IMF urges China to make containing financial risks priority

IMF urges China to make containing financial risks priority

June 5, 2014 - 13:19 AMT  09:19 GMT
"We consider that vulnerabilities have risen to the point where containing them should be a priority," David Lipton said.
Oscar winner Naomi Watts to join “Divergent” hit sci-fi sequels

Oscar winner Naomi Watts to join “Divergent” hit sci-fi sequels

June 5, 2014 - 12:47 AMT  08:47 GMT
Watts stars in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's “Birdman,” Noah Baumbach's “While We're Young” and the Bill Murray movie “St. Vincent.”
Meryl Streep as dystopian society leader in

Meryl Streep as dystopian society leader in "The Giver" trailer (video)

 June 5, 2014 - 12:30 AMT  08:30 GMT
In this film directed by Phillip Noyce ("Salt"), Jeff Bridges is tapped to play the keeper of all ancient memories called The Giver.
“Twilight” helmer to direct Disney's live-action “Beauty and the Beast”

“Twilight” helmer to direct Disney's live-action “Beauty and the Beast”

June 5, 2014 - 11:59 AMT  07:59 GMT
Disney's “Maleficent,” starring Angelina Jolie, topped the box office its opening weekend, earning north of $170 million worldwide.
EU, Ukraine to sign Association Agreement economic chapter

EU, Ukraine to sign Association Agreement economic chapter

June 5, 2014 - 11:49 AMT  07:49 GMT
“For Ukraine we’ve already signed the political chapters of the Association agreement on March 21,” Herman Van Rompuy said.
Security firm says ransomware encrypting Android SD card flies found

Security firm says ransomware encrypting Android SD card flies found

June 5, 2014 - 11:17 AMT  07:17 GMT
Dr Murdoch noted that networks often lagged or failed altogether to provide Google's security patches for older Android handsets.
Israel advancing plans for 1,500 new settlement homes

Israel advancing plans for 1,500 new settlement homes

June 5, 2014 - 10:51 AMT  06:51 GMT
The Construction and Housing Ministry announced the new plans in one of several steps necessary before construction begins.
U.S. military jet crashes in Southern California desert town

U.S. military jet crashes in Southern California desert town

June 5, 2014 - 10:16 AMT  06:16 GMT
Local television reports showed images of at least one house engulfed in flames and billows of black smoke reaching into the sky.
“Digging Into the Future – Armenia” documentary to screen in CA

“Digging Into the Future – Armenia” documentary to screen in CA

June 5, 2014 - 09:57 AMT  05:57 GMT
“Armenia is a fantastic country, a wonderful place with an interesting history, tasty food and beautiful people,” Charles Stanish said.
Syria’s Assad wins third term in office

Syria’s Assad wins third term in office

June 5, 2014 - 09:30 AMT  05:30 GMT
The EU joined the U.S. in condemning the election, saying in a statement that it could not be considered "a genuinely democratic vote".