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Here be dragons: Giant lizards deliver Dragon Age 2 to UK stores

Shoppers in the UK were stunned to see the real-world equivalent of dragons delivering new video game Dragon Age 2 to retailers prior to its release.

The 9ft-long lizards were captured on camera taking the game to stores in medieval-style carts.

Dragon handler and expert Trevor Smith said: "At 9ft long and weighing around seven stone each, these giant reptiles were trained very carefully to ensure they could safely deliver the games to stores in time for its release this week.

"I think it definitely surprised a few passers-by to suddenly see such an unusual creature stalking the streets."

Sophie Orlando from Dragon Age 2 publishers Electronic Arts said: "Dragon Age 2 is set to be a big release for this year and we wanted to ensure that the games reached their destination in a unique fashion - and what better way of protecting this game than by one of the nearest living
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Busta Rhymes Back In Court For Battery And Assault

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Way to control the angers issues! Not. Busta Rhymes is in trouble for allegedly throwing a glass of water at a woman called Devin Cooper at Mr Chows in Beverly Hills. The lawsuit states that the rapper’s (real name: Trevor Smith) entourage started the bust-up. A woman seated with him started yelling at Ms. Cooper and her friend because they were apparently “too close to their table.” Excuse you! And even though they did move, Devin and her friend allege that Busta’s lady pal didn’t stop making “loud and aggressive” comments. And when Cooper and Co. asked the woman to chill Busta apparently popped a vein and screamed, “That’s my sister, that’s my blood!” He then supposedly got increasingly aggressive and threw a glass of water at Devin, which missed her by a hair’s breadth, leaving her “shocked and afraid for her safety.” The result,
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Busta Rhymes Has To Pay $75,000 Fine To Alex Duncan Who Claims He Was Hit By Bottles

Alex Duncan claims he was splashed with water by the star, who then threw two bottles at him when he stood up to leave one of Busta’s shows. Alex, 32, says he was at the concert to see another rapper, Fabolous, and headed for the exit when he failed to appear because he didn’t like Busta – real name Trevor Smith. As he stood up he caught Busta’s attention, prompting the attack. Alex testified that Busta had told him: "You didn't hear me say, 'Get down?' " To which he replied: "I don't got to move." In the next exchange Alex told the ‘Touch It’ rapper he hadn’t come to see his act, to which an enraged Busta answered back “I'm not good for you?" and then threw the water. Alex also alleged the hip-hop star’s bodyguard punched him at the New York court hearing. The
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Busta Rhymes in legal trouble

Busta Rhymes has been ordered to pay $75,000 to a man who claims he was hit by bottles thrown by the rapper. Alex Duncan claims he was splashed with water by the star, who then threw two bottles at him when he stood up to leave one of Busta's shows. Alex, 32, says he was at the concert to see another rapper, Fabolous, and headed for the exit when he failed to appear because he didn't like Busta - real name Trevor Smith. As he stood up he caught Busta's attention, prompting the attack. Alex testified that Busta had told him: "You didn't hear me say, 'Get down?' " To which he replied: "I don't got to
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Busta Rhymes gets bottle fine

Busta Rhymes has been ordered to pay $75,000 to a man who claims he was hit by bottles thrown by the rapper. Alex Duncan claims he was splashed with water by the star, who then threw two bottles at him when he stood up to leave one of Busta's shows. Alex, 32, says he was at the concert to see another rapper, Fabolous, and headed for the exit when he failed to appear because he didn't like Busta - real name Trevor Smith. As he stood up he caught Busta's attention, prompting the attack. Alex testified that Busta had told him: "You didn't hear me say, 'Get down?' " To which he replied: "I don't got to move." In the
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Busta Convicted Over Assault

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Rapper Busta Rhymes has been sentenced to three years' probation for assaulting a fan and his former driver.

The star - real name Trevor Smith - was accused of beating fan LeBron James on Randall's Island, New York and his driver Eddie Hatchett in two separate incidents in 2006.

On Tuesday, Smith, 35, was also ordered to perform 10 days of community service, pay a $1,250 (GBP625) fine and court costs. Smith must also enrol in a drunken driving program.

Following his conviction, Ryhmes says, "I have no trouble being a good dude because that's what I am," adding he wanted to get back to "having fun, making music, running around and showing love."

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