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Reports Monday said that at least 15 people were killed during massive anti-government protests in Tehran , making #iranelection your hot twoppic of the moment. The carnage happened when opposition supporters clashed with security forces in the streets. Among those killed, the nephew of opposition leader Mousavi. Police described his death as "suspicious" - a police investigation is underway. Iran's deputy police chief said the force did not use violence against protesters, and denied any involvement in the killings.
Your hot twoppic of the day is New Years Eve, with people tweeting plans, deals, and reservation advice. But the biggest ticket on New Year's Eve? No, it's not Vegas. ..the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, where Lady Gaga is performing. The pop star has sold over $1 million worth of tickets for her New Years Eve party, with private tables selling for as much as $25,000 each.
Sorry Sherlock Holmes. The hot twoppic of the week is Avatar, after it won the Christmas weekend box office making $75 million. Worldwide, so far Avatar has made $615 million - and that's after 12 days. Sherlock Holmes came in 2nd with $65.4 million, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel brought in just over $50 million. The high numbers for all three films made this the best Christmas box-office performance of all time, and the biggest weekend ever for the domestic box-office with an estimated $285 million in ticket sales.
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