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  • Jordi Molla Joins Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman in 'Criminal' (Exclusive)

    By Linda Ge LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Ariel Vromen's CIA thriller "Criminal" has added Jordi Molla in a co-leading role, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones, Alice Eve and Gary...
  • U.S. strikes have slowed, not weakened Iraq militants: Pentagon

    A series of U.S. airstrikes since last week has slowed the operational tempo of the Islamic State, the militant group that has seized large parts of northern Iraq, but is unlikely to substantially weaken the group, the Pentagon said on Monday. "We...
  • Seth Rogen, James Franco's 'The Interview' moves to Christmas Day

    'Tis the season for … an assassination comedy? Seth Rogen and James Franco will unwrap their controversial┬áNorth Korea-themed movie "The Interview" on Christmas Day, Sony announced Thursday. The action-comedy — recently┬ácondemned by...
  • U.S. airstrikes helped, but Kurds from Syria turned tide against Islamic State

    GWER, Iraq Victory, they say, has many fathers, and as Kurdish peshmerga militia pushed Islamic State forces from a string of towns near Irbil Sunday and Monday, it was easy to cite two: accurate airstrikes by U.S. aircraft that eliminated artillery...
  • Presidential overreach is in eye of the beholder

    As the battle intensifies over how much authority President Barack Obama has to take executive measures in the face of congressional inaction, James Madison and Richard Nixon provide the frames of reference. The Republican-controlled House is planning...
  • 'Homeland' to Premiere Oct. 5 with Back-to-Back Episodes

    Showtime will unveil its new-model "Homeland" with back-to-back episodes on Oct. 5. The fourth season of the CIA thriller amounts to a reinvention of the show now that the central storyline of the past three seasons, the saga of Nicholas Brody, came to...
  • President Obama's just plain folks

    President Obama's just plain folks
    By Philip Bump During his news conference on Friday, President Barack Obama made a strong assertion about the CIA's behavior under his predecessor. The United States, he said, had tortured some "folks." The contrast between the act and the description of...
  • 'The Interview' with Seth Rogen, James Franco Pushed Back to Christmas

    Nothing puts moviegoers in the Christmas spirit like political assassination. Sony Pictures Entertainment is moving "The Interview" from Oct. 10, 2014 to December 25, 2014, smack in the middle of the crowded holiday box office. The film, which Sony is...
  • Jets, explosions reported near Islamic State lines as Kurds beg for U.S. help

    IRBIL, Iraq Jet aircraft attacked Islamic State positions outside the town of Kalak, 25 miles northwest of Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, a resident of Kalak told McClatchy early Friday. The resident, reached by phone from Irbil,...
  • With Islamic State advancing, Kurds prepare for last stand outside capital

    KALAK, Iraq Kurdish fighters scrambled to set up a defensive line Thursday after militants from the Islamic State seized four strategic towns on a key highway and advanced to positions just minutes from Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish...
  • U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain

    U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain
    WASHINGTON/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The United States is exploring options to evacuate thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped on a barren mountain in northern Iraq by Islamic militants, after four nights of humanitarian relief airdrops, U.S. officials said on...