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5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Although a cause of death has yet to be determined, sheriff's officials said it appears his death was not the result of foul play.
5 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
Dave Legeno, seen here playing the role of Fenrir Greyback in "Harry Potter: The Half-Blood Prince," was found dead in Death Valley on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
5 hrs ago | CNN
The 50-year-old British actor, who played werewolf villain Fenrir Greyback in "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince," and both parts one and two of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" died while hiking near Death Valley, California, said the Inyo County Sheriff's Office.
9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
The Demons Never Die star wrote: "Saddened to hear of the death of David Legeno .
12 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News
It may seem hard to believe, but when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world, he was especially proud of the fact that it didn't really support apps.
Jodie Foster is carving out a nice, new career as a TV director. Though she hit a bump with her last feature directorial, the Mel Gibson drama, The Beaver , she rebounded today with an Emmy nomination for her comedy series helming work on the third episode of Jenji Kohan's Orange Is the New Black entitled "Lesbian Request Denied".
All right, everyone. Pack it up. Time to go home. The Oscar race is over. Or at least that's the way the new trailer for Angelina Jolie's second directorial effort , "Unbroken," makes it seem.
The first official trailer for the Oscar winner's upcoming drama "Wild" was released Thursday.
If you asked mystery fans to name the most important novel of the past decade, most would say, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - and they'd be right.
The film, which is based on Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption , chronicles the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who enlisted in the US Army Air Forces during WWII.
Coverage of the death of Louis Zamperini at age 97 on July 2 dramatically boosted sales of Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand's non-fiction book about the Olympian and World War II hero.
Zombies have never been more popular in our culture, and Alexandre Philippe is here to find out why, chatting with the likes of George A. Romero, Simon Pegg, World War Z author Max Brooks and Walking Dead makeup artist Greg Nicotero about the mass appeal of the living dead.
No book on economics in recent times has received such a glowing initial reception as Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century."
Costco faced protests after deciding to take the book " America : Imagine a World Without Her" by Dinesh D'Souza out of its stores.
Unbroken , Laura Hillenbrand's testament to the spirit of Louis Zamperini, jumped to the #2 slot after Zamperini's recent death, returning to Apple's iBooks Bestseller list for the week ending July 7. John Green's The Fault in Our Stars continues for another week at #1.
Daniel Radcliffe is not expecting to reprise his role as Harry Potter, despite the publication of JK Rowling's follow-up story about the wizard's later life.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 06:50 pm
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