WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 03:34, 09/14/2019

Hungarian writer and former dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

Internationally acclaimed Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad, a leading figure in the dissident movement under communist rule, died on Friday at the age of 86 after a long illness, sta...

Hungarian writer and former dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

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Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died...
09:51, 09/14/2019

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86 Mr. Konrad, known internationally for books like his novel “The Case Worker,” advocated individual liberty and played a prominent role after Communist rule ended....
13:34, 09/14/2019

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on Friday, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at 90 Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary's communist regime, was a fierce critic of current Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his nationalist politics. The Holocaust survivor lost most of her family in concentration camps....
01:00, 07/21/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
20:34, 08/05/2019

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
22:51, 07/18/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
12:17, 05/22/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
00:51, 05/26/2019

Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks dies aged 84 Tributes flood in to writer behind second Doctor’s swansong as well as prolific author of novelisations The former Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks has died aged 84.Dicks had a long association with the BBC’s longest-running sci-fi show, writing episodes from the late 1960s until t...
10:00, 09/03/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
06:51, 08/05/2019

Russ Conway dies; writer's articles led to jail for NHL Players Association boss Alan Eagleson Longtime Boston hockey writer Russ Conway, a 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist whose writing led to NHLPA boss Alan Eagleson's ouster, dies at 70.       ...
06:00, 08/21/2019

Crazy Rich Asians co-writer quits after being offered eighth of writer's salary Adele Lim exited after learning Peter Chiarelli stood to earn $800,000 to $1m while she would make ‘$110,000-plus’Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim has dropped out of two planned sequels to the hit romantic comedy, after learning she would be paid about an eighth of what another writer, Peter Ch...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Konrad De La Fuente: the US winger making waves at Barcelona's academy The Miami-born winger is known for his quick-footed skill at La Masia. But this summer his focus will be on winning the U-20 World Cup for his countryWhen Miami-born Konrad De La Fuente moved with his family to Barcelona at the age of 11, he already had a natural ability that suggested he had found ...
12:34, 05/23/2019

'Doctor Who' writer, script editor Terrance Dicks dies at 84: 'He will always be a legend of the show' Terrance Dicks, author of children’s books and a longtime script editor for the popular British TV series “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 84.        ...
17:34, 09/03/2019

Canada Set to Deport Chinese Dissident Canada is set to deport to China a dissident accused of violent attacks, but his supporters say he faces jail time and is in need of psychiatric help....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertisement.”...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Dissident republican threat ‘could slow police responses’ Warning follows attempt on Friday to murder police officers responding to a call in ArmaghThe threat of being ambushed by dissident republicans in Northern Ireland could slow the police response to calls for help from the public, officers have warned.The Police Federation for Northern Ireland said o...
04:17, 07/29/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
15:34, 06/17/2019

China's First "Cyber-Dissident" Gets 12-Year In Jail For Leaking Secrets China's first "cyber-dissident", whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for leaking state secrets, a court said....
23:51, 07/29/2019

‘This Is a Fight.’ Meet Badiucao, the Dissident Cartoonist Taking on the Chinese Government A giant tattoo of tiny man standing in front of an oncoming tank covers the entirety of one of artist Badiucao’s upper arms. It’s an inspired choice of ink for the Chinese artist who has earned both the fury of the Chinese Communist Party and excited comparisons to Banksy. Images of the ...
16:34, 08/27/2019

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
18:00, 09/04/2019

Murder of Chechen dissident: suspect linked to Russian security services Research by Der Spiegel, Bellingcat and The Insider found suspect’s passport could be linked to Russian militaryA suspect arrested last week over the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin was carrying a passport whose number linked him to Russian security services, news magazine Der Spiegel and o...
15:51, 08/30/2019

Colombian dissident rebel leader issues new call to arms three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that they will embark on a new offensive, threatening to resume five decades of armed conflict against the government....
03:51, 08/30/2019

Canada Deported a Chinese Dissident With a Criminal Past. Critics Worry He’ll Face Jail Upon Return Canada has deported a Chinese dissident who has a history of violent crime on the grounds that he could pose a danger to the public, the New York Times reports, downplaying concerns he could face persecution back home. Since fleeing China and obtaining residency in Canada, where he was resettled by ...
12:51, 08/29/2019

Hamilton storms from behind to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton put in a scintillating drive to charge from behind and overtake Max Verstappen with just three laps remaining to claim his seventh Hungarian Grand Prix victory....
21:17, 08/04/2019

Hamilton first, Bottas last in Hungarian GP practice "F1 champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in first Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday while a power unit problem forced Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to sit out the session."...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Berrettini beats Krajinovic to win Hungarian Open "Italy\u0027s Matteo Berrettini came back from a set down to beat Serbia\u0027s Filip Krajinovic 4-6 6-3 6-1 to win the Hungarian Open in Budapest on Sunday."...
15:34, 05/01/2019

How Mercedes used F1 practice 'data morsels' to win the Hungarian GP Mercedes motorsport strategy director James Vowles says "morsels of data" from Friday practice helped the Formula 1 team predict how Max Verstappen's tyres would behave in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Why Mercedes took Hamilton strategy it ruled out before Hungarian GP Toto Wolff says brake-management fears prompted Mercedes to take the "risk" of swapping Lewis Hamilton to the two-stop strategy that helped him win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Hungarian Swimmer "Sorry" For Touching Nightclub Dancer Tamas Kenderesi, Olympic bronze medallist, has been banned from leaving the country while police investigate the incident at a bar in Gwangju, around 330 kilometres south of Seoul....
11:51, 07/29/2019

Predatory Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton is more used to other drivers chasing him but he turned predator to successfully hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix        ...
01:17, 08/05/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finsihed ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-hit and low-key second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday       ...
18:17, 08/02/2019

Aishwarya Pissay Set To Participate In Hungarian Baja India's rally racer Aishwarya Pissay will be participating in the fourth and final round of the FIM Baja World Cup in Hungary this weekend. The Hungarian Baja will see the racer compete to win the......
11:17, 08/10/2019

Hamilton: Mercedes had ruled out two-stop before F1 Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes had actually ruled out the two-stop strategy "gamble" he used to overhaul Max Verstappen to win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of the race...
04:51, 08/05/2019

| Ferrari duo ready for a break after Hungarian disappointment Sebastian Vettel said he was ready to take a break from Formula One after he and Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc finished third and fourth in the Hungarian Grand Prix....
01:51, 08/05/2019

Hamilton fastest in final Hungarian practice "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set a track record in final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with Red Bull\u0027s Max Verstappen looking the Mercedes driver\u0027s closest rival for qualifying."...
14:51, 08/03/2019

Trump Praises Controversial Hungarian Leader President Trump offered praise for Hungary’s controversial prime minister during the European leader’s first White House visit in more than 20 years, describing him as a highly respected figure who has done what he must to keep his country safe....
11:51, 05/14/2019

Bottas: Leclerc's Hungarian GP lap one move completely unnecessary Valtteri Bottas says the opening-lap move by Charles Leclerc that damaged the front wing of his Mercedes Formula 1 car in the Hungarian Grand Prix was "completely unnecessary"...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Verstappen takes 1st career pole position at Hungarian GP A week after his brilliant win at the rain-soaked German Prix Max Verstappen had a near-perfect lap at the Hungarian GP to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday        ...
02:51, 08/04/2019

Hulkenberg's Renault F1 engine ran in safe mode during Hungarian GP Renault has revealed it encountered fresh Formula 1 engine problems in the Hungarian Grand Prix after Nico Hulkenberg's power unit was force to run in its "safe mode"...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Hungarian PM Orban, Trump to focus on migration in May talks BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s foreign minister says the May 13 meeting in Washington between Hungarian leader Viktor Orban and President Donald Trump will enable them to coordinate their anti-migration positions into a global alliance. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told Hungarian state...
14:51, 05/05/2019

Hamilton sets track record in 3rd Hungarian GP practice Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was fastest on the last lap of third and final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday       ...
13:51, 08/03/2019

Lewis Hamilton wins F1’s Hungarian GP after chasing down Max Verstappen • Hamilton catches Verstappen on lap 67 of 70 to win race• Second pit stop helps Mercedes overhaul Red BullAfter the disappointment and disarray of Hockenheim, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes enjoyed a remarkable, redemptive comeback at the Hungarian Grand Prix. This time – in the natural amphitheatre o...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Hamilton leads Hungarian GP 1st practice; Bottas struggles World champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday while Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas' session was ended because of engine problems        ...
14:51, 08/02/2019

Ricciardo: I wasn't trying to screw Perez in Hungarian GP qualifying Daniel Ricciardo insists he was not "trying to be a prick" when he overtook Formula 1 cars as they prepared for their final Hungarian Grand Prix Q1 runs...
08:51, 08/04/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Russell: P16 F1 Hungarian GP grid spot "like a pole" for Williams George Russell says taking 16th in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying felt like a "pole lap" for Williams as it celebrated its best result on a Saturday this Formula 1 season...
08:51, 08/04/2019

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
11:00, 07/23/2019

Haas F1 team to continue car spec experiments in Hungarian GP Gunther Steiner says his Haas Formula 1 team will experiment with different car specifications at the Hungarian Grand Prix, but believes the outfit has made a step forward in Germany...
17:17, 07/28/2019

Hungarian GP: Ferrari adds 'boomerang' wings to F1 bargeboards Ferrari has become the latest Formula 1 team to incorporate boomerang-shaped wings into its bargeboard package, and has brought updated aerodynamic components to the Hungarian Grand Prix...
19:51, 08/01/2019

Renault Formula 1 team truck in crash on way to Hungarian GP A Renault Formula 1 team truck was involved in an accident in Hungary on Monday morning on its way from Hockenheim to the next race at the Hungaroring...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Seidl: McLaren F1 upgrades at Hungarian GP helped car 'weakness' McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says the Formula 1's team upgrades, which included a new high-downforce rear wing, has helped improve one of its car's 'weaknesses'...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Hungarian rescuers ‘not far’ from lifting tour boat wreckage BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian rescuers say that preparations to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River are mostly finished and the lifting of the wreckage is “not far” from happening. Rescue spokesman Nandor Jasenszky said Monday that wire straps to raise the Hableany (Mer...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
15:00, 06/05/2019

McLaren F1 wheelgun failure behind slow Norris Hungarian GP pitstop The McLaren Formula 1 team has revealed a wheelgun failure caused the slow pitstop that cost Lando Norris a likely sixth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
05:34, 08/06/2019

Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix drive "another dimension" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix-winning drive "was another dimension", and that he and Max Verstappen left rivals in "a different class"...
09:51, 08/05/2019

Microsoft to Pay $26 Million to Settle Probe Into Hungarian Kickback Scheme Microsoft will pay $26 million to settle claims that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when a handful of Hungarian employees inflated margins on software sales to fund an improper payment......
11:00, 07/23/2019

Hungarian teen smashes Phelps record, Peaty does double Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak shattered Michael Phelps' 10-year-old world record in the 200 meters butterfly on Wednesday while Adam Peaty sewed up a third straight breaststroke double with victory in the 50 meters at the world championships....
17:17, 07/24/2019

The Real Winner of The 1986 Hungarian Grand Prix Was The Tatra T-623-R This weekend, Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and the rest of their pals will battle it out on the Hungaroring in the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix. Should something unfortunate happen requiring one of them (or one of the other drivers that are allegedly also competing in this race) to receive emergency ...
20:17, 08/03/2019

Max Verstappen takes first F1 pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix • Valtteri Bottas takes second in qualifying • Lewis Hamilton will line up third on the gridAlready adored by the hordes of orange-swathed fans who flock to grands prix in Europe, Max Verstappen gave them reason to roar until they were hoarse in Hungary. In claiming the first pole position of his ca...
19:51, 08/03/2019

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix – as it happened Max Verstappen led for 67 of 70 laps, but a hail Mary pit-stop from Mercedes and fine driving from Lewis Hamilton combined to steal victory; he now holds a 62-point advantage in the driver championship 4.16pm BST Thanks for your company today - we’ll be back when the fun resumes four weeks today, a...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in place quickly, the innovation and technology minister said on Tuesday....
11:17, 06/18/2019

Hungarian GP FP3: Hamilton strikes late to deny Verstappen top spot Lewis Hamilton topped an ultra-tight final practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel lapped within a tenth of the Formula 1 points leader...
15:51, 08/03/2019

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
14:34, 06/12/2019

Hungarian leader Orban, Italy’s Salvini meeting in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister will host Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in a meeting between two of Europe’s main opponents to immigration. Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Salvini will meet Thursday afternoon at Orban’s new office in Buda Castle. In an ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, identified by police as the eighth victim of the disaster....
06:34, 06/04/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
15:34, 07/02/2019

F1 live stream: how to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere The 2019 Formula 1 season has seen Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes storming ahead but after a literal storm in Germany the young Max Verstappen managed to take the win. Now anything can happen for this week's Hungarian Grand Prix - and you can stream F1 live - no matter where on Earth you are - wit...
10:17, 08/02/2019

Three dead, 16 missing as Hungarian river boat capsizes on Danube: media At least three people are reported dead and sixteen are missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday with dozens of people on board, and a rescue effort was underway, state news agency MTI and other media reported....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pits with a huge lead to make up....
17:51, 08/04/2019

Seven South Koreans killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
07:34, 05/30/2019

Cruise Ship Captain Arrested After Deadly Hungarian Boat Accident (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, causing it to sink quickly in the Danube River, as loved ones of the missing and dead were expected to arrive Friday in Budapest. Seven peo...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Eight killed in Hungarian boat capsize, minimal hope for 19 South Korean survivors Prospects were minimal on Thursday for finding 20 people missing from a group of South Korean visitors aboard a pleasure boat that capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital, killing at least eight, authorities said....
10:17, 05/30/2019

Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel react to thrilling Hungarian GP – video Lewis Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen near the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix to earn his 81st Formula One race victory and extend his championship lead.Mercedes made a strategic gamble with around 20 laps to go to bring Hamilton in for a second tyre change, while Red Bull decided to keep Verstapp...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
05:17, 05/30/2019

Hungarian swimmer banned from leaving South Korea for sexual harassment probe: police South Korean police have banned Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi from leaving the country as they investigate allegations of sexual harassment against the Olympic bronze medallist, authorities said on Sunday....
12:51, 07/28/2019

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
22:51, 05/24/2019

Captain of cruise ship which collided with tour boat that sank on Danube River taken into custody by Hungarian police BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Captain of cruise ship which collided with tour boat that sank on Danube River taken into custody by Hungarian police....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
17:34, 07/12/2019

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 qualifying times: Red Bull's Max Verstappen secures first career pole position Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in his career after finishing top of the qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix....
08:17, 08/04/2019

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest ....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies' Boxing star Deontay Wilder took the promotion for his upcoming WBC Heavyweight Title defense against Dominic Breazeale to a different level Wednesday....
20:34, 05/16/2019

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
23:17, 06/21/2019

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little, I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit down and play with words, to tip my imagination on ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

I'm Actress and Writer Mara Wilson, and This Is How I Eat Mara Wilson has been famous for a long time. If you are a young millennial woman, you know who she is, and you were probably obsessed with one of more of her movies as a child. But Wilson doesn’t seem affected by either childhood stardom or her insanely huge Twitter following. She’s down-to-earth an...
19:00, 05/14/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to be taught.  I was a complete noob to the world of c...
03:17, 07/01/2019

Australian Writer Arrested In China For 'Espionage' An Australian academic has been arrested in China on suspicion of "espionage", foreign minister Marise Payne said Tuesday, in a development sure to deepen tensions between the two countries....
06:34, 08/27/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
19:34, 05/29/2019

The Hawkeye TV Show Now Has an Acclaimed Writer at the Helm Finally, we have some idea of the creative direction the new Hawkeye show is going. Well, at least, more than “like that one great comic run.” And that’s because we finally know who’s going to be writing it. Read more......
00:00, 09/09/2019

Fiancée of slain writer Khashoggi pleads for US help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. Speaking to a congressional panel Thursday, Hatice Cengiz said the ideals of the United States are at stake. Cengiz s...
23:51, 05/16/2019

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
11:34, 06/11/2019

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
01:52, 08/13/2019

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
04:34, 06/22/2019

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession With 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays ‘Trick Mirror’ is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
20:00, 08/07/2019

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist | Ed Balls told off by Yvete Cooper for wrestling suit...
16:34, 08/23/2019

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were searching the Mokelumne River and a reservoir near t...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
00:51, 06/23/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
02:17, 04/29/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the center of “Tootsie,” but, “growing up dirt poor on t...
23:34, 05/02/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Writer Marlon James can cook anything, including a shoe Marlon James is living something of a writer’s fantasy life. In 2015, he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize—for his third novel, the decades-spanning, multi-voiced A Brief History Of Seven Killings—becoming the first Jamaican author to do so. In February, just a few days after the publication of B...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly worded statement on Friday....
11:34, 07/19/2019

'We Have Finished the Book in Season 2,' Says Sacred Games Writer Sacred Games writer Varun Grover on finishing the book in season 2, making changes, and trying to be more philosophical. Directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan reflect on the direction of Sacred......
21:00, 08/15/2019

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV show, over what publisher BBC Books described as “off...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Attica Locke, Novelist and TV Writer, Has Some Suggestions for Hollywood Locke, whose new crime novel is “Heaven, My Home,” would love to see television adaptations of Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Prep,” Madeline Miller’s “Circe” and more....
13:51, 08/29/2019

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
00:34, 08/07/2019

Australian writer charged nearly $100K for a pint of beer An Australian sports journalist believes he tipped back the world’s most expensive beer when a British hotel charged him nearly six figures for a pint. Peter Lalor, a cricket writer for The Australian, ordered a Deuchers IPA at a Manchester hotel on Sunday night that was supposed to cost him l...
11:34, 09/06/2019

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
03:00, 09/07/2019

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
01:00, 08/06/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
10:17, 06/14/2019

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
21:17, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting New York writer E Jean Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996, potentially raping herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the mid 1990s, adding to the long list of claims agains...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days between my writing this column and you reading it....
16:51, 05/31/2019

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
17:17, 08/19/2019

Fans Queue Up As Writer Margaret Atwood Unveils "The Testaments" Margaret Atwood released the much-anticipated sequel to her award-winning 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale" on Tuesday, with "The Testaments" set to become a similar smash....
07:51, 09/10/2019

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that Fox was already getting jealous. According to X-M...
10:51, 06/04/2019

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Primo Levi: Remembering the Holocaust writer born 100 years ago He managed to survive Auschwitz by chance. The Italian Jewish chemist then went on to write invaluable autobiographical accounts of life in the Nazi concentration camps and of displaced people after World War II....
23:51, 07/31/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that rangers found the body Thursday in the ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer The search for a prominent automotive journalist missing since last week in northern California's gold country has focused on a river where his motorcycle, clothing and other belongings turned up, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Thursday....
06:51, 06/13/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
15:00, 06/13/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given them back to songwriter Richard Ashcroft. This all co...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspiracy and felony possession with intent to deliver....
23:51, 05/16/2019

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
22:00, 05/24/2019

How a Pen15 writer transformed teenage pain into an Emmy-nomination One of 2019's most delightful surprises has been the first season of Pen15, a hilariously insightful and refreshingly heartfelt look at adolescence in the early 2000s. Created by stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, and director Sam Zvibleman, the AwesomenessTV-produced comedy seemingly came out ...
13:17, 08/30/2019

Australia seeks release of writer as China warns not to interfere Australia will advocate for the release of a Chinese-born Australian writer held by Beijing on suspicion of espionage, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, rejecting warnings by China not to interfere....
05:17, 08/29/2019

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as they have tried three times to oust Sarrazin....
21:51, 07/11/2019

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
03:34, 08/08/2019

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Australia ‘Very Concerned’ Writer Could Face Espionage Charge in China (CANBERRA, Australia) — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage. Yang Hengjun has been in Chinese custody since he arrived in southern ChinaR...
16:34, 08/27/2019

Rami Malek and Fleabag writer revealed for next Bond film Oscar-winner Rami Malek has been confirmed to star in the next Bond film, with Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge due to add a bit of comedy magic to the script....
18:51, 04/28/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Australia says China transfers writer Yang to detention in Beijing China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation was set to expire....
12:34, 07/18/2019

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Australian writer formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage Yang, who was born in China, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in January amid growing tension between Australia and its largest trading partner....
04:00, 08/27/2019

The Flash Film in Talks With Stephen King's It Director, Bumblebee Writer The standalone Flash movie has reportedly found a new director and writer in Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson, respectively. Pre-production is expected to start by January 2020....
08:51, 07/03/2019

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
22:17, 06/07/2019

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
03:34, 06/19/2019

True-crime writer accused of making up interviews with serial killers A popular true-crime writer has been accused of making up interviews with many of the world’s most high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Charles Manson. Paul Harrison, 59, the author of more than 33 books, is a former British cop who claims he helped the FBI’s Be...
21:17, 07/16/2019

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
15:51, 07/18/2019

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paolo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I am still going to be covering Italian football, Eu...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced that he would be suspended....
06:17, 05/06/2019

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-at-Work Mom” (Gallery Books), out now....
01:17, 08/04/2019

'Practical Magic' streaming series coming from 'Jessica Jones' writer WarnerMedia announced that Melissa Rosenberg will write an HBO Max streaming series based on another novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman, set before the events of the Sandra Bullock/Nicole Kidman film....
03:51, 08/20/2019

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “Tacogate,” and building out a production composed ...
12:34, 05/21/2019

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
18:34, 07/19/2019

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says Screen Gems has enlisted original screenwriter Be...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Batman and Mister Miracle writer Tom King joins Ava DuVernay's New Gods Warner Bros. tapping Ava DuVernay to direct a movie about Jack Kirby’s New Gods characters from DC Comics seemed like a surprising choice, if only because of how unexpectedly awesome it was, and now it looks like she’s brought in a bit of a ringer to help her craft the cinematic adaptation of Kirby’...
20:34, 05/30/2019

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
03:34, 06/09/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this g...
10:34, 08/22/2019

David Makes Man Is a Stirring Portrait of Black Boyhood From a Moonlight Writer It’s a story pop culture keeps retelling: A smart, kindhearted kid from a poor neighborhood sees his potentially bright future threatened by gangs. Movies like Boyz n the Hood set the prototype in the 1990s. The 21st century has brought variations on this theme to television, in shows as diffe...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on computer, and then sent the notarized packet in. I...
17:51, 07/14/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg’s identity on Sunday when she shared the dire...
22:51, 05/08/2019

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song wasn’t just a song; it was an artist’s sl...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Prof Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usual, ho...
19:00, 08/17/2019

Writer E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape. Why are we so reluctant to talk about it? Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll wrote in her memoir that President Donald Trump raped her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Oh Jesus, Nic Cage is starring in a "hardcore cop thriller" from Green Book writer Nick Vallelonga, the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for both racist tweets and racism-solving movies, has found a new collaborator in Nicolas Cage, who we’re guessing is only just getting his voice back after that viral karaoke rendition of “Purple Rain.” Per Indiewire, Cage will star in the...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorIt was with a heavy heart that I woke up, like many, to th...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with Kauffman to talk about building out a successful ...
22:34, 06/12/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
16:51, 06/12/2019

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
01:51, 07/10/2019

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed that story about Liam Neeson wanting to do a racist m...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
14:34, 07/09/2019

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese public intellectual who has long advocated for democr...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts....
02:17, 06/12/2019

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on Hollywood....
17:34, 06/05/2019

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still viewed us, quite rightly, as children”...
06:34, 08/08/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-episode series is set 15 years from now in a world ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was author Paule Marshall, who died on Monday at age 90 in...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last anyone heard from Davey was last Wednesday, and ther...
19:51, 06/10/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St......
01:51, 07/09/2019

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife [Update] Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
20:17, 07/19/2019

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ writer talks to us about the latest blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious’ movie The newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise — Hobbs & Shaw, topped by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham — looks headed to a $57 million opening weekend in North America, according to early estimates. If you ask Hobbs & Shaw co-writer Drew Pearce, whose ra...
04:51, 08/04/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
23:00, 07/01/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez was considering a pair of sparrows mating atop a ...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
10:34, 06/22/2019

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled in the basement of our friend with the coolest pare...
22:17, 07/12/2019

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
22:00, 07/11/2019

Legion writer Jennifer Yale to adapt Chuck Palahniuk's Invisible Monsters for TV It looks like Hollywood is finally ready to take another stab at the works of Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk, a decade after we all forgot that Clark Gregg (of MCU fame!) directed an adaptation of Choke with Sam Rockwell. According to Deadline, Fabrik Entertainment is now developing a TV adaptati...
03:18, 09/18/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
16:00, 05/29/2019

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while it may be a fact of her life, it’s far from the who...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Charles Bukowski: San Pedro plans to honor star writer after tourist demand A historian is raising funds to immortalize the cult writer and poet ahead of his centennial birthday next yearAs the unofficial historian of San Pedro, the rough but charming working-class port of the city of Los Angeles, Angela Romero fields one question more than any other: where is the monument ...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, the deal is also history-making, as Mock is now “th...
02:51, 06/20/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in the room....
21:00, 06/21/2019

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot at bad guys and jump off the jet just before it c...
04:34, 05/22/2019

Like a Mother: With a New Column and Coast, Writer-Activist Jamilah Lemieux Talks Progressive Parenting Jamilah Lemieux is a millennial working mother—emphasis on working. The acclaimed journalist, activist, cultural critic, communications expert and “fixer” is one of the leading voices of her generation on issues of race, gender and sexuality, putting her imprint on everything from the 2012 rebrandin...
22:51, 07/29/2019

Prince Harry once ‘sent Jennifer Aniston texts,' called her ‘princess material’, claims writer Prince Harry might be happily married and celebrating his first Father's Day today, but once upon a time, the royal is said to have been "obsessed" with Friends actress Jennifer Aniston....
05:00, 06/18/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
12:34, 06/10/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
00:51, 06/17/2019

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers' New Writer Breaks Down the Big Twists of Today's Major Issue A new era has begun for the world’s most morphinominal heroes. Not just because the series has a new creative team in Shattered Grid’s Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo, but because after some time away, the original Power Rangers are back. And things have changed in some huge ways, both expected ...
22:17, 06/26/2019

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday that "enough is enough."...
17:00, 07/02/2019

In Death Threat Against Ilhan Omar, Writer Vows to Shoot Congresswoman at Minnesota State Fair Dogged by death threats and public attacks, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar revealed in a chilling Twitter post on Wednesday why she requires a security detail....
06:17, 08/30/2019

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
19:17, 07/01/2019

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Friends theme tune writer Allee Willis talks to Beatie Wolfe about her favourite spots in Los Angeles In a new Insider series, artist Beatie Wolfe sits down each month with an inspiring Los Angeles resident to talk about life in the City of Angels. First up? Grammy-winning songwriter Allee Willis...
13:00, 09/21/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar decries hate after death threat in which writer vowed to shoot her at Minnesota State Fair “Until deranged people like this stop threatening my life and the lives of others, I have to accept the reality of having security,” the Minnesota Democrat said, sharing a photo of the threat....
18:17, 08/29/2019

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthcoming sequel when she found she was making nearly e...
05:00, 09/05/2019

Weaves, Wigs & Edges: South Side Writer and Star Chandra Russell Tells Us Why Baby Hairs Are a Waste of Time The scene is all too familiar to any woman who likes to supplement her strands with a little “extra”: negotiating with your local purveyors of hair over the best quality for hopefully the best price. It’s also the opening of episode 6 of South Side, Comedy Central’s take on the goings-on in one of C...
07:17, 08/29/2019

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 minutes earlier. Authorities say the brothers were driving all-terrain vehicles to a farm near Eckelson on Friday night. Forty-three-year-old Kyle Foste...
13:34, 09/09/2019

Deontay Wilder on Saturday night's opponent: 'If he dies, he dies' Deontay Wilder is eager for Saturday's fight against Dominic Breazeale after the two had a post-fight altercation in February 2017.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide turned out the way it did....
15:51, 05/16/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
13:34, 06/12/2019

TV writer David Milch, creator of 'NYPD Blue,' 'Deadwood, reveals he has Alzheimer's Milch, 74, said his Alzheimer's symptoms began about five years ago when began having trouble with memory recall and controlling his temper. Eventually, the brain disorder began to have an impact on his writing.        ...
00:17, 04/29/2019

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."        ...
20:17, 07/22/2019

'Les Mis' stars on writer Andrew Davies: 'He's got it down' The stars of the new "Les Miserables" mini-series want to be like its 82-year-old writer Andrew Davies when they grow up. (April 30)        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

‘Grumpy Cat’ Dies At Age 7 Grumpy Cat Twitter (WCPO/LEX 18)– One of the Internet’s favorite stars has died. The owners of “Grumpy Cat” announced on social media Friday that she passed away May 14 from complications of a urinary tract infection. Grumpy Cat was a calico mix who suffered from feline dwa...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat dies at the age of seven Grumpy Cat, the adorably grouchy-looking meme machine kitty, has passed away. The family of the dearly departed cat said she suffered complications from a urinary tract infection. She died on Tuesday at the age of seven....
12:17, 05/18/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, according t...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei, passed away Wednesday, according to multiple reports. He was 102. “I.M. Pei, Pritzker Prize–winning architect and giant of late 20th-century design, has died at the age of 102,” Architects Newspaper tweeted. He was born in Guangzhou, China,...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being held at the Hobbs County Detention Center. Hobbs Police Chief John Ortolano said they received a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. from a woman who said she had a...
08:01, 09/18/2019

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffrey Wutzke, 37, was walking southbound on North Oracle Rd. north of River Rd., when he was hit by a silver Dodge Neon. The driver of the car stopped and ...
08:17, 05/25/2019

|FerdinandPiech,creatorofVolkswagenautomotiveempire,dies Ferdinand Piech, the Porsche family scion who built Volkswagen into a global powerhouse, only to exit abruptly shortly before the German carmaker skidded into the diesel-cheating scandal four years ago, has died. He was 82....
17:17, 08/28/2019

|'BladeRunner'actorRutgerHauer(75)dies Hollywood actor Rutger Hauer, who became a global cult icon for his role as the scary yet thought-provoking humanoid android in the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner", has died at the age of 75....
22:00, 07/24/2019

Honduran man dies in ICE custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday a 30-year-old Honduran man died in its custody while being detained at a facility in Houston....
18:51, 07/02/2019

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
23:00, 07/03/2019

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a.m. when the motorcyclist, heading south, tried to make a left turn on Beverley Road in Kensington and was struck by an Infiniti q50, according to auth...
15:17, 05/27/2019

Man dies after jumping from RFK Bridge A 43-year-old man died after jumping from the Robert F. Kennedy/Triborough Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to officials. The man parked his car on the bridge and leaped at around 2:30 p.m., cops said. Authorities pulled the man from the water below and performed CPR, cops said. He was “bad shape”...
04:00, 09/02/2019

|'Dallas'actorKenKercheval(83)dies Ken Kercheval, who played perennial punching bag Cliff Barnes to Larry Hagman’s scheming oil baron J.R. Ewing on the hit TV series Dallas, has died. He was 83....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Car chief Lee Iacocca, the man who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and helped create the Ford Mustang, passed away in California at the age of 94. He was known for his larger-than-life personality and leadership style....
07:17, 07/03/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Child dies after using homemade zip line PHOENIX (AP) – An 8-year-old Arizona boy who was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line has died. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the boy died three days after he suffered a strangulation injury June 24 at a home near Buckeye. Sheriff’s office spokes...
04:00, 07/07/2019

Child Dies After Drowning In A Pond LEWISPORT, Ky. (WFIE/LEX 18) – A western Kentucky two year-old boy has died from injuries sustained from a drowning. According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, Eaton Tindle died at Norton’s Children Hospital in Louisville around 8:00 Sunday morning. The incident happened Fri...
05:34, 05/20/2019

Buckner dies at 69 after battle with dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
03:00, 05/28/2019

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died, according to new reports. Tessie Sylvester of Minneapolis passed away on May 1 — two years after she was diagnosed with cancer in June 2017, on...
04:17, 05/18/2019

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a statement of condolences says Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday morning. She was the wife of Indonesia’s sixth President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. She...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
11:34, 08/17/2019

Baby dies after being left in hot car in Indianapolis Police in Indianapolis are looking into the death of a baby who was left in a hot car on Saturday, as temperatures in the midwest state reached 80 degrees....
18:34, 05/19/2019

Unaccompanied minor dies in US custody An unaccompanied minor who was in the custody of the US Office of Refugee Resettlement has died, officials said. The 16-year-old boy died Tuesday at a Texas hospital where he'd been treated for several days in the intensive care unit, according to a written statement from Evelyn Stauffer, spokeswoma...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Alex Navab, former top KKR dealmaker, dies Alex Navab, who worked as a top dealmaker at KKR & Co Inc for more than two decades before starting his own private equity firm earlier this year, died on Sunday. He was 53....
01:17, 07/09/2019

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Director John Singleton dies at age 51 Director John Singleton, known for films including the Oscar-nominated hit "Boyz N the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," has died at age 51 in Los Angeles. He suffered a major stroke earlier this month. (April 29)        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
12:34, 07/09/2019

Legendary Packers HOF QB Starr dies at 85 Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback who helped build the Green Bay Packers dynasty in the 1960s and was named the Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls, died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85....
18:34, 05/26/2019

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has been given but he had revealed in December that he h...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
22:51, 07/09/2019

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Hospital early Sunday. Police do not know what type ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

| Former Indonesian president Habibie dies at 83 Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who ushered in an era of democratic reforms after the downfall of long-time dictator Suharto, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 in Jakarta, his family and officials said....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Who Is To Blame When a Child Dies in the Backseat of a Car? A New York father was charged over the weekend with the deaths of his twin babies after leaving them for hours in a hot car. Juan Rodriguez told police that he drove to work Friday morning and forgot to drop off his pair of 1-year-olds at daycare. It wasn’t until that afternoon while driving home fr...
09:51, 07/31/2019

Former TDP MP, Known For Innovative Protests Outside Parliament, Dies Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Member of Parliament Naramalli Sivaprasad, known for dressing up as various characters in Parliament to draw attention to issues, passed away in Chennai on......
14:35, 09/21/2019

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died....
09:17, 06/11/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer Utterback’s girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling in their Uniontown home on Thursday. She found the 52-year-old on the floor with the dog, Pet...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Another Hiker Dies Trying To Reach Into The Wild Bus Veramika Maikamava, a 24-year-old Belarusian woman, died on Thursday in Alaska when she was swept away while trying to cross a rain-swelled river while hiking to the bus where Chris McCandless starved to death in 1992....
18:51, 07/28/2019

'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91....
10:34, 09/12/2019

NFL, Miami legend Buoniconti dies at 78 Nick Buoniconti, a Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker and part of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, died Tuesday night, his family announced. He was 78....
01:17, 08/01/2019

1 man dies, another critical after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon. Fire Department officials say the first man was found unresponsive in Lake Monona around 7:50 a.m. S...
04:34, 06/10/2019

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final chief of staff, Brad White, said Cochran died Thursday at a veterans’ nursing home ...
18:34, 05/30/2019

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake of the classic 1989 film Pet Sematary, has died unexpectedly. Leo was a shelter cat prior to his role in Pet Sematary, which premiered in April. In an...
21:34, 05/30/2019

Motorcyclist dies in Harlem crash One person died in a Harlem motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The biker was traveling south on the Harlem River Drive near Exit 23 around 2:40 p.m. when he collided with the divider and was thrown from the motorcycle, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn&...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Jet-car driver trying to set record dies in crash Jessi Combs, known as the "fastest woman on four wheels," died in a crash in a dry lake bed in Oregon while attempting to break the record of 512 mph in a jet car....
02:51, 08/29/2019

Jim Dunne, The Godfather Of Car Spy Photography, Dies At 87 These days it’s not at all uncommon to open up a car magazine or visit a car website and find a photo of some half-covered prototype long before a car company wanted you to see the thing. For that, you can thank Jim Dunne, the guy who might as well have invented the business of spy photography in th...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor, dies peacefully at age 85 Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor who founded the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Educational Center in Indiana, died Thursday during her annual trip to Poland. She was 85 years old. ...
21:51, 07/04/2019

Former ESPN editor Jay Lovinger dies at age 75 Jay Lovinger, an Emmy Award-winning editor and mentor to a generation of journalists, died Sunday at Westchester Medical Center of complications from kidney disease, his family said. He was 75....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85....
04:51, 07/18/2019

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease....
13:34, 06/14/2019

Mom of 2 nearly dies from cat scratch: ‘It’s ruined my life’ Moira Brady was trying to break up a cat fight on the trampoline in her garden when one of the felines scratched her arm. She nearly lost her limb — and her life. The 45-year-old mother of two initially thought nothing of the scratch, which punctured her skin. Days later, however, her hand began swe...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
14:51, 07/23/2019

Doris Day, screen queen of the '50s and '60s, dies at 97 Doris Day, the box-office queen and singing star whose wholesome, all-American image belied an often-turbulent personal life, has died, her foundation announced Monday....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Monday. Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive at the Houston Contract Detention Facility early Sunday and died in a local hospital, ICE s...
06:51, 07/02/2019

Elderly man dies after being shoved off Vegas bus Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of a 74-year-old man with a walker being shoved off a public bus in hopes of locating witnesses. The man died a month later. A woman has been charged with murder. (May 15)        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

China's former premier Li Peng dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, has died, state media said on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
16:17, 06/15/2019

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75....
07:51, 09/16/2019

Former Manhattan DA Robert M. Morgenthau dies at 99 Robert Morgenthau, a World War II Navy hero best known as Manhattan’s legendary district attorney, and who worked as a practicing lawyer and philanthropist through his final days, died Sunday. He was 99. Morgenthau died at Lenox Hill Hospital after a short illness, sources told The Post. For four de...
08:34, 07/22/2019

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Milwaukee. Staff at the Froedtert Sou...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Max Wright, Who Went From Theater Roles to ‘ALF,’ Dies at 75 He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for the show to end....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dies at 39 Ashley Massaro, who has an 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, competed in WWE from 2005-2008 after winning the Diva Search contest.        ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police Department says 70-year-old David V. Ramirez died from injuries sustained on March 12 during the incident at the intersection of W. Ajo Way and I-19 at ...
23:51, 07/05/2019

El Salvador man dies in US custody in New Mexico A 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday morning in US custody, hours after being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, US Customs and Border Protection said....
13:51, 08/02/2019

Boy, 14, dies during football conditioning drills TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen has died after collapsing during conditioning drills with his school’s football team. The Tampa Bay Times reports that 14-year-old Hezekiah Walters collapsed Tuesday afternoon at Middleton High School. Tampa police say the team ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Popular YouTuber Etika Dies At 29 Today, police confirmed the death of Desmond “Etika” Amofah, a well-known gaming YouTuber, after discovering him in Manhattan’s East River yesterday evening. Amofah’s body was found two days after police recovered his belongings on the Manhattan Bridge. Last week, he had published a video that appea...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
10:51, 05/17/2019

Cafu's son dies after playing football The son of the former Brazil captain and two-time World Cup winner Cafu has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 30 while playing football near his family home win Sao Paolo....
18:51, 09/05/2019

On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies Ron Ross pays tribute to the brilliant former champion Emile Griffith, who passed away in 2013 The post On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies appeared first on Boxing News....
00:17, 07/24/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
08:34, 05/17/2019

Maine boy, 6, dies after being hit by bus while biking: police Authorities in Maine have identified the first-grade student that was killed Wednesday after being run over by a school bus while riding his bicycle....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102 -New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Girl Scout dies after tree falls on her A girl scout camp in Southwest Indiana shuts down. Police say an 11-year-old girl scout dies after a tree falls on her.        ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Newlywed tourist dies trying to reach ‘Into the Wild’ bus A newlywed tourist died while trying to reach the abandoned bus in Alaska made famous in the movie “Into the Wild,” according to authorities. Veramika Maikamava and her husband, Piotr Markielau, both 24, came to Alaska from Belarus to try to reach the famed “Magic Bus” where ...
22:17, 07/28/2019

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80 Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80       ...
04:34, 07/11/2019

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off one of the most daring heists in modern history, died Tuesday. ...
07:51, 07/11/2019

Rip Torn, cult actor, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who had been a constant presence on stage and screen s...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. Don Fraser featured in Minnesota politics for four decades. After serving in the state Senate, he was...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
12:34, 05/31/2019

Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91 In 1970 Mr. Benko qualified for the world chess championship cycle but, past his peak as a competitive player, ceded his place to the much younger Mr. Fischer....
00:34, 08/27/2019

Valerie Harper, star of 'Rhoda,' dies at 80 Valerie Harper, the television and stage actor audiences came to love as Rhoda on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died Friday, her family announced. She was 80....
07:51, 08/31/2019

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Man dies from injuries from tornado that hit Jefferson City JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has died from injuries he sustained when a powerful tornado tore through Jefferson City, Missouri. An obituary posted by Millard Family Chapels says 61-year-old John Howard Freeman died May 26 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City due to injuries he sust...
17:00, 06/03/2019

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Former Yukon premier Dennis Fentie dies Current Yukon Premier Sandy Silver described Fentie as a "respected leader" who "passionately represented the people of Watson Lake and southeast Yukon for 15 years in the Yukon Legislative Assembly."...
14:17, 08/31/2019

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the......
10:17, 07/28/2019

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a fire on a trailer in the area. When the first-res...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Woman Dies Trying To Reach "Into The Wild" Bus In Alaska A Belarusian woman who was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie "Into the Wild" died after being swept away in a river,......
05:51, 07/27/2019

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over three hours today. The Uttar Pradesh government has......
02:34, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen Ex-Boss Ferdinand Piech Dies At 82 Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with the carmaker's rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, has died aged 82, his wife said Monday....
03:00, 08/27/2019

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
15:34, 08/24/2019

9/11 first responder who testified to Congress this month dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, who described to Congress earlier this month his medical issues as a first responder after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2011, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
19:00, 06/29/2019

Man Dies At Tomorrowland Electro Fest In Belgium A man attending Belgium's Tomorrowland festival, one of the world's biggest electronic music events, collapsed and was later declared dead in hospital, organisers and medical sources said Saturday....
18:51, 07/20/2019

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the grease collection tank behind the chain restaurant. An ...
16:17, 07/16/2019

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is lashing out as it dies Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most iconic features of any planet in our Solar System. The colossal, swirling storm has dominated Jupiter for years, and it’s one of the things we always expect to see when new images of Jupiter are published. Unfortunately, the spot is dying a slo...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Jim Dunne, father of the automotive spy photo, dies There may have been a few surreptitious images of future cars that appeared in a few newspapers before Jim Dunne came along, but it was Dunne, a widely admired journalist, who made a business out of it....
02:34, 08/21/2019

US Marine dies after Australia exercise accident SYDNEY (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine has died in Australia, days after a military training accident. A statement from the U.S. Marines says 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, from Fairfax, Virginia, died on Wednesday at the Royal Darwin Hospital due to injuries suffered on the weekend in...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
16:00, 06/29/2019

Judith Krantz, sex-and-shopping novelist, dies at 91 The bestselling author behind bonkbusters such as Scruples and Princess Daisy has died at her home in Los AngelesJudith Krantz, who chronicled the sex and shopping of the super-rich and super-beautiful in bestselling novels from Scruples to Princess Daisy, has died at the age of 91.The American writ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea. Shea tweeted that Alvarez was “an ins...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Motorcyclist dies after slamming into car making U-turn A Queens motorcyclist was killed when he accidentally slammed into another car making a U-turn in Brooklyn, cops said. Andrew Vasapoli, 33, was driving his 2010 green Kawasaki motorcycle west on Flatlands Avenue, from East 94th Street to East 93rd Street in Canarsie, just after 8 p.m. Monday —...
18:17, 06/25/2019

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
01:00, 07/16/2019

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official says....
12:51, 08/30/2019

D-Day Army paratrooper Henry Ochsner dies at 96 World War II veteran Henry Ochsner, a "Screaming Eagle" paratrooper who jumped into Normandy before the legendary D-Day invasion in June 1944, died at his California home over the weekend. He was 96....
19:51, 09/09/2019

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had retired in 2015 after health problems. Over his career...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Actress Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, Dies at 80 (LOS ANGELES) — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn’t im...
04:17, 08/31/2019

Jim Hardy, 1945 Rose Bowl MVP and former NFL QB, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, who was the 1945 Rose Bowl MVP while playing for USC and also holds the NFL single-game record for interceptions, passed away at 96.       ...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Paul Findley, Congressman Behind War Powers Act, Dies at 98 The main author of the resolution that limited a president’s ability to wage war, he also made overtures to the Arab world and earned the opposition of the pro-Israel lobby....
02:17, 08/14/2019

Australian sports great dies in car crash Tributes have been paid to Australian sports great Danny Frawley after the former Australian Football League (AFL) player died in a single-vehicle crash Monday, just one day after his 56th birthday....
15:34, 09/09/2019

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Former president of Montenegro, Momir Bulatovic, dies at 62 PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Momir Bulatovic, who was the president of Montenegro during the turbulent breakup of the former Yugoslavia, has died at age 62. A close associate, Milan Knezevic, said Bulatovic died Sunday at his family’s home near the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. Knezevic sa...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Man shot by teenagers dies in the same hospital where he had just become a father Tyrese Garvin, 20, had just finished visiting his newborn twins at the Louisville hospital when he was shot Sunday.        ...
04:00, 06/30/2019

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. He was 21....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
15:51, 05/30/2019

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
06:51, 05/28/2019

Grunewald, runner with cancer who inspired many, dies at 32 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confi...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Boxing great "Mantequilla" Napoles dies at 79 Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles, the Hall of Famer Mexican boxer who was a two-time welterweight world champion, has died at 79       ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh dies at 74 German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s, has died aged 74, a message on his Instagram account said on Wednesday....
15:00, 09/04/2019

Beloved police dog ‘Ozzy’ dies after being left in a hot car A drug-sniffing police dog named Ozzy from Southern California died this month after being left in a hot car, authorities said. The dog, who served in the Long Beach department, was found dead after being left in the department-owned car by his handler on Aug. 14, cops said. Both Ozzy and his handle...
08:34, 08/27/2019

Former Kentucky, NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Jared Lorenzen had been hospitalized since Sunday with an infection as well as kidney and heart issues, according to his family.       ...
02:17, 07/04/2019

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died. He was 75. In a statement on the team’s website, Bowlen’s family says he died late Thursday night at h...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
18:34, 06/08/2019

Granger Smith’s son dies in tragic accident (CNN) – Country singer and songwriter Granger Smith’s 3-year-old son has died following a tragic accident. Both Smith and his wife, Amber Smith, shared the devastating news on social media Thursday that “despite doctor’s best efforts, he was unable to be revived.” Smith poste...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Another racehorse dies at Santa Anita Park An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passi...
16:34, 06/14/2019

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 240 miles east of South Africa, the Telegraph repor...
17:17, 07/03/2019

'Laugh-In' star Arte Johnson dies at age 90 Arte Johnson, a lurking presence on U.S. television's "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" as a lecherous geriatric and a comic German soldier who found things on the show "verrry interesting" - but not necessarily funny - died on Wednesday at the age of 90, his family said....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says lightning struck a motorcyclist on the helmet as he drove on an interstate in Florida, causing a crash and his death. The agency said in a news release that 45-year-old Benjamin Austin Lee of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Sunday afternoon on Inte...
20:51, 06/10/2019

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
02:17, 06/11/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and continued to train and race throughout, undergoing se...
16:00, 06/12/2019

'Easy Rider' Peter Fonda dies US actor Peter Fonda, the star of cult classic road movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. Born into an established acting family, he carved his own alternative career path....
13:34, 08/17/2019

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died....
07:00, 06/13/2019

David Koch, funder of conservative causes, dies at 79 David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back environmental regulations and labor rights....
17:00, 08/23/2019

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city streets so far this year, police confirmed Friday. New Jersey real estate agent Victor Ang, 74, was riding a CitiBike at the intersection of West 30th Stree...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”...
19:51, 07/07/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
20:51, 06/13/2019

Chinese premier during the Tiananmen massacre dies Li Peng was dubbed the “butcher of Beijing” for his role in overseeing the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square that left hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters dead....
18:17, 07/23/2019

Former VW Group boss Ferdinand Piech dies Ferdinand Piech The Austrian leaves a huge legacy in the car industry, both for his leadership of the VW Group and his engineering achievements Ferdinand Piëch, the former head of the Volkswagen Group and a key figure behind the firm’s growth into one of the world’s largest automotive firms, has ...
09:00, 08/27/2019

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brother to a rural irrigation ditch and tried to drown them....
17:17, 07/08/2019

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
00:34, 07/09/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, di...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Third family member dies after Queens blaze A Queens teen who had been clinging to life for days after a fire killed his mom and 7-year-old sister over the weekend has died, authorities said Thursday. Gilbert Diaz, 19, died Tuesday after spending several days in the hospital for severe burns following Sunday’s fire — which was spa...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Man dies while trying to save girlfriend from sinking kayak A couple’s kayaking trip on the Ohio River turned tragic over the weekend when the woman fell into the water — and her boyfriend drowned while trying to save her, authorities said. Travis Hughes, 28, was boating with his 31-year-old girlfriend Jamie Dunaway and his brother when a wave smashed ...
08:34, 08/27/2019

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Son who spoke out against infamous polygamous leader dies SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 26-year-old man who spoke out against his infamous father who led a polygamous sect has died. Rachel Jeffs said Tuesday her brother Roy Jeffs was abused sexually and physiologically by their father Warren Jeffs. She says Roy Jeffs died by suicide May 29. Warren Jeffs is impri...
20:00, 06/04/2019

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, of Upper Manhattan died Tuesday after he scheduled ...
21:17, 06/14/2019

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, dies in motorcycle accident in Texas at age 36       ...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Charles Reich, Who Saw ‘The Greening of America,’ Dies at 91 He was a Yale Law School professor when he embraced the counterculture in a 1970 book that became a best seller and brought him rock-star-level fame....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
13:00, 07/17/2019

British woman dies in Barbados after being set alight in her bed Killer’s identity not known, say police, as ‘devastated’ family raise funds to bring body homeA British woman has died in Barbados after being doused with a flammable substance and set alight as she lay in bed.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crichlow said they were “shocked and devastated” by her...
02:34, 08/15/2019

FIR Against Cop For "Inaction", After 19-Year-Old Gangrape Victim Dies An FIR has been registered against a police inspector in Mumbai for "inaction" in the case of alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman who later died at a hospital, the police said today....
15:51, 09/01/2019

Brooklyn cyclist, 14, dies three years after he was hit by driver A 14-year-old boy died on Monday due to complications of injuries from when he was struck by a driver in Brooklyn three years ago, reports said. Moshe Yehuda Wolpin — who was 11 years old when he was struck in Borough Park in 2016 — succumbed to his injuries on Monday night, according to Yeshiva......
03:34, 07/03/2019

| US infant boy cut out of mother's womb dies at hospital A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.       ...
07:17, 07/03/2019

Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
05:34, 09/03/2019

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:34, 06/07/2019

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
14:17, 07/23/2019

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant. Orlando television station WKMG reports the wife of Srikanth “Shrik” Srinivasan said he was declared clinically b...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Woman Dies After Georgetown Road Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman has died from her injuries after a three-car collision Wednesday. The crash happened on Georgetown Road in Fayette County around 12:50 p.m. The victim was transported to UK Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m, according to the coroner. The ...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Robert Mugabe, Former Zimbabwean Strongman, Dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, a schoolteacher-turned-guerrilla fighter who helped topple white colonial rule in Zimbabwe only to lead the country to the brink of economic ruin, died at 95....
11:34, 09/06/2019

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car for over 15 hours Little Joseline Eichelberger was declared dead when authorities responded to her about 4:30 p.m. in a parked car in Calverton Park, according to KMOV....
02:51, 06/06/2019

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
02:00, 06/15/2019

Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Ex-Ford executive was a driving force behind the minivan, the K-car and the rebirth of Chrysler Lee Iacocca, best known for his work in developing the original Ford Mustang, has died at the age of 94.  Born in Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca studied politics and plastics at the prestigious Princeton ...
14:34, 07/03/2019

Patricia Battin, Lightning Rod in a Library War, Dies at 89 A leading librarian who championed high tech, she dueled with preservationists like Nicholson Baker over how best to protect the written word for posterity....
00:00, 06/06/2019

UAE sheikh and fashion designer dies 'unexpectedly' Fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi - a Crown Prince and son of the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - has died at his London home aged 39....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
09:34, 07/03/2019

Woman dies while trying to reach ‘Into the Wild’ bus in Alaska A Belarusian woman who was trying to hike to an abandoned bus at the edge of Denali National Park in Alaska made famous in the book and movie “Into the Wild” died after being swept away in a river, state troopers said on Friday....
04:34, 07/27/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
14:34, 09/14/2019

Hollywood legend Doris Day dies aged 97 Doris Day, the renowned Hollywood actress and singer, has died at her California home aged 97. Known for her singing and many film roles in the 1950s and 60s, Day is also remembered for her animal welfare work....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Baby dies after being left near California dumpster FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two newborn babies have been found abandoned near a Northern California dumpster and one has died. The infants are believed to be twins. Police say they were found Tuesday afternoon on a road in Fairfield, northeast of San Francisco. One child died and the ot...
14:17, 07/31/2019

B.J. Habibie, reformist Indonesian president, dies at 83 Mr. Habibie’s unpopular presidency was the shortest in modern Indonesia’s history but was transformative in the wake of dictator Suharto’s departure....
22:00, 09/11/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate officials said....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports the woman was participating in the 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) race of the Borgess Run for the Health of It event. Race organiz...
18:17, 05/06/2019

H. Johannes Witteveen, 97, Dies; Steered I.M.F. Through Turbulent Era As its managing director, he inherited a dispirited International Monetary Fund in 1973 but revived it, in part by tapping into a surge of oil wealth....
20:34, 04/30/2019

Horse dies on racecourse day before Preakness Stakes Three-year-old filly Congrats Girl collapses at Pimlico courseBaltimore course hosts second leg of Triple Crown on SaturdayA filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Friday, the day before the track hosts the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes. ...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
02:17, 08/02/2019

Film-maker DA Pennebaker dies aged 94 The documentary-maker’s work included Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan’s Dont Look Back and Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concert filmThe film-maker DA Pennebaker has died aged 94.He died of natural causes on Thursday, his son, Frazer Pennebaker, told the Hollywood Reporter. Continue reading......
02:51, 08/04/2019

Sander Vanocur, veteran newsman for NBC, ABC, dies at 91 Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years.The victim, a 65-year-old from California, is believed to have been swimming in...
06:17, 05/26/2019

Soccer ref has heart attack, dies mid-match A soccer referee collapsed in the middle of a Bolivian first-division match and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Victor Hugo Hurtado suffered a heart attack during the game, according to the Associated Press, during the Always Ready-Oriente Petrolero contest and was rushed to a local hospital...
19:34, 05/20/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died.Hawke died peacefully at home, aged 89 years, accor...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies at 98 BRUSSELS - Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial center before abdicating and handing over to his son, has died at the age of 98....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean dies at 98 Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial center, has died at the age of 98, the Duke's son Henri said in a statement on Tuesday....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Louisiana man dies during underwater proposal in Tanzania A dream vacation turned into the stuff of nightmares when a man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater, according to a report. Steven Weber Jr. and Kenesha Antoine were vacationing in Tanzania and staying in an overwater bungalow with a bedroom submerged in the sea when Weber Jr. popped t...
00:51, 09/22/2019

Legendary Singer and Actor Doris Day Dies at 97 (LOS ANGELES) — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy roles in comedies and musicals made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the 1950s and ’60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, has died. She was 97. In recent years, Day had been an animal righ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Florida woman dies after being struck by lightning A 20-year-old Florida woman has died two weeks after being struck by lightning while working with a roofing crew, authorities said. Romelia Ramirez succumbed late Friday to injuries she suffered from the lightning strike on a rooftop in Wellington, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s ...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their Sydney home and that the nation had lost “a great Australian — many would say the greatest Aus...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thursday. The publisher said she died at her home on...
00:51, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91. The Oklahoma-born tycoon, known for his folksy speech and ruthless business acumen, died surrounded by his family and friends, said longti...
23:34, 09/11/2019

Filly dies on track at Pimlico the day before Preakness Congrats Gal, a 3-year-old filly, died Friday while running at Pimlico Race Course, which will host the Preakness on Saturday.        ...
06:17, 05/18/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has died.The seven-year-old cat, real name Tardar Sauce ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Comment of the Day: If a Dodge Journey Dies, Don't Let It Take You Along Edition My dear friends and colleagues Jason Torchinsky and David Tracy made a (misguided) attempt to redeem the Dodge Journey today. The comments to that story are fun, but I found some realtalk too....
04:51, 05/18/2019

Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91 T. Boone Pickens joined other billionaires in signing a "giving pledge" in promising to donate a majority of his wealth to charity.       ...
02:34, 09/12/2019

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
10:34, 05/23/2019

Former Raiders great Cliff Branch dies at 71 A four-time Pro Bowl pick and three-time all-pro selection, Cliff Branch was a part of three Super Bowl-winning teams for the Raiders.       ...
10:17, 08/04/2019

Grumpy Cat, internet celebrity feline, dies age 7 Online sensation Grumpy Cat "passed away peacefully" in the hands of her owner after suffering an infection, the feline's human family has announced. The 7-year-old cat's frown earned her millions of fans worldwide....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, dies at 44 Celebrity chef Carl Ruiz, the owner of La Cubana restaurant who made frequent appearances on The Food Network, has died, the New York restaurant said. He was 44....
05:34, 09/23/2019

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95 Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking....
20:34, 05/17/2019

16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy dies in U.S. custody _____ A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant died in Texas while in the custody of the U.S. government, officials said Wednesday. The boy died Tuesday after “several days of intensive care” at a children’s hospital, Health and Human Services Spokeswoman Evelyn Stauffer said in a state...
22:17, 05/11/2019

Boxing legend Harold Lederman dies at age 79 Harold Lederman, the beloved unofficial boxing judge for HBO, died on Saturday following a long battle with cancer. He was 79. His daughter Julie, a well-respected boxing judge in her own right, confirmed his passing on Facebook. “Today, I lost my hero,” she wrote. “Love you dad.” Lederman, previous...
02:17, 05/12/2019

Our Chewbacca Has Passed: Peter Mayhew Dies at Age 74 Peter Mayhew, the kind-hearted, lovable actor who brought Star Wars’ Chewbacca to life for almost 40 years, died this week at the age of 74.Read more......
02:51, 05/03/2019

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies at 95 LONDON (AP) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thursday. He said she “was a brilliantly talented...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Man dies in Long Island hit-and-run crash: cops A man died in Suffolk County after being hit by two cars — one of which took off after the crash, police said Sunday. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Herkimer Street at the intersection of Carlton Street in Mastic at 8:50 p.m. Saturday when he was hit by a 2009.....
18:00, 05/05/2019

'Power Rangers' actor Pua Magasiva dies at 38 Actor Pua Magasiva has died at the age of 38, according to his production company. He was most well-known for his role as the Red Ranger in the 2003 television show "Power Rangers Ninja Storm." The Samoan-born New Zealand actor was found dead in a Wellington address on Saturday. The cause of death i...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month, says Saad Mohammed ...
14:51, 05/05/2019

Mercer County Student Dies In Crash MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Mercer County High School senior was killed and another student was injured Saturday morning in a crash in Madison County. Coroner’s officials say 18-year-old Marcus Lewis II died in the wreck. A news release from Mercer County Schools said Lewis was drivi...
14:51, 05/05/2019

Veteran Telugu Actor Rallapalli Dies At 74 Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao, popularly known by his surname Rallapalli, died at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Friday evening after a cardiac arrest....
05:51, 05/18/2019

California death row inmate dies of natural causes SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was sent to California’s death row for killing and mutilating a 5-month-old girl has died of natural causes. State corrections officials say 56-year-old Brett Pensinger died Thursday night at a hospital. The specific cause of his death is pe...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79 SEATTLE (AP) — A College Football Hall of Fame member and the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl has died. Bob Schloredt was 79. The University of Washington issued a statement announcing the death on Thursday night on behalf of Schloredt’s family. Schloredt led Washington to consecutive Rose...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Lion Dies After Falling In Well In Gujarat's Junagadh A lion died after falling into a well at Kantala village in Tulsishyam Khambha range of the Gir East wildlife division in Gujarat's Junagadh district, over 300 km from Ahmedabad, a forest officer said......
23:17, 08/10/2019

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Knife wielding man dies after falling off roof of car FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities in northern Arizona say they’re investigating the death of a man who fell off the roof of a moving car following a struggle. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers from Flagstaff responded to Highway 8...
15:34, 08/06/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies on Bali island Indonesian police said they are still investigating the death of the 42-year-old performer Adam Neat, who used the stage name Adam Sky.        ...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72 Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham, who emigrated from postwar Germany as a child and then dedicated his life to football, has died after a brief illness        ...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Second horse in 4 days dies at Santa Anita LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a gelding pulled up during a race Sunday and was euthanized a day later. Twenty-five horses have now died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Spectacular ...
01:51, 05/21/2019

World War II vet, 95, dies during 'Honor Flight' trip A 95-year-old former soldier died aboard a so-called Honor Flight carrying World War II veterans home to San Diego after an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to Washington, D.C....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Former BJP Parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore Dies At 61 Bharatiya Janata Party's former parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore died after prolonged illness in a hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur on Monday, a senior party official said....
21:34, 05/27/2019

Germany: Boy dies after being pushed in front of train German police arrested a man after he allegedly shoved a boy and his mother onto train tracks at Frankfurt railway station. The child was hit by a train and lost his life. The motive was not immediately clear....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Raiders receiving legend Branch dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a three-time All-Pro wide receiver who won three Super Bowls during his 14-year NFL career, all with the Oakland Raiders, has died, the team confirmed late Saturday....
03:51, 08/05/2019

Man in wheelchair dies after struck by vehicle twice in midtown TUCSON – A man who was severely injured Monday after being struck by a car in midtown has died, Tucson Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon. According to TPD, a man in a wheelchair was crossing Stone Avenue near Mabel Street when he was struck by a white 2010 Kia SUV heading north. ...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday. Ann Mullen, a spokeswoman for the ACLU of Michiga...
00:00, 08/09/2019