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When President Obama arrives in Northern Ireland on Monday for the two-day Group of Eight summit, he'll encounter "the biggest policing operation" in local history. Some 8,000 police and military troops have assembled in the picturesque town of Enniskillen, which plays host to the president and seven other leaders, along with a large, uninvited gaggle of dissidents, environmentalists, pacifists and protesters that also number in the thousands.
Alec Baldwin is in a fit of pique because Phelim McAleer was nominated by the Independent Oil and Gas Association to serve on a specialist' panel at the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival, where the anti-fracking film "Gasland Part II" will be showcased.
The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12. Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, earned a nod as leading man in a play.
Actor Alec Baldwin has donated $2,500 to help the chess team at Central Falls High School defray the cost of traveling to a national tournament next month.
Dozens of celebrities may be running afoul of the law as they unite under the banner of one group that is seeking to prevent a method of gas drilling in New York state.
The scene: a Manhattan art-house theater. The cause: a campaign against the gas drilling process known as fracking that's being led by more than 100 celebrities, including Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo and Mario Batali.
You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
Shia LaBeouf is out. Ben Foster is in.
Shia LaBeouf is pulling the plug on his Broadway debut.
New York City police are investigating harassment complaints made by actor Alec Baldwin and a New York Post photographer after an altercation.
Alec Baldwin allegedly called a New York Post photographer a "crackhead" and a "drug dealer" after the two had a confrontation Monday morning outside of the actor's apartment.
A possible plea deal in New York for a Canadian actress accused of stalking Alec Baldwin has been postponed.
A Canadian actress accused of stalking Alec Baldwin is considering a plea deal.
Alec Baldwin and his wife are expecting their first child together.
The Sierra Club released a letter Monday with 30 names in the entertainment industry who are urging President Obama to make good on his promise to address global warming during his second term.
"It's a lot more fun to farm," he said.
_ Alec Baldwin, in an editorial in the Huffington Post, described a scenario in which companies promise people "some economic benefit, deliver a pittance in actual compensation, desecrate their environment and then split and leave them the bill."