Dinos and 'bots battled to a photo finish for the Fourth of July box-office crown.
"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" tied with $42.5 million each.
"I've seen squeakers before in my time, but never one like this," said Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood.com.
In North America, the lucrative summer season is 5% ahead of last year's record-setting haul in terms of ticket… Continue
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This fresh fish is foul - and yet it's ending up on dinner tables across the city.
Cash-strapped New Yorkers are ignoring health warnings not to fish for their meals in polluted local waters, where the catch of the day comes laced with cancer-causing PCBs and mercury.
"It's food for my family," explained Gabriel Gomez, 50, a struggling day laborer from Mexico found fishing recently off the 69th St. Pier in Bay Ridge,… Continue
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The wife of slain quarterback Steve McNair may have only learned about the gridiron star's affair with a gorgeous young woman after the clandestine couple's grisly deaths, sources close to the football player said Sunday.
"She's blindsided by this," one source said of Mechelle McNair, who was holed up in her family's home just 6 miles from the condo her husband used to bed his mistress. "She's crushed. Her whole world is… Continue
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Singer Chris Brown may have scared off some women by beating up his ex, Rihanna, but Kanye West's on-and-off girlfriend, Amber Rose, apparently isn't one of them.
Brown and Rose locked lips at the July 4 White Party thrown by Sean (Diddy) Combs and Ashton Kutcher in Beverly Hills, spies tell the Daily News.
Brown, 20, arrived at the party with singer Teyana Taylor, an 18-year-old Rihanna look-alike, but is said to have hooked up… Continue
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Authorities announced Saturday a massive heroin bust in the Bronx, where dealers were moving millions of dollars in dope inside Build-A-Bear dolls.
The drugs were packaged in tiny glassine bags branded with names like Barack Obama, Swine Flu and Crime 360, a nod to a detective series on A&E.
"The agents walk in and there's heroin and all the dime bags and the Build-A-Bears just sitting there," said Erin Mulvey, spokesman for the… Continue
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Two monorail trains smashed into each other at Walt Disney World in Orlando early Sunday morning, killing one conductor and injuring the other.
A Walt Disney World spokesman said the crash happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday on the monorail's last run of the day. The trains were carrying only five passengers and two employees, none of whom were hurt.
"Two trains collided at the ticket and transportation center. One driver on one train is… Continue
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Former NFL star quarterback Steve McNair was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in a Nashville condominium Saturday - and authorities hinted he was murdered by a girlfriend who then turned the gun on herself.
Cops discovered McNair's bullet-riddled body slumped on a sofa inside his rented condo's blood-spattered living room, authorities said.
A woman McNair was reportedly dating, identified as Sahel Kazemi, 20, was found… Continue
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"I just got off that plane," Game said of the well-documented rift. "I didn't even get my baggage out the baggage claim."
The MC says he wants to "apologize to 50 as a man." He also wants to apologize to the fans, Dr. Dre, Eminem and the head of Interscope, Jimmy Iovine.
"Jimmy always says, 'Man, I told you guys not to break up the Beatles,' " Game said. "He says he told John Lennon the same thing a long time ago. But I was young, man.… Continue
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BET has expressed remorse over a performance by Lil Wayne, Drake and Young Money Records that involved underage girls during songs "Best I Ever Had" and "Every Girl."
The songs, which have overt sexual references, were performed during the Sunday BET Awards '09 show as a bevy of young girls danced on stage. The group of girls consisted of Lil Wayne’s daughters and her friends.
In an exclusive statement, BET has responded to the… Continue
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Megan Fox's hotness may have most of the nation's male population frothing at the mouth, but her former director Michael Bay rolls his eyes at the budding actress.
Fox blasted the "Transformers" director for relying on special effects rather than acting in the two “Transformers” films in an interview with "Entertainment Weekly." But Bay is unimpressed.
"She says some very ridiculous things because she's 23 years old, and she still has… Continue
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MySpace super-friender and MTV hookup star Tila Tequila has a message for President Obama: Repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays.
In a blogpost at globalgrind.com, Tequila, née Tila Nguyen, tells the story of Dan Choi, "a hero to many of us in the human rights movement," who was booted from the Army after publicly announcing he's gay.
"Being an openly bisexual woman myself and having a lot of close gay friends, I… Continue
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It was good enough for James Brown, and it's good enough for Michael Jackson.
The King of Pop will be buried in a gleaming $25,000 custom-made casket - solid bronze, with a hand-polished 14-carat gold plate finish and a blue velvet-lined interior, the Web site TMZ.com reported.
The coffin, known as The Promethean, was the same model chosen by relatives of James Brown for the Godfather of Soul's burial.
The Promethean comes… Continue
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California teacher Crystal Defanti sent her students home with a video of class memories, but the DVD contained certain "memories" that were not appropriate for the students to see, Associated Content reports.
The class memories DVD contained six seconds of the teacher having sex on a couch spliced between shots of the children, students at Isabelle Jackson Elementary School in California, sharing their memories in class.
The teacher… Continue
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Kanye West, the king of hype, has overhyped us once again.
The hip-hop artist has designed a line of high-priced sneakers for Louis Vuitton and has been blabbing about the shoes for over a year now. But now those waiting for his expensive sneaks will have to wait even longer. Despite Kanye’s proclamations of greatness, the luxury footwear has yet to hit stores.
The shoe line's release was initially slated for this past spring -… Continue
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