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Microsoft and Sony in corporate battle over Call of Duty access
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Microsoft and Sony in corporate battle over Call of Duty access

Hunting down your enemies on the bustling streets of Amsterdam, along the U.S.-Mexico border or in a Middle Eastern fishing village is just part of the intense action in the latest Call of Duty video game.The Friday release of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" continues a nearly two-decade run for California-based Activision Blizzard's wildly popular military shooting game franchise. New installments of the game can rival Hollywood's biggest blockbusters in how much they earn on their opening weekend.But the battle this time is also happening off-screen. Call of Duty is at the center of a corporate tug-of-war between Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's PlayStation over Microsoft's pending $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard. Rights to the mega-hit...
Suspect in L.A. shooting of Lady Gaga’s dog-walker still at large after being accidentally released from jail
Entertainment

Suspect in L.A. shooting of Lady Gaga’s dog-walker still at large after being accidentally released from jail

Marshals offer reward for helping locate gunman wanted for shooting Lady GaGa's dog-walker 00:24 The U.S. Marshals Service has joined the search for James Howard Jackson, the alleged gunman wanted in connection with the February 2021 dog-napping of musician Lady Gaga's pet French bulldogs in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles.  Photos of 19-year-old James Howard Jackson, a suspect in the shooting of Lady Gaga's dogwalker back in February of 2021.  (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department) Five people were originally arrested for their i...
Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says
Entertainment

Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says

The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl arena is facing several misdemeanor charges, city attorney Mike Feuer said Thursday. The announcement comes hours after officials said the 23-year-old suspect, identified as Isaiah Lee, would not face felony charges.Lee is charged with battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, unauthorized access to the stage area during a performance, and committing an act that delays an event or interferes with the performer, according to Feuer.During Chappelle's Tuesday night show, Lee tackled the comedian and pointed a weapon, later determined to be a replica handgun containing a knife blade, at him. Lee was arrested Tuesday night after being treated for his injuries at a nearby hospital an...
Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says
Entertainment

Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says

The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl arena is facing several misdemeanor charges, city attorney Mike Feuer said Thursday. The announcement comes hours after officials said the 23-year-old suspect, identified as Isaiah Lee, would not face felony charges.Lee is charged with battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, unauthorized access to the stage area during a performance, and committing an act that delays an event or interferes with the performer, according to Feuer.During Chappelle's Tuesday night show, Lee tackled the comedian and pointed a weapon, later determined to be a replica handgun containing a knife blade, at him. Lee was arrested Tuesday night after being treated for his injuries at a nearby hospital an...
Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl
Entertainment

Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl

Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked onstage by an armed man Tuesday night as he performed at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl arena, with videos from audience members' cellphones quickly flooding social media and showing a man appear to run onto the stage and tackle the comic. The Los Angeles Police Department told CBS Los Angeles a 23-year-old man armed with a replica handgun that contained a knife blade was arrested and accused of assault with a deadly weapon.Police identified the suspect to CBS Los Angeles as Isaiah Lee of Los Angeles and said he was being held on $30,000 bail. Chappelle was not injured in the attack. A man is transported into an ambulance after comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage during stand-up Netflix show at the Hollywood Bowl, in Los A...