FBI Accuses North Korea in Sony Hack

The FBI on Friday accused the North Korean government of being behind the devastating hackon Sony Pictures Entertainment that eventually prompted it tocancel the release of The Interview, the first formal statement that the U.S. government has concluded the isolated nation is responsible for the cyberattack. “The FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is […]

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Taking the Crisis Out of ISIS

Pentagon reports some good news from the front After four months of stalemate in the U.S.-led air war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, the U.S. military finally expressed measured optimism Thursday over the course of the campaign. “We’re seeing initial successes in this fight,” Army Lieut. General James Terry told reporters at the Pentagon. “My assessment […]

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Federal Judge Rules Against Obama’s Immigration Action

Ruling has no immediate impact A federal judge ruled Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s recent executive actions to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation is unconstitutional. Judge Arthur Schwab of the Western District of Pennsylvania found the actions violated the constitution’s separation of powers, Reuters reports. The ruling has no immediate impact but will give fodder to Republican lawmakers, […]

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New Republican Congress’ First Order of Business: Keystone Pipeline

It’ll set up a confrontation with President Obama. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the first priority for the new Republican-controlled Senate next year would be to pass a bill authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up an early confrontation with an Obama Administration hesitant to ignite opposition from its green supporters. “We’ll be starting next year with […]

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