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Disney turns back on McDonald's The pop culture giant will not be renewing its Happy Meal toy contract with the fast food giant because, well, kids are getting giant, according to a report in today's LA Times. The paper reports that Disney "wants to distance itself from fast food and its links to the epidemic of childhood obesity." Is it only a matter of time before we'll be able to get plastic figurines when we buy pears at Vons?

Pres turns to Gen Hayden After the resignation of CIA chief Porter Goss last week, this morning the administration announced the nomination of General Michael V. Hayden to head the CIA, pending confirmation. But Senators — Republicans as well as Democrats — are displeased that the nominee is military, not a civilian. And that he spearheaded the NSA domestic spying plan.

audiences turn from Tom M:i:III came in wtih $48 million, giving it #1 at the box office over the weekend. But analysts are saying it's a disappointing debut — what, they thought pushing RV into #2 was easy?

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Apple turns up a winner Apple Computer has beaten the Beatles' Apple Corp in a British Court. Does this mean we can finally download "Hey Jobs Jude" on iTunes?

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