Luna Lovegood Is in Total Crisis Mode Over Her Embarrassing Pottermore Patronus — TIME

Actress Evanna Lynch — who played the daffy but wise Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter movie franchise — was among the thousands of fans who flocked to Pottermore’s website to take a quiz to determine what their patronus was, after the long-awaited quiz hit the Internet this week. In the films, Lynch’s patronus for…

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President Obama Vetoes Bill That Would Allow 9/11 Victims’ Families to Sue Saudi Arabia — TIME

(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The move sets Obama up for a possible first veto override by Congress. Both chambers passed the bill by voice vote. The House sent Obama the bill just before the…

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Daniel Radcliffe Knows Exactly Which Disney Character He Would Play in a Live-Action Remake — TIME

Daniel Radcliffe isn’t sure who he would play on Game of Thrones, just that he would love to be killed off the HBO drama. But when it comes to Disney movies, the Harry Potter star has a more concrete idea of the role he would want in a live-action remake of one of the animated…

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Marion Cotillard’s Partner Guillaume Canet Calls Cheating Rumors ‘Stupid and Unfounded’ — TIME

Marion Cotillard’s partner Guillaume Canet is speaking out against rumors that Cotillard had an affair with her Allied costar Brad Pitt, or that she had any role in his divorce from Angelina Jolie. “I don’t usually make it a habit to comment on rumors made about us,” the actor-director, 42, wrote in French on Instagram…

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Lessons From a 1976 Act of Terrorism in Washington, D.C. — TIME

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was originally published at HNN. Forty years ago, during a drizzly morning commute in Washington, D.C., former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier and his colleague Ronni Moffitt died from a car bomb planted under…

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What’s In A Character? — One Girl Writes

I summarize that there are two kinds of writers: the character driven writer and the plot driven writer. And of course, if you want to write a strong story, you will need both elements. But usually the writer is driven more by one or the other of these aspects. …

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The Backstreet Boys Really Are Back With a ‘Larger Than Life’ Vegas Show — TIME

The Backstreet Boys, the beloved ’90s boy bnad just shared an update about their upcoming residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for March 2017. This won’t just be your average show, the singers warn. “We’re gonna put together a show unlike any other show that anyone has ever seen,” Backstreet Boys resident blond Nick…

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