In North America, Fifty Shades Freed's opening weekend audience was 75 percent female and 55 percent under 30.
Hopping to second place and coming in ahead of analysts' projections is Sony's hybrid live-action and animated family comedy Peter Rabbit, with an estimated $25 million from 3,725 locations.
But the final chapter of the steamy FiftyShades series - promoted by Universal with the not-so-subtle line, Don't Miss the Climax - dominated.
JB Hi-Fi whiteware exit hurts 1H earnings
On a brighter note, the company's online sales in New Zealand jumped 90 per cent to $4.8m and are now almost 4pc of total sales. In 2016 JB Hi-Fi acquired white goods retailer The Good Guys for $870 million, which Murray said has been progressing well.
Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed
We are in a war. "One of the two Atak helicopters of ours operating on Afrin region unfortunately collapsed. However, the term is usually used for the terrorists who have been killed in the operations.
Fifty Shades of Grey opened to a shocking $85.2 million in 2015, and the sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, brought home a little more than half that with $46.6 million in its first weekend a year ago.
Based on Beatrix Potter's children's stories about a mischievous bunny, Peter Rabbit stars James Corden in the title role, along with Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, and Daisy Ridley.
Another newcomer, Warner Bros.' "The 15:17 To Paris" opened in third place with an estimated 12.6 million dollars. The fanbase that propelled the novel to become the bestselling book of all time, plus the rest of us who were just curious to see how they pulled it off (so to speak), led the film to earn almost $100 million in its opening weekend when it arrived in 2015.
"This weekend is merely the calm before the proverbial Marvel-powered storm as Black Panther is poised to leap into theatres with potentially record-breaking results", said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst with comScore. The film tells the stunning story of real-life heroism by three young American passengers who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train bound for Paris on August 21, 2015. The biographical drama film was produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.
Pierce figured the festivities, which followed Boston's game against Cleveland, would toy with his emotions, and he was right. Everyone came out for the occasion, including former teammates Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo .
The risky system prompted a severe weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology as it swept across the region on Sunday evening. The worst hit areas included Logan City and Brisbane, with power cut to 58,000 and 30,000 properties respectively.
Like the GOP memo , the Democratic document draws from classified intelligence about the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Democrats immediately cried foul at the decision to send the Democratic memo back to the committee.
Warming ties between the Koreas could complicate Seoul's ties with Washington, which wants to maximize its pressures on Pyongyang. Landing without a valid visa, he was interrogated for five hours by North Korean customs officials and fined $500.
He was considered the best inside linebacker in the 2017 draft and his rookie season with San Francisco bolstered that evaluation. General manager John Lynch had previously said the 49ers were attracted to Foster for his enthusiasm and passion for the sport.
Abe also said, however, that the two leaders had agreed the two countries needed to create a "future-oriented" relationship. South and North Korea technically remain at war, since the Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.
Tillerson is expected to meet various senior officials on the margins of both meetings before leaving the region February 16. Tillerson will meet with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri.
Women in Saudi Arabia face extreme social and personal restrictions because of the kingdom's strict interpretation of Islam. This has helped create one of the most gender unequal countries in the Middle East.
Meanwhile a joint hockey team and a cheerleading squad has generated warm feelings, at least at the Olympics . Kim Yo Jong told the South Korean President: "We would like to see you at an early date in Pyongyang".
The chant stems from questions surrounding Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. As White House staff secretary, Porter was responsible for reviewing all documents signed by the president.
To have Mkhi means I don't have one of them and, in this moment, I believe the other ones deserve [to be there instead]. He said he needed to win the league and he got Robin van Persie to score him the goals to get above Manchester City.
Trump unsure Israel genuinely wants peace with Palestinians
Morales was honored during the meal, attended by about 200 people, for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem told Al-Monitor that the United States' and Israel's goals concur in the deal.
Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita
The storm is now a Category 4, and forecasters expect it could grow to a Category 5 by the time it strikes Tonga Monday night. In American Samoa, the governor, Lolo Matalasi Maliga, said there was extensive damage to homes and utilities.
Omarosa returns to the Celebrity Big Brother house
Winokur said to Matthews, "Ross, all I'm going to say is, this is hilarious that you and I knocked out those people". She went on to serve under President Trump as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison.
Mattis says North Korea can't drive wedge between South, US
Yo-jong's visit to the South was the first visit by a member of the ruling Kim family ever since the Korean War ended in 1953. The South Korean president also stressed the need for the communist North to resume its dialogue with the United States.
Pence avoids meeting top N. Korean official
It's not unfamiliar", Kim said when asked by one of the South Koreans at the dinner how she feels on the other side of the border. It has only deepened over the years as the North closes in on the ability to field an arsenal of nukes that can hit USA cities.
Canada medals but Nicholson comes up short
Canadian snowboarders Max Parrot and Mark McMorris won Canada's first medals of the Pyeongchang Olympics . This was the best run I could put down at the right moment and now it's the judges' decision.
Pence, Warmbier's father meet with North Korean defectors
But the North was welcomed with open arms to what South Korean President Moon Jae-in called "Olympic games of peace". If Moon accepts Kim's offer to come to the North, it will be the third summit meeting between the two Koreas.
New Engine Trouble for Pratt & Whitney, Airbus
A320neo operators with Pratt & Whitney engines have been plagued by reliability issues since they began flying passengers in 2016. Such a directive is issued when an unsafe condition exists that requires immediate action by an aircraft's owner or operator.