Obi-Wan Kenobi may get his own 'Star Wars' movie: reports
8/18/2017 3:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Walt Disney Co is developing a "Star Wars" standalone movie based on the beloved character of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the wise and noble Jedi master, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety reported on Thursday.

Taylor Swift donates to assault victims group after groping win
8/18/2017 1:55:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Pop star Taylor Swift has made good on her pledge to support groups that help sexual assault victims following her victory in a Colorado groping trial this week.

Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, says foils bomb plot
8/18/2017 12:26:19 PM (GMT+7)
 Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people before fleeing, in what police suspect was one of multiple planned attacks.

German green group to pursue diesel bans as agreed steps inadequate
8/18/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
German efforts to overcome a diesel scandal were dealt a blow after prosecutors widened a Volkswagen probe and a key environmental group said steps proposed by automakers to cut pollution remained inadequate.

Emma Stone ascends to top of Forbes' highest-paid actresses
8/17/2017 4:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Fresh off winning her first Oscar, actress Emma Stone ousted Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday to claim the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses.

Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
8/17/2017 2:36:19 PM (GMT+7)
 Tom Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt on the set of the upcoming "Mission: Impossible 6," causing production on the film to go on hiatus while the actor recovers, 

Belgium to seek damages over contaminated egg scandal
8/17/2017 2:04:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Belgium will seek damages over a contamination scandal that saw millions of chicken eggs pulled from supermarket shelves there and in other countries, 

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation
8/17/2017 1:23:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for halting interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, 

Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond
8/16/2017 5:30:00 PM (GMT+7)
 British actor Daniel Craig has confirmed he will reprise the role of James Bond one last time, ending months of speculation.

Australian agency believes it can locate MH370 with 'unprecedented precision'
8/16/2017 5:00:39 PM (GMT+7)
Australia's main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with "unprecedented precision and certainty" that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea northeast of an area ...

Dollar holds firm before Fed minutes, stocks rise
8/16/2017 5:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The dollar held on to big gains on Wednesday before minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting, while European shares followed Asian stocks higher.

Amazon adds 'Instant Pickup' in U.S. brick-and-mortar push
8/16/2017 5:24:33 PM (GMT+7) Inc is rolling out U.S. pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them, shortening delivery times from hours to minutes in its latest move into brick-and-mortar retail.