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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:19
Ben Affleck gets into dark, tough mind-set in 'Gone Girl' NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ben Affleck is not interested in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:19
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light involving the protection for President Barack Obama...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:19
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - France is sending more fighter jets and a warship to strike Islamic State militants in Iraq and will discuss with the United States long-term coalition strategy to...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:19
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial on Wednesday said he will make a determination later on Wednesday about the role of the state's...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:18
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil posted a trade deficit <BRTBAL=ECI> of $939 million in September, its first monthly deficit after six straight positive results this year, government data showed on...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:18
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ben Affleck is not interested in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to "Gone...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:17
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration has received nearly a dozen new applications to allow commercial use of unmanned aircraft over the past week, and it plans to publish draft...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:17
By David Lague , James Pomfret and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:17
By Subrat Patnaik and Jennifer Saba (Reuters) - The New York Times Co<NYT.N> said it would cut jobs, including about 7.5 percent of its newsroom positions, as advertising revenue dwindles and...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:16
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - An investigation is underway into the death of a 26-year-old Pennsylvania trooper who was shot and killed at a training facility in suburban Philadelphia,...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:16
Iraq's foreign minister said Wednesday that foreign assistance in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group should respect the country's sovereignty. He hailed the role played by Iran, which...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:16
Germany said Wednesday decided to "err on the side of safety" after suspending further deliveries of Eurofighter combat jets and reducing their annual flying hours because of a newly discovered...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:16
Spanish coastguards on Wednesday pulled the bodies of two African migrants from the sea off Morocco and six others were missing after a dinghy carrying them sank, rescuers said. They were the latest...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:15
Britain's nominee to be the EU's new financial services commissioner, Jonathan Hill, is to face a new round of questioniong by European lawmakers next week after failing to convince them outright on...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:15
Kansas City, back in baseball's playoffs for the first time in 29 years, will try to build on a truly wild wild-card win when they take on the Angels in the American League Division Series. The...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:15
Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators massed outside the offices of the city's embattled leader early Thursday in a tense standoff with police, with calls growing for him to resign as...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:15
Brasilia, Oct 1 (EFE).- Brazil's government said Wednesday it has reached a settlement with Washington that brings an end to a dispute over subsidies to U.S. cotton growers. Representatives of the...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 16:15
Brasilia, Oct 1 (EFE).- Brazil's government said Wednesday it has reached a settlement with Washington that brings an end to a dispute over subsidies to U.S. cotton growers. Representatives of the...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:51
BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- A series of government regulations took effect Wednesday amid China's efforts to promote integrity and credibility among corporations. According to an interim regulation...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:50
S. Africa's national union voices concern over nuclear deal with Russia CAPE TOWN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) on Wednesday voiced "deep concern at the...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:50
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Oct. 1 KABUL -- Up to 10 people were killed and 21 others wounded after two separate suicide bomb attacks targeted army vehicles in the capital of Kabul...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:50
BRUSSELS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Europe needs to maintain a strong social dimension if it is to succeed in bringing people out of the crisis in a fair and sustainable way, Belgium's choice for the...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:50
S'pore court dismisses Thai girl's appeal in subway fall case SINGAPORE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's Court of Appeal on Wednesday dismissed the argument of a Thai girl who lost her legs after...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 15:50
Singapore's PMI rebounds to 50.5 in September SINGAPORE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The purchasing managers' index of Singapore rebounded to a reading of 50.5 for September, reflecting better performance of...