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Vince Vaughn marries in small, private ceremony
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn wasn’t a gatecrasher at a wedding last Saturday — he was the groom.

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“Police Woman” TV producer David Gerber dies, age 86
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Award-winning television producer David Gerber, who worked on a range of programs from series like 1970s hit “Police Woman” to 2006 TV movie “Flight 93,” has died at age 86, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Lenny Kravitz denies leaking Jackson collaboration
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Lenny Kravitz has taken to Twitter to “set the record straight” about a leaked version of Michael Jackson’s “Another Day,” a song the rocker recorded with the late King of Pop.

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Sam Mendes in talks to direct next Bond movie
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

It’s Mendes. Sam Mendes. The British director is in talks to direct the 23rd film in the venerable James Bond spy movie franchise.

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Polanski hearing could bring new defense strategy
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Lawyers for fugitive director Roman Polanski return to a Los Angeles court on Wednesday and are expected to detail their next steps in a bid to resolve a 30-year-old sex charge against the Oscar-winning maker of “The Pianist”.

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Pending home sales slump, factory orders up
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Pending sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell more sharply than expected in November, but a surge in new factory orders offered assurance the economic recovery remained on track.

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Nokia Siemens not planning offer for Ciena: source
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks is not planning an offer for U.S. gear maker Ciena Corp, a source close to NSN said, despite market speculation of a deal.

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Buffett warns Kraft after it sweetens Cadbury bid
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Warren Buffett came out against Kraft’s $16.8 billion hostile offer for Britain’s Cadbury as a threat to shareholder value, undermining the U.S. foodmaker’s attempt to woo investors with a sweeter bid.

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World stocks up; dollar down on U.S. housing data
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

World stocks rose at a slower pace on Tuesday but investors remained upbeat about the global economic recovery despite weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data that saw the U.S. dollar lose ground against the yen.

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S&P, Nasdaq rise on factory orders; Dow dips
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rose on Tuesday as better-than-expected factory orders and a surge in vehicle sales at Ford Motor Co provided more evidence of an economic recovery.

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Gaza militant killed in Israeli air strike
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

An Israeli air strike killed a commander of a Palestinian militant group and wounded four other militants in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the group said.

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Exhausted Japan finance minister to quit: report
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Japan’s aged finance minister is to quit due to poor health after weeks of exhausting wrangling over the budget, the Nikkei news agency said on Tuesday, a fresh blow for Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama as he struggles with a frail economy and huge public debt.

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