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Living Dead director George A Romero dies at 77

The American-born filmmaker George A Romero, who created the genre-defining Living Dead movie franchise, has died at the age of 77, his family have said. Romero died in his sleep on Sunday after a ” brief but aggressive battle” with lung cancer, his manager told Variety. Romero co-wrote and directed the film that started the zombie series – Night of the Living Dead – in 1968. It led to a number of sequels – and a slew of imitators. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Entertainment & Arts

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'Healthy Living for Summer': Staying fit with workout tips

Staying in shape while staying out of the gym could be a challenge. In the third episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we go over workout tips you can do on the go, whether you’re at the beach or on vacation this summer. We spoke with mixed martial artist and UFC athlete Kailin Curran for advice and to find out some of her favorite on-the-go moves. Watch ABC News learn some workout moves in the video above. This weekly health series will continue throughout the summer. Let’s…

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'Healthy Living for Summer': How to navigate a farmers market

Navigating a farmers market can be overwhelming in terms of deciding what to buy, what to look for and finding the best produce available. In the second episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we visited a market in Santa Monica, California. We spoke to Laura Avery, who is the market supervisor and the manager at the Wednesday market, for some shopping advice. Shopping at a farmers market “means you’re getting fruit you’d grow yourself, and it’s grown for flavor, not shelf life,” Avery said. She explained how…

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Spike Lee in Cannes: We're living in 'dangerous times'

Director Spike Lee says we’re “living in a very dangerous time” and that he hopes Donald Trump does not have the real nuclear codes. He told a Cannes charity gala to pray false codes had been given to the US president instead. Lee also revealed he refers to Mr Trump as “agent orange”. He told the Planned Parenthood event at the film festival’s American Pavilion that he had “many happy memories in Cannes”. But he said of his failure to win the Palme d’Or in 1989 for nominated film Do…

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