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Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2014

By Bernard McGhee | Dec 18
Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2014.

UK Man Found Guilty of Manslaughter in 'Mummifying' Sex Act Case

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 18
A British man was found guilty this week of the manslaughter of a chef who died during an unusual sex act.

Putin: West is Trying to 'Defang' the Russian Bear

By Laura Mills and Vladimir Isachenkov | Dec 18
President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying away from its heavy reliance on oil and gas and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.

N Korea-Linked Sony Hack May Be Costliest Ever

By Bernard Condon, Eric Tucker and Mae Anderson | Dec 18
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.

Obama Reignites Political Debate Over Cuba

By Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples | Dec 18
The surprising move by Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans eyeing the White House.

Elton John and Husband to Tie the Knot Once More

Dec 17
Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title.

Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan Gross

By Julie Pace and Matthew Lee | Dec 17
American Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, as part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, senior U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Aussie Leader: Siege Gunman Dropped Off Watch List

By Kristen Gelineau | Dec 17
A gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency's watch list - but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear, Australia's prime minister said Wednesday.

Egypt Refers to Trial 26 Suspected Homosexual Men

By Sarah El Deeb | Dec 17
An Egyptian official says prosecutors have referred 26 men arrested in a raid on a bath house to trial on charges connected to their suspected homosexuality.

British Teacher Comes Out, Gets Letter of Support From Student

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
After a British teacher came out as gay to his primary school students, he received a heartwarming letter of support from a nine-year-old child in his class, letting him know that it wouldn't change the way she felt about him.

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