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‘Bad Boys For Life’ tops the North American box office with $59.2M

‘Bad Boys For Life’ tops the North American box office with $59.2M

Entertainment
Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Bad Boys For Life -- an action comedy starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence -- is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $ 59.2 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. The film debuted this weekend along with No. 2 Dolittle, which brought in $ 22.5 million. They were followed by 1917 at No. 3 -- last week's No. 1 -- with $ 22.1 million, Jumanji: The Next Level at No. 4 with $ 9.6 million and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at No. 5 with $ 8.4 million. Rounding out the top tier are Just Mercy at No. 6 with $ 6 million, Little Women at No. 7 with $ 5.9 million, Knives Out at No. 8 with $ 4.3 million, Like a Boss at No. 9 with $ 3.8 million and Frozen II at No. 10 with $ 3.7 million. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entert...
Rangers 1-1 Young Boys: Rangers hang on to reach last 32

Rangers 1-1 Young Boys: Rangers hang on to reach last 32

Sports
Rangers survived a late own goal and nerve-ridden finale to progress to the Europa League last 32 as group runners-up after a draw with Young Boys.Steven Gerrard's men led Group G by a point before kick-off and, with Porto beating Feyenoord, needed a draw at Ibrox to guarantee qualification.They were cruising through in top spot thanks to Alfredo Morelos' first-half finish. But the hosts were left hanging on as Borna Barisic stabbed into his own net before Ryan Jack was dismissed in stoppage time. Rangers survived to secure European football beyond Christmas for the first time since 2010-11, and will be unseeded in Monday's draw.Morelos' crucial strike saw him finish as the top scorer in the ...
Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter serves restraining order on brother Aaron

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter serves restraining order on brother Aaron

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Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has obtained a restraining order against his younger pop star brother Aaron, alleging he threatened to kill his pregnant wife and unborn child.Nick, 39, posted a statement on social media saying he had been left with "no choice" but to take action, citing his brother's "increasingly alarming behaviour". Image: Nick (L) and Aaron pictured together at the 2000 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas Aaron, 31, who had hits including Crush On You and Crazy Little Party Girl as a child star in the late 1990s, tweeted: "So my brother just got a restraining order against me. And I was just served lol."The temporary order states that Aaron must stay at least 100ft (30 metres) away from Nick, his family and his...
Boys more likely to need help for ‘back to school asthma’

Boys more likely to need help for ‘back to school asthma’

Health
Boys with asthma are twice as likely as girls to visit their GP with worsening symptoms during the first weeks of the new school year, research suggests. It found a tripling of appointments related to "back to school" asthma in England.Being exposed to new viruses at school and a relaxed use of inhalers over the holidays could be factors, experts say.Asthma could turn into "a ticking time bomb" during the summer holidays, Asthma UK said.In recent years, there has been a sharp rise in school-age children with asthma being admitted to hospital in September, around the start of the autumn term.These increases, called the "back to school" effect, were also found in Scotland and Wales."Back to school asthma" is thought to account for up to a quarter of serious...
'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

Health
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards helping boys with cancer stay fertile, thanks to a baby monkey called Grady.Cancer treatment can damage a boy's undeveloped testes and leaves a third of survivors infertile in adulthood. Baby Grady is the first primate born using frozen samples of testicles taken before her dad started puberty. Experts said the technique, detailed in the journal Science, could soon be used in the clinic.Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can destroy someone's ability to have children. Women and girls can have eggs or ovaries frozen in order to have children after their cancer therapy is over.Adult men can have a sperm sample frozen, but this is not an option for boys who have not gone through pu...