Reese Witherspoon to star in “The Beard” romantic comedy

Reese Witherspoon to star in “The Beard” romantic comedy

August 8, 2012 - 15:10 AMT  11:10 GMT
Witherspoon is shooting Devil’s Knot, Atom Egoyan’s take on the West Memphis Three murder case that also stars Colin Firth.
Retired Revolutionary Guards among Iranian hostages in Syria, Tehran says

Retired Revolutionary Guards among Iranian hostages in Syria, Tehran says

August 8, 2012 - 14:43 AMT  10:43 GMT
The rebels have accused hostages of carrying out a "reconnaissance mission" on behalf of Syrian government forces.
France headed back into recession, country’s central bank warns

France headed back into recession, country’s central bank warns

August 8, 2012 - 14:28 AMT  10:28 GMT
France emerged from its last recession - defined by economists as two consecutive quarters of negative growth - in the spring of 2009.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” named bestselling book ever in Britain

“Fifty Shades of Grey” named bestselling book ever in Britain

August 8, 2012 - 14:15 AMT  10:15 GMT
The erotic novel has sold in excess of 5.3m copies in print and ebook – more than The Highway Code or Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code.
Paul Rudd’s “This Is 40” comedy trailer hits the web

Paul Rudd’s “This Is 40” comedy trailer hits the web (video)

 August 8, 2012 - 13:44 AMT  09:44 GMT
The original comedy expands on the story of Pete and Debbie from “Knocked Up” and how they’re dealing with their current state of life.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook price, release date revealed

ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook price, release date revealed

August 8, 2012 - 13:35 AMT  09:35 GMT
Touted as the ‘lightest 14-inch Ultrabook in the world,’ it features a lightweight form factor constructed from carbon fiber materials.
Afghan suicide attacks leave 3 NATO soldiers dead

Afghan suicide attacks leave 3 NATO soldiers dead

August 8, 2012 - 13:22 AMT  09:22 GMT
Two insurgents wearing suicide vests blew themselves up as a group of foreign troops walked from their base to nearby compound.
Syrian rebels abandon positions in frontline Aleppo district

Syrian rebels abandon positions in frontline Aleppo district

August 8, 2012 - 13:03 AMT  09:03 GMT
A Syrian govt. security source told Lebanon's Al-Manar television that Syrian forces were now in control of Salaheddine district.
Russia ex-PM: Israeli strike will force Iran to make own weapons of mass destruction

Russia ex-PM: Israeli strike will force Iran to make own weapons of mass destruction

August 8, 2012 - 12:47 AMT  08:47 GMT
Yevgeny Primakov: Israeli airstrikes on Iranian nuke facilities are possible but in case they are delivered they will have small impact on Iran.
Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With The Curve” drama trailer released

Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With The Curve” drama trailer released (video)

 August 8, 2012 - 12:40 AMT  08:40 GMT
The film features Clint Eastwood as veteran baseball scout whose daughter (Amy Adams) accompanies him on a trip to check out hot prospect.