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N Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever

In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un waves to spectators and participants of a mass military parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea. If the U.S. government’s claim that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen’s latest comedy is correct, no one can say they weren’t warned. The movie, “The Interview,” pushed all of North Korea’s buttons. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.

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Deaths and sex allegations rock the comedy world

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Joan Rivers attends the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. For comedians, there was very little to laugh about in 2014. Three pioneering comic legends died - David Brenner, Rivers and Robin Williams.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For comedians, there was very little to laugh about in 2014.

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Musical of ‘School of Rock’ heading to Broadway

In this April 4, 2014 file photo, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber announces the new "Jesus Christ Superstar" North American arena tour at a press conference in New York. Producers said Thursday that a musical version of the 2003 Jack Black movie "School of Rock" will start in November, with an opening set for Dec. 6. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater will write new music to be added to some songs featured in the movie. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rockers, rejoice: The Broadway musical “Rock of Ages” may be going, but get ready for “The School of Rock.”

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McCartney reflects on yesterday, today and tomorrow

In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney performs in concert as part of his Out There tour at Philips Arena in Atlanta. McCartney is 72, and only the wrinkles give his years away. Interviewed recently at his midtown Manhattan office suite, he seems as boyish and graceful as he was on stage decades ago for "The Ed Sullivan Show," his manner informal, his build slender and well suited for jeans and a form-fitting sweater. (Photo by Dan Harr/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Paul McCartney is 72, and only the wrinkles give his years away.

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Craig Ferguson to end 10 years as host of ‘Late Late Show’

In this Dec. 15, 2014 photo released by CBS, host Craig Ferguson appears on the set of "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," in Los Angeles. Ferguson's final show will be on Friday. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not such a great day, America — not for fans of Craig Ferguson.

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