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Fox Invades Comic-Con With Drones

Comic-Con, the 2014 iteration of which kicks off Thursday in San Diego, has seen an increasing amount of outlandish stunts over the years — stadiums …

Here's Marvel's Ant-Man Comic Con Poster

First look at the costume -- and our hero riding a flying ant!<p>San Diego Comic-Con has begun, and Marvel's first reveal is upon us with a Comic-Con …

Marvel Studios reveals 'Ant-Man' Comic-Con poster -- EXCLUSIVE

Feast your compound eyes on this: an exclusive look at an <i>Ant-Man</i> image that Marvel Studios will be sharing this weekend at Comic-Con.<p>The illustration …

Comic-Con 2014: Cumberbatch, Radcliffe sightings and more in San Diego

Christopher Maracha, of San Francisco, salutes on his way up a convention hall escalator. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)<p>Gina Gianni of Chicago as Batgirl. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)<p>Elias Meraz, left, poses with cosplayer Alicia Bellamy, dressed as the "Scarlet Witch." (Brian …

Final Fantasy designer Tetsuya Nomura shows his extreme take on Batman

Kingdom Hearts creator and Final Fantasy designer Tetsuya Nomura re-imagines the caped crusader for Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line of action figures, and the intriguing result is on display at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend.<p>Nomura's Batman, a Variant Play Arts Kai version of the DC Comics …

Movie outfits wear Batman's 75-year legacy well

Comic-Con exhibit holds Ben Affleck's new cape and cowl plus others in film history.<p>SAN DIEGO — Still lookin' good, Batman.<p>The Dark Knight's movie costumes have always been subjects of worship and scorn during his 75 years in pop culture, and on Wednesday at the opening night of Comic-Con, the next …

Cosplay at Comic-Con: Who wore it best?

The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, …

Iraq conflict: US deploys 275 'military personnel'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1085000/1085193_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529820985_e00b55b7542a30b25eb1b2e24b8e624c<p><b>Up to 275 US "military personnel" are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy in Baghdad and other personnel, the White House …

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Opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 in Brazil - in pictures

All the glitz and the glamour – and some rather odd-looking walking vegetation – at the opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil

Summer Outfit Ideas Inspired by the Victoria's Secret Angels

Considering the sizzling hot summer weather, looking chic <i>and</i> sexy all season long is a whole lot more attainable than during the covered-up, bone-chilling winter. (Or a frigid spring, if you take this year into consideration.) But we can always use more inspiration to stay figuratively hot but …

'Friendly fire from the air' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.<p>The five were killed Monday night along with an Afghan soldier in Zabul province, said Ghulam Sakhi …

Apple looks to boost iPhone sales in stores with new pre-paid & month-to-month plans

Apple is preparing to enhance its Apple Store-based iPhone sales operations in the United States around pre-paid and month-to-month plans in order boost sales, according to a source briefed on the upcoming initiatives. For the first time in U.S. Apple Stores, customers will be able to purchase an …

With iOS 8, The iPhone Will Become Your Digital Hub

At Macworld 2001, Steve Jobs famously introduced the “digital hub” strategy for the Mac, making it the device where all of the single-purpose gadgets for things like recording movies or playing music would be managed. At this year’s WWDC event, Apple showed that the iPhone is the new hub, and your …

This massive 3D-printed model shows off San Francisco in amazing detail

Virtual 3D models of cities are nothing new, but bringing one into the physical world is a bit more challenging. AutoCAD maker Autodesk and creative marketing agency Steelblue did just that, however, with this massive, incredibly detailed 3D print of San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood. All told, it …

Turkish police use tear gas, water cannons on protesters

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to push back crowds of protesters who defied a warning by Turkey's prime minister and gathered in Istanbul and Ankara on the anniversary of last year's nationwide anti-government demonstrations.<p>Riot police fired tear gas on hundreds …