Suspected IS commander sentenced for recruiting European fighters

Suspected IS commander sentenced for recruiting European fighters

January 7, 2016 - 19:29 AMT  15:29 GMT
The court sentenced six others on January 7, to terms of six to nine years in prison for participating in a group preparing acts of terrorism.
Spike Lee documentary to celebrate Michael Jackson's

Spike Lee documentary to celebrate Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall"

January 7, 2016 - 19:07 AMT  15:07 GMT
The documentary will premiere January 24 at the Sundance Film Festival and will be broadcast February 5 on Showtime.
EU to spend €1bln on development in border nations, including Armenia

EU to spend €1bln on development in border nations, including Armenia

January 7, 2016 - 18:56 AMT  14:56 GMT
The EU funding will see a series of cross-border cooperation programs work to address common challenges, working in 27 countries.
Tehran accuses Saudi Arabia of attacking Iranian embassy in Yemen

Tehran accuses Saudi Arabia of attacking Iranian embassy in Yemen

January 7, 2016 - 15:31 AMT  11:31 GMT
The diplomatic crisis followed the storming of the Saudi embassy in Tehran by protesters angry at Saudi Arabia’s execution of a Shia cleric.
Reddit publishes best of Ask Me Anything sessions in single book

Reddit publishes best of Ask Me Anything sessions in single book

January 7, 2016 - 15:05 AMT  11:05 GMT
Reddit has published the first book anthologizing the site's many Q&A chats, including those with Bill Gates, Bette Midler and Spike Lee.
Audi planning to bring fitness-tracking tech to its cars

Audi planning to bring fitness-tracking tech to its cars

January 7, 2016 - 14:59 AMT  10:59 GMT
Data can be analyzed alongside weather and traffic information, effectively allowing the car to determine how stressed or tired a driver is.
Pope Francis may visit Armenia on 101st anniversary of Genocide

Pope Francis may visit Armenia on 101st anniversary of Genocide

January 7, 2016 - 14:19 AMT  10:19 GMT
Pope Francis confirmed that he will be visiting Mexico in 2016 while celebrating Mass on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Nat Geo readying dramas “Blood Ivory,” “Barkskins” from Scott Rudin

Nat Geo readying dramas “Blood Ivory,” “Barkskins” from Scott Rudin

January 7, 2016 - 14:10 AMT  10:10 GMT
The announcements follow news that Nat Geo would be heading to space for docuseries “One Strange Rock” from Darren Aronofsky.
History orders Jeremy Renner-produced drama “Knightfall” to series

History orders Jeremy Renner-produced drama “Knightfall” to series

January 7, 2016 - 14:04 AMT  10:04 GMT
The series follows the events leading up to and following the persecution, downfall and burning at the stake of the Knights of Templar.

"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" unveils new promo trailer (video)

 January 7, 2016 - 13:43 AMT  09:43 GMT
The 30-second clip follows the ragtag team put together by Arthur Darvill's Rip Hunter as they travel back to the 1970s.