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George Gaynes — 'Punky Brewster' Star Dies

Breaking News George Gaynes, who found fame as a foster parent on “Punky Brewster” and Commandant Lassard on “Police Academy” has died. Gaynes was at his daughter’s house in Washington on Monday when he passed away. He was 98-years-old. Gaynes daughter Iya confirmed the death to the New York Times. Gaynes appeared on hundreds of episodes of sitcoms and TV ...

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India Kashmir leader dies aged 79

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: India Kashmir leader dead 7 January 2016 From the section India Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Sayed was also India’s first Muslim home minister India’s Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has died after a brief illness, aged 79. Mr Sayeed, who was admitted to a hospital in Delhi two weeks ago, was suffering from a ...

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Former South Korean president dies

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam dies 21 November 2015 From the section Asia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Young-sam was president of South Korea during the first nuclear crisis with North Korea Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, an iconic figure of South Korea’s pro-democracy movement, has died aged 87 Mr Kim was taken to hospital with ...

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'Miracle On 34th Street' — Actress Dies At 95

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Maureen O’Hara, an actress who appeared in legendary movies like “Miracle on 34th Street” and “The Quiet Man” has died. She was 95 years old. A family spokesperson says O’Hara died of natural causes at her home in Idaho surrounded by her loved ones… TMZ.com

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Egyptian writer Gamal al-Ghitani dies

Egyptian writer Gamal al-Ghitani dies aged 70 18 October 2015 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Ghitani was born in the southern province of Sohag in 1945 Acclaimed Egyptian novelist and journalist Gamal al-Ghitani has died in Cairo, aged 70. He had been in a coma in hospital for two months after being admitted with respiratory ...

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‘Laugh-In’ announcer, voiceover vet Gary Owens dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man behind the smooth baritone best known for announcing “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In” has died. Gary Owens was 80 years old. Owens’ family said Friday that the veteran voiceover star died Thursday at his Los Angeles-area home. Owens hosted thousands of radio programs over his seven-decade career. He appeared in more than a dozen movies ...

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Jerry Tarkanian Dead — Legendary College Basketball Coach Dies at 84

breaking news Jerry Tarkanian — one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time — has passed away at a Las Vegas hospital after battling a respiratory ailment … this according to his son.  The 84-year-old — aka “Tark the Shark” — was first hospitalized Monday … but his health took a serious turn for the worse and he ...

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Niki Quasney dies; activist who fought Indiana gay marriage ban was 38

MUNSTER, Ind. – A terminally ill woman whose desire to have her same-sex marriage recognized by Indiana before she died helped galvanize efforts to overturn the state’s gay marriage ban has lost her battle with cancer. Niki Quasney died Thursday, gay rights advocacy group Lambda Legal said. She was 38. advertisement | advertise on newsday Quasney and Amy Sandler challenged ...

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Actress Juanita Moore dies at 99

GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images Actress Juanita Moore, shown here at the 2010 world premiere of the restored ‘A Star is Born,’ has died. She was 99, according to her grandson. Juanita Moore, groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner’s black friend in the classic weeper “Imitation of Life,” has died. Actor Kirk Kelleykahn, her grandson, ...

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James Avery Dead — ‘Fresh Prince’ Uncle Phil Dies At 68

EXCLUSIVE James Avery — the beloved dad on “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” — has died at age 65 .. TMZ has learned. Sources close to the actor tell TMZ he died in an L.A. hospital last night. Avery had recently undergone surgery for an undisclosed illness and took a turn for the worse late yesterday. And we’re told his ...

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