Posts Tagged ‘Dies’

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at the age of 82

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at the age of 82

Legendary Canadian singer, songwriter, and poet Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82. The news was announced on his Facebook page late last night, and although no details were shared regarding the cause of death, Cohen’s passing was not unexpected. Earlier this year, he told an interviewer: “I am ready to die....

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Renowned comic-book artist Darwyn Cooke dies of cancer at age 53

Renowned comic-book artist Darwyn Cooke dies of cancer at age 53

Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) — Darwyn Cooke, a comic-book artist known for his interpretations of Batman, Catwoman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, has died of cancer. Latest News – UPI.com

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Florida zookeeper dies after being attacked by Malayan Tiger

Florida zookeeper dies after being attacked by Malayan Tiger

Doug G. WareWEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15 (UPI) — A tiger specialist at a South Florida zoo was killed Friday after she was attacked by one of the cats held in captivity, officials said. Top News – UPI.com

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McClendon, shale energy pioneer, dies one day after indictment

McClendon, shale energy pioneer, dies one day after indictment

Shawn PriceHOUSTON, March 2 (UPI) — Aubrey McClendon, the larger than life pioneer of the U.S. shale energy boom, died in a fiery car crash barely a day after he was indicted on conspiracy charges. Top News – UPI.com

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Elvis Presley — His ‘Dr. Conrad Murray’ Dies at 88

Elvis Presley — His ‘Dr. Conrad Murray’ Dies at 88

Breaking News Elvis Presley‘s longtime doctor — who stood trial for over-prescribing Presley — died in Memphis on Wednesday at the age of 88. Dr. George Nichopoulos was infamously known to Elvis fans as “Dr. Nick” and much like Conrad Murray after Michael Jackson‘s death — he came under heavy scrutiny when the king...

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Last survivor of Nazi death camp Treblinka dies in Israel

Last survivor of Nazi death camp Treblinka dies in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp where 875,000 people were systematically murdered, has died in Israel at the age of 93. Only 67 people are known to have survived the camp, fleeing in a revolt shortly before it was destroyed. Treblinka holds a notorious place in...

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Baby dolphin dies after being passed around by beach-goers for selfies

Baby dolphin dies after being passed around by beach-goers for selfies

Doug G. WareSANTA TERESITA, Argentina, Feb. 18 (UPI) — A group in Argentina drew global outrage Thursday after news spread that a baby dolphin died after being passed around by people taking selfies with the animal. Top News – UPI.com

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Former Russian anti-doping chief dies

Former Russian anti-doping chief dies

Dmitry RashnitsovMOSCOW, Feb. 15 (UPI) — A former executive director of Russia’s anti-doping agency died after complaining of chest pains while cross-country skiing at his home on Monday. Top News – UPI.com

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Award-winning photographer, former UPI Saigon bureau chief Bill Snead dies

Award-winning photographer, former UPI Saigon bureau chief Bill Snead dies

Scott SmithLAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 15 (UPI) — Photographer and journalist Bill Snead, who managed UPI’s Saigon bureau during the Vietnam War, died at the age of 78 on Sunday after a battle with cancer. Top News – UPI.com

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Yasutaro Koide, world’s oldest man, dies at age 112

Yasutaro Koide, world’s oldest man, dies at age 112

Andrew V. PestanoTOKYO, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Yasutaro Koide, the world’s oldest man, died Tuesday at age 112 in a hospital in Nagoya, Japan. Top News – UPI.com

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