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'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

Sep. 16, 2018 3:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters. 20th Century Fox said Sunday that the film earned an estimated $24 million from more than 4,000 North American theaters. But with an $88 million production price tag, the Shane Black-directed installment in...

Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

Sep. 12, 2018 7:01 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as part of a $1.85 billion...

Box Office Top 20: 'The Nun' conjures up $53.8 million

Sep. 10, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror pic "The Nun" scared off the competition and dominated the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $53.8 million. A spinoff of a character seen in "The Conjuring 2," ''The Nun" banked the most successful launch of the "Conjuring" universe, which...

With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

Sep. 9, 2018 2:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the "Conjuring" franchise and another win for Warner Bros. Studio estimates on Sunday say the Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga-led film brought in $53.5 million from 3,876 North...

Box Office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' No. 1 for third week

Sep. 4, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The glitzy romance "Crazy Rich Asians" topped the North American box office over Labor Day weekend, its third consecutive weekend in the No. 1 spot. The Warner Bros. film added $28.6 million over the four-day weekend, bringing its domestic grosses to $117.3 million. The shark thriller...

'Crazy Rich Asians' banks another crazy rich weekend

Sep. 2, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note. Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the domestic charts again. Warner Bros. estimates that the...

Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote for planned combo

Aug. 24, 2018 11:56 AM EDT

Cigna shareholders are backing the insurer's planned takeover of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, a deal that activist investor Carl Icahn had urged them to reject earlier this month. Cigna says about 90 percent of votes cast on Friday were in favor of the roughly $52-billion deal, which also received...

Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer

Aug. 20, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Propelled by an extra strong Sunday, the opening weekend grosses for "Crazy Rich Asians" were even higher than expected. The Warner Bros. romantic comedy earned $26.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, and $35.3 million since it hit theaters Wednesday. Second place went to Warner...

'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

Aug. 19, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22." Warner Bros. estimates that the film earned $25.2 million over the weekend and $34...

Today in History

Aug. 18, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2018. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing all American women's right to vote, was ratified as Tennessee became the 36th state to approve it. On this...