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North Korea calls for joint investigation with U.S. into cyberattack against Sony

North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of “serious” consequences if Washington rejects a probe that Pyongyang says will prove it had nothing to do with the cyberattack. U.S. officials blame North Korea for the hacking, citing the tools used in the Sony attack and previous hacks linked ... Read More »

Two Police Officers Are Fatally Shot in Brooklyn; Suspect Is Also Dead

Two police officers were killed after they were shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, according to a law enforcement official. The shootings took place near Myrtle and Tompkins Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant. “It looks like they were shot in the upper body,” Deputy Chief Kim Royster said. She said that a suspect fled into a subway station ... Read More »

Real Madrid win Club World Cup 2014

Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) kicks the ball next to San Lorenzo’s midfielder Juan Mercier during their FIFA Club World Cup final football match in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on December 20, 2014 Marrakech (Morocco) (AFP) – Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 on Saturday to win the Club World Cup and secure their fourth ... Read More »

ZeuS variant strikes 150 banks worldwide

Kaspersky has discovered a fresh ZeuS malware strain which has targeted financial institutions worldwide. The company says the banking trojan’s latest form has targeted a total of 150 different banks and 20 payment systems worldwide; focusing on the infiltration of online banking. In total, 15 countries have been attacked, including the United Kingdom, United States, Spain, Russia, Japan and Italy. ZeuS ... Read More »

Veteran Iranian actor Morteza Ahmadi dies at 90

Veteran Iranian actor Morteza Ahmadi has passed away at the age of 90 after suffering from respiratory problems for a long time. The old-time stage, television and radio actor passed away at his home on Sunday. Ahmadi, who is known for nearly five decades of memorable performances, was born in 1924 in a neighborhood in the south of the capital Tehran. ... Read More »