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By Jon Gambrell, Adam Schreck, Associated Press
His 2006 ascension in Kuwait, a staunch U.S. ally since the American-led war that expelled occupying Iraqi troops, came after parliament voted unanimously to oust his predecessor.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as "Primary Colors," has died, his wife said Thursday. He was 92.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series "The Avengers" to fantasy juggernaut "Game of Thrones," has died. She was 82.
By Stephanie Sy
A three-time Cy Young Award winner, Tom Seaver is considered one of the best pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball. He led the transformation of the New York Mets from a band of lovable losers to world champions.
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane
John Thompson, a Hall of Fame basketball coach who transformed Georgetown University into a national championship school, has died at age 78. The first Black head coach to win an NCAA title, Thompson was known for helping to mold stars…
By Associated Press
Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world's first digital photograph, died Aug. 11 at his home in Portland, Oregon, The Oregonian reported.
Under his watch, Viacom became one of the nation’s media titans, home to pay TV channels MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount Pictures.
British filmmaker Alan Parker, whose movies included “Bugsy Malone,” “Midnight Express” and “Evita,” has died at the age of 76. A statement from the director’s family says Parker died Friday in London after a long illness.
Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus.
By Desiree Seals, Michael Warren, Associated Press
The Rev. C.T. Vivian has died at the age of 95. Vivian was an early ally of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. who organized pivotal campaigns in the civil rights movement and then spent decades advocating for justice and…
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