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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's reviewing whether to put North Korea back on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obama tells CNN's "State of the Union" that the U.S. will respond "proportionately" to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. North Korea is accusing Obama of "recklessly" spreading rumors that it orchestrated the attack.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan say they've made arrests in connection with last week's Taliban school massacre. Seven gunmen wearing explosives belts stormed into the military run school last Tuesday and slaughtered 148 people, including 132 students. Another 121 students were wounded in the eight-hour siege of the school. In response, the government bombed the militants' hideouts along the Afghan border and also lifted a ban on the execution of convicted terrorists.

CAIRNS, Australia (AP) — A judge in Australia has rejected a plea by lawyers for a woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court. Mersane Warria is facing eight counts of murder in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece. Their bodies were found inside her northern Australia home last week. Warria is in the hospital recovering from stab wounds to her chest.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nineteen people are being honored as Carnegie Heroes Monday. One person receiving the award in Pittsburg is the parks director of Ross Township, Pennsylvania, who helped stop an attack by a gunman who allegedly killed three people at a municipal meeting last year. Rockne Newell allegedly began shooting through a window before he entered the township building and targeted people as they ran outside. Bernard Kozen could have run to safety, but he tackled Newell and overpowered him with the help of another man.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Christians and Satanists have put up competing displays on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas is underway. The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple set up its "Snaketivity Scene," featuring a snake offering a book called "Revolt of the Angels" as a gift. The snake is wrapped around the Satanic cross on the 3-feet-by-3-feet display. Capitol rules require that displays have to be taken down each night.

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