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Andy Serkis: "Planet of the Apes" franchise may stretch to 5 films

November 22, 2014 - 12:06 AMT  08:06 GMT
Matt Reeves from the second installment "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" returns at the helm and helps with the script.
Jason Reitman, Nick Hornby to team for “Rob Banks for My Family”

Jason Reitman, Nick Hornby to team for “Rob Banks for My Family”

November 22, 2014 - 11:58 AMT  07:58 GMT
Hornby moves deftly between books like “About a Boy” and screenplays like his Oscar-nominated “An Education.”

"Dallas Buyers Club" director to helm Janis Joplin bio

November 22, 2014 - 11:54 AMT  07:54 GMT
He may be backed up by "Dallas Buyers Club" scribes Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack who are in negotiations to rewrite the script.
Lucasfilm Animation’s “Strange Magic” unveils 1st trailer

Lucasfilm Animation’s “Strange Magic” unveils 1st trailer (video)

 November 22, 2014 - 11:37 AMT  07:37 GMT
Based on a story by George Lucas, the film features a voice cast including Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming and Evan Rachel Wood.
Pentagon, Lockheed sign $4.7bn deal on eighth batch of F-35 fighter jets

Pentagon, Lockheed sign $4.7bn deal on eighth batch of F-35 fighter jets

November 22, 2014 - 09:06 AMT  05:06 GMT
The program office said the new contract reduced the cost of the A-model airframe built for the Air Force, without the engine, to $94.8mln.
Ebola outbreak can be ended by mid-2015, Ban says

Ebola outbreak can be ended by mid-2015, Ban says

November 22, 2014 - 08:57 AMT  04:57 GMT
More than 5,400 people have died in those three countries, along with a handful of others in Nigeria, Mali, Spain and the U.S.
NY federal judge approves Apple $450mln e-book settlement

NY federal judge approves Apple $450mln e-book settlement

November 22, 2014 - 08:51 AMT  04:51 GMT
Although the settlement is final, Apple only has to pay that amount if it loses its appeal of a 2013 price-fixing ruling.
Yahoo acquires photo app-maker Cooliris

Yahoo acquires photo app-maker Cooliris

November 22, 2014 - 08:41 AMT  04:41 GMT
The company was founded in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and other media content.
Benghazi investigation finds no wrongdoing in U.S. response

Benghazi investigation finds no wrongdoing in U.S. response

November 22, 2014 - 08:34 AMT  04:34 GMT
The inquiry by House Intelligence Committee said there was no intelligence failure and no delay in sending a CIA rescue team.
U.S.-led coalition stages 30 air strikes against IS targets in Syria

U.S.-led coalition stages 30 air strikes against IS targets in Syria

November 21, 2014 - 21:34 AMT  17:34 GMT
Six strikes near Kobani destroyed staging areas, buildings and two tactical units, while another near Ar Raqqah damaged an IS barrack.
HSBC bank placed under formal investigation in France

HSBC bank placed under formal investigation in France

November 21, 2014 - 21:19 AMT  17:19 GMT
In Belgium, prosecutors said the private banking branch is suspected of "promoting and encouraging fiscal fraud".
Toyota to recall 422,509 luxury brand Lexus cars over fuel leak

Toyota to recall 422,509 luxury brand Lexus cars over fuel leak

November 21, 2014 - 20:33 AMT  16:33 GMT
The recall covers Lexus LS from model years 2007 to 2010, Lexus GS from 2006 to 2011 and Lexus IS from 2006 to 2011.
Armenia’s Mavrik Nasibyan wins gold at World Sambo Championships

Armenia’s Mavrik Nasibyan wins gold at World Sambo Championships

November 21, 2014 - 20:21 AMT  16:21 GMT
There are 3 categories: senior sport sambo men, women and combat sambo men and 9 classes in each, making 27 classes in all.
Another French minister quits in financial wrongdoing probe

Another French minister quits in financial wrongdoing probe

November 21, 2014 - 18:57 AMT  14:57 GMT
Arif is the third minister in the embattled Socialist government to quit after being linked to an investigation of financial wrongdoing.
Messi rumored to leave Spain over tax jail threat

Messi rumored to leave Spain over tax jail threat

November 21, 2014 - 18:36 AMT  14:36 GMT
Messi had his first run-in over tax last year when he was accused of concealing €4.1mln earned from image rights in shell companies.
Artsakh rules out exchange of Azeri saboteurs for pilots’ bodies: official

Artsakh rules out exchange of Azeri saboteurs for pilots’ bodies: official

November 21, 2014 - 17:00 AMT  13:00 GMT
“These saboteurs have committed a crime. They are standing trial and must be punished,” Armenian Defense Minister said.