The Daily Populous

Tuesday April 9th, 2019 morning edition

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Here's why producer J.J. Abrams may be the first creative 'unicorn' 12 Hours Ago | 02:35.

Last year, the domestic box office had a record-breaking year, hauling in $11.9 billion, there was a 5% rise in the number of movie tickets sold, and 263 million people — 75 percent of the population — saw at least one movie in theaters.

At its current pace, Pachter expects the U.S. box office will grow about 1% to $12 billion this year, another record.

Rivkin said that with each new innovation in the entertainment industry, there has been worry that it will kill the movie industry.

Talking pictures, technicolor movies, television, basic cable and smartphones were all seen as disruptors.

"And yet we're still here," Rivkin said.

Rivkin took the helm of the MPAA in 2017 and has embraced Netflix. »

Mother of girl who died after school fight says she'd complained of bullying in past

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Speaking to "Good Morning America" on Monday, Ashley Wright said she had complained to Forest Hills Elementary School in the past about the girl involved in the altercation.

The school nurse called the mother around lunchtime, Wright told "GMA," and told her that Raniya had "been in an accident, a fight."

She was later airlifted to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she died two days after the fight. »

Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered 'Unprecedented State' That Threatens Global Climate Stability

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"The Arctic system is trending away from its 20th century state and into an unprecedented state, with implications not only within but beyond the Arctic."

According to Walsh, "Never have so many Arctic indicators been brought together in a single paper.".

But, as UNEP acting executive director Joyce Msuya noted at the time, "What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic.". »

Tomorrow, Congress Votes on Net Neutrality on the House Floor! Hear Directly from Members of Congress at 8pm ET TODAY on Reddit, and Learn What You Can Do to Save Net Neutrality!

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We don’t think that’s right, and feel strongly that users should be able to access all websites (including Reddit!)

Nevertheless, there have been a number of legislative efforts to try and restore Net Neutrality rules, and the newest one is making real waves.

We feel the momentum in the fight for Net Neutrality, and we hope you will too! »