Dallas Mavericks Land Rajon Rondo; New Relations With Cuba

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title: Dallas Mavericks Land Rajon Rondo

text: The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.

The Celtics sent Rondo and Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, two draft picks and a trade exception, the teams announced.

"We would not have won Banner 17 without Rajon and will always consider him one of our most valuable Celtics," the Celtics' owners said in a statement. "We will always cherish the time he was here."

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title: New Relations Between US and Cuba

text: U.S. citizen Alan Gross, who had been held prisoner in Cuba for more than five years, was released Wednesday, a step toward better relations between the United States and the Caribbean country.

In return for Gross, the United State agreed to the humanitarian release of three Cuban agents being held in North Carolina.

What does this all mean for you? It's the beginning of "the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba," one official said.

It also means that you might be able to soon bring those cigars home.

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title: US Says North Korea Responsible for Sony Hack

text: Those who hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment, releasing a trove of emails and stealing personal data from company executives, were directed to do so by North Korean officials, a senior administration official told ABC News.

The hackers have also threatened to attack theaters screening "The Interview", a fictional comedy about two Americans who are asked to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, leading several major chains to pull the film from their lineups and Sony to cancel its Christmas Day release date.

The film stars Seth Rogen and James Franco.

Learn more about the cyberhack here.

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title: Time is Running Out ...

text: For Christmas shopping, that is.

But don't worry - a quick look at what's trending today tells us what might be on some wish lists: women's winter boots and KitchenAid appliances.

So hit the stores if you haven't already, as Christmas is only one week away.

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