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Entertainment News Archive - September 06, 2009

Jon & Kate Plus 8 star Jon Gosselin said Sunday an ambulance was called to his family's home in Wernersville, Pa., after a fall by his grandmother. Gosselin said through the social networking service Twitter his grandmother, who was not identified, fell in the family's driveway Saturday and was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries, People magazine reported. Just to clear up any faulty reports: My grandmother did in fact fall in my driveway but she'll (be) fine, Gosselin said.

A watchdog group says a charitable group started by U.S.

ATLANTA, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Four nominees for the AT&T All-America Player of the Week award have been announced after the first week of college football action, and AT&T* is relying on fans to determine who rules the gridiron.

The U.S. concert industry is still going strong amid the ongoing recession as some fans simply wait until the last minute to purchase tickets, analysts say. Rick Franks, Detroit head of the Live Nation promotional group, said while U.S.

The Final Destination held the No. 1 spot for two weekends in a row with more than $12.43 million in estimated U.S. box office receipts. No. 2 was All About Steve with $11.2 million. All estimates are from Box Office Mojo. Inglourious Basterds was No. 3 with more than $10.84 million; Gamer was No.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was on hand with fellow royals in the Scottish village of Braemar for a high-profile Highland Games event, organizers say. Braemar Gathering organizers said more than 15,000 people, including the British royal family members, were on hand Saturday for the Scottish event

The father of Indian child actor Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, best known for his role in Slumdog Millionaire, has died, sources close to the family say. The unidentified sources said Sunday that Mohammed Ismail died in Mumbai following a prolonged battle with tuberculosis, the Press Trust of India reported. The

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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