1. Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has told a Swiss newspaper exactly what he thinks about people speculating he may not finish his hugely successful A Song of Fire and Ice series due to his age and health.
2. The 65-year-old told Tagesanzeiger: “I find that question pretty offensive frankly when people start speculating about my death and my health, so…”
- Turkey hopes to ease tensions with Russia after it shot down a Russian warplane earlier this week. The countries have differing accounts of the incident. ›
- France and Russia have agreed to coordinate their airstrikes with the U.S. against ISIS. ›
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