Homegrown U.S. terrorist sent to prison

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- A California terrorist who plotted to wage war against the United States was sentenced Monday to more than 12 1/2 years in prison, prosecutors said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 26, 2008.
By United Press International
Stars line up for autism benefit

Stars line up for autism benefit

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Kelsey Grammer, Ben Stiller, Maroon 5 and The Roots are the latest celebrities booked to appear at a New York City benefit for autism education.
Rogen set to star in 'Observe and Report'

Rogen set to star in 'Observe and Report'

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Seth Rogen reportedly is set to star in "Observe and Report," the second comedy film about a mall security guard that Hollywood currently has in the works.

Kevin James gets new job as 'Mall Cop'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian and television star Kevin James is set to write, produce and star in the new big-screen comedy "Mall Cop," Variety.com said Wednesday.

Hollywood to Thompson: We'll call you

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., gained wealth in Hollywood as an actor but he may not raise much money there for his presidential campaign, a report said.

Buscemi defends 'Chuck and Larry' humor

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Steve Buscemi says he was surprised to hear some members of the gay community are offended by trailers for his upcoming big-screen comedy.

Bass in sync in Broadway's 'Hairspray'

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Former 'N Sync singer Lance Bass has not realized his goal to go into space, but he is headed for New York's Broadway, to play in the musical, "Hairspray."

Damon, others ante up for Darfur

LAS VEGAS, July 6 (UPI) -- Actor Matt Damon reprised his "Rounders" role in Las Vegas, where he, Ben Affleck and others chipped in to the Ante Up for Africa fundraising poker event.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, April 26, 2007.
By United Press International

Kevin James, wife expecting second child

HOLLYWOOD, March 19 (UPI) -- "King of Queens" and Californian Kevin James and his wife, model Steffiana De La Cruz, are expecting their second child this summer, James said.

Ackroyd, Buscemi join firefighter comedy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The cast of the Hollywood film, "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," has expanded with the signings of Dan Ackroyd and Steve Buscemi.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, April 26, the 116th day of 2006 with 249 to follow.
By United Press International

Contract talks hold up 'King of Queens'

LOS ANGELES, March 8 (UPI) -- "The King of Queens" was not part of CBS' renewal announcement this week because of a contract war with its stars, it was reported Wednesday.

Sandler and James to take on comedy roles

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler and Kevin James are in talks to play fake gay firefighters in a big screen comedy for Universal Pictures.

'Raymond' to visit 'King of Queens'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Ray Romano is reprising his former TV role on his real-life friend's CBS series, "King of Queens."

'King of Queens' star welcomes princess

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- "King of Queens star Kevin James and his wife, Steffiana De La Cruz, have a daughter, People magazine reports.

4 indicted in S. California terror plot

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Four men in southern California have been indicted for plotting a string of terrorist attacks on U.S. military facilities and synagogues.

Alleged terror aimed at military, Israelis

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Four men were indicted Wednesday in California in an alleged plot to attack U.S. military facilities, Israeli property and Jewish synagogues.

'King of Queens' moves back to Mondays

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The CBS comedy "The King of Queens" will premiere in September back where it started eight years ago -- as part of the Monday night lineup. Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller spent the last two seasons on Wednesday nights, which co-creator Michael

'Queen' Remini nets big payday

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- "King of Queens" actress Leah Remini has inked a deal with CBS putting her at or near the salary level of co-star Kevin James.

'King of Queens' set to return this fall

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- "The King of Queens" is all but certain to return to CBS' prime time schedule next season, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Monday night shakeup at CBS?

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- CBS executives are considering a shakeup in prime time as they prepare to announce the fall schedule this month, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, April 26, the 116th day of 2005 with 249 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: She acts, she sings

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- Juliette Lewis -- perhaps best known as bad girl Mallory Knox in Oliver Stone's 1994 media-violence satire "Natural Born Killers" -- is taking her act on the ro
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