Horror genre godfather George Romero dead at 77

Horror genre godfather George Romero dead at 77

George A. Romero — the writer and director behind the cult-classic horror flick “Night of the Living Dead” — died Sunday. He was 77. Romero has been called the “father of modern horror films.” He died following “a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer,” his longtime production partner Peter Grunwald told CNN. Grunwald said Romero passed away “peacefully in his sleep” while “listening to the score of ‘The Quiet Man,’ one his all-time favorite films, with his wife Suzanne Desrocher Romero, and daughter, Tina Romero, at his side.” “[Romero]…

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Hey, small lender

Hey, small lender

Renters Dell Rangel and Nicole Forrest with their daughters Arwen and Olive. Picture: Richard Dobson TREASURER Scott Morrison will pave the way for more than 50 smaller lenders to become banks, driving Australians away from the big four and helping families get a lower home loan rate. In a bid to lessen the power of the big four banks, the government will remove restrictions on which lenders can call themselves banks, arguing it will ramp up competition and provide more options for customers. Similar reforms in the United Kingdom has…

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Boutique bakeries in WA thriving despite low bread prices

Boutique bakeries in WA thriving despite low bread prices

Posted July 17, 2017 08:45:30 Photo: Perth baker Andrew Ritchie sells premium bread at his cafe in Maylands. (ABC News: Emily Piesse) Related Story: ‘Dire problems in Australian bread market’: WA bakery Mias goes into administration As one of Western Australia’s oldest bakeries faces an uncertain future, the premium bread market is growing from strength to strength. Perth baker Andrew Ritchie set up his sourdough business in 2011, selling at farmers markets and specialist grocers. Seven weeks ago, the father-of-four opened a cafe in Maylands near his bakery to sell…

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Trump's NAFTA changes could alter the future of US-Mexico trade

Trump's NAFTA changes could alter the future of US-Mexico trade

Posted July 17, 2017 05:15:09 Photo:Almost 200,000 cars, trucks and pedestrians cross between Tijuana and San Diego each day. (ABC News: Stephanie March) Related Story: Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact Related Story: Donald Trump says parts of border wall could be fence instead At the Otay Mesa border, trucks from Mexico rumble slowly across carting everything from auto parts, to food, to pacemaker parts destined for American hearts. The roads and bridges that link Tijuana and San Diego create the busiest land border crossing…

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Ancient underwater forest found in US

Ancient underwater forest found in US

Ancient underwater forest found in US – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function();a.orb.figState=b)(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ Source link

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