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New Federal Regulations bans Truckers and Bus Drivers from using cell phones

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Starting today truckers and bus drivers have to put down their cellphones. The ban makes it illegal for truckers to use their cellphones while driving, accept if they use a hands free device.

New in Entertainment - January 3, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (FOX44) – New DVDs to kick off the New Year feature something for everyone.

North Korea, Libya, Colombia, United Kingdom, Cuba

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – North Korea, people gathered for a massive rally swearing allegiance to their country's new leader.

"Mission Impossible" tops the box office again

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) – “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” topped the box office for the second weekend in a row. 1. “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” – $31.3-million

Iran, Nigeria, Afghanistan, France

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Iran, still conducting military drills. The country test fired 2-missiles today claiming to have complete control of the Strait of Hormuz. That’s where 40-percent of the world’s oil travels through.

2011 Year in Weather

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) – From deadly tornadoes to wicked winter storms, folks all across the country had plenty to deal with in 2011. Here's a look back at this year's wild weather stories.

New in Theaters - December 30, 2011

HOLLYWOOD, CA (FOX44) – Tom Cruise climbs the world's tallest building, hoping his "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" retains the top spot, for the second straight week.

2011 Year in Politics

WASHINGTON, DC (FOX44) – A lot has happened in our nation's capital in 2011. It's time to take a look back at this year's most newsworthy moments in politics.

North Korea, United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Russia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – North Korea, large emotional crowds gathered to watch as a procession of cars carrying Kim Jong II’s coffin passed by.

2011 Around the World wrap-up

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, hit by an enormous 9.0-earthquake triggering a monster tsunami. Death tolls reach sixteen-thousand and then the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.