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A city judge has ordered Pittsburgh's city council president and a neighboring business owner he's been feuding with to return to court after a 90-day "cooling-off period."
Kraus has complained about her employees smoking in front of his house, while she's accused him of gathering litter and dumping a bag of it on the front steps of her business.
If the U. S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned.
 nowhere could it be expected to generate more official outrage and possible reprisals than in North Korea, home to the world's most intense cult of personality, where even the hint of criticism of the ruling Kim dynasty can mean a long stint in prison and where it's a serious offense to merely crumple up a newspaper with any of the leaders' images.
Izumi said its more furious reaction to "The Interview" could suggest a growing lack of confidence in its ability to keep illegal copies of foreign movies from being smuggled across its borders and viewed by ordinary North Koreans.
 because the film didn't merely mock Kim Jong Un but portrayed his assassination — he dies in a fiery explosion set to a rendition of the Katy Perry song "Firework" — North Korea might have felt the need to respond with more than just words.
Vitriolic outbursts of rage against the United States, South Korea and Japan have for decades been a mainstay of North Korea's state-run media, along with endless praise of the Kims — national founder Kim Il Sung, his son Kim Jong Il and now Kim Jong Un — as peerless leaders who enjoy nothing but the undying love and devotion of their nation.
 since Kim Jong Un assumed power in late 2011, North Korea has responded with what some U.
A Canadian woman who caused a fatal traffic accident after stopping her car to help ducks on a busy highway has been sentenced to 90 days in prison.
Emma Czornobaj was convicted by a jury on two counts of criminal negligence causing death and two counts of dangerous driving causing death.
The ground shifts in the late-night TV landscape: JIMMY FALLON takes over for JAY LENO and immediately establishes himself as the new king, with a younger, fresher vibe perfect for next-day YouTube viewing of bits like celebrity lip-syncing duels.
Kicking off an eventful year in the tech world, FACEBOOK pays a massive $19 billion for WHATSAPP, the popular mobile messaging service favored by teenagers and young adults — who see Facebook as something better suited to their parents.
 speaking of superstars, ELLEN DEGENERES takes that famous selfie with a gaggle of 'em, causing Twitter to crash for 20 minutes and beating the previous champion for retweets, a photo of BARACK and MICHELLE OBAMA.
Oh, and OBAMA pitches his health plan to young people via an unusual platform:
 we know you were getting antsy for KIMYE news, so here it is: KIM KARDASHIAN and soon-to-be hubby KANYE WEST make the prestigious cover of VOGUE, sparking existential angst among some fashionistas.
 making a splash: LAVERNE COX, the openly transgender actress on "Orange is the New Black," featured on the cover of Time magazine.
People are glued to their TVs, iPads, phones and other devices for the U.
Surprisingly, the animals aren't just living in nature reserves or remote wilderness, but appear to co-exist in areas dominated by humans across a third of Europe's land mass, the authors wrote in their article published in the journal Science on Thursday.
Guillaume Chapron, a researcher at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and lead author of the study, cited the example of local herders in northwestern Spain who tolerate wolves killing mountain ponies because that keeps them from preying on more valuable cattle.
A member of a Mexican drug gang active in Southern California has been convicted of murder and kidnapping for ransom, but the jury deadlocked on several other counts.
Edgar Lopez went to trial on six felony charges, including several killings that occurred in 2004 and 2005.