• Black Panther surpasses Tomb Raider for fifth box office crown
Black Panther surpasses Tomb Raider for fifth box office crown

NEW YORK - Not since " Avatar " has a box-office hit had the kind of staying power of " Black Panther ". " Tomb Raider " came in first place in Europe, almost doubling the opening results of " Red Sparrow ". Yet last week, " Black Panther " even bested Disney's own " A Wrinkle in Time ", Ava DuVernay's adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's 1962 novel...

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  • Blue Ivy Carter Bid Thousands Of Dollars On Art Last Night
Blue Ivy Carter Bid Thousands Of Dollars On Art Last Night

When someone upped the ante by offering up $18K, she raised her paddle, prompting Jay-Z to hilariously try to press her hand down in an attempt to stop her, drawing laughs from the crowd. It is such an adorable moment and reminder that Blue, big sister to twins Rumi and Sir, is in a league of her own. "I'm so honoured and proud of everything th...

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  • Ireland seal grand slam in style at Twickenham
Ireland seal grand slam in style at Twickenham

Wales finished second after squeezing a 14-13 win over France in Cardiff. "Right from the off we tried to attack England with and without the ball, it was a very ferocious Test match, right throughout", said Ireland captain Rory Best .

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  • European Union calls for industry input on United States tariff retaliation list
European Union calls for industry input on United States tariff retaliation list

Trump is targeting Chinese high technology companies to punish China for its investment policies that effectively force USA companies to give up their technology secrets in exchange for being allowed to operate in the country, as well as for other IP practices Washington considers unfair.

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  • HOLLYWOOD VALUES: Academy Award PRESIDENT Under Fire for 'SEXUAL HARASSMENT'
HOLLYWOOD VALUES: Academy Award PRESIDENT Under Fire for 'SEXUAL HARASSMENT'

Bailey, 75, who was elected president of the organization in August, is a cinematographer and occasional director. Also during his tenure, the academy expelled producer Harvey Weinstein less than 10 days after reports of sexual misconduct were made public, and eschewed tradition by replace last year's best actor Oscar victor, Casey Affleck, a...

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  • TRAILER: Black Panther, Spider-Man, Guardians join forces in 'Avengers: Infinity War'
TRAILER: Black Panther, Spider-Man, Guardians join forces in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Now comes the time for them to clash with the ultimate villain in the Mad Titan Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War . The first trailer took the internet by storm with its all superhero super teaser. Curiously, though, it failed to either mention or show several of the heroes expected to factor into the battle against Thanos . Look no further ...

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  • School opened itself up to future conflicts with handling of walkout
School opened itself up to future conflicts with handling of walkout

All students will have the opportunity to complete ALICE training in August, he said. "In all reality it affects us the most ". The recent shooting replaced the 1999 Columbine High School massacre as the deadliest school shooting in America.

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  • Google Maps Adds Wheelchair Accessible Navigation Options
Google Maps Adds Wheelchair Accessible Navigation Options

This week, the firm announced that it's starting to offer an option to show wheelchair-accessible routes that include the use of public transportation. Google explained in a blog post that much of the data was gathered as part of its Local Guides program. The incentives have included a new point system, new levels that unlock different kinds of pe...

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  • Toys R U.S. closing its stores
Toys R U.S. closing its stores

Many of its wounds were self-inflicted. A full diagnosis of the company would likely identify its massive debt load as its primary illness, as my Gadfly colleague Tara Lachapelle has noted. Much like other retailers, Toys "R" Us has been battered by competition from Amazon and other online retailers. Shoppers at the Fayetteville Toys R Us were ...

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  • Tomb Raider Review (2018): New Lara Croft Conquers
Tomb Raider Review (2018): New Lara Croft Conquers

You'd think, with the eponymous video game dwindling in popularity, this edition of the Lara Croft chronicles, unlike the stilted 2001 version that featured an eternally smug-looking Angelina Jolie battling against time, space and Jon Voight, somehow could maybe ease up on the direct gamer tie-ins and actually make something that breathes a l...

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  • United Airlines mistakenly sends dog to Japan instead of Kansas City
United Airlines mistakenly sends dog to Japan instead of Kansas City

The 10-year-old Irgo was later sent back to the US on an 11-hour private charter flight, according to CNN , and arrived in Wichita on Thursday. But that wasn't the case. The dogs had both been in Denver, where they were to catch connecting flights. She said the dog seemed healthy and happy to be home. " I honestly don't know if he's going to...

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  • Ayan Mukerji throws a birthday party for Alia Bhatt
Ayan Mukerji throws a birthday party for Alia Bhatt

Bollywood's young star Alia Bhatt turned a year older today and greetings have been flooding her timeline from her fans and friends. "Even I get really confused when I read such things, but I strongly believe that "silence is golden". "Some time ago news started spreading of Ranbir and Alia's being romantically linked as they were often spotted...

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  • Mini 'beast' to bring snow this evening
Mini 'beast' to bring snow this evening

On Saturday , the Met Office is now predicting heavy snow for this district between 6am and 7am, and then light showers until 9am. The Met Office has announced yellow snow warning that travel disruption is possible for several parts of the country.

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  • The Queen Has Officially Given Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Her Blessing
The Queen Has Officially Given Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Her Blessing

Although his grandmother is unlikely to have withheld her blessing, she would only have done so on the advice of the Prime Minister. Her Majesty signed a similar declaration for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011. Before you start booking your tickets to London for the ceremony, there is a catch. The Palace said 1,200 people from all...

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  • Fortnite streamer Ninja and rapper Drake break Twitch concurrent records
Fortnite streamer Ninja and rapper Drake break Twitch concurrent records

By the end of a night that shattered Twitch records and also included appearances from rapper Travis Scott , NFL player JuJu Smith-Schuster, and, uh, Kim DotCom, he had over 180,000. Fortnite was languishing in development until previous year, when it introduced a mode called " Battle Royale ". The stream registered more than 600,000 view...

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  • 'New Gods' movie coming from 'A Wrinkle In Time' director Ava DuVernay
'New Gods' movie coming from 'A Wrinkle In Time' director Ava DuVernay

They inhabited two planets, New Genesis and Apokolips and war ensued between the two. Comic book cinema is an ever-changing, growing industry and this is a risk that could very well pay off for DC under the direction of DuVernay. As Deadline points out, DuVernay has a particularly special connection with the series - last December, she cited Big...

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  • WWE: Highlights of this week's SmackDown
WWE: Highlights of this week's SmackDown

The tag-team of " The New Day " was out next to compete against the Tag-team Champions " The Usos " in the title match. The two men decided that they would put their differences aside to take down their common enemy. Orton became a Grand Slam champion by defeating Roode for the United States title, collecting the win with his trademark RKO after a ...

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  • Trump Eyes Replacing His Veterans Affairs Secretary With His Energy Chief
Trump Eyes Replacing His Veterans Affairs Secretary With His Energy Chief

People familiar with the matter who spoke with CNN said McMaster appears to be ready to move on, following months of reports that the Pentagon was looking for a job for him that would serve as a promotion upon leaving the White House.

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  • John Christopher Ludwick, Natalee Holloway Murder Suspect's Accomplice, Killed While Attempting Kidnapping
John Christopher Ludwick, Natalee Holloway Murder Suspect's Accomplice, Killed While Attempting Kidnapping

The woman fought back, police said, and in the ensuing struggle Ludwick suffered a stab wound. He died at a hospital. In an episode of " The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway " that aired a year ago, Ludwick said Van der Sloot paid him $1,500 to dig up Holloway's body and that the two then destroyed the remains together.

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  • Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith for The Crown
Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith for The Crown

Variety released information that reveals that Netflix's The Crown paid Doctor Who actor Matt Smith more than Claire Foy , who plays the titular representation of The Crown , Elizabeth II. Neither Foy nor Smith have commented on the recent revelations and there's every possibility that they were unaware of what went in each other's p...

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