‘Deadpool 2’ Surges to No. 1 at Box Office

LOS ANGELES—“Deadpool 2” became the rare R-rated blockbuster at the box office over the weekend, kicking off what Hollywood hopes is a robust summer movie season. The sequel about a foul-mouthed superhero (Ryan Reynolds) collected a strong $125 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates. It collected

Malaysian Pro-Democracy Leader Anwar Ibrahim Released From Detention

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian pro-democracy leader Anwar Ibrahim was formally pardoned and released Wednesday after serving three years in detention on what he says was a trumped-up sodomy conviction, freeing him up to succeed Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad after his stunning election win last week. Mr. Mahathir, who is 92, promised

Thousands take part in Cinco de Mayo in St. Paul

SAINT, PAUL, Minn. – The Cinco de Mayo festival in St. Paul is the largest Latino event in the state of Minnesota. Photojournalist Jason Steussy shows us the sights and sounds from Saturday’s festivities. Source Article

ANALYSIS-Boom time comes early to West Texas oil patch

MIDLAND, Texas, May 1 (Reuters) – In West Texas, rising oil prices are fueling a sharp economic upswing, lifting employment and pay to records, driving up spending at hotels, restaurants, and car dealerships, and raising the cost of housing and other essentials. This parched patch of land, under which lie

Classified Report Slams Military Over October Deaths in Niger

WASHINGTON—Poor training, complacency and a culture of excessive risk contributed to the deaths of four U.S. soldiers during an operation in Niger in October, according to a classified Pentagon report. The report, described by officials familiar with its contents, details a series of missteps and describes a disregard for military

Libyan oil pipeline attacked by ‘terrorist group’

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – A Libyan crude pipeline owned by the al-Waha oil company, feeding the port of Es Sider, was attacked on Saturday by a “terrorist group”, a company source said. A fire broke out but it was to early to say whether production had been affected, the source

Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust Announces the Acquisition of Seven Light Industrial Properties in Dallas, Texas

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust: NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (the “REIT”) (TSX: ACR.UN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase (the “Acquisition”) seven light industrial properties located