SWIFT kick: Iranian banks about to be cut off from global financial network

Banks in Iran have started sending letters to their branches, informing them that they will be cut o..

MTV Acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival In Live-Events Push

Its going to be a rockin New Years Eve at MTV. As part of a diversifying move into live events,…

No plans to break up OPEC oil cartel, says Saudi energy minister – state media

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih has denied rumors that Riyadh plans to disband the Organizatio..

Woolsey Fire 15 Percent Contained, Agoura Hills & Westlake Village Begin Repopulation – Update

Mike Nelson/Shutterstock UPDATE, SUNDAY 8:35 PM: With the wind expected in the next cou..

Mike Birbiglias The New One Delivers: Broadway Review

Joan Marcus Maybe you could quibble with the title of Mike Birbiglias latest one-man sh..

Michael Moore Finishes His Oscar 2003 Acceptance Speech At Critics Choice Documentary Awards

Filmmaker Michael Moore was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Wont You Be My Neighbor..

Santa Monica And Beverly Hills Cancels All Outdoor Activities, Pepperdine Closes Through Thanksgiving – Update

Noah Berger/Shutterstock UPDATE, SUNDAY 2:45 PM: The fires have caused Santa Monica and..

Gerard Butler Posts Photo Of Burned Malibu Home, Says Its A “Heartbreaking Time Across California”

Patrick Lewis/Shutterstock As the fires in Southern California continue to rage and be ..

Ennio Morricone Slams Quentin Tarantino, Hollywood And The US

Composer Ennio Morricone was in a grumpy mood during his interview with Playboy Germany, attacking d..

Chinas oil imports surge to record high

Chinas crude oil imports averaged 9.61 million barrels a day last month, customs data cited by Reute..