Iran's President slams U.S. sanctions as “invasion”

Iran's President slams U.S. sanctions as “invasion”

August 30, 2014 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
U.S. imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program.
270 ceasefire violations by Azeri side reported Aug 24-30

270 ceasefire violations by Azeri side reported Aug 24-30

August 30, 2014 - 14:26 AMT  10:26 GMT
Azerbaijan fired over 2000 shots from various caliber weapons towards the positions of Karabakh defense army.
Telluride Film Fest adds Benicio del Toro‘s “Escobar: Paradise Lost”

Telluride Film Fest adds Benicio del Toro‘s “Escobar: Paradise Lost”

August 30, 2014 - 13:00 AMT  09:00 GMT
“Escobar” stars Del Toro as the notorious drug trafficker alongside “Hunger Games” thesp Josh Hutcherson and Brady Corbet in the new thriller.
Pixar animated short “Lava” clip features singing volcano

Pixar animated short “Lava” clip features singing volcano (video)

 August 30, 2014 - 12:53 AMT  08:53 GMT
“Lava” will hit theaters with upcoming feature-length Pixar film “Inside Out” on June 19 next year.
Reese Witherspoon drama

Reese Witherspoon drama "Wild" to open San Diego Film Festival

August 30, 2014 - 12:42 AMT  08:42 GMT
"Wild" is a story of a woman who tries to rebuild her shattered life by taking on a mission not seen in film since Forrest Gump ran across the country.
Hugh Grant as womanizing scribe in “The Rewrite” comedy trailer

Hugh Grant as womanizing scribe in “The Rewrite” comedy trailer (video)

 August 30, 2014 - 12:34 AMT  08:34 GMT
Grant plays Keith Michaels, a screenwriter who won an Oscar many years ago and is now forced to take a teaching job in a small town to pay the bills.
Microsoft to kill of MSN Messenger in October

Microsoft to kill of MSN Messenger in October

August 30, 2014 - 12:17 AMT  08:17 GMT
Also known as Windows Live Messenger, the service was retired in most counties more than a year ago, but has remained active and popular in China.
Samsung Gear S smartwatch supports full Nike+ integration

Samsung Gear S smartwatch supports full Nike+ integration

August 30, 2014 - 11:51 AMT  07:51 GMT
Samsung Gear S users can set out on running sessions without their smartphone and still be able to map runs, track progress and connect to the Nike+ community.
UN was told Golan Heights peacekeepers seized 'for their safety'

UN was told Golan Heights peacekeepers seized 'for their safety'

August 30, 2014 - 11:25 AMT  07:25 GMT
"UNDOF has been informed that the intention behind those holding the peacekeepers was to remove them from an active battlefield,” the statement said.
NATO “forming 10,000-strong rapid deployment force to counter Russia”

NATO “forming 10,000-strong rapid deployment force to counter Russia”

August 30, 2014 - 11:15 AMT  07:15 GMT
The force’s creation will be spearheaded by Britain and involve contributions from Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway, and the Netherlands.
EU leaders set for deal on key posts amid Russia challenges

EU leaders set for deal on key posts amid Russia challenges

August 30, 2014 - 10:50 AMT  06:50 GMT
A summit is likely to hand Poland's conservative prime minister the influential role of European Council president.
U.S. starts delivering arms to Lebanon's army

U.S. starts delivering arms to Lebanon's army

August 29, 2014 - 19:18 AMT  15:18 GMT
Early this month militant Islamists entered Lebanon from Syria and seized the town of Arsal along the mountainous border.
Drafthouse Films acquires “Amira & Sam” romantic comedy

Drafthouse Films acquires “Amira & Sam” romantic comedy

August 29, 2014 - 18:52 AMT  14:52 GMT
Sam is an army vet who, while visiting his old unit's Iraqi translator in New York, meets Amira, the translator's niece and an illegal immigrant.
Facebook tests feature allowing search through old posts by keyword

Facebook tests feature allowing search through old posts by keyword

August 29, 2014 - 18:42 AMT  14:42 GMT
Graph Search lets users find friends’ likes and connections, with queries such as, “my friends who like Japanese food.”
Oculus Rift makers release Leap Motion mount

Oculus Rift makers release Leap Motion mount

August 29, 2014 - 18:12 AMT  14:12 GMT
Oculus Rift owners can now interact with virtual worlds using their hands thanks to the Leap Motion peripheral.
NATO accuses Russia of ‘blatant violation’ of Ukraine sovereignty

NATO accuses Russia of ‘blatant violation’ of Ukraine sovereignty

August 29, 2014 - 18:08 AMT  14:08 GMT
Anders Fogh Rasmussen indicated NATO was open to considering Ukraine's application to join if it met the conditions.