China big-budget fantasy epic pulled after box office flop

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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese blockbuster hopeful backed by Alibaba Pictures Group and with a reported budget of over $100 million, was abruptly pulled from cinemas after a lackluster opening... Read More

Almost 300 Malians killed this year in militia clashes: U.N.

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GENEVA (Reuters) – Nearly 300 Malian civilians have been killed in fighting between rival militias this year, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday, as surging inter-communal violence across... Read More

Amazon, MLB add machine-learned stats to cloud deal

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc will provide a new set of real-time statistics and graphics on live baseball games later this season, expanding its cloud computing deal with U.S.... Read More

Pro-independence Hong Kong party faces possible ban

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HONG KONG –  Authorities on Tuesday told a political party that advocates independence for Hong Kong the group might be banned on national security grounds, in one of the most... Read More