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FDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment
Without proper treatment, up to 30 percent of those people will eventually develop cirrhosis, an advanced liver disease in which excessive alcohol, fat and other substances kill off liver cells, causing scarring of the liver tissue. For decades,...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'
NEW YORK (AP) — Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release....
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose"...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
5 ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
Sony Pictures defends decision to shelve 'The Interview,' says "We had no choice."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures defends decision to shelve 'The Interview,' says "We had no choice."
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday
Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year. The Nasdaq composite gained 16.98 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,765.38.
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
Kocherlakota warns Fed of 'unacceptable' risk
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of three Fed officials who dissented in the Fed's policy decision this week is warning that the central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to the dangers posed by low inflation. Kocherlakota is...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
Judge: Family Dollar can vote on Dollar Tree buyout
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge says stockholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. can vote on proposed $8.5 billion acquisition by Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree Inc. [...] some Family Dollar shareholders want the vote postponed until the...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
US regulators close small Minnesota bank
BankVista, based in Sartell, Minnesota, agreed to assume all of Northern Star Bank's deposits and to purchase essentially all of the failed bank's assets.
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM
2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed. Even though law...
Dec 19, 2014 | 9:19 PM