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Chertoff: Sony Hacking Is A Threat We Haven’t Seen

Posted On December 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- A former Secretary of Homeland Security is warning that North Korea's hacking of Sony could have bigger implications than a movie not being released. On NBC's "Meet the Press," Michael Chertoff noted the cyberattack is the first example of a terrorist threat meant to coerce a private American company. The former Bush…

Van Hollen: New Cuba Policy Aimed At People, Not Castros

Posted On December 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Supporters of the Obama administration's new policy toward Cuba are calling for patience.   On CBS's "Face the Nation," Congressman Chris Van Hollen said normalizing diplomatic relations will bring about change, but it won't happen overnight. The Maryland Democrat said Cuban President Raul Castro's declaration that communism will continue doesn't matter as…

Obama: Closing Gitmo Before End Of Presidency A Priority

Posted On December 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The President says one of his top goals before the end of his time in the White House will be to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. On CNN's "State of the Union," President Obama called the prison an inspiration for jihadists, and said it both violates American values and is extremely…

Graham: Send China And Others A Message Through North Korea

Posted On December 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Some Republican lawmakers want to make an example of North Korea in reaction to the hacking of Sony Pictures' computers. On CBS's "Face the Nation," Senator Lindsey Graham called on the President to drop the hammer on Kim Jong-Un's regime through sanctions and other means. The South Carolina Republican said this incident…

Elton John Officially Ties The Knot

Posted On December 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Sir Elton John has a new title today -- lawfully married man. The singer and his longtime partner David Furnish officially tied the knot in the U.K., exactly nine years after entering into a civil partnership. The two had been planning to wed ever since gay marriage was legalized in England back in…