Internet outage seen in North Korea amid U.S. hacking dispute 6:42pm EST

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony pictures, itself experienced Internet outages on Monday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said.  Full Article

U.S. leads 22 more air strikes against Islamic State: task force 9:45am EST 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition conducted 12 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria on Monday and 10 strikes Iraq, the U.S. military said in a statement.  Full Article  

TSX edges lower as oil slip hurts energy companies 4:45pm EST 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped on Monday as most energy companies fell on oil's downward march, with the retreat muted by gains for some of the country's biggest banks and its main railways.  Full Article  

Condition of Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved' 12:55pm EST 

(Reuters) - The condition of Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to the hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia and doctors hope to discharge the boxing legend soon, a spokesman said on Monday.  Full Article  

Joe Cocker, raspy-voiced British singer, dies at 70 7:40pm EST 

(Reuters) - Joe Cocker, whose distinctive raspy voice and soulful musical renditions made him a favorite of his peers with hits like Beatles' cover "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," died on Monday. He was 70.  Full Article