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  • BREAKING: Elijah Cummings Has Died

    10/17/2019 8:37:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 74 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/17/2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. Cummings, 68, was the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and heavily involved in the impeachment inquiry. Cummings, of Baltimore, has not returned to work after an undisclosed medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week. […] He missed two roll call votes Thursday, the first day back following a two-week recess. He previously released a statement saying he’d be back by the time the session resumed. The...
  • Harold Bloom, Critic Who Argued for the Superiority of Western Literature, Dies at 89

    10/15/2019 9:32:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/15/2019 | Rick Moran
    Harold Bloom, a giant of literary criticism, died in New York yesterday at the age of 89. The author of dozens of books and editor of hundreds more, Bloom taught at Yale University for five decades, beguiling his students and angering his critics who accused him of racism and sexism for his eurocentric views.Bloom got into trouble for his unabashed praise of Western literary giants like Shakespeare, Kafka, and Chaucer. And, he was unapologetic about it.NPR: Bloom had a photographic memory, and claimed he could recite all of Shakespeare, all of John Milton's "Paradise Lost" and copious swaths of...
  • Joe Wilson, Skeptic On Iraq War Intelligence, Dies At Age 69

    09/29/2019 7:59:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
    AP News ^ | 09/29/19 | MORGAN LEE and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Joseph Wilson, the former ambassador who set off a political firestorm by disputing U.S. intelligence used to justify the 2003 Iraq invasion, died Friday, according to his ex-wife. He was 69. Wilson died of organ failure in Santa Fe, said his former wife, Valerie Plame, whose identity as a CIA operative was exposed days after Wilson’s criticism of U.S. intelligence that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was attempting to purchase uranium. The leak of Plame’s covert identity was a scandal for the administration of President George W. Bush that led to the conviction of vice presidential...
  • Peter Fonda Dead at 79

    08/16/2019 6:31:01 PM PDT · by Howie66 · 72 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 16 August 2019 | Beitbart News
    Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a real Hollywood legend, Henry Fonda, who became a sorta movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” has died.
  • James McDougal, key Whitewater witness, dies

    08/10/2019 6:33:34 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 39 replies
    THE BALTIMORE SUN ^ | March 9, 1998 | Carl M. Cannon
    James B. McDougal, a former Clinton business partner who had been cooperating with independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr in the Whitewater investigation, died yesterday in a federal prison hospital in Texas. He was 58.
  • Report: Hamza bin Laden, Osama’s Son and Potential Successor, Is Dead

    07/31/2019 12:24:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/31/2019 | Jack Crowe
    The U.S. has received intelligence that suggests Osama bin Laden’s son and potential successor, Hamza, is dead, NBC News reported Wednesday. The three U.S. intelligence officials who spoke with NBC declined to share when, where, or how the younger bin Laden died, and would not say whether the U.S. was at all involved. The news, if confirmed, would dispel fears widely-held in the intelligence community that Hamza bin Laden was poised to succeed his father as the spiritual and tactical leader of al-Qaeda’s global jihadist movement. Born around 1989, Hamza bin Laden traveled with his father to Afghanistan in 1996...
  • Betsy Ebeling, Hillary Clinton’s best friend and ‘incredibly wonderful person,’ dies

    07/29/2019 5:19:03 PM PDT · by csvset · 51 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 29 July 2019 | Michael Sneed
    Buddy. Confidant. Cat herder. Betsy Ebeling, 73, who was known as Hillary Rodham Clinton’s best friend and first childhood school chum, died Sunday in Arlington Heights after a long battle with breast cancer. Ebeling and Clinton had a long history together dating back to when they were sixth-graders at Eugene Field School in Park Ridge. “It’s so sudden because Betsy was always busy gathering Hillary and all of us who had been close — especially her Park Ridge school buddies, which she jokingly likened to herding cats,” said Kathy Burgess, a close friend. Ebeling was working on getting everyone together...
  • Rutger Hauer, ‘Blade Runner’ Co-Star, Dies at 75

    07/24/2019 1:03:59 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 52 replies
    Variety ^ | 24 July 2019 | Chris Morris
    Rutger Hauer, the versatile Dutch leading man of the ’70s who went on star in the 1982 “Blade Runner” as Roy Batty, died July 19 at his home in the Netherlands after a short illness. He was 75. Hauer’s agent, Steve Kenis, confirmed the news and said that Hauer’s funeral was held Wednesday. His most cherished performance came in a film that was a resounding flop on its original release. In 1982, he portrayed the murderous yet soulful Roy Batty, leader of a gang of outlaw replicants, opposite Harrison Ford in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi noir opus “Blade Runner.” The picture...
  • Justice Stevens passes away.

    07/17/2019 4:52:57 PM PDT · by Bonemaker · 26 replies
    Vox.com ^ | O7/172019 | German Lopezl
    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died at the age of 99 on Tuesday, was a Republican appointed by President Gerald Ford. But Stevens took a position that would make even many liberals blush: He called for repealing the Second Amendment.
  • Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99

    07/16/2019 6:48:21 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 69 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | Jul 16, 2019, | matt zarrell
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99, ABC News has confirmed. Stevens was nominated to the high court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 and retired in 2010 after serving more than 34 years on the court. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Jane Sesemann and Susan Roberta Mullen, nine grandchildren: Kathryn, Christine, Edward, Susan, Lauren, John, Madison, Hannah, Haley, and 13 great grandchildren. His first wife Elizabeth Jane, his second wife, Maryan Mulholland, his son, John Joseph, and his daughter, Kathryn, preceded him in death.
  • Boxing Great Pernell Whitaker Gone At 55 After Being Hit By A Car While Walking!

    07/15/2019 4:39:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | July 15, 2019 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Boxing Great Pernell Whitaker Gone At 55 After Being Hit By A Car While Walking! video is only 5 minutes long
  • Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, patriot and philanthropist, dies at 89

    07/09/2019 5:24:02 PM PDT · by cba123 · 47 replies
    Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, renowned patriot and two-time independent candidate for U.S. president, has died after a five-month battle with leukemia. (please see full article at the link)
  • BREAKING: Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away this morning in Texas

    07/01/2019 2:19:06 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 40 replies
    Halos Haven ^ | 7/1/19 | Jessica DeLine
    Tonight’s game has been cancelled. This is utterly gut wrenching news. Stay tuned for more details...
  • 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' wife Beth Chapman dies of cancer at 51

    06/30/2019 3:51:13 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019 | Jeannie Law
    | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019'Dog the Bounty Hunter' wife Beth Chapman dies of cancer at 51 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' wife Beth Chapman dies of cancer at 51 By Jeannie Law, Christian Post Reporter | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Update 12:20 PM EST Wednesday, June 26: Beth Chapman, a reality TV star and wife of Duane Chapman, 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,' died today of cancer. She was 51. Her husband made the announcement this morning on Twitter, writing: "It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked...
  • Mets apologize to player they accidentally declared dead

    06/30/2019 11:26:31 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/29/19 | Justin Tasch
    1969 World Series champs on Saturday, the Mets honored members of that team who have passed away with an in memoriam video. But not everyone in the video is dead. are still alive — Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson. Someone from the Mets phoned Gosger after Saturday’s game to apologize for the error, and a source told The Post’s Zach Braziller that Gosger took the flub in stride. The Mets were hoping to get in touch with Hudson to apologize as well. Gosger, 76, played in 10 regular-season games as an outfielder for the Mets in 1969 and returned to...
  • Report: Former Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leader Mohamed Morsi Dies in Court…

    06/17/2019 12:24:16 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Conservative reehouse ^ | June 17, 2019 | Sundance
    Mohamed Morsi was Egypt’s leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, supported by President Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, and installed as Egyptian president by extremists during the Islamist Spring. According to Reuters Morsi collapsed in court today and died: CAIRO (Reuters) – Ousted former Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday after he fainted in court following a hearing, state television reported. State television said Morsi, who was 67, was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage emanating from suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. Mursi was serving a 20-year prison sentence for a conviction...
  • Bart Starr, legendary 1960's Green Bay Packers quarterback, dies at 85

    05/26/2019 9:45:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Fox ^ | 5/26/19 | Travis Fedschun
    Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr died Sunday at the age of 85, according to the team. The Packers announced Starr, a catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, died in Birmingham, Ala., citing his family. ....The Packers selected Starr out of the University of Alabama with the 200th pick in the 1956 draft. He led Green Bay to six division titles, five NFL championships and wins in the first two Super Bowls. Until Brett Favre came along, Starr was known as the best Packer ever. The team retired his No. 15 jersey in 1973, making him...
  • Tim Conway, ‘Carol Burnett Show’ star, dies at 85

    05/14/2019 10:03:35 AM PDT · by massmike · 115 replies
    Pix11.com ^ | 05/14/2019 | AP
    NEW YORK — Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist. He was 85. Conway died Tuesday morning after a long illness in Los Angeles, according to Howard Bragman, who heads LaBrea Media.
  • Former Senator Richard Lugar dead at 87

    04/28/2019 9:27:01 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 46 replies
    WAVE 3 ^ | April 28, 2019 | Annie Moore
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - U. S. Senator Richard Lugar died Sunday morning, according to a release from the Lugar Center. Lugar was a senator from 1977 to 2013, before that serving as Mayor of Indianapolis from 1968 to 1975. After his career in politics, Lugar continued work through the Lugar Center, focused on global food security and aid effectiveness. He was a professor at Indiana University and led the Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders at the University of Indianapolis. He held 46 honorary degrees from universities around the country, and Queen Elizabeth bestowed upon him the rank of...
  • Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, Dead at 81

    03/18/2019 7:34:25 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 18 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 03/17/19 | Daniel Kreps
    that Dale died Sunday. His bassist Sam Bolle confirmed Dale’s death tothe Guardian. No cause of death was revealed, but the guitarist reportedly suffered from health issues in recent years. In 2010, Dale said he was battling rectal cancer, and in an interview that went viral, Dale said in 2015 that “I can’t stop touring because I will die” due to medical expenses stemming from cancer treatment, diabetes and renal failure. “I have to raise $3,000 every month to pay for the medical supplies I need to stay alive, and that’s on top of the insurance that I pay for,”...