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U.S. petitions China to help slap N. Korea

U.S. petitions China to help slap N. Korea

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's administration has sought China's help in recent days in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the first steps toward the "proportional response" that Obama promised to make the North pay for the assault on Sony Pictures. N....

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U.S. petitions China to help slap N. Korea

President Barack Obama's administration has sought China's help in recent days in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the first steps toward the "proportional response" that Obama promised to make the North pay for the assault on Sony Pictures.

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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

HONOLULU (AP) — 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, against a movie company.

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