North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United
States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a
complete Internet outage for hours, but US officials said
Washington was not involved.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has sought to ease
tensions with the police force, calling for a suspension of
protests against the use of excessive force until after the
funerals of two officers killed by a gunman over the weekend.
Fighting between Libya's competing governments has spread to
a third oil port, curbing gas exports to Italy and cutting
crude production to less than needed to cover the North
African country's own domestic requirements, officials said.