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  1. Obama says Sony hack was not 'an act of war'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    North Korea's alleged hack of Sony Pictures was not an act of war, President Barack Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that appeared aimed at keeping a lid on simmering tensions with Pyongyang. With the communist nation threatening reprisals if sanctioned over the cyber-attack, for which it denies involvement, and as the US administration works to calibrate its response, Obama said Washington will review whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism.


  2. How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    ... While out promoting the film this week, Rock noted: "My movie's very Korean-friendly. There are no jokes about North Korea in 'Top Five.' If you're Korean, go out and see 'Top Five.' You will enjoy it." How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? ...


  3. North Korea Threatens To Attack U.S. If Obama Retaliates Over Sony HackingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting the command of Korean People's Army Unit 534. A top North Korean defense committee threatened attacks on "the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland" if President Barack Obama retaliates over last month's cyberattack on Sony Pictures, according to a statement posted Sunday to the country's official Korean Central News Agency.


  4. George Will: Sony's 'Self-Censorship' Exposes Problem With LiberalismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... have a free society if a dictator can impose censorship on us. That's true but not exactly pertinent because North Korea did not and does not have the power, unless the country is full of sleeper cells of North Koreans ready to act against every ...


  5. Obama's foreign policy enters 12-step programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RedState

    ... are there. When hackers, identified by the FBI (aka F-ing Bunch of Idiots in a lot of circles) as being based in North Korea, sucked Sony's digital record trove dry Obama promised to respond : President Obama said on Friday that the United States ...


  6. Obama Says He'll Weigh ReturningNorth Korea to Terror ListRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Honolulu - As the United States moves closer to taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Obama said he would "review" whether to return North Korea to the list, part of a broader government response to a damaging cyberattack on Sony's Hollywood studio. The hack on the studio's computers, in response to a screwball comedy called "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, started as the stuff of Hollywood gossip but quickly escalated into an assault on an important industry - and the right to freedom of expression.


  7. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    ... and unrealistic. The plot centers on a CIA plan to have a celebrity talk show host assassinate the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, who is portrayed in the film as a doltish fan of the show. But as insignificant as the movie may be, SonyA s ...


  8. Sony doesn't know how but says 'The Interview' will...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    He was speaking of Sony's decision to cancel the Christmas Day release by pulling the movie from theaters. That followed decisions by the country's largest theater chains to not show the movie, because of an online post threatening a "bitter fate" to anyone who sees the controversial comedy, which depicts an assassination attempt on North Korean Kim Jong-Un.


  9. Obama has no idea how to handle North Korean attack on private citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Outgoing CNN host Candy Crowley sat down with President Barack Obama for his final interview of the year on Friday in which she probed him over his government's response to the North Korea-linked cyber-attack on Sony Studios. Crowley asked if the administration considered the costly and dramatic attack on the livelihoods of American citizens, complete with ultimatums warning of future attacks unless Sony behaved in a manner preferred by the attackers, represented an act of war.


  10. Obama Says Sony Hacks Not an Act of War, but Republicans DisagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... said it was a "mistake" for Sony not to release "The Interview," a satirical movie about the assassination of North Korea's leader, after hackers threatened movie theaters that were scheduled to show the film on Christmas Day. The FBI has linked the ...


  11. John McCain Calls Sony Hack 'New Form of Warfare'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Sen. John McCain on Sunday called the Sony cyber-attack a "new form of warfare" that merits a "vigorous" response, including re-imposing sanctions against North Korea that were lifted under the Bush administration. In an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley , McCain took also took issue with President Barack Obama 's description of the North Korean attack , which led to the canceling of the movie The Interview, as "cyber vandalism."


  12. Sony hack: 5 alternatives to The InterviewRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Kim Jong-Un isn't alone. Queen Elizabeth II, Saddam Hussein and Pope Pius XIII have also been the targets of wacky assassination attempts on film.


  13. What should we call North Korea's cyberattack?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... very expensive. We take it very seriously. We will respond proportionately." The cyberattack on Sony Pictures by North Korea caused "a lot of damage," President Obama says, vowing a proportional response. The White House has repeatedly emphasized ...


  14. Sony looking for ways to distribute 'The Interview' onlineRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... as far as distribution of the film." At a televised news conference on Friday, shortly after the FBI blamed North Korea for the hack, President Obama criticized Sony for bowing to threats and the result that would have on freedom of speech. He ...


  15. Sony Lawyer: 'The Interview' Will Be DistributedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... of terrorism. Sony Pictures already had been the victim of a cyber attack that the United States has blamed on North Korea. The film depicts a CIA plot to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Critics, including President Barack Obama, said ...


  16. Obama: Hack Was 'Cyber Vandalism,' Not 'Act of War'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

    With the FBI confirming that North Korea was behind the Sony hack, President Obama tells CNN in an interview airing today that "it was an act of cyber vandalism that was very costly, very expensive," not "an act of war." Nevertheless, he says that the US is reviewing whether to throw Pyongyang back on the list of state sponsors of terror.


  17. Sony hack was 'cyber vandalism,' not act of war, says ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ITworld

    The hack of Sony Pictures, blamed on North Korea by the FBI , was not an act of war, President Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. "I don't think it was an act of war," he told CNN's "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" in an interview that was recorded on Friday.


  18. N. Korea: U.S. government behind making of 'Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    Calling the U.S. an "ill-famed cesspool of injustice," North Korea accused the Obama administration Sunday of being behind the making of The Interview and threatened it had already begun to take "counteraction." In a lengthy, rambling statement carried on the state-run Korean Central News Agency, the reclusive nation charges the U.S. government "conceived and produced" the film out of the belief that such movies hurt the dignity of North Korea.


  19. US Mulls Putting NKorea on Terrorism Sponsor ListRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSTP

    President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company. Sony Pictures Entertainment, which said it canceled the theatrical release of "The Interview" after distributors refused to show it, pledged to find a way to get the film out.


  20. The Kim That RoaredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... , to put it mildly. The purported comedy depicts the assassination of Kim Jong Un, the young hereditary ruler of North Korea, by two American journalists in a...