25 December 2014 Last updated at 05:36

Hack threat comedy released in US

The Sony Pictures comedy The Interview opens in some US cinemas and online, after a major cyber-attack and threats over its release.


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The mayor of the US suburb where a police officer shot dead a black teenager says the death cannot be compared to that of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

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A US laboratory technician is being monitored after possible exposure to the Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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