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Life&Culture 'Beauty and the Beast' Bows With Record-Breaking $170 Million Opening
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The British actress was reportedly given an upfront pay cheque of $3 million (£2.4 million) but depending on how well the movie goes over with audiences, sources are suggesting that she could take home up five times that amount. The romantic tale of Belle freeing the Beast from a curse, starring Harry Potter's Emma Watson and Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens, also grabbed $180 million overseas for a crushing global haul of $350 million.

Author: 0 Japan agrees with US that North Korea's weapons 'not permissible'

China and the U.S. should do more to coordinate on major global and regional affairs, Wang said, calling for closer communication under the multilateral framework. "But we are hopeful that, by taking these steps - and we have many, many steps we can take before we get to that point - we hope that that will persuade North Korea to take a different course of action".

Life&Culture Trump jokes that he and Merkel were both wiretapped by Obama
Author: 0 Trump jokes that he and Merkel were both wiretapped by Obama

The reason for postponing the visit was due to the "temporary unavailability" of the president due to "acute bronchitis", it was revealed in a statement. He said "very seldom", adding that it was a way to "get round the media when it doesn't tell the truth". The body language was at times awkward. There was no response from the president, who looked ahead with his hands clasped.

Life&Culture Malkin Blasts 'Tyrant' Federal Judges After Rulings Against Travel Ban
Author: 0 Malkin Blasts 'Tyrant' Federal Judges After Rulings Against Travel Ban

Appeals from Hawaii would go to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which issued a strong rebuke of the first executive order and has been the topic of significant criticism from Trump. The judge in the case ruled the travel ban demonstrated unconstitutional religious bias against Muslims. "We look forward to defending this careful and well-reasoned decision in the appeals court", Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project and lawyer to the plaintiffs in the ...

Life&Culture Eva Mendes back in the spotlight
Author: 0 Eva Mendes back in the spotlight

In addition, six new New York & Company stores due to open will feature the Eva Mendes assortment. Mendes, who is a designer for the brand, was there to celebrate her new line. What people don't know about me is that I love being home. The Latina lovely prefers to stay at home with her young girls. After giving birth to her second child, Amada, almost a year ago in April, the star has remained mostly out of the limelight, opting out of attending award shows this past season with her ...

Life&Culture Kendall Jenner FIRES her security after robbery
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner FIRES her security after robbery

TMZ now reports that Jenner hosted a party with several friends on Wednesday night and left for about an hour around midnight, leaving her guests at her home. She thought nothing of it and continued to party. After handcuffing the porter, they made their way up to Kardashian's flat, where she was sleeping.

Life&Culture Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Author: 0 Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Charles County police responded to a medical emergency at Berry's residence on Saturday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m. local time, police said . Epic Records chairman LA Reid said: "Music was changed forever by Chuck Berry's indescribable impact". Chuck Berry , one of the most influential and important names in rock and roll, has passed away at the age of 90, the BBC has reported .

Life&Culture Prince's ex-wife details heartbreaking death of couple's baby
Author: 0 Prince's ex-wife details heartbreaking death of couple's baby

Although she never witnessed him using drugs, Garcia wants you to know that there were several "disturbing occasions when he told me he was "sick" or had a "migraine" " that may have hinted at a possible substance abuse issue. I can't say for all the other women. He said, 'I think I've done everything I've come to do'. Still, he continued to refuse medical intervention. Months later, Garcia delivered their son via c-section.

Author: 0 Soundtrack to Beauty And The Beast

When Belle first walks into her room and the castle library, which she calls attractive and magnificent, the audience is given the same rushed circular shot around the room and the apparent beauty of the space is never addressed again. On top of that, she's just shared a touching story about a tiny ring she was able to keep from her newest fairy-tale-based film and reveals that this time around Belle is a handy-dandy inventor.

Author: 0 Hollande Praises 'Courage' of French Security Forces After Orly Attack

The 39-year-old Frenchman, who was not identified, wrestled a female soldier to the ground before being shot by other soldiers, officials said. His father and brother were placed in police custody, according to the same sources, and President Francois Hollande "welcomed the courage" of the police and military against a "particularly risky individual".

Life&Culture Andy Murray pulls out of Miami Open with elbow injury
Author: 0 Andy Murray pulls out of Miami Open with elbow injury

Reigning Wimbledon champion Murray, a three-time grand slam victor who also took the 2012 US Open and 2013 Wimbledon titles, won the Miami Open crown in 2009 and 2013 and lost in the final in 2012 and 2015, both times to Serbian world No 2 Novak Djokovic .

Life&Culture Artie Lange, 'Howard Stern' Comedian, Arrested for Drug Possession
Author: 0 Artie Lange, 'Howard Stern' Comedian, Arrested for Drug Possession

Lange was hospitalised in 2010 after an apparent suicide attempt , buy posted yesterday: 'To u anxious fans pls know I love u. He wrote "Hey guys, I was arrested". If HBO has to let me go Its my bad! It was just renewed for a second season. TMZ characterized it as "several bags of drugs". He added that the woman girl who was super involved and the one who wanted to give him the drugs, is the same woman portrayed by Gina Gershon.

Life&Culture For Uttar Pradesh, BJP has a new spelling for vikas: Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 For Uttar Pradesh, BJP has a new spelling for vikas: Yogi Adityanath

After days of intense speculation on who will be declared the next UP CM, the BJP picked Yogi Adityanath for the top job in Lucknow on Saturday. The people of Uttar Pradesh will now be under a chief minister whose obnoxious statements from the past are reasons enough for anybody sensible to fear the road ahead for Uttar Pradesh.

Life&Culture What if BBC Dad was BBC Mom?
Author: 0 What if BBC Dad was BBC Mom?

While moms on the internet are lauding this as comedy gold, some men are angry at the depiction, claiming that they work as hard as their wives at home. "Then I knew it was over", Kelly told the newspaper. "It was terribly cute". Follow Eun Kyung Kim on Twitter or Facebook. Since it was uploaded to YouTube seven days ago, it has amassed more than 20 million views.

Life&Culture 'The Big Bang Theory' spin-off to arrive this year
Author: 0 'The Big Bang Theory' spin-off to arrive this year

CBS finally answered fans' questions this question when the network ordered the spinoff " Young Sheldon " for its multi-awarded comedy series. The spinoff will also have the original Sheldon, that is, Jim Parsons donning the hat of an executive producer for the show and he will also act as the narrator.

Life&Culture Poet and Nobel laureate Derek Walcott dies
Author: 0 Poet and Nobel laureate Derek Walcott dies

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued a statement on the death of Caribbean Nobel Prize winning poet, Dereck Alton Walcott. "It's a great loss to language". Mary's College in his native island and at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, Walcott moved in 1953 to Trinidad, where h worked as a theater and art critic.

Author: 0 AutoMatters & More: 'Beauty and the Beast'

The film's director Bill Condon described Le Fou as "somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston". And if it passes up the $166 million domestic debut of last year's Batman vs. "Like numerous additions to this movie, I think it's a handsome, subtle moment that does its job and is left alone". It's hard to think of Watson as anyone but Hermione Granger, but her tenacious, feminist personality enhances the divergent figure Belle represents.

Author: 0 Emma Watson on 'Beauty and the Beast'

The film, co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films, is an adaptation of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's fairy tale. " Beauty and the Beast " had already banked almost $40 million at noon PDT with pre-sales and a stellar $16.3 million from Thursday night previews.