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  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Amazing Spider-Man' sequels set far in advance

     
    If the film business is akin to playing poker, two Hollywood studios are making bets on a hand they haven’t yet been dealt. Lionsgate and Sony Pictures have announced release dates for sequels to “The Hunger Games” and “The...
  • LIBYA: Search for Kadafi goes on as rebels seize compound

     
    Rebels searched room to room in the sprawling Bab Azizia complex Tuesday for Kadafi, who has ruled the country for nearly 42 years. They tore down statues of the 69 year-old leader as they went, kicking the heads in the dirt, according to CNN....
  • Online arts fundraising project passes $1-million mark

     
    USA Artists' online do-it-yourself fundraising initiative for artists has passed the $1 million mark after nine month. The L.A.-based organization says 125 projects have been funded....
  • LIBYA: Kadafi chess match a diplomatic draw

     
    The chess encounter in Tripoli between Moammar Kadafi and the president of the World Chess Federation has caused a stir in both the Russian and Libyan news media. Libyan state television on Monday was showing over and over Monday the......
  • LIBYA: Moammar Kadafi plays chess with visiting World Chess Federation president

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi, besieged by rebels and Western-led bombing runs, took time Sunday to play some chess with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president of the World Chess Federation, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported. Kadafi told Ilyumzhinov that...
  • Commerce Secretary nominee John Bryson gets backing of the Business Roundtable

     
    John Bryson, the former Southern California utility executive nominated to be Commerce Secretary, has received the backing of the Business Roundtable, a key boost from a major industry group heading into his Senate confirmation hearing. "John Bryson's...
  • 'America's Most Wanted' tipster said he saw Whitey Bulger playing chess in Santa Monica in 2008

     
    The host of "America's Most Wanted" said Friday that one of the scores of tips that followed a 2008 broadcast about James "Whitey" Bulger included a claim that the notorious Boston mob boss was seen in Santa Monica -- three......
  • Oklahoma senator blocks Commerce secretary nomination

     
    Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Tuesday blocked the nomination of John Bryson to be Commerce Secretary, saying the environmental views of the former Edison International executive were too radical. Inhofe, a leading critic of global warming, said he was...
  • Jack Black to headline cancer benefit Saturday in Altadena

     
    Jack Black headlines an all-day cancer benefit in Altadena Saturday....
  • IBM introduces 'Watson,' the first computer 'Jeopardy' contestant, to the world

     
    There's a new contestant coming to "Jeopardy" — and when show host Alex Trebek introduced this major contender to a large crowd, boy, was its face green. On Thursday, Trebek and others gathered at IBM headquarters in Yorktown Heights, N.Y.,......
  • 2010 Favorite TV Duos

     
    TV's full of wonderful pairings. It was hard to narrow it down to 10, so we offer you our Baker's dozen. 1. Sally and Glen of "Mad Men." Our dear Little Sally (played by Kiernan Shipka) has grown into a......