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December 30, 2018 5:54 PM Aquaman Swims Into Weekend Box Office Win. Mary Poppins Returns Comes in Second

(LOS ANGELES) — “Aquaman” is still leading the pack at the box office, but other films like “Mary Poppins Returns” and “The Mule” are enjoying post-Christmas bumps too. Warner Bros. on Sunday says “Aquaman” has added an estimated $51.6 million in North American ticket sales over the weekend to take first place again. Down just 24 percent from its domestic 94

December 30, 2018 12:56 PM Eagle lands on Notre Dame fans before start of Cotton Bowl

A bald eagle's planned flyover as "The Star-Spangled Banner" played before the start of the Cotton Bowl on Saturday ended up going off-track when the majestic bird landed on some fans instead. The eagle, named Clark, was supposed to fly in circles around AT&T Stadium ahead of the semi-final playoff football game between Clemson and Notre Dame in Arlington 105

December 30, 2018 8:35 AM Burnley end run of defeats with win over West Ham

Goals from Chris Wood and Dwight McNeil gave struggling Burnley a much-needed 2-0 Premier League win over West Ham United at Turf Moor on Sunday, ending a run of three straight defeats for Sean Dyche's team. After his side's 5-1 mauling by Everton on Boxing Day, Dyche dropped former England goalkeeper Joe Hart and brought back Tom Heaton for his first 59

December 30, 2018 5:51 AM N'Golo Kante goal gives Chelsea victory at Crystal Palace

N'Golo Kante's second-half goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win in a drab match at Crystal Palace and took them to within a point of third-placed Manchester City ahead of City's game at Southampton. Maurizio Sarri's side dominated possession in the early stages but were unable to get through Palace's well-organised defence, Marcos Alonso booked for throwing the ball away in frustration 58

December 30, 2018 5:18 AM Barcelona deny reaching agreement for transfer of PSG's Adrien Rabiot

Barcelona have denied they have agreed a deal to sign Adrien Rabiot from Paris Saint-Germain. The club released a statement on Sunday saying that despite twice making contact with PSG over Rabiot in August and December, they have not reached an agreement with the club or the player. "In relation to news which has appeared in France, FC Barcelona manifest 62

December 30, 2018 1:25 AM Clemson defeats Notre Dame, 30-3, in NCAA Cotton Bowl

Clemson celebrates their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter) When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence 84

December 29, 2018 6:52 PM Dutch mounted police break up 'yellow vest' protest in The Hague

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch police on horseback broke up a protest on Saturday by “yellow vest” demonstrators who threw rocks and fireworks at them, a statement said. The police statement said the mounted officers “carried out several charges” to end the demonstration in The Hague, which had not been approved by authorities and had turned violent 73

December 29, 2018 11:16 AM Six men arrested after video shows them eating endangered monkey, report says

Six men in Vietnam confessed to slaughtering an endangered monkey and then live-streaming themselves eating the animal on social media, according to reports. Police said the men, ages 35 to 39, filmed themselves on Facebook eating the langur monkey on Nov. 17, Agence France-Presse reported. "It took time for us to figure out the suspects involved," a police 75

December 29, 2018 3:07 AM Texas school bus driver gifts holiday presents to kids on his bus: report

A Texas bus driver likely helped spread a bit of cheer this holiday season when he reportedly bought dozens of presents for kids on his route. (Richardson Independent School District) A Texas bus driver likely helped spread a bit of cheer this holiday season when he reportedly bought dozens of presents for kids on his route. The kind gesture was carried 71

December 29, 2018 1:25 AM Dick's Sporting Goods to end U.S. Olympic sponsorship

(Reuters) - Sporting goods retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N) said on Friday it will not renew its United States Olympic Committee (USOC) sponsorship beyond 2018. The company, in an emailed statement, cited “new investment focus” as the reason but did not elaborate further. All 86 athletes currently in its program that offers compensation and flexible 94