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Former Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon dead at 85: Israeli media

Former Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon dead at 85: Israeli media

Ariel Sharon, the former prime minister of Israel and one of the country’s most iconic and controversial leaders, died Saturday after eight years in a coma, according to Israeli Army Radio. He was 85. A legendary general who became known as “the Bulldozer” after entering politics, he was seen as responsible for Israel’s disputed settlement project and a bloody war ...

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Chuck Patterson, Broadway star, dead at 68

Chuck Patterson, Broadway star, dead at 68

YouTube Chuck Patterson broke ground for African-American actors on Broadway. Chuck Patterson, who helped pave the way for other talented African-American actors trying to make it on Broadway, died two days before Christmas. He was 68 and lived in Harlem. Patterson was cast back in 1975 by actor/director George C. Scott in his Tony-nominated production of “Death of a Salesman” ...

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Rapper Doe B. shot dead Saturday in Montgomery, Ala.

Rapper Doe B. shot dead Saturday in Montgomery, Ala.

VLAD TV Glenn Thomas, known as Doe B., was shot and killed at The Rose, a Montgomery, Alabama, night club with a history or violence. A young rapper that was a member of T.I.’s Grand Hustle was killed in a shooting at a bar in Montgomery, Ala., Saturday morning. Doe B, born Glenn Thomas, and Kimberle Johnson, 21, also of ...

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Jazz great Yusef Lateef dead at age 93

Jazz great Yusef Lateef dead at age 93

David Redfern/Redferns via Getty Images Jazz great Yusef Lateef, pictured performing at France’s Jazz A Vienne festival in July, died Monday. He was 93. SHUTESBURY, Mass. — Grammy-winning musician and composer Yusef Lateef, one of the first to incorporate world music into traditional jazz, has died. He was 93. Lateef died Monday at his home in Shutesbury in western Massachusetts, ...

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Jazz guitarist Jim Hall dead at 83

Jazz guitarist Jim Hall dead at 83

Douglas Mason/Getty Images Jazz guitarist, pictured performing during the Newport Jazz Festival 2013 in August, died Tuesday in his sleep. Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said. ...

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One dead, one injured, two missing from raft of Cuban migrants

One dead, one injured, two missing from raft of Cuban migrants

nbcmiami.com One person has been found dead and another injured as authorities search for two other Cuban migrants reported missing off Key Biscayne near Miami. One person has died, another was injured and two more are missing after a suspected group of Cuban migrants ran into trouble near Miami while trying to flee the Communist island aboard homemade rafts. A ...

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Paul Walker dead at 40: Actor posed with Porsche just before wreck

Paul Walker dead at 40: Actor posed with Porsche just before wreck

Paul Walker stands beside his friend Roger Rodas’ Porsche shortly before he died. This photograph from Paul Walker’s final moments shows the “Fast and Furious” star standing beside the red luxury sports car that burst into flames and trapped him inside. Someone took the picture and video of Walker, 40, near the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT about 3:00 p.m. on ...

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Paul Walker dead at 40 after fiery crash

Paul Walker dead at 40 after fiery crash

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Universal Pictures Paul Walker, 40, reportedly died in a car accident in California on Saturday afternoon. Here, Walker attends the “Fast & Furious 6″ world premiere in London, England, on May 7. “The Fast and the Furious” movie star Paul Walker, 40, has died in a car accident Saturday afternoon in southern California, reports TMZ. The ...

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Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton dead at 92

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton dead at 92

David Redfern/Redferns Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton died Monday at his New York City home. Foreststorn “Chico” Hamilton, an influential jazz drummer and bandleader who was an architect of the West Coast cool jazz style and was known for discovering young talent, has died. He was 92. His publicist, April Thibeault, said Hamilton died Monday night of natural causes at his ...

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