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US imposes new sanctions on North Korea over Sony hacking

The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korea as part of its first response to the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

The FBI has blamed North Korea for the attack which leaked confidential data from Sony computers.

North Korea has denied the allegation but expressed fury over Sony's comedy The Interview, which features a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un.

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Seth Rogen reacts to Sony announcement: 'Freedom has prevailed!'

Comic actor Seth Rogen had this reaction on Twitter to Sony's decision to release The Interview at some cinemas:

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