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This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘The Butler’ tops ‘One Direction’ at box office

(AP) – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” was served another first-place finish over the Labor Day weekend. The film starring Forest Whitaker as a veteran White House butler earned $20.2 million in the top spot at […]

09/03/2013

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘The Butler’ tops box office with $16.5 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite three new releases, the period drama “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and the road trip comedy “We’re the Millers” stayed atop the box office. “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as […]

08/26/2013

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Oprah Winfrey as Gloria Gaines, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ opens atop box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels’ biopic of a White House butler who served eight presidents topped the weekend box office while three other new releases failed to connect with fans. “Lee Daniels’ The […]

08/19/2013

Image from the video game, "Disney Infinity: The Toy Box." (AP Photo/Walt Disney Company)

Disney prepares a toy offensive with ‘Infinity’

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — With cartoony posters plastering the walls and toy figures standing at attention on nearly every flat surface, a once ordinary conference room on Disney’s Glendale campus has been transformed into the […]

08/12/2013

Specialists Christopher Gildea, left, and Joseph Dreyer, confer at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

S&P 500 edges higher, helped by gold miners

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mining companies and banks helped the stock market overcome some disappointing quarterly performances on Monday. Poor second-quarter results from a handful of large U.S. companies weighed on stocks. McDonald’s […]

07/22/2013

Walt Disney Company president and CEO Robert A. Iger

Disney board extends Iger’s CEO and chairman post

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – The Walt Disney Co.’s board wants Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger to stick around a bit longer. The media conglomerate said Monday that the board extended Iger’s tenure through June […]

07/01/2013

‘Monsters’ top box office; beat zombies, Superman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of good-natured monsters overcame Superman and a zombie apocalypse at theaters over the weekend. Disney’s “Monsters University” topped the box office, opening with $82.4 million in ticket sales. The […]

06/24/2013

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See a theme park like a VIP with no waits, hassles

America’s biggest theme parks will pack in around 120 million people this year. That’s a lot of standing in long lines for roller coasters, juggling show schedules and figuring out when and where to eat. […]

06/13/2013

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Day at Disneyland now more than $90

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When you wish upon a star, be sure to bring your wallet. Disneyland has taken another step toward becoming the priciest place on earth. Disney said in a statement that starting […]

06/03/2013

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Disney World patron finds gun on ride

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A Walt Disney World patron on a ride with her grandson found a loaded gun on her seat. Officials said Wednesday that the woman found the automatic gun on […]

05/29/2013

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Mickey returns to Fantasyland in high-tech show

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mickey Mouse is center stage again in Fantasyland. The world’s most famous mouse has reclaimed Disneyland’s Fantasyland Theatre for himself after a six-year occupation by the Disney princesses. In recent years, […]

05/28/2013

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Deputies arrest man they say posed as a Disney

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after claiming to be a member of the Walt Disney family and giving away invalid Disneyland passes. Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say […]

05/23/2013

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