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Police in Pa. search for man suspected of killing ex-wife, 5 former in-laws

Police in Pennsylvania mounted an intense search Monday in the Philadelphia suburbs for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws, the district attorney for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, said at a Monday night press conf

As oil falls, Middle East stocks tank

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil rich nations in the Middle East are talking tough when it comes to plunging oil. They claim they can hold out even if crude oil falls as low as $40.

10 Sandy Hook families sue Bushmaster

Parents of 9 children killed at the mass shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with one teacher who survived, are suing the businesses behind the Bushmaster rifle, which was used in the massacre.

Russia heading for crash as ruble plummets

 LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Russia's economy is crashing and its currency appears to be in free fall. The ruble plunged by about 12% Monday, meaning it's lost nearly 50% against the dollar this year.

Sony hack sends stock down 10% in past week

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Good news for Sony executives.

Sony hackers: ask nicely and we'll offer mercy

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Sony hacking saga continues.

Texan crosses illegally into North Korea, denounces U.S. policies

An American who said he crossed illegally into North Korea gave an unusual press conference in the country on Sunday, where he denounced the U.S. political and economic systems.

Gunfire erupts in Sydney hostage crisis; suspect identified

The man who held hostages in a Sydney cafe for nearly 16 hours is Man Haron Monis, an official with direct knowledge of the situation said Monday.

Cheney has no regrets: 'I would do it again in a minute'

 A defiant former Vice President Dick Cheney stood by his defense of the extreme interrogation techniques used by the CIA on detainees in the wake

Despite discrepancies, Dorian Johnson consistent in accounts of Brown shooting

 Dorian Johnson, who was walking with Michael Brown before Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown in August, told remarkably similar stories in