Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame
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Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame

  ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Fifteen video games that have engrossed gamers for untold hours were named finalists Tuesday for the new World Video Game Hall of Fame. The list includes arcade trailblazers Pong and Space Invaders, smartphone favorites Angry Birds and Minecraft and an array of others for console and computer. They are: Doom, FIFA soccer, the … Continue reading

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US artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art
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US artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art

  SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — American graffiti artist Caleb Neelon, creator of street murals in numerous cities around the world, has enlisted youths from different sides of Bosnia’s ethnic divide to work on a peace-promoting project. Armed with cans of spraypaint, youngsters from Bosnia’s Croat, Serb and Bosniak ethnic groups joined forces with Neelon on … Continue reading

‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ unleashed at fan convention
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‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ unleashed at fan convention

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn’t merely awakening on the big screen. It’s also returning to the video game realm. “Star Wars: Battlefront” publisher Electronic Arts and Swedish developer DICE showcased their next-generation rendition of the “Star Wars” multiplayer shooter Friday at Star Wars Celebration, the annual fan extravaganza celebrating the sci-fi franchise. … Continue reading

Review: A search for true love in ‘The Beekeeper’s Daughter’
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Review: A search for true love in ‘The Beekeeper’s Daughter’

  “The Beekeeper’s Daughter” (Simon & Schuster), by Santa Montefiore International best-selling author Santa Montefiore writes an epic romance that spans two generations in her new novel, “The Beekeeper’s Daughter.” Readers are transported back and forth between Massachusetts and England unraveling a timeline that stretches over four decades. It’s the story of a daughter’s journey … Continue reading