Obituaries

November 02, 2020 - 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carol Arthur DeLuise, an actress who appeared in several Mel Brooks films and was the widow of Dom DeLuise, has died. She was 85. A family statement said DeLuise died Sunday in Los Angeles after an 11-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. One of her most memorable roles was in...
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In this photo released on Nov. 2, 2020 by Globo, Globo TV presenter Ana Maria Braga smiles next to the parrot puppet Louro Jose, played by Tom Veiga, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An outpouring of emotion in Brazil has followed news that the puppeteer behind Louro José, a two-foot-tall parrot that’s a fixture on the country’s most popular morning show, had passed away. (Globo via AP)
November 02, 2020 - 1:45 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a time of so much loss, it is rare for an individual death to stir a country. And it is extraordinary for national grief to be triggered by the passing of a puppet. But so it was in Brazil on Monday, as an outpouring of emotion followed news that the puppeteer behind Louro...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2005 file photo, veteran British Middle East news journalist, Robert Fisk, gestures during a press conference for the launch of the French version of his book "The Great War for Civilisation: the Conquest of the Middle East," in Paris, France. Fisk, one of the best-known Middle East correspondents who spent his entire career reporting from the troubled region and won accolades for challenging mainstream narratives died Sunday at a hospital in Dublin after a short illness. He was 74. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
November 02, 2020 - 1:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Veteran British journalist Robert Fisk, one of the best-known Middle East correspondents who spent his career reporting from the troubled region and won accolades for challenging mainstream narratives has died after a short illness, his employer said Monday. He was 74. Fisk, whose...
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FILE - Nikki McKibbin celebrates during the final episode of Fox's television competition "American Idol," in Los Angeles, in this Sept. 4, 2002, file photo. McKibbin, a singer from Texas best known for her third place finish in the first season of "American Idol," died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. She was 42. (AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson, File)
November 01, 2020 - 7:39 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nikki McKibbin, a singer from Texas best known for her third place finish in the first season of American Idol, has died. She was 42. McKibbin’s husband, Craig Sadler, confirmed her death in a Facebook post, saying that she had died after suffering a brain aneurysm on...
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File-This March 13, 1998, file photo shows, TCU head coach Billy Tubbs, front, and assistant coach Steve McClain shouting instructions to their players during their opening-round game in the NCAA Midwest Regional in Oklahoma City. Former Oklahoma basketball coach Billy Tubbs, whose high-octane system known as Billy Ball brought the Sooners back to prominence in the 1980s, has died at age 85. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, FILE)
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November 01, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Billy Tubbs, the colorful coach with the high-octane system known as Billy Ball who brought Oklahoma basketball to prominence in the 1980s, died Sunday. He was 85. Tubbs' family said in a statement that he battled a form of leukemia since being diagnosed in 2015. The statement said he died...
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Protective masks are burned by supporters of Brazilian President Bolsonaro during a rally in favor of Bolsonaro's position that no one will be forced to use them and eventually get a coronavirus vaccine, on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov.1, 2020. Brazil has confirmed more than 159,000 deaths from the virus, the second highest in the world, behind only the U.S. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)
November 01, 2020 - 4:50 pm
SAO PAULO — Protesters have gathered in Brazil’s two biggest cities to demonstrate against any mandate for the taking of a coronavirus vaccine, supporting a rejection campaign encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro in opposition to the advice of most health professionals. A small group of people...
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Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally at Belle Isle Casino in Detroit, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, also attended by Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2020 - 9:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Calling Joe Biden his “brother,” Barack Obama on Saturday accused Donald Trump of failing to take the coronavirus pandemic and the presidency seriously as Democrats leaned on America's first Black president to energize Black voters in battleground Michigan on the final weekend of the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 1987 file photo, actor Sean Connery holds a rose in his hand as he talks about his new movie "The Name of the Rose" at a news conference in London. Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died aged 90, according to an announcement from his family. (AP Photo/Gerald Penny, File)
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October 31, 2020 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as the suave secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an Oscar-winning career in other rugged roles, has died. He was 90. Connery’s wife and two sons said he “died peacefully in...
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FILE - This Sept. 1972, file photo shows cornerback Herb Adderley, of the Dallas Cowboys NFL football team. Hall of Fame cornerback Herb Adderley has died. He was 81. His death was confirmed Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, on Twitter by nephew Nasir Adderley, a safety for the Los Angeles Chargers. Adderley played on six NFL title teams over a 12-year career with Green Bay and Dallas. (AP Photo/File)
October 30, 2020 - 9:06 pm
Herb Adderley, the Hall of Fame cornerback who joined the NFL as a running back and became part of a record six championship teams with the Packers and Cowboys, has died. He was 81. His death was confirmed by the team Friday, with no details given. Nasir Adderley, a safety for the Los Angeles...
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Women's rights activists protest against recent tightening of Poland's restrictive abortion law, in front of the parliament building as inside, guards had to be used to shield right-wing ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski from angry opposition lawmakers, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Massive nationwide protests have been held ever since a top court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal congenital defects are unconstitutional.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 30, 2020 - 11:43 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is a largely conservative country compared to much of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and Roman Catholicism is deeply interwoven with the national identity. So why has a court ruling restricting abortion sparked more than a week of angry protests...
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