Sony nearly triples annual profit forecast

Sony on Friday nearly tripled its annual net profit forecast, citing lower-than-expected costs in its chip business and other divisions, including the PlayStation games business.The Tokyo-based firm is now expecting net profit of 73 billion yen ($668 m...

What we know about alleged attacker in Champs-Elysees shooting

Hours since an assailant with a Kalashnikov killed a Paris police officer and injured three other people, French police have yet to name the suspect, despite saying he had been known to them. However, media outlets claim to have determine...

LIVE: French investigators probe latest Paris attack

French security officials are investigating a Thursday night shooting attack on Paris’s Champs-Élysées, which killed one policeman and severely injured two others. The gunman, who was known to police, was shot dead shortly after the attack.

Germany arrests suspect in Dortmund team bus attack

Police commandos on Friday arrested a German-Russian suspect behind a bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus, prosecutors said, indicating the motive was financial and not terror-related.They said the man, identified only as 28-year-old Sergej W.,...

Syria evacuees on move again after 48-hour delay

Hundreds of frightened Syrian evacuees were on the move again Friday after being blocked for 48 hours at a transit point where a bomber killed dozens of their fellow townspeople.Ten of the 45 buses carrying civilians and loyalist fighters from the besi...

New actor Trump heightens N. Korea drama: analysts

Geopolitical tensions flare every spring on the Korean peninsula, but analysts say the anxiety of recent weeks has been magnified by the unpredictable new player in the annual drama: Donald Trump.North Korea always intensifies its rhetoric when Seoul a...

Spielberg waxes lyrical on the joy of movie theaters

He has ruffled feathers with his backing of home streaming as a model for watching features, but Steven Spielberg cheered traditionalists with a spirited defense of the movie theater.The iconic "Jaws" and "E.T." director, who moved to Los Angeles after...

Tevez defends Disney jaunt that angered fans

Carlos Tevez, the world's highest-paid footballer, has defended his visit to Disneyland while missing a game for Shanghai Shenhua due to injury, and appeared to scotch rumours of an imminent return to Argentina's Boca Juniors.The 32-year-old Argentine ...

US defence chief in Israel for talks on Iran, Syria

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis visited Israel on Friday for talks expected to focus on Iran, Syria and the two countries' close strategic relations despite recent tensions with Barack Obama's adminstration.Mattis held talks with Defence Minister Avigd...

Eastwood to make movie on thwarted Paris train attacker

Clint Eastwood is to direct the heroic true story of three Americans who stopped a terrorist plot on a train bound for Paris, US media said.The as yet untitled project will be based on "The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story Of A Terrorist, A Train, And Th...

Weekend Salsa Dance Class Atlanta + Latin Night

If you are too busy to attend a Salsa Class during the week check out our Saturday Salsa Classes. Afterwards join us for an evening of Latin dancing the night away. hosted by Dancing4Fun Salsa ATL Dance Studio.

Arkansas carries out first of planned executions

The US state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a decade, the state's attorney general said, proceeding despite criticism that its controversial plan to execute several prisoners by the end of the month was rushed.Ledell Lee, 51, was...

Syria evacuees on move again after 48-hour delay: monitor

Hundreds of frightened Syrian evacuees were on the move again Friday after being blocked for 48 hours at a transit point where a bomber killed dozens of their fellow townspeople, a monitor said.Ten of the 45 buses carrying civilians and loyalist fighte...