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Author: 0 'Transformers' tops box office but is biggest in China

Image source: Paramount Pictures ( Viacom ). The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. (2008). The animated Pixar movie Cars 3 tied with Wonder Woman for second place, earning $99.9 million after just 10 days in cinemas. The film earned a score of 15 percent on Rotten Tomatoes , the lowest of the series so far.

Culture Texas man charged in boating accident that killed 4-year-old
Author: 0 Texas man charged in boating accident that killed 4-year-old

He has had his bail set by a judge at $150,000. Katlyn Oliver was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace David Barfield and the young girl will have an autopsy performed on her to determine her cause of death. Bernal was charged Sunday with criminal negligent homicide. A Temple police spokesperson told the Killeen Daily Herald that additional charges are possible.

Culture World's Ugliest Dog Contest
Author: 0 World's Ugliest Dog Contest

The event was held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, and, as in years past, included dogs rescued from puppy mills and animal shelters. Martha's considerable stature made her a far cry from 2016's victor, SweePee Rambo, a bow-legged 4-pound Chinese Crested Chihuahua with a blonde mohawk and protruding tongue.

Culture Liam Gallagher Perform Oasis Classic For First Time
Author: 0 Liam Gallagher Perform Oasis Classic For First Time

Performing on the Other Stage - Glastonbury's second biggest - the former Oasis frontman drew a large crowd. Liam revealed: 'I watched Dizzee Rascal's set from my room yesterday. As You Were s out on October 6 , just one month before Liam's brother Noel releases his third album as Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. He told his packed audience: "This next song, last song, is to the people who were killed in the Manchester attacks, in London, and in the Grenfell Tower".

Culture Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali
Author: 0 Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

The kidnapping of Gustafsson — who Wallstrom said was the longest-held Swedish kidnapping victim "in the modern history of Sweden" — took place in November 2011 as Islamic extremism was gaining a foothold in northern Mali. Gustafsson was abducted in Timbuktu, along with a South African and Dutch national. "We have no information..." Rijke was released by French security forces in April 2015, but McGowan is still being held.

Culture Aaron Carter Is Hospitalised Amid Body-Shaming and Bullying Claims
Author: 0 Aaron Carter Is Hospitalised Amid Body-Shaming and Bullying Claims

He said he's been dealing with these comments ever since he lost weight due to a hiatal hernia - a condition where part of your stomach gets into your chest, sometimes leading to digestion issues. She wasn't realising I was listening, she said I look like I have cancer. Aaron Carter has been experiencing a tumultuous past few months. Carter was also hospitalized earlier this year after being attacked on stage at an IL concert in February.

Culture Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech
Author: 0 Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech

Tony victor Ben Platt performs with the cast of " Dear Evan Hansen " during the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall. " Oslo ", written by J.T. Oslow about the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, took home best play as well as a statue for best supporting actor for Michael Aronov.

Culture Martha the mastiff crowned the world's ugliest dog
Author: 0 Martha the mastiff crowned the world's ugliest dog

According to her handler, the droopy-faced 125 pound rescue dog is a "drooling, snoring, gassy, loud and silly girl". She beat off stiff competition from 13 other mangy mutts - majority the kind of older, smaller dogs who dominate the competition.

Author: 0 John Oliver makes personal plea as he rips anti-vaxxers

The host used a clip from CBS News featuring former WCCO anchor Jamie Yuccas as a set up. "The problem is, it's the middle ground between sense and nonsense ". The study has since been retracted and its author, Andrew Wakefield , has had his license revoked and been accused of distorting his findings. I know first hand the dangers of over vaccinating and leaving your child in the care of poor doctors.

Author: 0 Angry Democrats turn against leaders after House election losses

When it comes to her detractors, Pelosi said "my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". Nor have they identified a challenger. Most notable was the appearance of Louisiana Rep. Allies and grassroots supporters were sent suggested tweets Thursday that urged Democrats not to ditch Pelosi in the middle of a high-stakes legislative battle over the future of health care reform.

Author: 0 Cosby thanks supporters on Twitter as trial deliberations continue

Former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor previously declined to prosecute Cosby after an investigation and a case that Castor called too weak to pursue. Cosby has said he gave Constand the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before their sexual encounter at his home in 2004. Prosecutors have suggested he gave her something stronger, possibly quaaludes.

Culture Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier

When asked about Otto Warmbier, the American student who recently died after being released from North Korea, Rodman's agent said , "I know being there had something to do with [Otto's release]". "It is also a mystery to us why Warmbier suddenly died less than a week after he returned to the United States, his life in a normal state". About 2,000 people packed into a school for Otto Warmbier's funeral Thursday in Wyoming, near Cincinnati .

Culture Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier
Author: 0 Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

The article published by KCNA Friday was Pyongyang's first reaction to the death of Warmbier. He said that North Korea had accepted the Trump administration's "repeated requests" for Mr. The official said the U.S. administration was using the death to pile more pressure on North Korea. It told American officials that Mr. Warmbier had contracted botulism and fallen into a coma after taking sleeping pills, according to his family, which was briefed by the officials.

Culture Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

The album's second single, "That's What I Like", reached No. 1 on the R&B and pop charts, while "24K Magic" became a Top 5 hit on both genre charts. Mary J. Bruno Mars , whose new album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, also shined Sunday. And not letting y'all know is exactly what "they" want, so she will let you know.

Author: 0 Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards

If there's one thing that Twitter jokes have taught us, it's that award shows go for like, heaps long. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Gucci Mane, SZA, Swae Lee and The Weeknd also performed. A lifetime achievement tribute to New Edition came in a three-part performance with help from the actors from the BET biopic about the band. Chance took home the BET Humanitarian Award Sunday in L.A.

Culture Louis Tomlinson was closed to mother Johannah
Author: 0 Louis Tomlinson was closed to mother Johannah

Louis fulfilled mum-of-six's Johannah's dying wish by performing his debut single on The X Factor after she told him: "You've got to f***ing do it, it's as simple as that". He went on to point out his fellow One Direction members' strengths - Niall's fearless , Zayn's got the voice, Liam's full of energy, and Harry's the cool guy.

Culture Flint airport director: Maintenance worker saved stabbed officer's life
Author: 0 Flint airport director: Maintenance worker saved stabbed officer's life

CNN reported that a source indicated that the suspect was not successful in buying a firearm because he is not from the United States. Officials didn't say where he tried to purchase a gun or what type or firearm he attempted to purchase. It was also confirmed the attacker is married with three children, and has been working on-and-off as a truck-driver as recently as two weeks ago.

Culture The Bachelor in Paradise halted after alleged sexual assault
Author: 0 The Bachelor in Paradise halted after alleged sexual assault

What, precisely, occurred on-set in Mexico is unclear, but Warner Bros., which produces the program, has sent the cast home and is conducting an investigation. The bachelor or bachelorette also places blame on DeMario for "taking advantage" of Corinne , who was "drinking too much". "On the first day of production, Sunday, DeMario and Corinne got extremely drunk, per my source", Kaufman tweeted .

Culture Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win
Author: 0 Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

Pelosi says she has no plans to step down, and Democrats haven't found any viable replacements yet. The headlines Wednesday spoke to the Democrats' confusion after Republican Karen Handel , in rather summary fashion, bested emergent Democratic hotshot Jon Ossoff in a GA-6 contest that proved the most expensive in House hitory.

Culture Susan Boyle targeted and attacked by gang of teenagers near her home
Author: 0 Susan Boyle targeted and attacked by gang of teenagers near her home

The incident happened Saturday night, as witnesses told of the singing sensation, who suffers from Asperger syndrome being 'hounded' by a group of 15 young people near her home in West Lothian , Scotland . This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The witness continued: "While I was waiting at the bus they lobbed a glass bottle at my head". He hit out on Twitter, saying: "This disgusts me".

Author: 0 This gassy Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha

Most of the 13 dogs she beat out were older and smaller. The local fair was having a "World's Ugliest Dog" contest , and the two women thought Martha's endearing imperfections could make her a victor. Besides the honor of the title, Martha also gets a trophy, a $1,500 prize and a flight to New York City for " media appearances ", according to contest organizers .

Culture No cameos for Salman Khan
Author: 0 No cameos for Salman Khan

Even as Salman Khan made that call and asked Shah Rukh Khan to do a cameo in his recent movie Tubelight , the actor himself doesn't wish to do special appearances in any other movie for anyone else. As per early estimates, the movie should be able to pocket above Rs 20 crore on Monday as well. Amid all the negative news surrounding Khan's Eid release, there's a silver lining too.

Culture Drake Drops New Track
Author: 0 Drake Drops New Track "Signs" at Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

It is never a bad day when you get some new music from Drake . The 30-year-old rapper will drop " Signs " at the fashion brand's Spring/Summer 2018 catwalk show at the Domaine du Palais Royal in Paris, France today. Take a listen below, while watching the show. The track will have its formal debut Friday night on Drake's OVO Sound Radio on Beats 1, along with the entire Drake-curated soundtrack for the Louis Vuitton fashion show.

Culture GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill
Author: 0 GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

Collins, a center-right Republican , allowed for the possibility that the Senate could work late during an open amendment process and said she would withhold a final decision on the bill until the Congressional Budget Office issues an assessment on its effects, which is expected in the coming days.