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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The Interview." North Korea has denied involvement in a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures but...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has hurled racial slurs against President Barack Obama while blaming the U.S. for shutting down its Internet amid the Sony hacking row. The North's powerful National Defense Commission said Saturday that Obama was behind the release of Sony...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, who led the way on his instrument in the transition between the swing and bebop eras, has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday. DeFranco's family told The Associated Press that the famed musician died...
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar. Diamond was charged Friday with felony second-degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and carrying...
TOKYO (AP) — Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony Corp. has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A destination devoted to entertaining visitors every single day can't just throw any old party to ring in the New Year. For one night only, about 340,000 people spending some $226 million are expected to crowd the Strip and downtown Fremont Street all looking to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of "The Interview," Thursday. The film made just over $1 million in ticket sales from 331 locations for an impressive $3,142 per theater average, according to distributor Sony...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco — who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era — has died at the age of 91. DeFranco's family told The Associated Press on Friday that the famed musician died...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The wedding season is in full swing in India, marking what should be the busiest time of year for the traditional brass bands that lead raucous processions announcing the arrival of the bridegroom to the neighborhood. Dressed in faded military-style uniforms or...