The Republican Party is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the "The Interview" if theater owners reverse their decision not to show the film amid threats of retaliation for its comedic take on assassinating North Korea's leader.
Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar mountains and gaining ground in the embattled Syrian border town of Kobane after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.
An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire on Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.
President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement.
China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbours Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, Chinese state media reported today.
Thousands of people protested in Spanish cities on today against a proposed law that would set hefty fines for offenses such as burning the national flag and demonstrating outside parliament buildings or strategic installations.