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Oliver Stone to helm ‘Wall Street 2’

Oliver Stone to helm ‘Wall Street 2’Washington, Apr 29 : Filmmaker Oliver Stone has been signed on to helm the sequel to his 1987 hit film `Wall Street' starring Michael Douglas.

Douglas, who won an Oscar for the original film, is set to reprise his Gordon Gekko's role.

Actor Shia LaBeouf is also in talks to star in the remake titled `Wall Street 2', reports Variety.

The sequel will once again involve a young Wall Street trader, and the recent economic meltdown spurred by rampant greed and corruption will fit prominently into the plot.

Octomom may sue club owner over stripper lies

Octomom may sue club owner over stripper liesWashington, April 29 : Nadya Suleman, the mother of octuplets, is drawing plans to file a lawsuit against a club owner who claims she had worked as a stripper.

A report in the In Touch had stated that the history-making 33-year-old, who added eight babies to her previous lot of six kids earlier this year, used to moonlight as an erotic dancer under the name `Angelina'.

Denying the allegations, the single, unemployed mum-of-14 said she is "in the process" of taking legal action against Gunner Reid, the owner of what is now the Spearmint Rhino club.

Britney’s ex manager ordered to stay away from her for 3 years

Britney’s ex manager ordered to stay away from her for 3 yearsWashington, April 29 : A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has issued a three-year restraining order against Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi.

Attorneys for Britney's father and conservator, Jamie, had been seeking a long-standing restraining order against Lutfi, the singer's ex manager and close confidant during her personal meltdown.

And now, Judge Aviva Bobb has ordered Lutfi to keep at least 100 yards of distance from the singer, her two sons and her family members'' homes.

Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlife

Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlifeWashington, April 29 : A scientist has used the help of Google Earth in discovering a trove of mammal fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.

The scientist in question is University of Michigan paleontologist Philip Gingerich, who learned of a whale fossil from Egypt that had been discovered in a most unconventional way.

At a stonecutting yard in Italy, masons had noticed what looked like cross-sections of a skeleton in slabs cut from a huge hunk of limestone imported from Egypt.

Now, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the butt

Now, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the buttNow, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the buttWashington, Apr 29 : Smokers interested in quitting the habit can now get some serious help from their iPhones - a new free application of the smart phone provides a live quitline coach and uses live text to advice on how to kick the butt.

Developed by The George Washington University's School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) and the National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative (NTCC), "My QuitLine" app also provides evidence-based treatment for quitting.

Hugh Hefner misses "love of his life" Holly Madison

Hugh Hefner misses "love of his life" Holly MadisonWashington, Apr 29 : Although it has been months since Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison split up, the blonde still remains the "love of his life" and he would love to welcome her back to the Playboy Mansion.

In an interview with Jason Binn, editorial director of Niche Magazine's Los Angeles Confidential, the octogenarian tycoon claimed that he still has the same feelings for the former `Girls Next Door' star.

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