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Filipino Family Wants US Marine in Local Jail During Trial

By Oliver Teves | Dec 19
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during trial.

'The Interview' Jeopardizes Overseas Movie Villains

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 19
In the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.

Egypt's Gays Go Deeper Underground, Fearing Crackdown

By Maggie Michael | Dec 19
Egyptian homosexuals have been driven deeper underground, fearing not only arrest but also the public scare-mongering against the community drummed up in the media.

FBI Formally Blames North Korea for Sony Hack

By Eric Tucker | Dec 19
The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date

Victory for Plaintiff in China Gay Conversion Case

Dec 19
A Chinese psychological clinic was ordered Friday to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.

N Korea-Linked Sony Hack May Be Costliest Ever

By Bernard Condon, Eric Tucker and Mae Anderson | Dec 18
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.

Obama Reignites Political Debate Over Cuba

By Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples | Dec 18
The surprising move by Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans eyeing the White House.

How Kim Jong Un Became the Target of 'The Interview'

By Jake Coyle | Dec 18
After a devastating hacking attack on Sony Pictures and threats of terrorist attacks when "The Interview" was set to open in theaters on Christmas Day, Sony canceled the release of Rogen's film on Wednesday.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2014

By Bernard McGhee | Dec 18
Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2014.

UK Man Found Guilty of Manslaughter in 'Mummifying' Sex Act Case

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 18
A British man was found guilty this week of the manslaughter of a chef who died during an unusual sex act.

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