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Handwritten Harry Potter Prequel Stolen in Burglary

J.K. Rowling is urging Harry Potter fans not to buy a handwritten prequel to the boy wizard’s adventures that was stolen during a burglary in England. Rowling wrote the 800-word story for a 2008 charity auction, where it sold for 25,000 pounds ($49,000 at the time). West Midlands Police said …

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‘Scandal’ Star Katie Lowes Is Pregnant

There’s another gladiator on the horizon —Scandal star Katie Lowes is pregnant. The actress announced the happy news while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday. “My husband and I — we are expecting our first baby,” Lowes told host Jimmy Kimmel with excitement. “It’s a boy. We have zero …

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‘Blacklist: Redemption’ Canceled at NBC After 1 Season

NBC has canceled the Blacklist spinoff after one season, The Hollywood Reporter reports While NBC has found success in recent years with the rapid expansion of the Chicago franchise, the results were less than ideal for the first spinoff of The Blacklist. Blacklist: Redemptionopened soft in the flagship drama’s Thursday time …

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WHO declares outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least one person has died after contracting the virus in the country’s north-east, the WHO says. The Congolese health ministry had notified the WHO of a “lab-confirmed case” of Ebola, it addedon Twitter. …

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Harry Redknapp signs one-year contract at Birmingham

Harry Redknapp has signed a one-year contract with Birmingham, the club has confirmed. The 70-year-old has been in negotiations for much of this week but on Friday a deal was announced. Redknapp guided the Blues to Championship safety last week after replacing Gianfranco Zola for the final three matches of …

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L.A. Reid Steps Down As Epic Records Chairman

Veteran music industry exec Antonio Marquis “L.A.” Reid is stepping down from his role as chairman of Epic Records, according to Variety. Details surrounding the split are scarce, but he is listed as an executive producer on the scripted drama, Cotton Club, which indicates he is already ahead in plotting his next move. Reid …

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