Dec 21, 2014

North Korea issues threat if US retaliates over Sony hacking

A top North Korean defense committee threatened attacks on "the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland" if President Barack Obama retaliates over last month's cyberattack on Sony.....»»[Huffpost]

Mozambique government legalizes abortion

Mozambique has legalized abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies. The local media reported on Saturday that President Armando Guebuza signed into law.....»»[StarAfrica]

Facebook bans page supporting Russian opposition activist

Access to a page, created in support of Russian activist and blogger Aleksey Navalny, has been limited by the social network for Russian internet users. While the move got the online community worried over FB 'censorship', new similar pages have appeared.....»»[]

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalised..

Boxing great Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says. Bob Gunnell issued a statement saying the 72-year-old remains in in a stable condition....»»[Euronews]

Police officer killed in Florida..

A Florida police officer was killed in a shooting early on Sunday, and a suspect was in custody, according to a sheriff's office and local media reports.....»»[CBC]

Dec 20, 2014

US sets free 4 prisoners from Guantanamo

Four Guantanamo Bay detainees have been released and repatriated to Afghanistan, the Pentagon has revealed.....»»[SkyNews]

Saudi forces kill four militants in raid

Saudi security forces kill four militants in a raid in Awamiya, in a province with a restive Shia population, the interior ministry says.....»»[BBC]

Australia: Woman arrested after 8 kids stabbed to death

A mother in Australia has been arrested for murder after eight children were stabbed to death on Friday. The 37-year-old, who hasnt been named, was the mother of seven of the eight victims.....»»[euronews]

Sweden's city of Malmo rocked by car bombs

Swedish police say two car bombs have shattered dozens of windows in a multiethnic district of Malmo, Sweden's third largest city.....»»[ABCNews]

Google now worth more than entire Russian stock - Bloomberg

Russia's stock market is now worth $325 billion while Google is valued at more than $340 billion, according to Bloomberg. This adds Google to the elite list of companies, including Exxon Mobile, Microsoft and Apple.....»»[PC Tech Mag]

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