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In battle of the sequels, "Terminator' is victor

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines annihilated the competition, grossing $44-million in its first weekend and $72.5-million since opening Wednesday.

Reese Witherspoon's Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde debuted second with a $22.9-million weekend. The weekend's other new wide release, the animated Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, opened sixth despite a voice cast including Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michelle Pfeiffer. Sinbad earned $6.8-million.

With an $11-million weekend, Finding Nemo, at No. 4, pulled its total haul to $274.9-million, passing The Matrix Reloaded as the top-grossing movie so far this year. Finding Nemo also passed Shrek to become No. 2 on the all-time list for animated movies, second only to The Lion King, which grossed $328.5-million.

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle was No. 3 over the weekend with $14.2-million.

The rocking, giving prince

Beyonce Knowles, Shania Twain, Craig David and David Gray were among a host of singers who took to the stage in London's Hyde Park for an open-air concert Sunday to raise money for disadvantaged children.

More than 100,000 tickets were sold for the "Party in the Park," which is expected to raise more than $1.6-million for the Prince's Trust, the charity headed by Prince Charles.

The prince was guest of honor at the concert attended largely by teenagers.

"Last year I gave him an option of not coming, but he was absolutely insistent," said Tom Shebbeare, chief executive of the Prince's Trust. "He wants to come, and people want him to come. He's the rocking prince."

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