Sally Field and James Spader win top honours at Emmys

Washington, Sept 17: Two-time Academy winning actress Sally Field won the award for best actress in a dramatic series for her role in ‘Brothers and Sisters’ at the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Best actor in a dramatic series went to James Spader for his role as a lawyer in ‘Boston Legal’.

Field’s comments had to bleeped since she started talking about the war in Iraq.

She later told reporters that she wanted to say something about mums whose son’s aren’t coming home.

‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ continues to reign international box office

Washington, Sept 17: “The Bourne Ultimatum” has retained its top position at the international box office with 20.8 million dollars

The Matt Damon hit was followed by "The Simpsons Movie" conjured 10.5 million dollars at the second spot, reports Variety.

Disney's "Ratatouille" with 5.5 million dollars and Ogre pic ‘Shrek the Third’ (5.3 million dollars) finished third and fourth respectively.

‘No Reservations’ rounded off the top five, at the fifth slot with 4.9 million dollars.

George Clooney confers lifetime achievement award on Ocean's producer

September 17: Hollywood star George Clooney has conferred a lifetime achievement award on the producer of the Ocean’s film series, Jerry Weintraub.

The filmmaker received the award at a gala dinner, which was held as the annual film festival kicked off in Boston, the US.

"He's more than the consummate producer, he's one of the greatest friends you could ever have," the BBC quoted Clooney, who himself has starred in the Ocean's series, as saying.

Is Britney Spears close to losing kids’ custody?

Britney Spears is reportedly close to losing the custody of her two kids, after a Los Angeles attorney brought up a secret witness who has dished out accounts of her behaviour with her kids.

The man, who has observed the singer’s parenting skills, will appear at the closed door hearing of the custody battle between Spears and her ex-hubby Kevin Federline.

Last week, attorney Gloria Allred got a declaration signed by the man with the court, reports Fox News.

Blood test may help assess fat around organs

London, September 17: A team of US and German researchers has found that measuring levels of a specific protein in the blood may help assess accurately how much fat coats the body’s organs.

Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Leipzig analysed 196 people, and found that genes that produce the protein RBP4 were up to 60 times more active in obese people with high levels of visceral fat than in lean people.

‘Angelina and I aren’t breaking up’, insists Brad Pitt

London, Sept 17: Brad Pitt has finally spoken out himself to deny rumours that he and ladylove Angelina Jolie are on the verge of splitting.

The couple has been plagued with reports that claim that Brad and Angelina, who met while on the sets of their movie ‘Mr and Mrs Smith’, will soon be going their separate ways.

However, the ‘Troy’ star has broken his silence in an interview with the Mirror, and told the paper that he and Angelina were strong as ever.


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