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North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages

SEOUL - North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of being responsible for Internet outages it experienced in recent days amid a confrontation between them over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.

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China to list legal places of worship, 'root out' illegal: Xinhua

SHANGHAI - China is to publish online details of legal religious venues, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, apparently in an effort to identify unsanctioned groups as part of an effort to "root out illegal religious activities".

China 4:03am EST

U.S.-funded radio station says Azerbaijan office raided

WASHINGTON - Azerbaijani authorities raided and closed the bureau of the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) on Friday in an apparent attempt to silence one of the country's last independent media outlets, the station said.

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Islamic State targeted in 39 strikes by U.S., allies: Task Force

WASHINGTON - U.S. forces and their allies staged 39 air strikes on Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria over the past two days, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Friday.

26 Dec 2014

Parents of Cuban who spied for U.S. say they only hope he's well

HAVANA - For two decades, the parents of a Cuban man convicted of spying for the United States believed he was innocent. Now that all signs suggest he was a double agent working for Washington, they say they can only wish him a happy future.

Cuba 26 Dec 2014

UK's Labour faces wipe-out in Scotland despite change of leader: poll

LONDON - Britain's opposition Labour Party could suffer a wipe-out in Scotland in a UK-wide parliamentary election in May, scuppering its overall chances of supplanting Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives, a poll suggested on Friday.

26 Dec 2014

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