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Contrast that to something similar to Justice League , whose domestic box office total will have been eclipsed by Black Panther box office collections in the first week. So much for those who said a movie with a primarily black cast would struggle to find an audience overseas. Movie-goers can be seen in a video taken by a friend visibly laughing at their attempts to get a single ticket for the both of them.
  • Trump Will Hate This New Ranking of US Presidents

    Trump Will Hate This New Ranking of US Presidents

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    Even Republican respondents rated Trump as the fourth worst president - 40th of 44th, while they placed Obama as the 16th. The top seven presidents remained the exact same, with Abraham Lincoln on top, followed by George Washington, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower.
  • NBA Official Tyler Ford working All-Star Weekend 2018 in Los Angeles

    NBA Official Tyler Ford working All-Star Weekend 2018 in Los Angeles

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    He hit the go-ahead bucket, assisted on Russell Westbrook's basket and then played smothering defense on Stephen Curry in the final seconds of the game . James' and Curry's names forever will be linked in National Basketball Association history for all they have achieved in the past and in the future, but this accomplishment also can not and will not be ignored or forgotten about.
  • Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge

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    Others included Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of Bezeq, members of Elovitch's family and senior Bezeq executives. Shlomo Filber, the former director of the communications ministry is also arrested. The move was the latest in a turmoil surrounding Netanyahu, who is already a suspect in two separate bribery cases. The prime minister has not been named as a suspect in the Bezeq case, but the suspicions against his close associates have heightened the pressure on him to step down.
  • Xbox One X And One S Soon Will Support 1440p Resolution Gaming

    Xbox One X And One S Soon Will Support 1440p Resolution Gaming

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    This is something of a concern in multiplayer shooters, where a mouse provides a distinct advantage over a controller. The second is that having the option of keyboard and mouse support can be helpful from an accessibility perspective. In response Ybarra said that "Developers have the choice to use APIs that detect and not allow these [mouse/keyboard adapters]". Choosing to block adapters would seem a little odd at this point.
  • Police investigate alleged threat at High Point Regional High School

    Police investigate alleged threat at High Point Regional High School

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    Police have stated that they have "no credible information at this time that the threat has any merit". On Thursday evening, police were called about a 14-year-old male Franklin High School student who made a threat on social media. Secondary student and parents also now have access to the Anonymous Alerts app that was introduced this fall. While the district officials could not verify "how legitimate the threat was", they nevertheless chose to take the precaution.
  • Imran marries for 3rd time, ties knot with 'spiritual guide'

    Imran marries for 3rd time, ties knot with 'spiritual guide'

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    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan marries Bushra Maneka at her brother's residence in Lahore . The party's media wing released pictures of the marriage ceremony in which Khan is seen wearing shalwar kameez and black jacket while Bushra Maneka (also known as Pinki Pir) is decked in a red suit with a woolen shawl.
  • Oxfam: Witness Threatened In Sexual Exploitation Inquiry

    Oxfam: Witness Threatened In Sexual Exploitation Inquiry

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    The report said the charity investigated the country director and found the "only substantiated allegations" against him were the use of prostitutes at his Oxfam residence. It is the first time Oxfam has directly addressed accusations against Roland Van Hauwermeiren, who has denied paying for sex with prostitutes or abusing minors.
  • China wants 'severe punishment' for American charged with stealing statue's thumb

    China wants 'severe punishment' for American charged with stealing statue's thumb

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    Chinese authorities have demanded "severe punishment" for a man who allegedly stole the thumb of the precious statue loaned for display at the Philadelphia museum, Chinese state media reported . "We call on the American side to severely punish the person who committed this destruction and theft of mankind's cultural heritage", the official told a newspaper affiliated with the Communist Party.
  • Mich. utility to phase out electricity production by coal by 2040

    Mich. utility to phase out electricity production by coal by 2040

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    Consumers Energy says it will stop using coal by 2040 and get 40 percent of its energy from renewable sources. Brown says the utility will continue to invest in solar and wind power, as well as energy storage, such as batteries. Consumers' Integrated Resource Plan is the official paperwork that the company has to give to the Michigan Public Service Commission in June. Its long-term strategy will yield an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions, Poppe said.
  • Iran insists it has 'no military bases in Syria'

    Iran insists it has 'no military bases in Syria'

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    Special adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, General Yahya Rahim Safavi, has called on his country to recover the price it has paid in Syria . Should Iran continue to deepen its involvement in Syria, Erdan predicted, conflict between Israel and Tehran's proxies will become inevitable. "This morning, Iran brazenly violated Israel's sovereignty".
  • U.S. indictment of Russian Federation interference deemed as 'just blabber'

    U.S. indictment of Russian Federation interference deemed as 'just blabber'

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    Peskov told reporters that while the indictment focuses on "Russian nationals", it gives "no indication that the Russian government was involved in this in any way". According to the indictment, handed down by a federal grand jury, the Russian organization behind the propaganda was funded by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a St.
  • Polling underway for 59 of total 60 seats in Tripura

    Polling underway for 59 of total 60 seats in Tripura

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    We already know the richest candidates in Meghalaya and Nagaland but what we do not know is who is the richest Chief Minister among the three poll bound states? The ruling party BJP carried out its campaign in Tripura with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing four rallies in the state.
  • Trump Ex-Campaign Aide Agrees to Testify Against Manafort

    Trump Ex-Campaign Aide Agrees to Testify Against Manafort

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    Gates will admit to fraud-related charges in the next few days and agree to testify against Manafort, who worked for several months as Donald Trump's campaign chairman in the 2016 presidential election, the paper reported, citing people familiar with the case whom it didn't identify.
  • North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

    North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

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    The governor of Gangwon Province, where PyeongChang is located, said on Saturday that he is considering a bid to co-host the 2021 Asian Winter Games (AWG) with North Korea . "South Korean alliance, meaning North Korea's strategy to drive a wedge between them would be having an effect", he added. The U.S. stance could be seen during the opening ceremonies, when North and South Korean athletes marched into the Olympic stadium under a "unification" flag.
  • Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday?

    Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday?

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    This year, the federal holiday is tomorrow. Presidents' Day honors chief executives of the United State dating back to George Washington . Fun fact: the official federal holiday, which falls on the third Monday of February, is still officially called Washington's Birthday .
  • George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post

    George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post

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    Mr Christensen wrote, " You gotta ask yourself, do you feel lucky, greenie punks? ". The debate illustrated the rift between city and country, he said, but the national conversation resulting from Mr Christensen's post was worrying because it involved people who didn't need guns but could influence political policy.
  • Brawl erupts on Carnival cruise ship near Australia, 23 people removed

    Brawl erupts on Carnival cruise ship near Australia, 23 people removed

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    In a much needed update, Carnival Cruise Line upgraded the internet speed and bandwidth on one of their cruise ships this past week and has plans to add this upgrade to every cruise ship in their fleet. "That moment is ruined forever now", Mr Barsoum told the Herald Sun of his botched proposal. "It was a bloodbath", the passenger told Nine News .
  • Much Warmer To Start The Work Week

    Much Warmer To Start The Work Week

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    This will likely break a record high of 65 degrees, set back in 2016. High temperatures Monday afternoon will be in the mid-50s. Tuesday the forecast high is 76 degrees. This will drop temperatures into the mid 60s Wednesday . A few more inches of rain will be possible during this time, so flooding will continue to be a concern heading into next weekend.
  • Florida shooting suspect had problems since middle school

    Florida shooting suspect had problems since middle school

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    The Snead couple have now revealed that they failed to see the dark side of Cruz, who gunned down 17 innocent individuals in a Valentine's Day rage. On Wednesday morning, Cruz told them he didn't need a ride to school: "It's Valentine's Day and I don't go to school on Valentine's Day", he said. Kimberly said she last saw him at 10 a.m.
  • Chinese Officials Caused Commotion Over 'Nuclear Football' in Beijing

    Chinese Officials Caused Commotion Over 'Nuclear Football' in Beijing

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    Reporter Jonathan Swan at Axios , broke a big story Sunday night when Swan revealed that when President Trump was in China visiting Beijing's Great Hall of the People a fight broke out between U.S. At no time, according to Axios , did the Chinese control the "nuclear football", and USA officials were asked to keep quiet about the November 9 incident, which may have been a misunderstanding.
  • A Spaniard struggling with Kurdish militias in Syria dies in combat

    A Spaniard struggling with Kurdish militias in Syria dies in combat

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    F-16 fighters of the Turkish Air Force are involved in the operation, inflicting strikes on the positions of PYD/YPG on the Syrian-Turkish border. Sunday's deal underscores the increasingly tangled battlefield in northern Syria, driven by a web of rivalries and alliances among Kurdish forces, the Syrian government, rebel factions, Turkey, the United States and Russian Federation.
  • Justin Trudeau cuts lonely figure on India tour

    Justin Trudeau cuts lonely figure on India tour

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    During the course of his stay in India, Trudeau will also visit Agra , Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Amritsar. Trudeau's visit to Gujarat is the first by a Canadian prime minister. Author and columnist for Toronto Sun Candice Malcolm in a tweet, expressed support for a united India, on behalf of the people of Canada , regardless of the views of their "misguided PM Justin Trudeau".
  • Cyclone Gita: Where in New Zealand will be hit hardest

    Cyclone Gita: Where in New Zealand will be hit hardest

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    The threat of ex-tropical Cyclone Gita looming over the lower North Island and parts of the South Island has spurred authorities to put residents and customers on notice, and comes after a record number of extreme event claims were settled previous year.
  • Manohar Parrikar under observation in Mumbai hospital

    Manohar Parrikar under observation in Mumbai hospital

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    Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai yesterday after he complained of stomachache the previous night. However, according to a senior official of the assembly the chief minister might not attend the assembly. "We will shorten the session considering the CM's health", he said. However, he needs sufficient time to recover and be focused on the treatment. The BAC will meet after the customary address by Governor Mridula Sinha on the first day of the session, Mr.
  • PTI Chief Imran Khan's third marriage confirmed

    PTI Chief Imran Khan's third marriage confirmed

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    On January 12, Pakistan Today had published a report confirming the marriage of Imran. According to a source, Khan had started visiting her over a year ago to seek spiritual advice. "Marriage is a Sunnat-e-Nabwi. One should know what they are supposed to do at their age", he said. Imran Khan's fans and supporters congratulated him on getting married again.
  • Death toll climbs to 14 in copter crash at Mexico quake zone

    Death toll climbs to 14 in copter crash at Mexico quake zone

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    Last night's prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake left almost a million homes and businesses without power in the capital as well as in four south west states. Both Navarrete and the defense department said they regretted the loss of life in the accident. "My condolences to your relatives and my desire to promptly recover the injured".
  • Latvia's central bank head Ilmars Rimsevics detained in corruption probe

    Latvia's central bank head Ilmars Rimsevics detained in corruption probe

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    As Latvia is part of the euro area, Rimsevics is also a member of main body of the European Central Bank (ECB), known as the Governing Council , composed of the 19 governors of the eurozone. Earlier on Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister Arvils Aseradens called for the policy maker to consider suspending his activities as the head of the country's monetary authority after the reports surfaced that his property and office were searched.
  • Cartoons: Florida school shooting elicits 'thoughts and prayers'

    Cartoons: Florida school shooting elicits 'thoughts and prayers'

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    A person close to the accused called the FBI's public tipline and informed the agency about his gun ownership and a possible desire to kill. The mishandled information followed a tip-off to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in September about a YouTube comment in which a person named Nikolas Cruz said: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter".
  • Oman FM makes rare visit to East Jerusalem's holy site

    Oman FM makes rare visit to East Jerusalem's holy site

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    Bin Alawi met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Ramallah earlier in the day. Bin Alawi visited the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque at the compound and said "it is a duty of Arabs to visit the mosque if they can". "It is not possible to achieve what the world wants - stability and development and building a culture of tolerance - except by the establishment of the Palestinian state", he said.
  • Wintry mix possible starting Saturday

    Wintry mix possible starting Saturday

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    The heaviest snowfall was expected to fall in the overnight hours. Saturday , some wet snow is expected to develop in parts of the mid-Atlantic states by late afternoon, potentially including parts of the Interstate 95 corridor, including the Washington D.C .
  • 5 killed, including gunman, in shooting at festival in southern Russian Federation

    5 killed, including gunman, in shooting at festival in southern Russian Federation

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    The four fatalities were all civilian women leaving the church, according to law enforcement. "The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church considers this bad crime, committed on the eve of the Great Lent, a provocation aimed at instigating confrontation between [the] Orthodox and Muslims, who have been coexisting peacefully for ages in the Caucasus", his spokesman said, RT reported .
  • Tripura Election 2018: Only 23.25% voter cast their vote till 11 AM

    Tripura Election 2018: Only 23.25% voter cast their vote till 11 AM

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    Congress will contest 59 seats. The Trinamool Congress has fielded 24 candidates. The polling for 59 seats of the 60-member Assembly was peaceful with thousands of central paramilitary forces fanning across the northeastern state. An interesting fact is that out of 3, 174 polling stations, 47 stations are being managed by women personnel. As per the reports, voters have been turning out in moderate numbers since the polling began at 7 am in the morning, The state had set a record in ...
  • National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Vestal senior citizens spread joy

    National Random Acts of Kindness Day: Vestal senior citizens spread joy

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    A man told the Primrose residents that he was going to save the cookies for later in the day and another man said he was going to bring the cookies home to give to his daughter. "It's nice to see young faces". "I learned that it helps other kids whenever they're feeling lonely", she said of being kind to fellow students. Representatives from Primrose wanted to give a little something special to college students.
  • Man arrested after 4-year-old-fatally shot in domestic dispute

    Man arrested after 4-year-old-fatally shot in domestic dispute

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    When officers arrived, they located four children - ages 7, 6, 4 and 3 years old, inside a vehicle with their grandmother. The incident occured after the children's mother drove to a house to collect belongings. She said Darnell Bitting came out of the home with a rifle and fired one shot - striking the vehicle. Police in OH are searching for 31-year-old Darnell Bitting who is described as "armed and dangerous".
  • Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School Shooting

    Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School Shooting

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    US President Donald Trump suggested that the FBI could have prevented the Florida school shooting had it not been spending so much time on the Russian Federation investigation. On Thursday, Trump called on all the United States embassies, public buildings, military facilities, diplomatic sites, naval vessels, consular offices, other facilities overseas to fly their flags at half-staff through Monday.
  • Undo injustice, BJP ally Naidu tells Centre

    Undo injustice, BJP ally Naidu tells Centre

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    The ruling TDP government in Andhra Pradesh has been upset with the Narendra Modi government over the funds allotted to the state in the Union Budget. The MPs announced that they would continue their protest when the Budget Session recommences on March 5. "Like the Centre, the states too have their own autonomy and sovereignty".