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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. A prolific writer who started out as a newspaper reporter, Garcia Marquez's masterpiece was "One Hundred Years of Solitude," a dream-like, dynastic epic that helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.

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Rapper Jay Z brings 'Made in America' music fest to Los Angeles

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

America's former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Thursday that she is to be a mother for the first time, giving her delighted parents Bill and Hillary a long-awaited grandchild. Chelsea, 34, made the announcement at a public event with her mother in New York organized by a Clinton Foundation initiative to advance the cause of women and girls around the world. "Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year," Chelsea told the audience at the Lower Eastside Girls Club, to whoops of delight from the crowd.

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87. Known affectionately as "Gabo," the author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera" was one of the world's most popular Latin American novelists and the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil.

Reaction to the death of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and was a master of magical realism, died on Thursday. He was 87. Tributes poured in from presidents, authors and pop stars:

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87. Known affectionately as "Gabo," the author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera" became one of the most popular Latin American novelists in the world and the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil.

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87. Known affectionately as "Gabo," the author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera" became one of the most popular Latin American novelists in the world and the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil.

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Mary Higgins Clark retains No. 1 spot on U.S. best-sellers list NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author Mary Higgins Clark's novel "I've Got You Under My Skin," held on to the top spot on the U.S. best-sellers list on Thursday for the second consecutive week. Data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide is used to compile the list. Crime king Jo Nesboe's tale of revenge has echoes of his own father

Billionaire Usmanov remains Russia's richest tycoon: Forbes

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alisher Usmanov is Russia's richest tycoon for the third year in a row, with wealth of $18.6 billion, after selling his stake in the social media website Facebook, according to the latest report by the U.S. magazine Forbes. Usmanov is a co-owner of Russia's largest iron ore miner, Metalloinvest, and the country's number-two mobile operator, MegaFon. He also owns stakes in the Russian internet group Mail.Ru and the British Premier League football club Arsenal.

Lions Gate partners with online video creator RocketJump in 'first look' deal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Another Hollywood studio is tying up with a video creator that has made it big on YouTube. Lions Gate Entertainment on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with RocketJump Studios, maker of hit online show "Video Game High School," which is now in its third season. RocketJump was founded by Freddie Wong, Matt Arnold and Dez Dolly four years ago. It has amassed 6.8 million subscribers and nearly a billion views on multiple platforms including its own website.
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