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  1. Sony was bad. Worse is coming.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Click2Houston

    The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that this is only the beginning.


  2. President Xi attends welcome banquet in Macao, to deliver important speechRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a welcome banquet held by the Macao Special Administrative Region government to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland in south China's Macao, Dec. 19, 2014. Xi Jinping delivered an important speech during the welcome banquet.


  3. George R.R. Martin to Seth Rogen: Come Show The Interview at My TheaterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Hollywood Gossip

    Given the fact that he still has two books to finish in the acclaimed series that inspired Game of Thrones, fans of George R.R. Martin's would probably prefer that he stay out of harm's way. Unfortunately for them, Martin has made it clear that he doesn't give a dragon's deuce what his fans think, and he recently decided to involve himself in a high-stakes international pissing contest.


  4. Will the Sony hack force companies to crack down on security?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment , companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger. The Sony attack, which U.S. officials blamed on North Korea , was unusual because it included threats of violence if the Hollywood studio released its movie "The Interview," a comedy that depicts the assassination of the North's leader.


  5. Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    Hackers who forced Sony Pictures to abort release of a comedy about North Korea likely slipped past the entertainment titan's defenses by exploiting a weak spot -- humans. That suspicion prevailed on Thursday among cyber security specialists piecing together clues about an attack that led Sony to cancel the release of "The Interview," a movie about a fictional CIA plot to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.


  6. In 2015 SCAC will increase SSJ 100 output to 50 jets per yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Avia.Ru

    ... Company (IFC) was among them. IFC general manager Alexander Roubtsov talked to the press recently about prospects in Asia-Pacific. Interview with the Ka-52 helicopter crew at the Paris Air Show 2013: Alexander Cherednichenko, test pilot from Kamov ...


  7. What has US spending done for Afghan women? US doesn't know.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    An instructor teaches women about a car's mechanics during a technical lesson at a driving school in Kabul last summer. Some of the women who have signed up say learning to drive is a way to escape unwanted gazes and physical harassment on the cramped, crowded minibuses that are often the only method of urban public transport.


  8. After bail, 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi detained againRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sify

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi, who was granted bail Thursday, was Friday detained under the Maintenance of Public Order at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail even as the court's bail order came under scathing criticism from the Pakistani media. The government has also decided to appeal in superior courts against Lakhvi's bail, Dawn reported quoting a senior government source.


  9. 002 PC Mike Techcast: Exposing North Korea's top-secret Unit 121 Cyberwar SquadRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mike Wendland

    I report why this incident has sent chills down the back of Internet security experts and how a 1,800-member team of North Korean hackers operating from a Chinese hotel just over the North Korean border are hacking their way into numerous business and government computers across the U.S. Plus we talk tech in helping a listener stop his computer from locking up, we share a great app that lets you transfer data between all mobile devices and we discuss the new affordability of wide screen high resolution 28-inch computer monitors. The big tech story this week is the continuing drama surrounding the hacking of Sony Pictures computers.


  10. Pakistan's No. 1 enemy: Taliban reveal school attack's alleged mastermindRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    A photo released in a statement by the Pakistani Taliban on Dec. 17, 2014, shows the Taliban fighters who stormed a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, killing more than 140 people, most of them children. A video posted on Thursday on a website used by the Taliban identified Umar Mansoor as the mastermind of the attack.


  11. Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download.


  12. Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Home

    Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people -- most of them children -- in a school massacre. Meanwhile, a Pakistani prosecutor said the government will try to cancel the bail granted to the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks -- a decision that outraged neighboring India and called into question Pakistan's commitment to fighting militancy.


  13. Pakistan: Dozens of militants killed in expanding offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    A series of airstrikes and ground offensives killed at least 67 suspected militants in Pakistani's northwestern tribal areas, officials said Friday in an apparent sign of intensified military action after this week's Taliban school massacre. Although Pakistani leaders have suggested they could take the fight across the border into Afghanistan, the latest strikes remained in Pakistani territory.


  14. Pakistan's most hated man - volleyball player, child killerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

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  15. Women soldiers 'will be in combat roles by 2016'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The First Post

    Women may soon be fighting on the front line - but is that good for them or the defence of the realm? A British Army review into the existing ban on female soldiers serving in close combat situations means they could be fighting on the front line beside their male counterparts by the year 2016. A report released this morning has concluded there would be no "adverse effect" on troop cohesion if women were allowed to join their ranks.


  16. Obama's Year To Remember - And To ForgetRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama holds his annual year-end press conference at 1:30 pm ET in the White House briefing room. Obama last fielded reporters' questions the day after the mid-term elections and there's a lot of new ground to cover since then, ABC's MARY BRUCE notes.


  17. Fallout begins in Sony scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business.


  18. Cinematic infamy: 'The Interview' does deserve to be seenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in.


  19. Condolences On North Korea Kim's 'Death': Sony Is Alive And Poised To ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Since orginal submission of this article yesterday, there have been significant developments. As there may be different and various impacts on Sony Corp. and its stock price due to these developments, a follow-on article will analyze the possible implications.


  20. Will Pakistan survive?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... that Pakistan, without the 'burden' of Bangladesh, would bloom. It was economically better off, was close to West Asia, and had a stronger industrial base when compared to its estranged sibling. In fact, it may be pertinent to recall that all ...