President Barack Obama said 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.
French police on Saturday shot dead a knife-wielding man who attacked three officers in a police station while shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is great”).
The two New York City police officers who were ambushed and shot to death in their vehicle Saturday were “quite simply, assassinated,” and the suspect had made Instagram posts that were very anti-police, the police commissioner said.
Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher US steps to cut that country’s access to hard currency and declare it once more as a state sponsor of terrorism.
As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid just loved playing video games with his cousins.