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'Magnificent Seven' tops the North American box office with $35M

By Karen Butler   |   Sept. 25, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Denzel Washington-Chris Pratt western The Magnificent Seven is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $35 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Coming in at No. 2 with $21.8 million is Storks, followed by Sully at No. 3 with $13.8 million, Bridget Jones's Baby at No. 4 with $4.5 million and Snowden at No. 5 with $4.1 million.

Rounding out the top tier are Blair Witch at No. 6 with $4 million, Don't Breathe at No. 7 with $3.8 million, Suicide Squad at No. 8 with $3.1 million, When the Bough Breaks at No. 9 with $2.5 million and Kubo and the Two Strings at No. 10 with $1.1 million.

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Jane Pauley named new anchor of 'CBS Sunday Morning'

By Karen Butler   |   Sept. 25, 2016 at 11:45 AM
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NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning, broadcast journalist Jane Pauley has been named the new anchor of CBS Sunday Morning, a program for which she has been a contributor since 2014.

CBS News President David Rhodes announced that Pauley will succeed Charles Osgood as Osgood wrapped up his 22-year run as the show's host on Sunday. Pauley's first broadcast as anchor will be Oct. 9.

"Charles Osgood set the standard for CBS Sunday Morning," Pauley said in a statement. "And it's a great honor to be given the chance to further our show's legacy of excellence. I look forward to bringing loyal viewers the kind of engaging, original reporting that has made the broadcast so irresistible for so long."

"Jane Pauley is the ideal host for the most wide-ranging news program on American culture, our beloved CBS Sunday Morning broadcast," added Rhodes. "Charles Osgood is a television news legend -- and so is Jane Pauley."

Pauley is best known for her work on the Today show, Dateline NBC and The Jane Pauley Show. She is also a well-known author.

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