Legendary horror maestro Wes Craven dies at 76

Legendary horror maestro Wes Craven dies at 76

August 31, 2015 - 11:19 AMT  07:19 GMT
Craven directed the first installment of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984) which starred Johnny Depp.
Armie Hammer joins Jake Gyllenhaal in Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals”

Armie Hammer joins Jake Gyllenhaal in Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals”

August 31, 2015 - 11:10 AMT  07:10 GMT
The story tells of a woman who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion.
White House mulls sanctions over Chinese cyber theft: Washington Post

White House mulls sanctions over Chinese cyber theft: Washington Post

August 31, 2015 - 10:49 AMT  06:49 GMT
The newspaper said a final determination on whether to issue the sanctions was expected soon, possibly as early as the next two weeks.
Islamic State destroys part of another ancient Palmyra temple

Islamic State destroys part of another ancient Palmyra temple

August 31, 2015 - 10:35 AMT  06:35 GMT
IS has ransacked and demolished several similar sites that predate Islam in Iraq, seeing them as symbols of "idolatry".
Microsoft's flagship Lumia smartphones leak online

Microsoft's flagship Lumia smartphones leak online

August 31, 2015 - 10:27 AMT  06:27 GMT
Both devices are described as "high-end" offerings, with polycarbonate bodies, Qi wireless charging, USB Type-C ports, and Iris scanners.
Facebook to take on Google, Siri with “Moneypenny” AI assistant

Facebook to take on Google, Siri with “Moneypenny” AI assistant

August 31, 2015 - 10:19 AMT  06:19 GMT
"Unlike other AI-based services in the market, M can actually complete tasks on your behalf," said Facebook VP David Marcus.
Egypt schedules election for October after 3 years without parliament

Egypt schedules election for October after 3 years without parliament

August 31, 2015 - 10:07 AMT  06:07 GMT
Egypt will prepare for elections facing several challenges, including the struggle to revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil.
EU calls emergency talks to tackle escalating migrant crisis

EU calls emergency talks to tackle escalating migrant crisis

August 31, 2015 - 09:55 AMT  05:55 GMT
It follows a week that saw hundreds more people drown in the Mediterranean and 71 die in a lorry in Austria.