The robots’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through this Independence Day weekend that the Transformers franchise still had muscle to spare. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, third in Michael Bay’s HASBRO-Spielberg series of epic-length, fortissimo toy commercials, earned $97.4 million during the standard three-day weekend, and $116.4 million for the four-day holiday frame, according to early studio estimates.
Muammar Gaddafi remains hunkered down in Tripoli, ever defiant despite the the heaviest bombing of NATO’s three-month campaign. But outside Libya, the talk has moved on from war to the business opportunities offered by a post-Gaddafi Libya
Six weeks after NATO bombs began pounding Libya, Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son, Seif al-Arab, 29, and three of the Libyan leader’s grandchildren were killed in an air strike near Gaddafi’s house late Saturday, government officials said.
•SERGEANT JOEY BOZIK What’s Fair Got to Do with It? Weeks after an anititank mine ripped his body apart, Sergeant Joey Bozik, 26, emerged from a coma to find himself surrounded by relatives and friends at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
“Things have gotten a bit hairy,” admitted British Lieut.
At least 65 people were killed and 420 wounded in a double bombing in central Baghdad on Sunday morning, officials said.
Police deployed tear gas and arrested 12 people on Sunday at Jerusalem’s holiest site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram Al-Sharif.
In Atlantic City, New Jersey, a bomb maker pieces together an improvised explosive device that looks like an innocuous stack of DVDs. But this bomb maker isn’t a terrorist