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North Korea Compares Pres. Obama To ‘Monkey In A Tropical Forest,’ Blames U.S. For Internet Outage

North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy “The Interview.”

12/26/2014

Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

EXCLUSIVE: The Interview’s Seth Rogen Foreshadows North Korean Hackers Attacking Sony’s Servers In Advance Of Movie’s Release

Sometimes, the truth is stranger than fiction, and when comedian Seth Rogen joked about North Korean hackers breaking into Sony in advance of “The Interview” being released, his “theory” turned out to be dangerously accurate.

12/23/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea Back On Terrorism List After ‘Act Of Cybervandalism’ Involving Sony’s ‘The Interview’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cybervandalism,” not one of war.

12/21/2014

Seth Rogen and James Franco talk about their controversial action-comedy 'The Interview,' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA.(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images)

Digital Dilemma: How Will U.S. Respond To Sony Hacking?

The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For Espionage

The court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s human rights situation.

09/15/2014

George Miller headshot, as US Representative of California

East Bay Politician Decries New National Trade Agreements

Three agreements pending before Congress are set to open up trade between Korea, Panama and Colombia, but East Bay Congressman George Miller said he is afraid they may not go far enough to protect American workers.

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