Young's Israeli concert canceled, Morgan returns home
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 01:09
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Neil Young's Israeli concert is canceled, Tracy Morgan returns home, and ''Apes'' tops the box office. Bob Mezan reports.
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Neil Young's concert in Israel has been canceled due to Gaza rocket fire. Israeli authorities said the show was canceled by police for security reasons. Some 30,000 people had bought tickets to the singer-songwriter's Thursday (July 17) concert that was to be held in Tel Aviv. Young last performed in Israel in the 1990's.
Tracy Morgan is on the mend. The actor returned home over the weekend and briefly spoke to the NY Daily News, telling the newspaper, "I feel strong." Morgan's spokesperson has said the actor will continue recovery at an outpatient program. Morgan was injured in an accident last month after his vehicle was hit by a Wal-Mart tractor trailer. Morgan has already filed a lawsuit against the retail giant.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" swung its way to the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance collected 73 million dollars in ticket sales over the weekend. "Apes" added another 31 million in international markets for a global debut of 104 million dollars.
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