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  • North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

    Associated Press
    Updated: 38 min ago

    WASHINGTON — North Korea is experiencing widespread Internet outages. One expert says the country's online access is "totally down." It's not immediately clear if the Internet connectivity problems were an act of retribution for a major intrusion at Sony Pictures Entertainment that...

  • Singer Joe Cocker dies at his home in Colorado

    News services
    Updated: 39 min ago

    LONDON — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70. His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died early Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, where he has lived for the past two decades. Cocker was known for a memorable Woodstock performance and cover...

  • 2014 provides plenty of eye candy for sports fans

    Updated: 55 min ago

    Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy. Odell Beckham Jr., James Rodriguez, Richard Sherman and Aaron Harrison were among those who put their distinctive stamp on sports in 2014 with shots, catches and plays that...

  • Rudolph stamps guide tiny post office to success

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RUDOLPH, Wis. (AP) — This seems to be Rudolph's Christmas. The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season. Usually, the post office gets 10,000 cards for their mid-month...

  • AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has...

  • Jets players speak out on slain NYPD officers

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty. The New York Jets defensive lineman who has been critical of law enforcement in the past spoke out Sunday in support of...

  • US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — 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. North Korea...

  • A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were in their marked New York Police Department cruiser on a Brooklyn street when a gunman opened fire on them, then fled to a subway station where he committed suicide. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the partners never had time to pull...

  • 7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lightning struck a car in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium after their game with Green Bay on Sunday, injuring seven people, officials and witnesses said. None of the injuries appeared to be serious, Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Penny said....

  • Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capitol

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway. The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple set up its "Snaketivity Scene" featuring a snake offering a book called "Revolt of the Angels" as a...