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N Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever

This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, Randall Park, center, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." North Korea has been linked to the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for "The Interview." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Ed Araquel)

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

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IHSA to post hoops title-games video online

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State High School Association says fans of high school basketball will soon be able to watch state-title games from six decades online.

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Beijing ramping up bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics by holding a series of international athletic competitions and promotional events.

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Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022

In this photo taken on Nov. 5, 2014, a man walks on the pitch as Qatar’s Aspire Academy plays against a visiting team, San Lorenzo, in Doha, Qatar. Qatar is relying on the academy to train what it hopes will be a competitive team at the World Cup it is hosting in 2022. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It’s a cold, hard fact of football: Countries with tiny populations don’t generally beat big ones with deep wells of talented players.

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Pro basketball league expanding to 8 teams

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Central Basketball Association is expanding to eight teams for the 2015 season.

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