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Oscar-Winning Actor Ernest Borgnine Dies at 95

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Hollywood actor Ernest Borgnine, who could play heartbreaking sensitive roles as easily as he portrayed hulking bullies, has died at 95 in a Los Angeles hospital. Borgnine entered dramatic school after serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He nearly gave up acting after failing to make much money with small parts on […]

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US TV Legend Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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American actor Andy Griffith, unforgettable as the small-town sheriff in the 1960s television series The Andy Griffith Show, has died at the age of 86. The sheriff of Dare County, North Carolina issued a statement from Griffith’s family confirming his death Tuesday on Roanoke Island. The North Carolina born Griffith began his career as a […]

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US TV Legend Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Iconic American actor Andy Griffith, best known for his role as a small-town sheriff in the 1960s television series The Andy Griffith Show, has died at the age of 86. A television station in Griffith’s home state of North Carolina reported the actor’s death was confirmed by his close friend Bill Friday, former president of […]

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Shamir Dies

Posted June 30th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who staunchly opposed giving up land to the Palestinians, has died. He was 96. Shamir served as prime minister from 1983 to 1984 and again from 1986 to 1992. He was known for resisting international pressure to make concessions, yet initiated a peace process in Spain that led to […]

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Humorist, Screenwriter Nora Ephron Dies at 71

Posted June 27th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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American writer Nora Ephron, who wrote the screenplays for popular romantic comedies along with a series of memorable humorous essays, has died in New York City at the age of 71. Her family says Ephron passed away Tuesday after a battle with leukemia. The daughter of Hollywood screenwriters, Ephron gained fame for such romantic comedies […]

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Humorist, Screenwriter Nora Ephron Dies at 71

Posted June 26th, 2012 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The American writer Nora Ephron, who wrote the screenplays for popular romantic comedies along with a series of memorable humorous essays, has died in New York. Family and friends say she had been suffering from a blood disease. She was 71 years old. The daughter of Hollywood screenwriters, Ephron modeled her writing style on the […]

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Famed U.S. Sports Artist Neiman Dies

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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American artist LeRoy Neiman, who gained fame with his vibrantly colored paintings and sketches of high-profile sporting events and athletes, died in New York City, Wednesday, nearly two weeks after celebrating his 91st birthday. Neiman won millions of fans with his impressionistic paintings of numerous Super Bowls and Olympic Games, producing many of his iconic […]

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Egypt’s Mubarak Reported Clincially Dead

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the man long seen as the symbol of stability in the Middle East but who was ousted in a popular uprising, has been declared clinically dead after suffering a stroke in prison. He was 84. Egypt’s state news agency announced that his doctors declared his clincially dead late Tuesday. Mubarak […]

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Egypt’s Mubarak Dead at 84

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the man long seen as the symbol of stability in the Middle East but who was ousted in a popular uprising, has died after suffering a stroke in prison. He was 84. Egypt’s state news agency announced his death late Tuesday. Mubarak ruled Egypt for almost 30 years until he […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud has died. He was in his late 70’s. State media reports on Saturday say Prince Nayef died while abroad. He recently traveled to Europe for medical treatment. The news reports say he will be buried on Sunday but did not provide additional details about his illness or […]

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