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'Furious 7' outlasts 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' for its third win

It happened again. Not only did "Furious 7" win the box office, it did so by beating estimates. That seems to be a trend these days at the movies.

'Furious 7' drives past $1 billion

It only took "Furious 7" 17 days to pass the coveted $1 billion mark, worldwide. In doing so, it is in the company of only a handful of films.

'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' tries to arrest 'Furious 7'

As "Furious 7" continues to drive the box office, a mall cop will try to end its run. The end result could be tricky, and surprise some.

Atlantic City fines bankrupt casino-hotel for losing power

Atlantic City - The empty Revel casino-hotel has already been fined $20,000 and will continue to be fined $5,000 a day by the city of Atlantic City until it gets electric service restored, officials said.

Plenty of gas in the tank for 'Furious 7'

It is nowhere near the finish line and "Furious 7" cruised in its second weekend out at the box office. It was the best second weekend total for April, too.

'Furious 7' is still in the fast lane

It will be smooth driving once again for "Furious 7" at the box office. The second weekend for the fast-paced film sees no sign of slowing down.

HSBC says facing French criminal probe over 'SwissLeaks'

London - British banking giant HSBC said Thursday it is facing a French criminal probe over its Swiss private banking arm, weeks after "SwissLeaks" allegations it had helped clients hide billions from the taxman.

'Furious 7' races to April record

"Furious 7" was unmatched and had no competition as it raced to a box office bonanza. It set an April opening record along the way.

'Furious 7' will leave the rest in its dust

There is no question that "Furious 7" will win the weekend box office battle. In fact, there will be no battle. It will be so easy that the only thing to do is track how much it makes.

'Get Hard' takes on 'Home' and it should be close

When an animated movie gets released, it is usually an easy pick to win that particular weekend. But, not this time with "Home." It may win, but it will not be an easy one.

Mumbai urban squatters/craftspeople reach larger markets Special

Mumbai - Local craftspersons and artisans in one of the largest slums in Mumbai, India, now have a chance to showcase their goods and services on an ecommerce portal.

Why brokers are making it tough for startups to find office space

As you search for new office space, remember that brokers are on the lookout for certain behaviors that tell them you may not actually be interested.

'Insurgent' to surge past 'Cinderella' with ease

As "Insurgent" opens, it looks like females will drive the box office again this weekend. That was very evident last weekend and a repeat will happen once more.

'Cinderella' dances to victory

Disney's "Cinderella" has won with ease and takes the box office, much like "Maleficent" did a year ago. If the formula seems familiar, it is.

'Cinderella' to win; 'Frozen' sequel is a go and more 'Star Wars'

In a tale that has been told time and time again, comes another "Cinderella." To many it is a tale that cannot be told enough.

Op-Ed: Is something wrong with the WWE?

Does WWE have an issue with discrimination, and if so, will it effect their bottom line? On the surface, no. But there appears to be more below the shiny veneer.

Robot film 'Chappie' looking to chase a box office win

It is looking like another slow weekend at the box office. Vince Vaughn opens his "Unfinished Business" and that may be the accurate term when it plays out.

'Focus' leads the pack but it was a weak win

The movie box office surely took a break this weekend. Whether that is award season fatigue or simply a normal breather could both be true.

AFP apologises to French industrialist after death reported

Paris - AFP on Saturday issued an apology to French industrialist Martin Bouygues, chairman and CEO of the conglomerate Bouygues, for reporting his death.

'Focus' will take over as box office slows down

It is now time for the box office to focus once again as the Oscars are over. "Focus" will take down "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weekend.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' falls hard but still wins

With all eyes on the Academy Awards, there is still box office news and a movie that made all the headlines when it was being released, fell hard.

'Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas' wins big at the Razzies

Kirk Cameron went four for six at the Razzies tonight in Hollywood as The 35th Golden Raspberry Awards were handed out. The Razzies honor the worst in film for the previous year.

'Birdman' wins Best Feature at Indie Spirit Awards as Oscars loom

In what may be a preview of the Oscars, the 30th Independent Spirit Awards were handed out today (Feb. 21). “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” took home Best Feature Film.

Workers threaten to strike Sunday at huge Texas refinery

Port Arthur - Workers at the largest oil refinery in the United States joined a growing nationwide strike Saturday when they left their jobs at the Motiva Enterprises LLC facility in Port Arthur, Texas.

'Shades' to secure top spot as Oscars set to take over spotlight

It is Oscar weekend and the box office tends to take a back seat, but the business of show goes on. That means more ways than one, too.

4 killer apps for launching an online business

For entrepreneurs, creating and running a website to sell products has become incredibly simple and convenient. There are multiple products to establish and maintain your web store — many of them are easy to use and inexpensive to maintain.

'American Sniper' is box office winner for Oscar-nominated films

A box office total for a movie has nothing to do with its chance for Oscar glory. If it did, "American Sniper" would be the favorite.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' owns the holiday weekend box office

UPDATE: It is a holiday weekend in the states and it now looks like a solid score for "Fifty Shades of Grey." It appears to have grabbed more box office cash and will be the February record-holder.

'50 Shades' opens wide and will take over the box office

UPDATE: "Shades" took in another $30 million Friday as it will likely take down a Presidents' Day record in the states. However, it will have to push harder to take the R-rated movie opening of all time. It may still do that.

SwissLeaks whistleblower's tale worthy of a spy novel

Paris - Herve Falciani was once just an IT worker at a big bank, but since running off with hundreds of thousands of damaging documents from banking giant HSBC he has been alternately called a hero and a thief."He is brave. We have the highest opinion of Mr.
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