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IT Breaks Big Records with $51M Opening Day Box Office

Only Disney's " Beauty and the Beast " and Marvel's " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 " did better in their first weekends. A first weekend to at least 180 million for the horror film . That leaves Open Road's " Home Again " trailing far behind. Frequent favorites The Hitman's Bodyguard , Annabelle: Creation , and Wind River filled out the top five. Read More »

NFL Week One Match Up: Jaguars at Texans

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Fournette scored his only touchdown on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line when everyone in the stadium knew he was getting the ball. Houston linebacker Brian Cushing is now being checked out for a possible concussion. Meanwhile, the officiating crew wiped out the TD return by Jones because of an alleged illegal block in the back by Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril which, in reality, was no more than a push on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers. Read More »

Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'

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As CrimeOnline previously reported , Krause was arrested on Friday and charged with the murder of four people at a home in Groton: An elderly couple, and two middle-aged women. She called the situation "a tragic incident of family violence" but it's unclear how Krause is related to the victims. A deranged man fatally bludgeoned four people in bucolic Groton, Mass , then walked naked and covered in blood to a stranger's house to announce that he was the killer, according to reports on ... Read More »

Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili stopped at Ukraine border

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Thousands of his supporters had gathered on the Ukrainian side of the border and some pushed through guards and brought Saakashvili into Ukraine at the Medyka-Shehnyi crossing - 80 kilometers (50 milies) west of the Ukrainian city of Lviv. In Georgia between 2004 and 2013, he was credited with pushing through pro-Western and anti-graft reforms. Mikhail Saakashvili, 49 years of age, who was deposed in July last, of his Ukrainian citizenship by the president, mr poroshenko, is also the object ... Read More »

Atlanta has first-ever tropical storm warning as states brace for Irma

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Deal's Sunday morning statement expanded his earlier state of emergency declaration to cover the entire state and specified that the "state government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel". Brian Palmer agreed. He barely had to watch for traffic Sunday in Savannah's normally bustling downtown historic district as he rode a bike home after leaving his vehicle in a parking garage for the duration of the storm. Read More »

Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina

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Cooper said during a Saturday morning press conference that all regions of the state can expect to feel the effects of Irma. Irma was moving north at about 12 mph, and the center of the storm is expected to move up the west coast of Florida over the next 24 hours, with life-threatening wind and storm surge and torrential rain. Read More »

Irma brings destruction to Caribbean even as more storms loom

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The evacuations by military flight to Puerto Rico resumed Sunday afternoon, after relief flights had been suspended because of poor weather from Hurricane Jose , the storm that followed Hurricane Irma , the department said. Big waves smashed a dozen homes into rubble in the Dominican fishing community of Nagua, but work crews said all the residents had left before the storm. Read More »

Amber Alert issued in Arizona for 3 NM children in 'imminent danger'

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They believe they are with Laria Walker-Anderson, 28. Anderson is driving a 2009 silver Kia Spectra with a New Mexico license plate number of AAYR80. He has long brown hair and was last seen wearing Despicable Me pajamas. "Lakai Wyatt, age 8, black with black hair and brown eyes, weighing 65 pounds, standing 3'5" tall. Read More »

Former Presidents Are Joining Forces For A Good Cause

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Bush and Barack Obama have launched the One America Appeal to help fix areas of the Gulf Coast left devastated by the storm. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to show his support for One America Appeal . Donors will be able to contribute through the website www.oneamericaappeal.org . This initiative started when a public service announcement got broadcast on NBC on the Thursday night kickoff of the National Football League season. Read More »

Hurricane Irma could force Florida woman to miss birth of grandchild

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By Wednesday morning, the forecast shows Irma in far western Kentucky. That nearly doesn't matter now - its track will spread hurricane-force winds and torrential rain over nearly all of the Florida peninsula, whatever its final intensity is, with widespread damage, power outages and flooding even in inland Florida, plus several feet of ocean storm surge along the coast. Read More »

Schumer Praises Trump Over Debt Ceiling Increase, Hurricane Harvey Aid Deal

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The unpopular two-for-one package now heads to the U.S. House of Representatives where conservatives are vowing to fight it. Some Republicans, particularly in the House, object to the inclusion of the debt-level hike and additional spending, first recommended by President Donald Trump in an agreement this week with congressional Democratic leaders. Read More »

Rouhani to Participate in OIC Summit, Meet Kazakh Leader

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The Summit's theme is "Science, Technology, Innovation and Modernization in the Islamic World". Parliamentarians, governmental officials, researchers and experts from Azerbaijan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Indonesia, the Comoro Islands, Pakistan, Gambia, Republic of Mali and Kazakhstan on Sunday are sharing their experience with participants for developing science and technology in their respective countries. Read More »

Put 'greatest possible pressure' on North Korea

The U.N. Security Council, of which Russian Federation is a veto-wielding permanent member, is now debating imposing fresh sanctions on North Korea, with Japan and the United States pushing for an oil embargo on the reclusive state. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "begging for war" with the country's latest nuclear test. Read More »

Juventus 3-0 Chievo

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Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic whipped in the free-kick from a tight angle, and it came off the unfortunate Hetemaj's head at the near post. Maybe Medhi Benatia is not going through his best period of form, but he does suit our requirements and over the course of a campaign he can make a decisive contribution. Read More »

Huge construction cranes loom over Miami as Irma threatens

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So far no injuries related to the crash have been reported . "All we care about is the safety of everyone right now", the building's developer, PMG, said in a statement. Before the storm, the city of Miami had warned of the dangers of the tower cranes dotting the Miami skyline - some 20 to 25 across the city. Now, we have seen that one has cracked and fallen in the downtown area. Read More »

Additional sanctions on North Korea would be "useless and ineffective": Putin

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Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, criticised USA diplomacy in the crisis and renewed his call for talks, saying Pyongyang would not halt its missile testing programme until it felt secure. The test was realized under the order of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to defy its Southern neighbor and the U.S. after another joint military exercise was conducted on the Korean peninsula. Read More »

U.S. formally requests United Nations vote Monday on N. Korea

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They are not going to give up nuclear weapons. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula rose again this week after North Korea tested its sixth nuclear device, saying it was a hydrogen bomb capable of being loaded onto a ballistic missile . Trump and Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea ". Recently, North Korea had sent a missile flying over Japan , and it landed in the sea. Read More »

Rich Coleman: A betrayal if any Liberal MLA is speaker

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Coleman says that did not affect Plecas's place in the Liberal caucus. A by-election still needs to be held next month to replace the seat in Kelowna that former Premier Christy Clark left empty by her resignation. Plecas has most recently been known for threatening to leave the former governing party of 16 years if Christy Clark has stayed as leader. Premier John Horgan said he hadn't spoke to anyone outside his caucus about the speaker's role. Read More »

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

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In an interview with Russia's TASS News Agency, Moon said, "Seoul will respond to it in the most decisive manner, particularly by toughening sanctions, increasing pressure and strengthening its own military capabilities". Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and putting top officials on a blacklist aimed at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. Read More »

Weapons of mass destruction will not be used on Korean peninsula - Putin

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Moon took office in May calling for a diplomatic focus, but the torrid pace of North Korea's weapons tests had hardened his government's stance. But Putin told reporters Tuesday that imposing any kind of sanctions on North Korea would be "useless and ineffective", adding Kim would rather starve his people than see regime change. Read More »

May Sends Company Chiefs Letter to Sign Praising Her Brexit Plan

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But a senior MP said the letter they were accused of backing had been "unacceptable" and was part of a plot to "undermine" attempts by Chancellor Philip Hammond to avoid a cliff-edge Brexit. 'Having people undermine that while these very hard negotiations are going on is not helpful for anyone.' She added: 'Look, there are many of us in the Conservative Parliamentary Party who feel that successive leaders have tried to appease the views of those who are in the European Research Group or have ... Read More »

Plateau United worthy champions of NPFL, says MFM Coach

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As hostilities resumed in the second-half, Bright Silas almost put the defending champions at par with their entreprising foes, but Oghene Elijah made a goal-line clearance. Interestingly, this is the last match of the season and all the teams seem to have one thing or the other to do with the three maximum points at stake. Read More »