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Weekend Box Office: ‘The Grey’ Freezes Out ‘One For The Money’ And ‘Man On A Ledge’

Liam Neeson had to fight off more than just Arctic wolves this weekend; he also had to face the fearsome power of online group discounts. Nonetheless, Neeson’s new chilly thriller, “The Grey,” managed to debut atop the box office chart and earn as much as the next two new releases combined. Not too shabby, considering that both “One for the Money” and “Man on a Ledge” offered viewers discounted tickets… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'The Grey' Freezes Out 'One For The Money' And 'Man On A Ledge'

US freezes Libyan assets

Libyan dictator Muammar GaddafiThe US has frozen at least $30 billion in Libyan government assets as part of efforts to loosen besieged strongman Muammar Gaddafi’s grip on power. The $30 billion is the largest amount ever blocked under any sanctions programme, David Cohen, Treasury Department’s acting under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said announcing the freeze Monday. […] Continue reading US freezes Libyan assets