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Takata Corp. Files For Bankruptcy Following Massive Airbag Recall

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takata Corp, the firm at the center of the auto industry’s biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.

'Wonder Woman' Is The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film Directed By A Female

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UPDATE (6/25): “Wonder Woman” is now officially the highest grossing live-action film directed by a woman. So far, it has earned an estimated $652.9 million worldwide, surpassing Phyllida Lloyd’s “Mamma Mia!,” which totaled $609.8 million.

'Transformers 5' Endures Franchise Low As Indies Perform Well At The Box Office

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It seems the “Transformers” franchise is rusty.


As of Sunday morning, “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth installment directed by Michael Bay, looks to bring in $69.1 million from 4,069 domestic locations during its five-day opening weekend.

'Wonder Woman' Is The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film Directed By A Woman

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UPDATE (6/25): “Wonder Woman” is now officially the highest grossing live-action film directed by a woman. So far, it has earned an estimated $652.9 million worldwide, surpassing Phyllida Lloyd’s “Mamma Mia!,” which totaled $609.8 million.

'Wonder Woman' Will Be The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film Directed By A Female

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Wonder Woman” is about to break yet another awesome record for women in Hollywood. 


This week, the Patty Jenkins–directed film not only crossed the $600 million threshold, but it will also surpass Phyllida Lloyd’s 2008 “Mamma Mia!” to become the highest grossing live-action film directed by a woman, The Hollywood Reporter first noted.

Weekend Roundup: Spotlight On The Apprentice

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It is where Donald Trump’s reality-TV persona from “The Apprentice” meets his presidency that he can make the most significant difference for the “left behind” constituencies that voted for him. Last week, President Trump issued an executive order calling for the doubling of funding for apprenticeship grants in the United States ― a key area, like infrastructure, where a consensus can be built across America’s divided politics.

Mayors Could Shift Nearly 42 Percent Of U.S. Electricity To Renewables By 2035

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The country’s largest coalition of cities plans to vote this weekend on a pledge to make 100 percent renewable power a top policy priority over the next decade.