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NEWS ATTACK! _ The new zombie movie World War Z is getting mixed reviews, in part due to bad acting. [How hard could it have been to find actors who can act half-dead? You'd think that they would have James Franco's phone number.]
SNOWDEN PARDON PETITION HITS 100,000 SIGNATURES _ A petition to pardon Edward Snowden has reached its goal of 100,000 signatures. The petition asks that President Obama pardon the NSA leaker and under Whitehouse.gov guidelines 100,000 signatures is supposed to bring an official response from the administration. The petition demands that Snowden be pardoned from any crime he may have committed by releasing confidential information belonging to the NSA and all of its government partners.
TWINKIES TO RETURN TO SHELVES JULY 15 _ Hostess -- which went bankrupt last year is back up and running under new owners -- says it plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15. The company says the cakes will taste the same but that the boxes will now bare the tag line "The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever."
WACKY-BUT-TRUE: IRON MAN ROBS BANK _ Customers in a Florida (Flagler County) bank stared in amazement as the branch was robbed by a superhero-costumed bandit. He stood 5-foot-4 and was wearing an Iron Man mask, a tan jumpsuit, tan boots, gloves and a red and black backpack -- and brandishing a gun. He didn't fly off but made his getaway in a compact car. No word on how much he took.
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY WINS BOX OFFICE _ To no one's surprise, Monsters University was the weekend's top movie theater draw, but Brad Pitt's World War Z also had a big opening. Monsters U. made $82 million Friday-Sunday; World War Z made $66 million.