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Tuesday April 30th, 2019 day edition

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It officially has made $100 million more than Avengers: Infinity War did last year during its domestic opening.

Avengers: Endgame has made a massive $1.223 billion globally from the first couple of days of release and will easily cross the $2 billion dollar mark.

How much more business the film will do before the May releases start to kick-in and takeover screens remains to be seen.

The second and third weekends would likely determine how close it could come to taking the all-time box office crown.

As it stands today, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has earned a staggering $19.8 billion over 22 films.

Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. »

Microsoft excludes Minecraft’s creator from anniversary event over his ‘comments and opinions’

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Microsoft says “comments and opinions” from Minecraft creator Markus Persson, better known as Notch, have led the company to exclude him from an upcoming event celebrating the game’s 10th anniversary.

Microsoft told Variety, “His comments and opinions do not reflect those of Microsoft or Mojang and are not representative of Minecraft.”.

As Microsoft has worked to make Minecraft into a universal, family-friendly game, Persson has been something of a thorn in its side. »

Ban on smoking at Disney parks goes into effect this Wednesday

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. (WSVN) - If you are one who likes to smoke a cigarette every so often, then Disney parks may not be the best place to go.

Starting this Wednesday, the ban on smoking in Disney parks goes into effect.

Smoking will be prohibited at Walt Disney World, Disney Land, water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Downtown Disney in California. »

Every Burger King in the country will have meatless Whoppers by the end of the year

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Already, the results are so promising that Burger King now plans to make the product available in all its 7,200 branches across the US by the end of this year.

“Burger King restaurants in St. Louis are showing encouraging results and Impossible Whopper sales are complementing traditional Whopper purchases.”.

The beefless burger is a partnership with the startup company Impossible Foods, which supplies patties made with heme, a protein cultivated from soybean roots that mimics the texture of meat. »

'League of Legends' Studio Faces Employee Walkout, Promises Changes

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We’re planning to keep these sessions smaller so we can have a more candid dialogue.”.

One employee told Waypoint they have “support from a larger number of people who are not directly involved in planning.”.

The Game Workers Unite movement, and thousands of game workers around the world, stand with the workers of Riot.". »