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Historic ‘Star Wars’ debut hands Disney another hit franchise

Published 21/12/2015

LOS ANGELES "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered box office records with an estimated $517 million in worldwide ticket sales through Sunday, a staggering debut [more…]

Clinton backs Obama’s Islamic State strategy in Democratic debate

Published 20/12/2015

MANCHESTER, N.H. U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton backed elements of President Barack Obama's strategy to fight Islamic State militants in a debate on Saturday, [more…]

‘Star Wars’ movie’s global sales reach massive $250 mln

Published 20/12/2015

LOS ANGELES "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" collected a galactic $250 million of global ticket sales through Friday and headed toward a historic opening weekend [more…]

Sanders regains access to voter files after bitter fight over data breach

Published 19/12/2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders regained access to crucial voter files on Friday after taking the Democratic National Committee to court and accusing [more…]

Cuba says Obama welcome to visit but not to meddle

Published 17/12/2015

HAVANA U.S. President Barack Obama is welcome to visit Cuba but not to meddle in its internal affairs, a senior foreign ministry official said on [more…]

‘Star Wars’ cast and crew revel as fans and critics praise movie

Published 17/12/2015

LONDON With fans and critics giving "The Force Awakens" the thumbs up, cast and crew of the latest "Star Wars" film expressed "huge relief" as [more…]

‘The Force Awakens’ with journey to recover a missing Skywalker

Published 16/12/2015

LOS ANGELES As Disney reboots the much-loved "Star Wars" franchise with "The Force Awakens" this week, the absence of Luke Skywalker from the film's marketing [more…]

Venezuela opposition thrashes ‘Chavismo’ to win legislature

Published 07/12/2015

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition trounced the ruling Socialists on Sunday to win the legislature for the first time in 16 years and gain a long-sought platform [more…]

Obama in speech to nation vows to defeat ‘new phase’ of terrorist threat

Published 07/12/2015

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Sunday laid out the most sweeping defense yet of his strategy to defeat Islamic State, but he offered no U.S. policy [more…]

Obama asks for review of K-1 fiance visas after California shooting

Published 07/12/2015

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to review the K-1 fiance visa program that was [more…]