Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie said Tuesday she wanted her World War II epic “Unbroken,” which was filmed in Australia, to act as an antidote to the violence and hate in the world.
The trustee recovering money for thousands of Bernard Madoff's victims reached a half-billion-dollar settlement with two financial funds that invested with the Ponzi schemer, lifting the total amount raised for cheated investors to over US$10 billion.
Screwball comedy sequel “Dumb and Dumber To” confounded scathing reviews to top the North American box office on its debut in theaters this weekend, final figures showed Monday.
The deficit run up by the federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans has nearly doubled, to US$62 billion. And the agency says that without changes, ..................
Democrats seem ready to give House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the rest of their House leadership team another two years at the helm, even though the party lost seats in this month's elections.
Wary of a public that has never really forgiven them for blighting their view with a skyscraper 40 years ago, Paris authorities narrowly rejected plans for a 43-story triangular-shaped building on Monday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The parents of slain US aid worker Peter Kassig said Monday they would try to "forgive" Islamic State jihadists who beheaded their son, calling for healing and prayer as they mourned their loss.
Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in a presidential runoff against his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis, who secured a clear victory, early results released on Monday showed.
Authorities were on Monday investigating the involvement of several suspected Western jihadists in the brutal video by the Islamic State (IS) group claiming the beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.