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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 23, 2005

The Jodie Foster thriller "Flightplan" and the animated "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride" will battle for honors at the weekend box office, with each projected to earn in the $22 million-$24 million range for the three days beginning Friday, according to the latest industry tracking.

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. on Friday said it would resume sales of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" in October, two months after the violent game was pulled from store shelves because of hidden sex scenes.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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