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Obama2-122014.jpg President Barack Obama said Friday he believes Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" with its decision to scrap the release of "The Interview" amid threats from hackers. Obama expressed sympathy for Sony but warned that the move sets a dangerous precedent.
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rubio-121814.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been one of the harshest critics of President Barack Obama's plan to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and continued to bash the president in an op-ed piece published in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
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ECB-121814.jpgThe European Central Bank announced on Thursday that it will publish the minutes of its monetary policy meeting, starting next month, although it opted not to reveal the votes of individual members of the rate-setting body. In a statement, the ECB said that it will publish regular accounts of Governing Council monetary policy discussions, starting with the meeting on January 22, 2015.
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Pain relievers like ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories may reduce the risk of one type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). The study, published in the journal Cancer, surveyed data on 200,000 people in Denmark. Eighteen thousand of the participants had been diagnosed with either basal cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma or SCC.
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Indian equities ended flat this week as a selloff in the early part of the week offset big gains coming towards the fag-end of the week. India's benchmark index Sensex ended just about 0.1 percent higher at 27,371.84 in the week ended Friday, while the broader Nifty index ended virtually unchanged at...
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Canadian smart phone maker BlackBerry Ltd. reported Friday a loss for the third quarter that sharply narrowed from last year, which was weighed down by an hefty inventory write-down and charges. Adjusted earnings per share also topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly revenues missed their estimates. The company also targets sustainable profitability on an adjusted basis in fiscal 2016.
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After a few weekends of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" landing at number one at the box office, Ridley Scott's biblical drama "Exodus: Gods and Kings" should easily be the top overall draw this weekend, with Christian Bale starring in the 3,300-theater release from distributor Fox.
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The former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been expelled from the Communist Party of China or CPC and prosecutors have opened an investigation into his suspected crimes and decided to arrest him, the official Xinhua News Agency reported citing a government statement. Zhou's expulsion from the CPC...
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