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WASHINGTON - President Obama said that the cyber attack by North Korea "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that he believed the company made a mistake in canceling the release of "The Interview." Full Article | Video
SEOUL - The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army. Full Article
U.S. President Barack Obama says it was a “mistake” for Sony Pictures to cancel the release of its movie “The Interview” and that the U.S. "will respond" to the cyberattack. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).