Sundance Film Fest announces documentary, drama premieres lineup

Sundance Film Fest announces documentary, drama premieres lineup

December 9, 2014 - 10:27 AMT  06:27 GMT
Among the films in Premieres section are James Franco’s "I Am Michael"and "Experimenter" starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder.
Hit HBO series “Girls” unveils Season 4 promo trailer

Hit HBO series “Girls” unveils Season 4 promo trailer (video)

 December 9, 2014 - 10:14 AMT  06:14 GMT
The trailer finds Hannah, Shoshanna and Marnie all dealing with their complicated romantic relationships.
Natalie Portman passes on role in Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman passes on role in Steve Jobs biopic

December 9, 2014 - 10:10 AMT  06:10 GMT
Michael Fassbender reportedly was in talks for the Jobs role, but no official words were made regarding the report.
Julianne Moore fights Alzheimer's disease in Still Alice trailer

Julianne Moore fights Alzheimer's disease in Still Alice trailer

December 9, 2014 - 10:00 AMT  06:00 GMT
Sony Pictures Classics releases Still Alice on Jan. 16 after a one-week Oscar qualifying run in Los Angeles this month.
Rich countries under pressure to take in Syrian refugees

Rich countries under pressure to take in Syrian refugees

December 9, 2014 - 10:00 AMT  06:00 GMT
Amnesty International last week sharply criticized Persian Gulf countries for failing to offer sanctuary to displaced Syrians.
AI: Israel’s attacks on Gaza in Aug 2014 amount to war crimes

AI: Israel’s attacks on Gaza in Aug 2014 amount to war crimes

December 9, 2014 - 09:53 AMT  05:53 GMT
“Those whose homes and livelihoods have been unlawfully destroyed deserve justice and full reparation,” said Philip Luther.
Denmark ranked as best performing nation on climate change

Denmark ranked as best performing nation on climate change

December 9, 2014 - 09:36 AMT  05:36 GMT
The Climate Change Performance Index ranks emissions and climate policies of the 58 highest CO2 emitters worldwide.
Al Qaeda comes out publicly against IS practice of beheading

Al Qaeda comes out publicly against IS practice of beheading

December 9, 2014 - 09:28 AMT  05:28 GMT
Al-Ansi says that although some Qaeda members may have carried out such acts, the organization does not sanction the practice.
Syria asks UN to impose sanctions on Israel over air strikes

Syria asks UN to impose sanctions on Israel over air strikes

December 9, 2014 - 08:41 AMT  04:41 GMT
A U.S.-led coalition is also bombing in Syria to target the Islamic State, one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's biggest foes.
Oracle wants Supreme Court to reject Android copyright case

Oracle wants Supreme Court to reject Android copyright case

December 9, 2014 - 08:39 AMT  04:39 GMT
Oracle sued Google in district court four years ago, but it lost the case based on a decisive ruling by the presiding judge.