Passions flare over New York cop killings. North Korea warns Sony hack isn't the end. And a Florida State panel clears Jameis Winston.
It's Monday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day
1. NYPD COP SHOOTING
Complicated feelings: The killings of two New York police officers over the weekend sparked passionate responses. Former New York Gov. George Pataki and police union officials quickly lashed out at New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. The governor accused de Blasio of putting officers' lives at risk because the mayor supported recent protests over the killing of Eric Garner by a New York police officer who was not indicted. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Pataki was wrong for making those comments, calling it "an overreaction." Social media users joined the fray, with many objecting to blaming anyone other than the gunman for the killings. Some turned to hashtags #BlackLivesMatter for Garner and Brown - and #BlueLivesMatter to show respect and support for police officers.
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.
Obama moves to normalize relations with Cuba. The Sony hacker trail points to North Korea. And The Simpsons celebrates a quarter century.
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Didn't see that coming: U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed by Cuba yesterday as part of a landmark deal that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island. A major loosening of travel and economic restrictions on the country are in the works. And the two nations are set to re-open embassies, with preliminary discussions on that next step in normalizing diplomatic relations beginning in the coming weeks. Gross had been held by the Cuban government since 2009. He was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to set up an Internet network for Cuban dissidents.
Sony hackers threaten moviegoers. Pakistan begins to mourn. And the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2015.
It's Wednesday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day
1. SONY HACKERS THREAT
All this over a movie?: The group that says it hacked Sony Pictures over the upcoming film "The Interview" is now threatening moviegoers. In an anonymous post, hackers claiming to be the "Guardians of Peace" said people who see the movie would suffer a "bitter fate." Then came the ominous line: "Remember the 11th of September 2001." Actor Seth Rogen and James Franco canceled all of their upcoming press events following the threat. Tomorrow's New York premier of the film has been called off too. "The Interview" is a comedy about a plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. It's set to open Christmas Day. Some security experts believe North Korea is behind the hacking incident.