Tag: Obituaries

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling...

Seidemann going for 3rd straight water polo gold with US

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TOKYO — Melissa Seidemann could have walked away after the 2016 Olympics. An NCAA champion at Stanford, she had just won her second straight...

Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer

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Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. ...

NFL Films’ creative force Steve Sabol enters Hall of Fame

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This year's “Hard Knocks” series with the Dallas Cowboys will mark the first time one of its teams is in the Hall of Fame...

Dane who drew controversial Muhammad caricature dies at 86

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HELSINKI — Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, whose image of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb as a turban was at the center of widespread...

Greek popular folk singer Tolis Voskopoulos dies at age 80

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ATHENS, GREECE — Tolis Voskopoulos, a popular Greek folk singer, songwriter and actor whose career spanned more than six decades, has died. He was...

‘Kansas’ rock violinist, singer Robby Steinhardt, dies at 71

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Robert E. “Robby” Steinhardt, a violinist and vocalist with the progressive rock band Kansas, has died due to complications from pancreatitis....

Opera director Graham Vick dies of COVID complications at 67

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LONDON — Graham Vick, a British director who founded Birmingham Opera Company and worked in opera houses around the world, has died of complications...

Activist hunting for missing husband slain in Mexico

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MEXICO CITY — A woman who joined with other activists to seek relatives who have disappeared in Mexico's wave of violence has been murdered...

William Regnery, who funded right-wing extremism, dies at 80

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BOCA GRANDE, Fla. — William H. Regnery II, the heir to a family publishing fortune who was known for his quiet but influential support...