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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. | Video

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Health minister named as Haiti's new interim prime minister

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named interim prime minister on Sunday to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago following several weeks of protests.

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South Korea prosecutors investigate data leak at nuclear power plants

SEOUL - Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea.

Greek PM offers 2015 election once bailout talks complete

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras offered on Sunday to bring pro-European independents into the government and hold new elections in late 2015 if lawmakers back him to elect a new president.

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Iohannis promises corruption crackdown as new Romanian president

BUCHAREST - Center politician Klaus Iohannis was sworn in as Romania’s president on Sunday, promising to crack down on corruption and strengthen institutions 25 years after the fall of communism.

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U.S. firm finds malware targeting visitors to Afghan government websites

WASHINGTON - Malicious software likely linked to China is being used to infect visitors to a wide range of official Afghan government websites, U.S. cybersecurity researchers say.

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