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Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The Interview" and warning not to distribute the film "in any form."...

Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to cut that country's access to hard currency and declare it once more as a state sponsor of terrorism....

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....

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he vowed the United States will respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to a hack attack the FBI blamed on the secretive Communist regime....

Craig Ferguson's last 'good night' as 'Late Late Show' host
NEW YORK (AP) -- Was it Bob Newhart horsing around all those years on "The Late Late Show"?...

Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands....

The AP's top 10 movies of the year
The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle:...

Actor Stephen Collins denies he's a pedophile in interview
NEW YORK (AP) -- Embattled actor Stephen Collins says he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor on only one occasion....

Year's top album is Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Up for a good long listen? Check out the Associated Press' top albums of 2014 list:...

Year's top song is Beyonce, Sia's 'Pretty Hurts'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Need a new playlist? Check out the Associated Press' top songs of 2014 list. Heard them before? Then play them again....

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Craig Ferguson's last 'good night' as 'Late Late Show' host

The AP's top 10 movies of the year

Actor Stephen Collins denies he's a pedophile in interview

Year's top album is Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour'

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Year's top song is Beyonce, Sia's 'Pretty Hurts'

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