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President Barack Obama prodded Congress to eliminate the United States' decades-old Cuba embargo Friday, saying that improving relations with the communist country will help open its "hermetically sealed society."

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Staples hack exposes 1.2 million credit cards

After a two-month wait, Staples on Friday evening announced hackers broke into its computers and stole data on 1.16 million shoppers' credit cards and debit cards.

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Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.

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Australian police: 8 children found dead

The mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a house in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday morning.

The 37-year-old woman is under poli...

Obama end of year news conference

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Obama calls on only female reporters

President Barack Obama took eight questions during his Friday press conference --- and all of them from women journalists.

It was an unusual and deliberate move, considering the White House press corps has been historically dominated by men. Indeed, t...

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Secret Cinema to hold protest screening

Events company Secret Cinema has said it will hold a simultaneous screening of an as-yet unannounced film in London, Rome and San Francisco on Sunday to "protest against censorship."

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Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

President Barack Obama on Friday said that Sony Pictures made a mistake in canceling the release of a movie after a cyberattack from North Korean-backed hackers.

"I am sympathetic to the concerns that they face. Having said all that, yes, I think they...

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Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton responded Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake" by pulling "The Interview."

"The President, the press, and the public are mistaken as to what actually happened," Lynton said in an inter...

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Google sues to stop Hollywood threats

Major Hollywood studios have led a quiet campaign with Mississippi's attorney general to slam Google with lawsuits for linking to illegal content. Now Google is striking back.

In a blog post Thursday, a top Google lawyer criticized the Motion Picture ...

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Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack.

"We're doing what w...

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Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told C...

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Unilever lays an egg: Drops Just Mayo lawsuit

Unilever takes its mayonnaise very seriously. But this time, the global food giant appears to have egg on its face.

In October, Unilever filed a lawsuit against Hampton Creek, a San Francisco start-up that makes an egg-free mayonnaise substitute call...

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As gas prices continue to drop, take a look back at what we have paid for a gallon…

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Police: Pot-smoking perp plasters poop on cell walls

A Pennsylvania man is in deep doo-doo after police said he smeared his feces on the…

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Man may lose arm after dog shoots him

A Wyoming man suffered a gunshot wound Monday when his dog stepped on a firearm in…

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103-year-old gets 8th hole in one

A 103-year-old in Florida must have a lot of luck on his side, sinking his eighth…

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Events company Secret Cinema has said it will hold a simultaneous screening of an…

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Obama calls James Franco 'James Flacco'

While talking about the Sony hack during his end-of-year press conference,…

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'Late Late Show's' Ferguson ends his run

Perhaps there are still some people asking, "Craig Ferguson who?"

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Space-based solar: the energy of the future?

In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's…

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Nations reach climate change draft agreement

Nations working on a global treaty to combat climate change and handle its ill…

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China ivory craze kills 100,000 elephants

China's skyrocketing appetite for ivory is leading to the unsustainable slaughter of…

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Best places for Christmas lights in the U.S.

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TSA finds gun packed in a PlayStation 2

Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber…

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Here's another Scottish mystery to file alongside the Loch Ness Monster and Mel…

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