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As dust clears, what's next for Sony?

The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess. Will Sony ...

dateDec 22, 2014 in Business
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Sony tells AFP it still plans movie release

Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has "caved" by canceling the release of "The Interview," and said it still hoped to release the controversial film.

dateDec 20, 2014 in Business
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Obama bars oil, gas drilling in Alaska haven

President Barack Obama declared Alaska's ecologically rich Bristol Bay off-limits for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, saying the move was necessary to safeguard the region's fishing and tourism industries.

dateDec 17, 2014 in Environment
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US proposes stricter ozone limits

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced plans Wednesday to strengthen emission regulations for ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.

dateNov 26, 2014 in Environment
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US to propose stricter smog standard

Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and ...

dateNov 26, 2014 in Environment
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Green Climate Fund pledges reach $9.3 bn

Nations meeting in Berlin Thursday pledged $9.3 billion (7.4 bn euros) for a climate fund to help poor countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a $10bn target.

dateNov 20, 2014 in Environment
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