Author: 0 'The Secret Life of Pets' Cute Enough, but Lacks Originality

That unfortunately gives the movie two distinct strikes against it going into its opening weekend at the box office. Universal is adding to its animation prowess with the proposed $3.8 billion purchase of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Disney-Pixar's Finding Dory is in its fourth week and it already has brought in another $6.2 million as it continues a very strong performance. If Hollywood can have a few more solid weekends like this one, the summer movie season will turn out to be a ...

Life&Culture Lula Rose Gardner News, Pictures, and Videos
Author: 0 Lula Rose Gardner News, Pictures, and Videos

The baby girl is Tyler's first, who she and her fiancé have named Lula Rose Gardner . Whilst David captioned the same picture. Lula Rose joins Liv and David's first son, Sailor, and Liv's son from her first marriage, Milo , 11. "It feels like forever", she had said. Meanwhile, Dave shared the same photo on his own Instagram page, remarking on his new daughter's resemblance to her handsome mum.

Author: 0 Masterful Murray roars to second Wimbledon title

The world number seven earned his first break-point chances of the match in the fifth game of the third set, but Murray responded with a series of powerful first serves to scrap his way out of danger. "I'm just really proud that I managed to do it again after a lot of tough losses in the latter stages of the slams over the last couple of years". Milos Raonic in action against Andy Murray on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, ...

Life&Culture Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
Author: 0 Hamilton wins British Grand Prix

Hamilton , who started from pole in a race that began slowly behind the safety vehicle because of heavy rain, has gradually eaten away at rival Rosberg's lead. He told reporters the gearbox would have failed without the instruction. It was an exchange that allowed Rosberg to keep Verstappen behind him over the final six laps, finishing 1.339s clear of the teenage Dutchman.

Life&Culture Nico Rosberg F1 radio penalty: Mercedes considers appeal
Author: 0 Nico Rosberg F1 radio penalty: Mercedes considers appeal

Such radio chatter breaks the laws of F1's team radio restrictions, which dictate that drivers are only supposed to receive instructions when a car-stopping problem is imminent. The good English weather came out. With drivers finding trouble on turn one, including a memorable lap 28 when both Hamilton and Verstappen only just managed to save their auto from spins.

Life&Culture Caroline Aherne dies of cancer
Author: 0 Caroline Aherne dies of cancer

Sue Johnston , who played Barbara - the mother of Aherne's character Denise - in The Royle Family, said: "I am devastated at her passing and I am numb with grief". "You've been recast", he said . "I looked horrified as she pointed to Ricky Tomlinson and said, "Ricky's going to shave and play your part now".

Life&Culture Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call
Author: 0 Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call

Several cast members of The West Wing reacted enthusiastically to the use of the patriotic theme music from their iconic political drama during Lin-Manuel Miranda's final bow at Broadway's Hamilton . U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pulled up accompanied by a fleet of cars. "I intend to drop-in on this, over and over again", Miranda said . As of Saturday afternoon, resale tickets on Ticketmaster were selling for up to $5,062, with the lowest price at $1,764.

Author: 0 Nunes stuns Tate to take bantamweight belt at UFC 200

The UFC could match her up with fellow UFC 200 competitor Cat Zingano , who finished Tate back in 2013. Referee Herb Dean waved off the fight at 3 minutes, 16 seconds of Round 1 after Tate tapped out. But with the last-minute changes and the opportunity to face one of the sport's legends, "DC" says he is simply honored. "We always got criticized for not having enough depth", she said.

Author: 0 Obama calls for greater respect, understanding in US

Obama met with King Felipe VI at the royal palace, where he reminisced about his last visit to Spain as a backpacking young college graduate contemplating law school. Obama said in Madrid after meeting with Spain's acting prime minister that one of the great things about America is that individuals and groups can protest and speak truth to power.

Author: 0 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates'

Such is the case with Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates , the new comedy starring Zac Efron ( Bad Neighbours ) and Adam Devine (Andy from Modern Family). In this, they pair him up with Zac Efron , who is doing his dumb, muscular bro character that he just did in Neighbors 2 and Dirty Grandpa. While it does drag a bit towards the end, the movie doesn't overstay its welcome and manages to end with a more ways than one.

Author: 0 Sandy Kenyon reviews 'The Secret Life of Pets'

The previous record-holder was Disney and Pixar's "Inside Out", which opened to $90.4 million a year ago. " The Secret Life Of Pets " film would make it the second-best opening for an animated movie in July following 2015's Minions , which debuted a healthy $115M, based on the report of Deadline .

Life&Culture Lewis Hamilton rises to the pressure
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton rises to the pressure

Rosberg still holds the lead in the championship but the momentum is all with Hamilton , who has cut the German's lead from 43 points earlier in the season as it approaches the halfway stage. Any hopes Rosberg had of challenging Hamilton disappeared when he suffered a gear problem with four laps remaining and was told to skip seventh gear - leading to an investigation for being given radio instructions by his team.

Life&Culture Wimbledon joy for Serena Williams tempered by concerns over US shootings
Author: 0 Wimbledon joy for Serena Williams tempered by concerns over US shootings

Serena Williams and Venus Williams have won their 14th Grand Slam doubles titles together, beating the team of Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. "I always say it's not because she's Serena and she's used to winning that her level of expectation is [so high]; it's because her level of expectation is [so high] that she is Serena".

Life&Culture 'Sultan' grosses over Rs 70 cr worldwide on its opening day
Author: 0 'Sultan' grosses over Rs 70 cr worldwide on its opening day

Sultan made a collection of Rs 36.54 crores on day one while his last two films, Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) made Rs 27.25 crore and Rs 40.35 crore respectively. With Eid in full swing, the day one collection is likely to be beaten hollow. Sultan 1st Day Collection: Rs. 41.75 crore nett. 3rd day of release, says Taran Adarsh .

Author: 0 Injured Ronaldo leaves European final in tears for 2nd time

Critics who feel that the new system's addition of eight teams has come at the expense of footballing quality will doubtless argue that Portugal's victory proves them right. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio, deflects a ball by France's Olivier Giroud, left, during the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Sunday, July 10, 20...

Author: 0 Tens of thousands attend Pakistani philanthropist's funeral

Edhi was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but was unable to get a transplant due to frail health. With these very, very important people in attendance, in terrorism-inflicted Pakistan, security was at the highest level imaginable, which basically meant that the aam awam , the common people to whom Abdul Sattar Edhi had devoted his life, were not able to participate as effectively as they may have wished.

Author: 0 UFC 200 Recap & Results: Brock Lesnar, Amanda Nunes Pull Out Surprise Wins

At this point, it seems as though matchmakers could throw any combination of Nunes, Tate, Holm and Rousey in the cage and come away with marketable and competitive fights. It was a decisive, unrelenting win by Nunes that put a cherry on top of what ended up being an unbelievable night at UFC 200. Brazil's Nunes has become the first openly gay champion in the sport's history, advancing the cause of female competitors even further after women were introduced in 2013.

Life&Culture Wade leaves Miami for Chicago
Author: 0 Wade leaves Miami for Chicago

The team sent Matthew Dellavedova to the Milwaukee Bucks in a sign-and-trade that created a $4.8 million trade exception, then used it to absorb Mike Dunleavy's salary from the Chicago Bulls . Wade and Butler don't need a guy like Rondo at the point, they need a point that wants to stand behind the three point line and shoot. Quite a drastic change but one that Wade is ready to embrace.

Author: 0 Kerber hopes for second Wimbledon chance

Serena Williams celebrates her Wimbledon win - and her 22nd Grand Slam title. "It makes the victory even sweeter to know how hard I worked for it", Williams told ESPN following the match. Yeah, it made for a really good match.' Except from winning, compared to Paris and Melbourne, what has she done differently this time? "But one of her characteristics is her ability to raise her level on the key moments".

Life&Culture Eder scores to give Portugal the Euro 2016 title
Author: 0 Eder scores to give Portugal the Euro 2016 title

He went down following a heavy tackle from Dimitri Payet in the eighth minute but played on before being replaced by Ricardo Quaresma in the 25th. France's Antoine Griezmann kicks the ball next to Portugal's Cedric during the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Sunday, July 10, 2016.

Life&Culture 'The Real Housewives' Teresa Giudice Returns; Talks about Prison Sentence
Author: 0 'The Real Housewives' Teresa Giudice Returns; Talks about Prison Sentence

E! News shared an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season premiere where the Giudice household is seen bursting with activities as they prepare for Teresa's return. I think it's really unsafe when paparazzi follow you. Facing a life that's anything but normal and going through a lot of insane stuff all in front of Bravo TV cameras, she's shared both the highs and major lows of her recent life with the world.

Life&Culture Championship regained in hot dog eating contest
Author: 0 Championship regained in hot dog eating contest

What's the Fourth of July without a hot dog-eating contest? Chestnut walked in with plenty of hype, which included shattering his own record of downing 73 and a half hot dogs just last week in a qualifying competition. Both men hail from San Jose, Calif. Peter J. Smith for The Wall Street Journal ... The contest has occurred each July 4 in Coney Island since 1916, the year Nathan Handwerker opened the legendary restaurant.

Author: 0 TI Attends Police Protests in Atlanta

Paul, Minnesota. Reed said that SWAT vehicles and long guns are readily available to the police, but announced that they would not be wearing tactical gear during the Friday protests. In a tweet sent out Sunday morning at 8:00am, Atlanta Police said 10 people were charged with pedestrian in roadway, and one person was charged with disorderly conduct.

Author: 0 Silverstone success for home hero Lewis Hamilton

The action started properly after five laps, and many drivers opted for intermediate tyres, with Hamilton , Verstappen and Pérez benefitting from waiting later. Vettel was first in for slick tires after 15 laps before Verstappen swept past Rosberg to take second. Rosberg slowed on lap 47 after reporting "gearbox problems" and fell back three seconds to 11 adrift of Hamilton .

Life&Culture Biles on top after first day of Olympic Trials
Author: 0 Biles on top after first day of Olympic Trials

Olympics team when competition resumes Sunday night. The Olympic team will be named after competition finishes Sunday night. Gabby Douglas didn't only fall off the balance beam Friday on the opening night of the two-day U.S. "I think the case for Locklear is on her execution", said Qi Han, her coach at Everest Gymnastics in Huntersville. Many of Douglas' peers on the national team, though, are still training with coaches they've been with since turning their first back handspring.

Author: 0 How Will 'Hamilton' Go On Without Its Biggest Star?

With each subsequent wave of bows, the group stepped back to highlight the other cast members who are also leaving the show: Leslie Odom, Jr. and Phillipa Soo. Soo also took to Twitter Saturday morning to thank everyone for their love and support. Lin-Manuel Miranda ended his run in " Hamilton " on July 9 - and immediately afterward chopped of his signature long locks, which he'd grown out to play the role in the musical he created.

Author: 0 'Sultan' earns Rs 150 million in Pakistan in five days

Sultan is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and is produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films . Even though Affleck won the Best Director Award for Argo (2012) he started trending with the release of the new 2016 superhero franchise.

Life&Culture Ciara and Russell Wilson Marry in Romantic Ceremony in England
Author: 0 Ciara and Russell Wilson Marry in Romantic Ceremony in England

NFL Player Russell Wilson (L) and Ciara attend Polo Ralph Lauren Fall 2016 during New York Fashion Week on February 12, 2016 in New York City. Seahawks' quarterback is in danger from rapper Future, according to fiancee Ciara . During an interview with E!News in September 2015 Ciara described Russell as an awesome guy. Sources have told the gossip website that 100 guests of friends and family will be in attendance to see the couple get betrothed.

Author: 0 IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted

Naik's speeches are believed to have inspired some of the Bangladeshi militants, who killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, at an upscale restaurant in Dhaka on July 1. He also posed a question to the ruling BJP, wondering what it would say about Sri Sri Ravi Shankar sharing the stage with Naik. "I have asked the Mumbai Commissioner of Police DD Padsalgikar to inquire against him (Naik) and submit a report at the earliest", Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said.

Life&Culture 'Daily Show' explains controversial tweet on Texas abortion ruling
Author: 0 'Daily Show' explains controversial tweet on Texas abortion ruling

Scott's office and legislative leaders are reviewing the ruling. They are similar to the abortion regulations in Texas that were struck down Monday by the U.S. And colonoscopy, which he said normally takes place outside a hospital or surgical center "has a mortality rate 10 times higher than abortion". Cecile Richards , whose mother was a former Texas governor, said in a statement that the court "recognized that these laws do not enhance patient safety".

Author: 0 South Sudan is back to war, claims Vice President Machar's faction

The two men met at the presidential palace on Friday, and issued a call for calm. Vice President Machar's spokesman, James Gatdet Dak, stated that violence started on Thursday evening and by Friday, soldiers loyal to Kiir exchanged heavy gunfire with forces loyal to Machar.

Author: 0 Donald Trump points to 'Frozen' book in defense of controversial tweet

Chris Christie will join presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Virginia on Monday as speculation continues to swirl over whom Trump will pick as his running mate. The star was similar to the one Trump used in a graphic attacking Hillary Clinton that was widely viewed as anti-Semitic. "Somebody once told me it's not who you know in life, it's how you know them".

Author: 0 Clinton seeks to move past email controversy, directs blame at officials

After maintaining for more than a year that she did not send or receive classified information through her unauthorised private email system, she acknowledged in a string of interviews on Friday she may have at least unwittingly done so, three days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded this happened at least 110 times.

Author: 0 RUMOURS: Real Madrid give up on Pogba signing

It will be also be the highest ever transfer fee paid by a club beating Real Madrid's £86 million for Gareth Bale in 2013. Speaking to Sky Sports , Ince said "Sir Alex Ferguson would have been disappointed to have lost him" to Juventus in 2012, but since he has moved there he has improved so much.