Top US News: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Weekend Earns $181.8M; Smart Connector Will Not Feature In Apple iPhone 7; & More
Captain America: Civil War earns $181.8M in its opening
Studio estimates from comScore revealed that Captain America: Civil War earned a whopping $181.8 million over the weekend. As reported by USA Today, it has the fifth biggest opening, behind Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Avengers, Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Including both domestic and international earnings, Captain America has earned $678.4 million.
Smart Connector will not feature in iPhone 7: report
Apple’s new iPhone 7 will not feature a Smart Connector on the back side of its chassis, Apple Insider reported. While there were rumors that the phone will include the feature, a report suggests that the tech company has decided against it. It has not been determined at what point Apple decided to exclude the feature. However, the website notes that the decision would not have been made recently, with only a few months left for the launch.
11-year-old girl undergoes surgery after hair gets caught in carnival ride
An 11-year-old girl had to undergo surgery to repair her scalp after her hair was stuck in a carnival ride on Saturday, as reported by ABC News. While the girl has not suffered any brain trauma or fracture, she could have problems with her vision, her mother said. Whether there was a malfunction with the ride is under investigation.
Ozzy, Sharon Osbourne ending their marriage
Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Ozbourne are reportedly parting ways, ending their 33-year marriage, as reported by Entertainment Tonight. The couple, who were married in 1982, have had three children together – Aimee, 32; Kelly, 31; and Jack, 30. The two were first introduced in the 1970s when Ozzy’s band, Black Sabbath, was on its way to popularity and fame.
Plane crashes on roof of California building, pilot injured
A plane reportedly crash landed on the roof of a building in Pomona, California, as reported by CBS News. The crash caused a hole in the roof of the building. The 61-year-old pilot, who sustained a broken ankle and a gash on his forehead, was transported to the hospital. Although it is believed the plane lost power, the cause of the accident is under investigation.
Man struck, killed by commuter rail train
An unidentified man was fatally struck by a commuter rail train in Holbrook on Sunday, according to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston Herald reports. The victim was trespassing on the track near the Union Street crossing when he was struck by the train. Although foul play has not been suspected in the incident, the accident remains under investigation.