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Sony hack develops into threats, cancellation of movie premiere

NEW YORK (AP) -- Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled. Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages. The fallout from the Son ...

Copycat attack could happen anywhere

The hostage standoff in a Sydney cafe -- that ended yesterday with three dead, including the Iranian-born suspect -- could spark other ISIS-inspired lone-wolf holiday attacks in the United States, a terrorism researcher told the Herald. "You could se ...

Aussies angry and in disbelief over coffee shop attack

SYDNEY (AP) -- Horror over a deadly siege morphed into anger Tuesday as leaders of a grieving nation demanded to know how a man with a violent criminal history slipped through the cracks and ended up in the downtown Sydney cafe where he took 17 peopl ...

Taliban storm Pakistani School, Kill 126

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 126 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in years. The overwhelming majority of the v ...

Anti-Islam rally draws 15,000 in Dresden, Germany

DRESDEN , Germany, (UPI) -- A weekly anti-Islam rally in Dresden, Germany, drew over 15,000 people, an indication of growing sentiment for the movement. Another 5,500 attended a demonstration opposing the group, police, who had mobilized over 1,300 o ...

Update: Unknown number of hostages being held in Sydney cafe

SYDNEY (AP) -- Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour. Two people inside the cafe earlier held up a flag with an Islamic declaration of faith that has often been used b ...

CIA Chief Challenges Democrat Senate 'Torture' Report

[caption id="attachment_36832" align="alignright" width="300"] One of many Americans who jumped to their death to escape the flames of 911.[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director John Brennan, responding to the Senate torture report, acknowledged T ...

Dick Cheney: CIA torture report 'full of crap'

[caption id="attachment_32329" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney slammed the report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee detailing the CIA's use of torture on terrori ...

Obama releases 6 terrorists from Guantanamo to Uraguay

[caption id="attachment_26223" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have arrived as refugees in Uruguay, a South American nation with only a tiny Muslim po ...

American Hostage Murdered by al-Qaida Captors

Luke Somers, an American who was killed during a rescue attempt against his al-Qaida captors in Yemen, had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in that country, and those who knew him say he had "wanderlust" and was drawn to new experi ...


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