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‘Black Panther’ Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office

‘Black Panther’ Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office

Politics
"Black Panther" has demolished the record for the largest Presidents Day weekend, blowing past "Deadpool's" 2016 mark of $152 million. Overall North American moviegoing for the four-day period should hit $300 million -- far above the $278 million mark in 2016, according to comScore. The post ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office appeared first on Politicus USA.
Following unleashing of ICE, arrests of immigrants without criminal records more than doubles

Following unleashing of ICE, arrests of immigrants without criminal records more than doubles

Politics
It’s been said once, it’s been said a million times: when Donald Trump and members of his administration claim Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using American taxpayer resources to prioritize dangerous people and “bad hombres” for arrest and deportation, they’re lying to you. Since Trump unshackled his mass deportation agents via executive order after taking office last year, the largest surge in ICE arrests haven’t been people who pose a risk to public safety, but rather undocumented immigrants with no criminal convictions at all: The agency made 37,734 “noncriminal” arrests in the government’s 2017 fiscal year, more than twice the number in the previous year. The category includes suspects facing possible charges as well as those without criminal records. Critics say ICE i
Remarkable stat emerges comparing records of Jurgen Klopp and Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool

Remarkable stat emerges comparing records of Jurgen Klopp and Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool

Sports
An amazing statistic has come to the fore online this evening, following Liverpool’s victory over Southampton. Matchup The two sides went head to head at St. Mary’s, with Jurgen Klopp’s men eager to get back to winning ways after Tottenham’s late-show saw the Reds drop two points last time out. Southampton, meanwhile, headed into today’s clash on an impressive 6-match unbeaten streak across all competitions, with the Saints’ last outing culminating in a thrilling 3-2 victory over West Brom at the Hawthorns. 2-0 Liverpool were viewed as the clear favourites heading into this evening’s matchup, with the Merseyside giants taking little time to prove exactly why following kick-off. With just 6 minutes on the clock, a long ball forward towards Mohamed Salah saw Wesley Hoedt fluff his atte
Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez signing breaks records, club chief reveals

Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez signing breaks records, club chief reveals

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The signing of Alexis Sanchez broke footballing records, Manchester United Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward has revealed. Revealing the club’s quarterly figures, Woodward spoke about the January transfer window’s biggest move in a conference call with investors. Woodward, the club’s highest-up public figure who represents the owners, the Glazers, in every way, was delighted with the commercial impact of Sanchez signing. Sanchez signed a four-and-a-half year deal at the club midway through the month and shirt sales broke records for a mid-season transfer. “Alexis Sanchez has set a new January signing record in terms of shirt sales – three times that previous record,” Woodward revealed, referring to all clubs, not just United. In terms of social media, Sanchez’s deal was the b