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  • U.S. Turns to China to Help Stop North Korean Hackers: Report

    The Obama administration is seeking China's help in stopping North Korea from launching future cyber-attacks, the New York Times reports. President Barack Obama said on Friday that the U.S. would retaliate for the attack on Sony Pictures, which the FBI...
  • North Korea threatens 'grave consequences' if U.S. does not join hack probe

    North Korea threatens 'grave consequences' if U.S. does not join hack probe
    North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictureswere "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of North Korea's...
  • 4 Guantanamo prisoners transferred to Afghanistan

    4 Guantanamo prisoners transferred to Afghanistan
    Four detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced on Saturday. The Afghan detainees were released late on Friday at the request of...
  • China's Xi preaches diversification in gambling hub Macau

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday urged the world's biggest gambling hub, Macau, to accelerate diversification away from its bread-and-butter casino industry, which has lost about $60 billion in market value over the last six months. Xi, in...
  • Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes

    Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes
    The Sony hack and the demise of "The Interview" have people howling about appeasement, corporate shenanigans and Kim Jong Un's private life. What will happen next? What should have happened already? And how will it ripple through Hollywood, Washington and...
  • China sees a boom in theme park development, led by Dalian Wanda

    China sees a boom in theme park development, led by Dalian Wanda
    The giant red cylinder, aglow like a Chinese lantern, perches on the edge of East Lake where Mao Tse-tung loved to spend summers. This state-of-the-art theater, built at a reported cost of $400 million, stretches more than 200 feet from basement to roof;...
  • Dispute between China and Vietnam is felt in Little Saigon

    Dispute between China and Vietnam is felt in Little Saigon
    Anna Le stepped out of the Westminster Boulevard seafood restaurant, clutching a menu, and quickly phoned her fiancee to tell him her choices for the traditional eight-course wedding banquet. Lobster, oyster mushrooms, a bird's nest of crispy chow mein,...
  • North Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter U.S. hostile policy

    North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington's hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses. Member countries of the United Nations...
  • China offers $3 billion in aid and loans to neighbors: Xinhua

    China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbors Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, state media reported on Saturday. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the offer...
  • Obama's fourth-quarter foreign policy surprises

    Six months ago, President Obama's foreign policy looked stymied. Negotiations with Israel and the Palestinians were at a dead end. Russia was gaining ground in eastern Ukraine. U.S. efforts to end the war in Syria were ineffective. A new extremist army,...
  • North Korea denies responsibility for Sony cyber attack

    North Korea had nothing to do with a devastating cyber attack against Sony Pictures, a North Korean U.N. diplomat said on Friday after the U.S. government blamed Pyongyang for the incident. "DPRK (North Korea) is not part of this," a North Korean...