration and education, the establishment candidate with the best chance of recapturing the White House for the ...
Jeb Bush quitting BarclaysPolitico
Jeb Bush Signals Business Wind-Down with Barclays DepartureBloomberg
Finney 5: Suggested Jeb Bush campaign

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Cheers as resident who killed trespassing exchange student found guilty of ...
South China Morning Post (subscription)
A man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage has been convicted of deliberate homicide in a case that attracted attention as a test of "stand your ground" laws in the United States that govern the use of deadly force ...
Guilty verdict in German exchange student's deathHelena Independent Record
'Stand your ground' defense fails in Montana murder trialMarquette Mining Journal

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