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Obama Says He’ll Weigh Returning North Korea to Terror List

President Obama said he would “review” whether to return North Korea to the list, part of a broader government response to a damaging cyberattack on Sony’s Hollywood studio. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

By Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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. Washington's longstanding dispute with North Korea, which for years […]

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Obama saying ‘Aloha,’ then taking trip is wrong response to N. Korea cyber attacks, Rogers says

President Obama should already be responding to North Korea cyberattacks on Sony Pictures, instead of just vowing to respond, Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said Sunday. Full News here – FOX News

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Obama Says U.S. Will Respond to North Korean Cyberattack

President Obama decided not to tip his hand about how the United States would respond to the Sony hacking attack, but he left no doubt he would do something. Full News here – First Draft

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North Korea says it’s not involved in Sony hack; proposes joint probe with US

North Korea says it can prove it is not behind the massive Sony Pictures cyberattack that has led to the cancellation of the release of the movie “The Interview.” Full News here – FOX News

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Obama Says Cooperation With Republicans Is Possible

President Obama said he would not hesitate to use executive action within the limits of the law. Full News here – First Draft

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Work to Be Done on Inequality and Race, Obama Says

President Obama looks to implement recommendations on overhauling the police system so that black people are not unfairly targeted by law enforcement. Full News here – First Draft

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Obama Says Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ Pulling Film

President Obama criticized Sony Pictures for pulling a movie in response to a hack attack U.S. officials blame on North Korea, saying it sets a bad precedent. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama says would veto any weakening of consumer protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday threatened to veto any efforts by a Republican-controlled Congress to weaken measures aimed at protecting consumers from abuses in the financial system. Obama told a news conference he believed Republicans, who will be in charge of both houses of Congress from January, could work with the […]

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Obama says does not anticipate overnight changes in Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday said the Cuban government still represses its citizens, and that he does not expect overnight changes as a result of normalized relations between Cuba and the United States. "What I know deep in my bones is that if you've done the same thing for 50 years and […]

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