Cambodia offers citizenship to Jolie
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Family ties between Angelina Jolie and her son, Maddox, just got a little tighter.
A royal decree approving citizenship for Jolie was signed on July 31, Sok Sam Oeun, an official of the Council of Ministers, said Friday.
Jolie, who adopted Maddox from Cambodia in 2002, is giving Cambodian Vision in Development, a community development group, $1.5 million for its environmental protection efforts in remote parts of the country's northwest.
Schwarzenegger holding Stones tickets fundraiser
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Concert tickets for major acts are costly, but $100,000 to see the Rolling Stones?
That's the price to join Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in a luxury box at the Stones' Aug. 21 show at Boston's Fenway Park. The event will cap a multistate fundraising swing that begins next week for Schwarzenegger's Nov. 8 special election.
Van Halen, Orioles suit will go to trial
BALTIMORE - A breach-of-contract lawsuit brought by Van Halen against the Baltimore Orioles seeking at least $2 million from a failed concert deal will go to trial, a lawyer for the rock band said.
U.S. District Judge William Matthew Byrne Jr. last week denied the Orioles' motion for summary judgment, and a trial in District Court in Los Angeles is ''imminent,'' according to Howard King, who represents Van Halen.
'MNF,' McGraw hook up for halftime highlights
NEW YORK - ''Monday Night Football'' has a season-long partnership with Grammy-winning singer Tim McGraw for special musical halftime highlights throughout the 36th season of the ABC series.
NFL highlights from the weekend's games will be set to McGraw's single ''I Like it, I Love It.'' Each Monday, the lyrics will be rewritten to fit the halftime highlights.
- From wire reports