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Saudi Heir To Throne Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz has died of an undisclosed illness. He was in his eighties. His death was announced by the Saudi media, which said he died Saturday “outside of the kingdom following an illness.” Western news reports say he died while undergoing medial treatment in the United States. Crown Prince Sultan […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz has died of an undisclosed illness. His death was announced Saturday by the Saudi media. He was in his eighties. CNN reports he died while undergoing medial treatment in the United States. Crown Prince Sultan was one of the kingdom’s most powerful figures and was believed to be […]

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Gadhafi’s 42-Year Rule Marked By Controversy

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Moammar Gadhafi was known for both his controversial policies and his flamboyance during his 42-year rule of Libya. Gadhafi was in power from 1969 when he deposed the nation’s king in a military coup until his ouster in August. Colonel Gadhafi gained a reputation as an eccentric, donning flowing robes and animal skins and surrounding […]

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Pioneering Radio Writer Norman Corwin Dies at 101

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Writer Norman Corwin, who was a major force in American broadcasting for more than 70 years, has died at age 101. Corwin went to work for CBS radio in the 1930s, where his plays, essays, and documentaries became must-hear listening for tens of millions of Americans. Hollywood stars who could command thousands of dollars for […]

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Leader of Cuban Protest Group Dies

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 10:00 pm (UTC-5)
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One of Cuba’s leading dissidents, Laura Pollan, has died at the age of 63. Members of the activist group Pollan founded, Ladies in White, said she died Friday in a Havana hospital. Pollan was hospitalized on October 7 with respiratory problems. The former teacher became one of Cuba’s leading dissidents in 2003 after her husband […]

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Apple’s Technology Icon Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Steve Jobs, Apple’s innovative leader who developed electronic gadgets that transformed the global music, mobile phone, and computing industries, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 56. Apple said late Wednesday it has lost a “visionary and creative genius,” and that the world has lost an “amazing human being.” Jobs had suffered from a […]

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Apple’s Steve Jobs Dies

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs has died. Jobs was 56 years old and had been battling cancer for nearly a decade. The technology company issued a statement on its website late Wednesday, saying the company has lost a visionary and creative genius, and that the world has lost an amazing human being. […]

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Apple’s Steve Jobs Dies

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs has died. Jobs was 56 years old, had battled pancreatic cancer since 2003, and underwent a liver transplant in 2009. The technology company issued a statement on its website late Wednesday, saying the company has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an […]

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Apple’s Steve Jobs Dies

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The technology company Apple says co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56 years old. Jobs’ death comes weeks after he resigned as chief executive of the technology giant. He will forever be known as the man who made technology easy to use for everyone, […]

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Kenyan Nobel Laureate Maathai Dies

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Global leaders are honoring the late Wangari Maathai of Kenya, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Maathai died at a Nairobi hospital on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 71. The Nobel Committee awarded Maathai the peace prize in 2004, citing her stand against Kenya’s former oppressive government […]

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