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'Contraband' tops the box office

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) – “Contraband” topped the box office this weekend. 1. “Contraband” – $24-million 2. “Beauty and The Beast 3D”– $18.5-million

New in Theaters - January 13, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) – Disney classics, drug thrillers and joyful sounds, all that and more as FOX's Ashley Dvorkin gives a sneak peak at what's new in theaters.

China, Australia, Japan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – China, there are lots of angry people here. They braved freezing temps all night long all to get a new iPhone 4s. Only to be turned away. Mall security wouldn't open the doors fearing a stampede.

Nigeria, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Nigeria, at least 9-people were reportedly killed in a violent showdown between the government and its own people.

Turkey, Italy, China, France, Benin

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Turkey, it was a bad day for one driver who lost control of his car, slammed into the entrance of a subway station, and bounced down the stairs.

New in Entertainment - January 10, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) – Whether you love action packed films or romantic comedies the latest DVD releases will feed your desires.

The Bahamas, Russia, Israel, Austria

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Bahamas, 2-Americans who say they were en route to Haiti to do charity work wound up floating in the ocean along with their small plane. The single-engine aircraft went down 2-miles west of Andros Island.

Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Austria, Colombia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Zimbabwe, a bungee-jumping adventure goes terribly wrong, and left a woman fighting for her life.

The Arabian Sea, Iraq, Australia, Israel, United States

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Arabian Sea, after 10-days of saber rattling against the U.S. Navy Iran can thank America for rescuing thirteen of its fisherman from pirates.

New in Theaters - January 6, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) – Horror flicks, tattoos and franchises.