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Last updated: Monday, October 24, 2016 10:20:03 AM

Joss Whedon wants to direct 'Star Wars' film
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Joss Whedon has expressed his desire to direct a "Star Wars" movie, saying that he wants to do that since watching the trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story".

Saturday, October 22, 2016 8:00:04 AM

Documentary on Cara Delevingne
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne is set to be the subject of a new unauthorised documentary called "The Cara Project".

Saturday, October 22, 2016 6:56:03 AM

Philippines' Duterte says not really severing ties with US
Davao City, Oct 22 (IANS) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties".

Saturday, October 22, 2016 6:18:03 AM

Adele is hilariously funny: Bette Midler
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Bette Midler, who was introduced to singer Adele by their mutual friend, Elton John, says she was surprised to find out how "hilariously funny" Adele was.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 5:20:04 AM

Lupita Nyong'o feels she has a diversity responsibility
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Lupita Nyong'o believes she has a responsibility to promote ethnic diversity in Hollywood.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:16:04 AM

Trump to spend $100 million of his own money to win election
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Friday at a rally in Fletcher, North Carolina, that he will spend $100 million of his own money on this election, though he will continue to trail his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in campaign spending.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 3:40:04 AM

Daisy Ridley praises Felicity Jones
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Daisy Ridley says her "Star Wars" co-star Felicity Jones is a "phenomenal actress".

Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:40:04 AM

UN names Wonder Woman as Ambassador for Empowerment of Women and Girls
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Nations on Friday officially named the popular comic-book character Wonder Woman as the Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:26:03 AM

Cyber attacks shut down Twitter, other websites in US East
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Twitter and some other major websites were shut down on the US East Coast for several hours on Friday as an American Internet service provider called Dyn and Amazon's web services unit were hit by waves of cyber attacks.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:48:07 AM

'AT&T, Time Warner close to merger deal'
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. is in advanced talks to acquire media titan Time Warner Inc., The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:48:06 AM

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