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Record-breaking debut for newest 'Fast and Furious' flick

Record-breaking debut for newest 'Fast and Furious' flick

The film brought in $432.3 million from the worldwide markets, which beat out the $316.7 million brought in by 2015's Jurassic World . So, naturallly, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson , a.k.a. The Fate of the Furious is only the third film in history to crack the $500 million mark in its opening weekend, joining both The Force Awakens and Jurassic World (which took home just over $525 million in its opening weekend). Read More

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Penguins at Blue Jackets

Werenski left the game for medical treatment but later returned, only to sit out the overtime because severe swelling prevented him from seeing out of his right eye. "You definitely see all different sorts of guys stepping up and at the right times", Wilson said. The Pittsburgh Penguins have thrashed the Blue Jackets for two straight games, and Sidney Crosby might be playing the best hockey of his entire career. Read More

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An Easter Egg Hunt for All

An Easter Egg Hunt for All

The hunt was split into age groups 0 to 12 years old and also had a section for children with disabilities. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. Liz Secrest, executive director of Martinsville Uptown (MURA), held Shepherd by the arm to help guide and assist her as the Easter bunny walked from the Pocket Park to the site of the second Easter egg hunt: the Historic Henry County Courthouse lawn. Read More

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Prince hid stash of prescription painkillers in his home & changed their labels

Opioid painkillers were reportedly found hidden across Prince's Paisley estate shortly after his accidental fentanyl overdose in April 2016, according to court documents released Monday. According to the documents , a suitcase labeled with the name tag "Peter Bravestrong" - an alias investigators say Prince sometimes used - was found containing multiple pill bottles in Johnson's name, as well as the lyrics to "U Got the Look", thought to be in Prince's handwriting. Read More

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The Fate of the Furious

Charlize Theron adds some class to the proceedings as a Bond-like cyber-villain who co-opts Dom into betraying his racing family and working for her. There are more souped-up cars and the best of the best in terms of sports cars. Numerous actors in this series aren't the best but they hold their own for the most part and fans have grown to love these characters. Read More

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Pence calls US commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

On a visit to the border between North and South Korea earlier in the day, Pence reiterated that the USA "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over. China has spoken out against the North's weapons tests and has supported United Nations sanctions. China reiterated on Monday its opposition to the deployment of a sophisticated US anti-missile system in South Korea. Read More

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Bill O'Reilly takes break amid sponsor backlash

Bill O'Reilly takes break amid sponsor backlash

All of these women either worked for Fox News or were a guest on O'Reilly's primetime program. His father, Rupert, and older brother, Lachlan, also reportedly back O'Reilly and want him to remain on the network. Since the Times report was published , more than 70 advertisers have pulled their commercials from The O'Reilly Factor , citing concerns over the allegations. Read More

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Major Match Announced for "Payback 2017"

After Samoa Joe attacked Seth Rollins last week, the two will likely renew acquaintances tonight. Who should be victorious in this match? That would leave SmackDown without a major title. If he does, is there any other legitimate opponent for him at this time? Strowman wasn't done there, as he then proceeded to push the stretcher off a loading dock, resulting in Reigns getting moved to an ambulance. Read More

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Trump Senior Adviser Kushner Travels to Iraq

President Barack Obama's outgoing administration. "It's not a binary choice", Spicer said. A senior administration official confirmed that account to The Associated Press and other outlets, offering no detail beyond that Gen. Kushner's West Wing portfolio is robust. Kushner voiced hope the city's eventual recapture from Islamic State would be "a victory for the world". Read More

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Seven arrested in St Petersburg bomb probe

Seven arrested in St Petersburg bomb probe

A bomb blast tore through a su. "The recent tragic events in St. Petersburg are the best confirmation of this". The St. Petersburg subway immediately shut down all of its stations and the national anti-terrorism body said security measures would be tightened all key transport facilities across Russian Federation. Read More

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Kendrick Lamar is darn good on new album

Kendrick Lamar is darn good on new album

A similar relaxed vibe is felt on tracks "Pride" and "LUST." as Kendrick also approaches these tracks with a softer touch. This track proves Lamar has become completely confident with his status as top in the game. Kendrick Lamar is prolific for a few things: his mastery of storytelling, his vast vocabulary, and a somewhat critical mind. Kendrick tells the story of Ducky, a man who worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken who befriended a man he feared would rob the restaurant. Read More

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Glenn Beck Returns Fire, Counter-Sues Tomi Lahren

Glenn Beck Returns Fire, Counter-Sues Tomi Lahren

The battle between Tomi Lahren and Glenn Beck continues. Getting fired, apparently, is better than being silenced for Lahren. The lawsuit states that Lahren's treatment of the floor crew during her shows was "inappropriate and unprofessional" and that she constantly complained about lighting, room temperature, editing, shooting and directing. Read More

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Meghan Markle will be Prince Harry's date at Pippa Middleton's wedding

Meghan Markle will be Prince Harry's date at Pippa Middleton's wedding

According to a source, the Suits star will be attending the festivities after Middleton says "I do" to her fiancé, James Matthews , at St. Mark's Church Englefield in Berkshire on Saturday, May 20. The royal couple's children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, will also have key roles in the nuptials. Or, if they do get engaged before, will they wait to announce until after the wedding so as to not in any way steal her thunder? It appears they're only getting closer and their ... Read More

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Coachella Day Two: Arriving In Style, Lady Gaga and Glitches

Coachella Day Two: Arriving In Style, Lady Gaga and Glitches

Whether or not the single means she is abandoning " Joanne " is unclear, although the departure in sound from the album she released only six months earlier may mean she's moving on. Some of the female performers include Lorde, Banks, Tove Lo, Kehlani, Nao, Kiiara and Bishop Briggs. The official Coachella app featured the invitation, which said that Gaga is slated to film scenes for the film at Empire Polo Club, the same location in Indio, Calif., where Coachella takes place. Read More

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'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever

If those estimates hold when final numbers are tallied early Monday, Furious 8 will eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($529 million) to boast the biggest global opening of all time. The previous record holder was " Jurassic World " with $316.7 million. The film is constantly being compared to Furious 7 and reviews indicates that the film failed to beat the previous instalment. Read More

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Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

This would then escalate into a full scale war potentially involving the two Koreas, the US and its allies, including Australia and Japan, and the Chinese who have a defence pact with North Korea that dates back to Chairman Mao. "I don't think Trump will turn all of his aggressive remarks into actions". Over the past several weeks, as Kim has moved aggressively to advance his nuclear weapons program, the Trump administration has telegraphed a wide range of possibilities as to how the US might ... Read More

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Trump celebrates Easter his way

The president has spent now 13 weekends away from the White House, representing a whopping 28 percent of the time he has been in transit or is actually in Palm Beach. The inspections took place on January 26 and 27, just days before the state visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "We are in such trouble that I am going to spend a lot of time here". Read More

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Annual Easter egg hunt held in Greenpoint

Annual Easter egg hunt held in Greenpoint

Rob Hadowanetz of Vacaville brought his stepson Carlos Segura for the third year in a row. And what did he fill his basket with? "It was like a big old tornado trying to get me", said Dayanara Bayel, 9. "It was crowded, but fun", Bravo said. After collecting a bunch of candy, Abraham chose to trade his goods with other children in hopes of getting more Jolly Ranchers. Read More

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Infowars host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

Infowars host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

Adam Schiff - but now his lawyer in a custody battle wants us to believe that this is all an act. His ex-wife, Kelly, from whom he has been divorced since 2015, wants sole or joint custody of their three children. But Kelly Jones described her ex-husband as "not a stable person", according to the Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/2pGyXLz ). "When I say, 'I'm going to kick your ass, ' it's the Infowar", Jones said. Read More

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Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone for Prince in Another Name, Docs Show

An autopsy found Prince died of fentanyl. Several search warrants were unsealed Monday near the one-year anniversary of Prince's death of a fentanyl overdose. Dr Schulenberg has an active medical licence and is now practising family medicine in Minnesota . On the day before the " Purple Rain " singer passed away, Schulenberg prescribed three medications to Prince: clonidine, Valium, and hydroxyzine pamoate. Read More

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck file divorce petitions

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck file divorce petitions

Garner looked happy and content when she was spotted dropping off Violet and Seraphina in Los Angeles four days ago. The family also attended church and had a "wonderful holiday together". The couple's legal split comes almost two years after the pair announced they were separating in 2015. Shortly after news of the divorce filing broke, the pair were photographed spending quality time with their kids separately, as previously reported by the Inquisitr . Read More

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'Fate of the Furious' success fueled by global moviegoers

With a domestic take of just over $ 100 million , Universal Pictures estimates "The Fate of the Furious" will end its opening weekend with a worldwide box office of $532.5 million, which would best previous record-holders "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and " Jurassic World " as the film with the all-time biggest opening weekend worldwide, reports Associated Press . Read More

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Baseball, Twitter celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut

Robinson's legacy lives on today, as evidenced by the sentiment of those paying tribute. There was no way that any combination of Jim Crow antics or attitudes could deny him entrance to baseball's Holy of Holies. According to USA Today Sports , only 7.1 percent of the current Major League Baseball players are African American. "The Dodgers had a young left fielder by the name of Gene Hermanski, and Gene was colorful, bright, blonde, white and full of you know what", Scully recalled. Read More

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkey referendum, in pictures

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkey referendum, in pictures

More than 55 million people were eligible to vote at 167,000 polling sites between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. or 5 p.m., depending on the location in the country. The "no" campaign has said the last-minute decision raises questions about the validity of the vote. The party, the fourth largest in parliament, backed Mr Erdogan and the governing Justice and Development Party in their push to change Turkey's parliamentary system into a presidential one. Read More

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Edmonton Oilers fans take in 1st National Hockey League playoff game in 11 years

San Jose's power play, ranked an anaemic 25th in the regular season at 16.7 per cent, was otherwise ineffective. "We did in Game 1, and we didn't in Game 2, so we'll get back to it in Game 3". "You don't go out of your way to hurt anyone, but you definitely want to let them know that you're there". The Sharks and Edmonton were teams headed in opposite directions heading into the playoffs. Read More

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'SNL' brings out Fallon's Kushner and McCarthy's Spicer as the Easter Bunny

The former One Directioner put them on full display last night with a breakout debut on " Saturday Night Live ", where he hilariously mocked the Rolling Stones frontman, and showed off his pipes with a set of tunes. But really, they've stepped up this season. If anything, we HAVE to see Kristen Wiig's Harry Styles and the real Harry Styles come together in real life. Read More

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