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Toyota secretly bought back faulty vehicles: lawyers

Japan’s top world automaker Toyota secretly bought back some of the faulty vehicles it sold on the market in a bid to hide their defects from the public, the lawyers of clients suing the automaker. One complaint filed in California and obtained by AFP said that, contrary to the company’s statements, Toyota technicians have replicated […] 7:57 pm Read More

Halloween Revellers Close Down Hollywood Boulevard

The Halloween eve crowds swelled to such numbers at closing time for the nightspots on Hollywood Boulevard that police shut down vehicle traffic on part of that busy street for nearly two hours, a Los Angeles police sergeant said. 7:42 pm Read More

Halloween Horror Flick “Saw 3-D” Tops Weekend Box Office Race

Saw3d Yet another horror film sequel has vaulted to the top at the box office race, as “Saw 3-D” is this weekend’s most-popular movie. The Lionsgate release’s total receipts were bolstered by expensive 3-D admission prices, with 92 percent of the movie theater screenings taking place in the third dimension, said. “Paranormal Activity 2″ was […] 7:13 pm Read More

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval Set To Break Guinness World Record Tonight

Carnaval Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to flock to Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood today to what organizers say is one of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations. The West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, which kicks off 6 p.m., will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Rocky Horror Picture and will close out the event […] 7:08 pm Read More

World Series Continues To Draw Near Record-Low Ratings

Fox Broadcasting’s coverage of Game 2 of the World Series drew the third-lowest audience for a Game 2 of the World Series since individual-game viewership figures began being complied in 1969. The San Francisco Giants’ 9-0 victory over the Texas Rangers Thursday averaged 14.1 million viewers, according to live-plus same-day figures released today by The […] 5:02 pm Read More

Columbia Pictures Co-President To Leave Position For ‘Spider-Man’

Columbia Pictures announced today co-President Matt Tolmach will leave his position to become a producer on the next “Spider-Man’ movie. Tolmach has also formed a new production company. He has helped shepherd the “Spider-Man” franchise since the first movie in 2002. Doug Belgrad was promoted to sole president of Columbia Pictures and will take on […] 4:54 pm Read More

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Approves Reorganization Plan

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. today announced that the secured lenders voting in the company’s solicitation process have overwhelmingly approved its proposed plan of reorganization. MGM will now move expeditiously to implement that plan, which will dramatically reduce its debt load, a company official said. Under the restructuring plan, MGM’s secured lenders will exchange more than $4 billion […] 4:47 pm Read More

Small car launches off Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu; driver missing

Sheriff’s deputies were checking hospitals for anyone who may have been injured when a small car went airborne from Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, and smashed nose-first onto Corral Beach. The wrecked Isuzu Rodeo was spotted by a passerby as waves washed around it at sunrise, deputies said. They pointed to tire tracks that indicated […] 4:42 pm Read More