Oscar-winning “A Beautiful Mind” mathematician killed in taxi crash Nash, a Princeton University mathematics professor, won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1994 for his work in game theory.
Netflix eyes Gerard Depardieu for French "House of Cards" Depardieu took part at this year's Cannes Fest to promote his movie "Valley of Love", which drew a standing ovation following its screening.
Hundreds reported dead in Syria’s Palmyra as Iraqi forces press IS An Iraqi police major and a pro-government Sunni tribal fighter in the area said they had retaken the town of Husaiba al-Sharqiya.
Jacques Audiard's “Dheepan” wins Palme d'Or Cannes Holocaust drama “Son of Saul” took the Grand Prix. Vincent Lindon won Best Actor while Rooney Mara and Emmanuelle Bercot shared Best Actress.