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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Dec 18 2:05 PM

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    Entertainment News
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    Financial News
    U.S. considers 'proportionate' response to Sony hacking attack - Reuters 1 hour ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on North Korea was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response.

    U.S. weighs response to Sony hacking attack blamed on North Korea - Reuters 2 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States was considering possible options on Thursday in response to a major cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on North Korea, amid calls for tougher sanctions on Pyongyang to cut it off from the global banking system.

    Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush - Reuters 3 hours ago

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    U.N. members want North Korea in international court for rights abuses... - Reuters 3 hours ago

        UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Member countries of the United Nations on Thursday urged the Security Council to consider referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity as alleged in a U.N. inquiry report released earlier this year.

    United Nations concerned by 'highly intrusive' digital spying - Reuters 3 hours ago

        UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations General Assembly expressed concern on Thursday at digital spying and said unlawful or arbitrary mass surveillance and the interception and collection of online data are "highly intrusive acts" that violate privacy rights.

    Health News
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    Regional News
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    Science News
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    Science's top 10 breakthroughs of 2014 - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

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    Sports News
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        By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a season full of hope in the first full campaign under club president Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks are struggling with a new offense, a rookie coach and a frustrated star in Carmelo Anthony. Coach Derek Fisher, who won five NBA titles as a guard for the Lakers under then-coach Jackson, has been cool and calm in his new role but showed growing impatience against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday when his club fell to woeful 5-22 record. ...

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    Sport-It took a year to get used to new golf clubs - McIlroy - Yahoo Sports 1 hour ago

        By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment. The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of the world rankings when he signed a 10-year contract with Nike in January 2013 that, according to media reports, was worth $250 million. ...

    It took a year to get used to new golf clubs: McIlroy - Yahoo Sports 1 hour ago

        By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment. The Northern Irishman was flying high at the top of the world rankings when he signed a 10-year contract with Nike in January 2013 that, according to media reports, was worth $250 million. ...

    Technology News
    Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack? - AP NEW!

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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....

    Big Data, Smaller Wage Gap? - Wired 1 hour ago

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    BrandPost: How to design an environmentally friendly website - PC World 1 hour ago

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    Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app - PC World 1 hour ago

        Line, the messaging app from Japan, has acquired MixRadio, the free music-streaming service Microsoft gained through its Nokia acquisition, the companies announced Thursday.The deal gives Line, already popular with 170 million monthly active users, a new way to attract more customers at a time of rising interest in music streaming. It also explains what Microsoft would do with the music service after Microsoft said it would spin it off, as the company now focuses on “productivity.” Apparently music doesn’t make people productive.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Vulnerability in embedded Web server exposes millions of routers to ha... - PC World 1 hour ago

        A serious vulnerability in an embedded Web server used by many router models from different manufacturers allows remote attackers to take control of affected devices over the Internet.A compromised router can have wide-ranging implications for the security of home and business networks as it allows attackers to sniff inbound and outbound traffic and provides them with a foothold inside the network from where they can launch attacks against other systems. It also gives them a man-in-the-middle position to strip SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) from secure connections and hijack DNS (Domain Name System) settings to misrepresent trusted websites.The new vulnerability was discovered by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies and is located in RomPager, an embedded Web server used by many routers to host their Web-based administration interfaces.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    US News
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        The U.S. is prepared to veto a United Nations Security Council proposal that calls for an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands in 2017.

    White House does not dismiss idea of Castro visit - Yahoo NEW!

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    Oklahoma prisons lawyer says he felt pressured as execution dates near... - Fox News NEW!

        A longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system says he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure executions last spring happened on schedule, despite the lack of an execution method.

    Obama signs legislation ending benefits for Nazis - Yahoo NEW!

        WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits.

    Trauma expert: Kidnapping, rape victim can thrive - Yahoo NEW!

        CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Despite the grim picture painted by court documents this week, a trauma expert said Thursday there's every reason to believe a New Hampshire teenager who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted over nine months will not only recover but thrive.

    World News
    Pope Benedict got ball rolling with Cuba on Gross - AP 1 hour ago

        VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis rightly got credit for helping bring the U.S. and Cuba together and free U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross. But it was actually Francis' predecessor, Emeritus Benedict XVI, who made the first high-level Vatican manoeuver to release Gross, spurred in part by an unlikely group of papal lobbyists....

    Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear - AP 1 hour ago

        MOSCOW (AP) -- Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble and revive the economy within two years....

    Of conquistadors and the Cold War - CNN 1 hour ago

        Just 90 miles away, Cuba inevitably shares a long history with the United States, from conquistadors to the Spanish-American War to the Cold War.

    U.S. air strikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders - CNN 1 hour ago

        U.S. air strikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.

    Several top ISIS leaders killed in Iraq - Fox News 1 hour ago

        U.S. airstrikes have killed several top Islamic State leaders in Iraq, Fox News confirms. 

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