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21 December 2014 Last updated at 21:30 ET

New York killer boasted to onlookers

The gunman who shot dead two New York policemen told people "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the killings, police say.


A poster for The Interview in Venice, California, 19 DecemberUS mulls putting NK on terror list

The US is considering putting North Korea back on its terrorism sponsors list, President Barack Obama says, after a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.

A US flag behind barbed wire at Guantanamo Bay. File photoAfghan Guantanamo inmates freed

Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.

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A comedy of terrors - in four acts

The story of how a Christmas Day movie was forced off movie screens is a comedy and a tragedy - with a larger question not yet answered.

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Martina Navratilova's wedded bliss

Long outspoken on gay rights, tennis legend Martina Navratilova marks a more personal milestone - marrying her long-term girlfriend.

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