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BEIRUT (AP) — The villain in Lebanon's new hit war movie: a cigar-smoking Israeli army colonel who sports a cowboy hat and a handlebar mustache and repeatedly orders troops to shell Lebanese villages. The heroes: residents of one such village who band together to fight Israeli troops.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Criminal charges will not be pursued against a polygamous family made famous by the reality TV show "Sister Wives," a Utah prosecutor wrote Thursday in federal court filings.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder say Lil Wayne is welcome to attend a playoff game in Oklahoma City, but needs to buy a ticket just like everyone else.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Emmy Awards competition will be getting fiercer among TV movie and miniseries performers.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has granted class certification to authors challenging Internet search leader Google over its plans for the world's largest digital library.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge has appointed a lawyer to investigate what's going on with actress Reese Witherspoon's father who is accused of bigamy and possibly has dementia, according to documents released in a sealed court case.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it hired former president of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Alan Horn, to lead its movie studio as chairman, a personnel move that attempts to right the wrongs that led to blockbuster bomb "John Carter."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge granted Wayne Newton a temporary restraining order against his landlord Thursday amid stalled plans to turn his lavish Las Vegas estate into a celebrity museum — a project that has sparked allegations of fraud, mismanagement, animal abuse and sexual harassment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys, the History channel proved the winner.
LONDON (AP) — The stars of "Prometheus" landed in London on a special blue carpet Thursday night for the world premiere of Sir Ridley Scott's new sci-fi thriller.