Venice: Arab film features gay protagonist

MILAN (AP) — Writer and director Abdellah Taia believes he has given Arab cinema its first gay protagonist in his debut film “Salvation Army…

Start of college football lifts ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC had its best week in the ratings since mid-June last week, and broadcast TV’s most female-friendly network largely has s…

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending Sept. 2, 2013: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Asphalt 8: Airborne (Gameloft) 2. PicPlayPost (Flambe …

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks

iBooks’ Official Book Charts for the week ending Sept. 2, 2013: 1. “The Road To Forgiveness,” by Justine Elvira (Justine Elvira) 2. “Unbroke…