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  • Warner Bros. Conjures Up Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

    LONDON -- Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjured up the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, based in both London and Burbank, to "develop and execute a high-level strategic vision for the Harry Potter brand and its ancillary businesses,"...
  • Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'

    Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'
    Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...
  • John Stanley to Lead Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Consumer Products UK Divisions

    John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, in addition to his existing responsibilities as SVP & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain &...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • First-year Penn State coach Franklin stresses importance of depth

    CHICAGO James Franklin greeted the audience Monday at his first Big Ten football media day by joking that he had chosen to walk up the stairs to his room rather than go to his floor in an elevator that didn't have the Penn State logo on its door. Given...
  • Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims

    Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims
    Pope Francis met for the first time with victims of clerical sexual abuse on Monday and pledged that bishops who covered up such abuse of minors would be held accountable. Likening the abuse to a “sacrilegious cult” that drove its victims...
  • Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac

    Irish Famine Film 'The Minnitts Of Anabeg' At Qunnipiac
    On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of an Irish drama about a man who tried to save his town during that dark time. "The Minnitts of Anabeg" is based on the true story of the Minnitt...
  • Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America

    Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America
    The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality. Americans on the list are...
  • Garth Brooks slates press conference; Dublin shows in jeopardy?

    Garth Brooks has alerted fans that “theĀ  wait is over,” the key remaining question being “The wait for what?” Earlier this year the country superstar announced that he would soon return to the road following a self-imposed...