China big-budget movie pulled after box office flop – Reuters

ReutersSHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese blockbuster hopeful, backed by Alibaba Pictures Group and with a reported budget of over $100 million, has been abruptly pulled from cinemas in the country…

The meaning behind DeMarco Murray’s retirement, why DeMarcus Lawrence isn’t insulted by franchise tag, and Rico … – Dallas News (blog)

Dallas News (blog)July 17. Here’s everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys. The top five stories. Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray…

10-year-old girl dead, 3 injured after shooting in Northeast DC – WTOP

WTOPWASHINGTON — A 10-year-old girl has died and three others are hospitalized after a shooting in Northeast D.C. on Monday night. When a black Infiniti SUV with paper tags pulled…

The Bachelorette Picks Her Fantasy Suite Dates – E! Online

E! OnlineWho’s ready to meet some familiiiiiiies?!?!?! Listen, we’ve made it to hometown dates on The Bachelorette and yes, our interest has begun to wain. But since we’re here in…

College Football Futures Odds Predict a Wide Open Race in the MAC in 2018 – HERO Sports (blog)

HERO Sports (blog)College Football Futures Odds Predict a Wide Open Race in the MAC in 2018. With no clear cut favorite in the MAC this season. Expect anything and everything…

Seth Meyers Teaches Us What a Royal Eclipse Is – Vulture

VultureTonight Late Night With Seth Meyers gave us some rare footage of a “royal eclipse”, or what appears to be a confused old man and a potentially even more confused…

ICE takes aim at SF sanctuary city law in ‘Rideshare Rapist’ case … – SFGate

SFGateU.S. immigration officials took aim at San Francisco’s sanctuary city law Monday in the case of the San Mateo man accused of being the “Rideshare Rapist.”.ICE uses ‘Ride-Share Rapist’ case…

Marvel Fan Recreates ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Deaths With Custom Funko Pops – Comicbook.com

Comicbook.comThere’s no telling how long it will take for Marvel fans to process Avengers: Infinity War, but it looks like we’re still getting some awesome content out of it. Reddit…

FIFA without Family – UT The Daily Texan

FIFA without FamilyUT The Daily TexanEvery four years, fans across the world gather to watch the FIFA World Cup. For some students at The University of Texas who grew up…

Ashland’s Kyle Robinson Competes at Special Olympics USA Games – WDIO

WDIO“Special Olympics Wisconsin is proud of each and every member of the Team Wisconsin delegation that attended the 2018 USA games. We are not only proud of how everyone competed,…

Body Found In Topanga State Park – CBS Los Angeles

CBS Los AngelesTOPANGA (CBSLA) — Homicide detectives are investigating after a hiker discovered a body in Topanga State Park Monday. The deceased person was found off a hiking trail. The…

Progress Isn’t Linear: YouTube TV’s World Cup Flub Threatens Public’s Trust For Sports Streaming – Techdirt

Progress Isn’t Linear: YouTube TV’s World Cup Flub Threatens Public’s Trust For Sports StreamingTechdirtIn the middle of Wednesday’s World Cup semifinal match between England and Croatia, YouTube’s live TV service…

Hui Makaala Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show – KHON2

KHON2HONOLULU (KHON2) – The 49th annual Hui Makaala scholarship fund luncheon and fashion show is this weekend at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hui Makaala was charted back some 70 years…

Cardi B leads nominations at MTV Awards – AsiaOne

AsiaOneCardi B stormed into pop culture prominence last year with “Bodak Yellow,” a song in which she touches on her former life making ends meet as a stripper, but was…

All-Star Blake Treinen on playoff race: ‘Why not the Oakland A’s?’ – SFGate

SFGateWASHINGTON – The Mariners feel the A’s but don’t fear the A’s. “They’re playing pretty good. I don’t think we should be concerned,” said designated hitter Nelson Cruz, one of…

Lawsuits claim MGM has no liability to Las Vegas shooting victims – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalThe FBI has not called the Las Vegas mass shooting an act of terrorism because the gunman had no clear motive, and the FBI defines terrorism as an…

Seattle gearing up for ‘excessive’ floating bikeshare regulations – KING5.com

KING5.comSeattle’s City Council will talk Tuesday about a permanent floating bike share program and new fees to go along with it. The Sustainability and Transportation Committee will hear the formal…

PFF ranks Raiders pass rush highly, but division foes higher – Silver and Black Pride

Silver and Black PrideA few days I asked you all, what player from another team would you add to the Raiders? Many of you replied “Aaron Donald”. But if PFF’s…

Tesla Is Getting a China Factory. This $4 Billion Startup Will Be Waiting – Bloomberg

BloombergWhat the four-year-old startup has is backing from tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Foxconn Technology Group and Xiaomi Corp. founder Lei Jun. Xpeng expects to raise more than $600…

Los Angeles City Finals: Who’s moving on to the National Finals – American Ninja Warrior Nation

American Ninja Warrior NationAmerican Ninja Warrior circled back to Los Angeles for the first episode of the City Finals. We got a good look at the new changes this course…

Arizona Democrats pile up big money edge over GOP in congressional races – AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comLeading the way in the House races was Ann Kirkpatrick, the former congresswoman from Flagstaff who now is hoping to win her party’s nomination to represent the Tucson-based district currently…

Women’s Soccer Extends Registration Deadline to Elite Prospect Camp – 13abc Action News

13abc Action NewsThe reigning Mid-American Conference Toledo women’s soccer program has extended the deadline to register for this weekend’s Elite Prospect Camp to Friday, July 13 at noon. The camp…

Earl Thomas calls out Seahawks in Instagram post: Extend or trade me – ESPN

ESPNSix-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas used his Instagram account to nudge the Seattle Seahawks in contract negotiations, suggesting that the team he helped lead to its lone Super Bowl…

Bashed for taking $2750 from for-profit immigrant detention company, Chicago alderman says he’s donating $5K to pro … – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneUnder pressure to return campaign contributions from a private prison company that has contracts to detain immigrants, Chicago Ald. Raymond Lopez said Monday he’s donating $5,000 to a group…

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless – ABC News

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homelessABC NewsSan Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an…

Oroville Cal Water infrastructure improvements proposed – Oroville Mercury Register

Oroville Mercury RegisterOROVILLE — California Water Service has submitted an infrastructure improvement plan for its Oroville facility to the California Public Utilities Commission for review. Cal Water intends to replace…

Mike Trout, the best player in his sport, is the mostly unrecognizable face of baseball – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe best basketball player in the world and the best baseball player in the world now play for Los Angeles teams. One is a marketing phenomenon. The other…

Restaurants help in fight against sex trafficking ahead of super bowl – FOX 5 Atlanta

FOX 5 AtlantaATLANTA – Atlanta is now one of the biggest transportation hubs for sex trafficking in the nation. Monday, Georgia’s restaurants teamed up with Fulton County Commission Chairman Rob…

Miami Dolphins bring cheer and hot meals to victims of arson fire – WPLG Local 10

WPLG Local 10MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins organization, along with several players, handed out hot meals and provided a little levity to residents who lost everything in a…

AIDS Walk San Francisco: Dedicated UCSF Community Joins 2018 Event – UCSF News Services

UCSF News ServicesSince 1987, AIDS Walk San Francisco has raised more than $90 million for HIV programs and services in the Bay Area. A leader in AIDS-related research and patient…

Caesars breaks ground on $375M Las Vegas conference center – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Strip operators are rushing to expand their meeting space capacity as the town’s business tourism thrives. The number of convention attendees traveling to Las Vegas has…

FIFA World Cup 2018: Food sites, bars saw over 25% jump in sales on Sunday as consumers go all out to enjoy – Economic Times

Economic TimesLiving rooms with television screens were busier than most kitchens on Sunday evening as France took on Croatia in the FIFA World Cup final in the Russian capital. While…

Richard Sherman Takes Shot At Seahawks Ahead Of First Season With 49ers – NESN.com

NESN.comThe Seattle Seahawks appeared poised to dominate the NFL for the next handful of years, but things don’t always go as planned. The Seahawks had all the makings of a…

Supervisors back Chinatown pot ban despite Planning Commission objections – San Francisco Examiner

Supervisors back Chinatown pot ban despite Planning Commission objectionsSan Francisco ExaminerThe ban, introduced by Supervisor Aaron Peskin, comes after the board last year approved citywide regulations that ushered in the…

Wiz Khalifa “Rolling Papers 2,” Desiigner “Shoot” & More | Daily Visuals 7.16.18 – Hip-Hop Wired

Hip-Hop WiredThe day Wiz Khalifa doesn’t spark up an L in a music video is the day that Wiz Khalifa is done with the game. Needless to say for his…