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The White House is set to blame North Korea for hacking Sony Pictures. Police investigate the deaths of eight kids in Australia. And the Dow has its best day in three years.
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1. SONY HACK – NORTH KOREA
Laying blame: It could be today when the Obama administration officially points the finger at North Korea for hacking Sony Pictures. Investigators say it was a sophisticated operation with hackers stealing the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system. As we now know, they pretty much had access to everything. The question is: How will the U.S. respond? There are high-level meetings taking place at the White House to decide exactly that. Officials say they haven't yet decided how to respond to the attack.