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Eastern Livestock's $81 Million in Bad Checks to Farmers

Eastern Livestock's $81 Million in Bad Checks to Farmers

Eastern Livestock, one of the biggest cattle brokers in the United States, is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Department of Agrilculture. The investigation stems from multiple cattle farmers' and banking institutions' complaints that Eastern allegedly issued $81...

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'Vampires Suck' Takes No. 1 Spot at Box Office With $4 Million

The latest parody fest by Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg “Vampires Suck” dominated the box offices with $4 million on Wednesday night. The movie that aims at the much-love “Twilight” series opened yesterday in almost 3,000 theaters nationwide.Following the vampire-comedy, was Sylvester Stallone’s...

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JK Rowling Donates $15.4 Million for Multiple Sclerosis Research Clinic

The author of the famous “Harry Potter” books is giving $15.4 million (£10 million) to set up a center to research multiple sclerosis...

Tobacco Manufacturer $5 Million Settlement to Bobby Hill

Tobacco Manufacturer $5 Million Settlement to Bobby Hill

A $5 million dollar settlement has been awarded to the late Bobby Hill in the first unprecedented court case against U.S. Smokeless Tobacco and Altria, the company's owner. The historical suit may be the first of many to follow. Bobby Hill's family filed the wrongful death lawsuit on the grounds...

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Paris Hilton Gets Sued for $35 Million Wearing Wrong Hair

Paris Hilton was sued for $35 million on Wednesday for allegedly wearing someone else’s hair.A hair extension manufacturing company claimed that 29-year-old Hilton breached her contract to wear and promote their product when she wore the fake locks of a competitor in 2008.The company, Hairtech...

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Toy Story Hits $400 Million

Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 3” passed the elusive and rare $400 million mark in domestic box office on Saturday. The loveable characters of the film also grabbed the worldwide animated box office crown by crossing the $920 million mark late last week and moved ahead of "Shrek 2"...

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Blizzard Wins $88 Million Suit Against Warcraft Server Owner

Blizzard Entertainment has won a default judgment against the operator of a private server used to run “World of Warcraft.”Blizzard was responsible for the widely popular “World of Warcraft” MMORPG.The operator of Scapegaming Alyson Reeves is to pay $88 million...

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'Expendables' Hits No. 1 Spot With $35 Million Debut

Lionsgate's 1980s-style action romp "The Expendables" made a No. 1 debut with $35 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday. Sony’s big-screen adaptation of a bestselling memoir of a woman's international search for herself delivered a crowd-pleaser for women, but the male audience...

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Taylor Lautner Sues Trailer Company

Twilight’s werewolf and heartthrob Taylor Lautner is suing a Southern California R.V. dealer for failing to deliver a trailer he was going to use while filming a movie, ContactMusic.com says.The 18-year-old sued an RV dealership for not delivering his customized rig in time for the shoot of his...

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How to Write a Great College Application Essay

One of the most important parts of your college application is the essay. One the one hand, you want to stand out from the rest of the applicants. On the other hand, you need to convey a certain level of social, intellectual and emotional aptitude by conforming to rules. So how do you walk this...