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Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died...

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

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Hungarian writer and former dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Internationally acclaimed Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad, a leading figure in the dissident movement under communist rule, died on Friday at the age of 86 after a long illness, state news ageny MTI reported, citing his family....
02:52 2019-09-14

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86 Mr. Konrad, known internationally for books like his novel “The Case Worker,” advocated individual liberty and played a prominent role after Communist rule ended....
16:13 2019-09-14

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on Friday, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said....
23:39 2019-07-19

Renowned Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at 90 Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary's communist regime, was a fierce critic of current Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his nationalist politics. The Holocaust survivor lost most of her family in concentration camps....
10:01 2019-07-21

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
00:52 2019-08-06

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
16:26 2019-08-06

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
03:26 2019-07-19

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined...
22:26 2019-05-25

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
12:13 2019-05-22

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
17:52 2019-08-06

Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks dies aged 84 Tributes flood in to writer behind second Doctor’s swansong as well as prolific author of novelisations The former Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks has died aged 84.Dicks had a long association with the BBC’s longest-running sci-fi show, writing episodes from the late 1960s until t...
21:52 2019-09-02

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Russ Conway dies; writer's articles led to jail for NHL Players Association boss Alan Eagleson Longtime Boston hockey writer Russ Conway, a 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist whose writing led to NHLPA boss Alan Eagleson's ouster, dies at 70.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Crazy Rich Asians co-writer quits after being offered eighth of writer's salary Adele Lim exited after learning Peter Chiarelli stood to earn $800,000 to $1m while she would make ‘$110,000-plus’Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim has dropped out of two planned sequels to the hit romantic comedy, after learning she would be paid about an eighth of what another writer, Peter Ch...
18:39 2019-09-05

Konrad De La Fuente: the US winger making waves at Barcelona's academy The Miami-born winger is known for his quick-footed skill at La Masia. But this summer his focus will be on winning the U-20 World Cup for his countryWhen Miami-born Konrad De La Fuente moved with his family to Barcelona at the age of 11, he already had a natural ability that suggested he had found ...
14:52 2019-05-23

'Doctor Who' writer, script editor Terrance Dicks dies at 84: 'He will always be a legend of the show' Terrance Dicks, author of children’s books and a longtime script editor for the popular British TV series “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 84.        ...
16:00 2019-09-03

Canada Set to Deport Chinese Dissident Canada is set to deport to China a dissident accused of violent attacks, but his supporters say he faces jail time and is in need of psychiatric help....
19:39 2019-08-28

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s government headquarters after his release from pr...
07:00 2019-06-17

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertisement.”...
23:13 2019-07-17

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
22:26 2019-05-28

Dissident Chinese cartoonist shows his face on Tiananmen anniversary One of China's most prominent political cartoonists who has hidden his identity for years to avoid reprisals from the state revealed his face publicly on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Beijing's June 4 crackdown on Tiananmen protests....
15:52 2019-06-04

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

‘This Is a Fight.’ Meet Badiucao, the Dissident Cartoonist Taking on the Chinese Government A giant tattoo of tiny man standing in front of an oncoming tank covers the entirety of one of artist Badiucao’s upper arms. It’s an inspired choice of ink for the Chinese artist who has earned both the fury of the Chinese Communist Party and excited comparisons to Banksy. Images of the ...
20:00 2019-08-27

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
07:00 2019-09-05

Colombian dissident rebel leader issues new call to arms three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that they will embark on a new offensive, threatening to resume five decades of armed conflict against the government....
02:13 2019-08-30

Colombia's FARC dissident leader issues new call to arms, three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive, threatening to resume their five decades of armed conflict in the South American nation....
20:00 2019-08-29

Canada Deported a Chinese Dissident With a Criminal Past. Critics Worry He’ll Face Jail Upon Return Canada has deported a Chinese dissident who has a history of violent crime on the grounds that he could pose a danger to the public, the New York Times reports, downplaying concerns he could face persecution back home. Since fleeing China and obtaining residency in Canada, where he was resettled by ...
08:26 2019-08-29

Hamilton storms from behind to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton put in a scintillating drive to charge from behind and overtake Max Verstappen with just three laps remaining to claim his seventh Hungarian Grand Prix victory....
11:13 2019-08-05

Hamilton first, Bottas last in Hungarian GP practice "F1 champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in first Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday while a power unit problem forced Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to sit out the session."...
17:00 2019-08-02

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix – live! Live lap-by-lap updates from the HungaroringMick Schumacher claims maiden F2 victory at Hungary GPAnd why not email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 1.57pm BST It’s not Hendrix at Woodstock. 1.54pm BST Max Verstappen is relaxed, and says that everything is warm. It’s just about anthem time. Continue r...
15:13 2019-08-04

Predatory Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to win Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton is more used to other drivers chasing him but he turned predator to successfully hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix        ...
21:39 2019-08-04

How Mercedes used F1 practice 'data morsels' to win the Hungarian GP Mercedes motorsport strategy director James Vowles says "morsels of data" from Friday practice helped the Formula 1 team predict how Max Verstappen's tyres would behave in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
22:39 2019-08-07

Aishwarya Pissay Set To Participate In Hungarian Baja India's rally racer Aishwarya Pissay will be participating in the fourth and final round of the FIM Baja World Cup in Hungary this weekend. The Hungarian Baja will see the racer compete to win the......
11:52 2019-08-10

Hamilton: Mercedes had ruled out two-stop before F1 Hungarian GP Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes had actually ruled out the two-stop strategy "gamble" he used to overhaul Max Verstappen to win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of the race...
06:26 2019-08-05

Russell went "amateur" to "rainmaster" in F1 Hungarian GP practice George Russell went from feeling like an "amateur" in the wet in Germany to a "rainmaster" in Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix practice, thanks to a successful set-up change...
20:26 2019-08-02

| Ferrari duo ready for a break after Hungarian disappointment Sebastian Vettel said he was ready to take a break from Formula One after he and Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc finished third and fourth in the Hungarian Grand Prix....
06:00 2019-08-05

Why Mercedes took Hamilton strategy it ruled out before Hungarian GP Toto Wolff says brake-management fears prompted Mercedes to take the "risk" of swapping Lewis Hamilton to the two-stop strategy that helped him win Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix...
06:26 2019-08-05

Hamilton fastest in final Hungarian practice "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set a track record in final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with Red Bull\u0027s Max Verstappen looking the Mercedes driver\u0027s closest rival for qualifying."...
16:26 2019-08-03

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finsihed ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-hit and low-key second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Hulkenberg's Renault F1 engine ran in safe mode during Hungarian GP Renault has revealed it encountered fresh Formula 1 engine problems in the Hungarian Grand Prix after Nico Hulkenberg's power unit was force to run in its "safe mode"...
06:26 2019-08-05

Bottas: Leclerc's Hungarian GP lap one move completely unnecessary Valtteri Bottas says the opening-lap move by Charles Leclerc that damaged the front wing of his Mercedes Formula 1 car in the Hungarian Grand Prix was "completely unnecessary"...
06:26 2019-08-05

Hungarian GP: Gasly leads Red Bull one-two in FP2 disrupted by rain Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, setting the fastest time before the rain came...
18:00 2019-08-02

Hungarian GP: Ferrari adds 'boomerang' wings to F1 bargeboards Ferrari has become the latest Formula 1 team to incorporate boomerang-shaped wings into its bargeboard package, and has brought updated aerodynamic components to the Hungarian Grand Prix...
22:39 2019-08-01

Hamilton sets track record in 3rd Hungarian GP practice Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was fastest on the last lap of third and final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday        ...
14:39 2019-08-03

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
09:00 2019-07-23

Lewis Hamilton wins F1’s Hungarian GP after chasing down Max Verstappen • Hamilton catches Verstappen on lap 67 of 70 to win race• Second pit stop helps Mercedes overhaul Red BullLewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix with a marvellous, controlled run and an inspired strategy from his Mercedes team beating the Red Bull of Max Verstappen into second after a gripping...
18:39 2019-08-04

Verstappen takes 1st career pole position at Hungarian GP Max Verstappen produced a stunning lap at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday       ...
17:52 2019-08-03

Seidl: McLaren F1 upgrades at Hungarian GP helped car 'weakness' McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says the Formula 1's team upgrades, which included a new high-downforce rear wing, has helped improve one of its car's 'weaknesses'...
13:00 2019-08-08

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the “Pan-European Picnic,” an event on the border of Austria and Hungary considered to have helped lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall...
10:00 2019-08-19

Ricciardo: I wasn't trying to screw Perez in Hungarian GP qualifying Daniel Ricciardo insists he was not "trying to be a prick" when he overtook Formula 1 cars as they prepared for their final Hungarian Grand Prix Q1 runs...
21:52 2019-08-03

Russell: P16 F1 Hungarian GP grid spot "like a pole" for Williams George Russell says taking 16th in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying felt like a "pole lap" for Williams as it celebrated its best result on a Saturday this Formula 1 season...
21:52 2019-08-03

Hungarian teen smashes Phelps record, Peaty does double Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak shattered Michael Phelps' 10-year-old world record in the 200 meters butterfly on Wednesday while Adam Peaty sewed up a third straight breaststroke double with victory in the 50 meters at the world championships....
20:00 2019-07-24

Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix drive "another dimension" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix-winning drive "was another dimension", and that he and Max Verstappen left rivals in "a different class"...
13:13 2019-08-05

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
18:26 2019-06-11

McLaren F1 wheelgun failure behind slow Norris Hungarian GP pitstop The McLaren Formula 1 team has revealed a wheelgun failure caused the slow pitstop that cost Lando Norris a likely sixth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
21:52 2019-08-05

Microsoft to Pay $26 Million to Settle Probe Into Hungarian Kickback Scheme Microsoft will pay $26 million to settle claims that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when a handful of Hungarian employees inflated margins on software sales to fund an improper payment......
13:26 2019-07-23

Hungarian Coca-Cola ads with same-sex couples trigger calls for a boycott In a statement, Coca-Cola said it would not back down amid the latest instance of vocal anti-gay backlash across parts of post-communist central Europe....
01:26 2019-08-07

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in place quickly, the innovation and technology minister said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-18

Red Bull: Hungarian GP win vs "mighty" slow-speed Mercedes difficult Christian Horner says Red Bull knows it will be difficult to win this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix given the Mercedes Formula 1 car's "mighty" performance in slow-speed corners...
09:26 2019-08-01

Three dead, 16 missing as Hungarian river boat capsizes on Danube At least three people died and sixteen were missing after a tourist boat capsized on the Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday with dozens of people aboard, and a rescue effort was underway, state news agency MTI and other media reported....
00:52 2019-05-30

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
14:26 2019-06-12

Albon: F1 Hungarian Grand Prix FP2 crash down to "silly error" Toro Rosso driver Alexander Albon admitted his accident during second practice for Formula 1's 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix was simply the result of a "silly error"...
20:26 2019-08-02

The Real Winner of The 1986 Hungarian Grand Prix Was The Tatra T-623-R This weekend, Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and the rest of their pals will battle it out on the Hungaroring in the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix. Should something unfortunate happen requiring one of them (or one of the other drivers that are allegedly also competing in this race) to receive emergency ...
22:26 2019-08-03

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
13:26 2019-06-05

Max Verstappen takes first F1 pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix • Valtteri Bottas takes second in qualifying • Lewis Hamilton will line up third on the gridMax Verstappen took pole for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the Dutchman ecstatic at claiming the top spot for the first time. He did so for Red Bull with a flawless lap, although he was pushed to the very limit b...
17:13 2019-08-03

Hungarian GP FP3: Hamilton strikes late to deny Verstappen top spot Lewis Hamilton topped an ultra-tight final practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel lapped within a tenth of the Formula 1 points leader...
14:52 2019-08-03

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, identified by police as the eighth victim of the disaster....
02:39 2019-06-04

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
17:00 2019-07-02

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
21:52 2019-07-02

Cruise Ship Captain Arrested After Deadly Hungarian Boat Accident (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, causing it to sink quickly in the Danube River, as loved ones of the missing and dead were expected to arrive Friday in Budapest. Seven peo...
13:00 2019-05-31

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
12:00 2019-06-11

Three dead, 16 missing as Hungarian river boat capsizes on Danube: media At least three people are reported dead and sixteen are missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday with dozens of people on board, and a rescue effort was underway, state news agency MTI and other media reported....
00:13 2019-05-30

Ferrari Formula 1 team explains Hungarian Grand Prix 'suffering' Ferrari believes its weakness when Formula 1 teams are running maximum downforce is more exposed in qualifying, which is why it 'suffered' more in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix...
13:13 2019-08-05

Salvage crews begin lifting Hungarian boat sunk in Danube Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, Reuters TV reported from the scene on Tuesday....
09:00 2019-06-11

Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pits with a huge lead to make up....
20:00 2019-08-04

F1 live stream: how to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere The 2019 Formula 1 season has seen Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes storming ahead but after a literal storm in Germany the young Max Verstappen managed to take the win. Now anything can happen for this week's Hungarian Grand Prix - and you can stream F1 live - no matter where on Earth you are - wit...
10:13 2019-08-02

Hungarian GP: Hamilton heads FP1, team-mate Bottas has engine issue Lewis Hamilton set the pace in opening practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas failed to post a time after an engine problem...
18:00 2019-08-02

Seven South Koreans killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
08:26 2019-05-30

Hungarian police launch criminal probe into boat accident, 21 still missing There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-05-30

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
18:00 2019-06-01

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
04:52 2019-05-30

Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel react to thrilling Hungarian GP – video Lewis Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen near the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix to earn his 81st Formula One race victory and extend his championship lead.Mercedes made a strategic gamble with around 20 laps to go to bring Hamilton in for a second tyre change, while Red Bull decided to keep Verstapp...
23:00 2019-08-04

Eight killed in Hungarian boat capsize, minimal hope for 19 South Korean survivors Prospects were minimal on Thursday for finding 20 people missing from a group of South Korean visitors aboard a pleasure boat that capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital, killing at least eight, authorities said....
10:26 2019-05-30

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
02:39 2019-05-30

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
19:39 2019-05-24

Budapest boat crash: Seven dead and more missing after sightseeing vessel sinks in Hungarian capital Seven people have been confirmed dead after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in Budapest....
06:13 2019-05-30

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
15:52 2019-07-12

Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds. The post Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:26 2019-05-30

Watch 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer shatter Michael Phelps' world record in 200 butterfly Michael Phelps owned the world record in the 200-meter butterfly for 18 years. Now, thanks to Hungarian swimmer Kristof Milak, 19, it's been broken.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
23:52 2019-06-21

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little, I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit down and play with words, to tip my imagination on ...
15:00 2019-08-16

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
01:13 2019-08-13

The Hawkeye TV Show Now Has an Acclaimed Writer at the Helm Finally, we have some idea of the creative direction the new Hawkeye show is going. Well, at least, more than “like that one great comic run.” And that’s because we finally know who’s going to be writing it. Read more......
08:52 2019-09-08

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
13:13 2019-06-11

Australian Writer Arrested In China For 'Espionage' An Australian academic has been arrested in China on suspicion of "espionage", foreign minister Marise Payne said Tuesday, in a development sure to deepen tensions between the two countries....
06:52 2019-08-27

Australia PM says will stand up for writer arrested in China Australia is concerned about the treatment of a Chinese-born Australian writer arrested in China on suspicion of espionage and will support his rights despite being told by Beijing not to interfere, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday....
03:13 2019-08-29

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
19:26 2019-05-29

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to be taught.  I was a complete noob to the world of c...
16:52 2019-06-30

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 qualifying times: Red Bull's Max Verstappen secures first career pole position Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in his career after finishing top of the qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix....
19:13 2019-08-03

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:39 2019-06-03

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist | Ed Balls told off by Yvete Cooper for wrestling suit...
18:52 2019-08-23

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
02:26 2019-09-07

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
04:00 2019-06-22

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-born writer Yang Hengjun had been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a statement on Friday....
08:00 2019-07-19

‘Bottom of the 9th’ writer has his own Rocky-esque underdog tale If it isn’t quite “Rocky Balboa plays baseball,” the recently released film “Bottom of the 9th,” starring real life couple Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara, carries more than a bit of that underdog vibe. It’s a fun, understated movie about a gruff New Yorker, a star baseball prospect broken bad, wh...
18:26 2019-08-01

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
00:13 2019-07-19

Attica Locke, Novelist and TV Writer, Has Some Suggestions for Hollywood Locke, whose new crime novel is “Heaven, My Home,” would love to see television adaptations of Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Prep,” Madeline Miller’s “Circe” and more....
11:13 2019-08-29

Australian writer charged nearly $100K for a pint of beer An Australian sports journalist believes he tipped back the world’s most expensive beer when a British hotel charged him nearly six figures for a pint. Peter Lalor, a cricket writer for The Australian, ordered a Deuchers IPA at a Manchester hotel on Sunday night that was supposed to cost him l...
13:13 2019-09-06

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
07:13 2019-08-07

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
23:26 2019-06-22

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession With 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays “Trick Mirror” is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
00:52 2019-08-08

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were searching the Mokelumne River and a reservoir near t...
07:52 2019-06-11

Australia seeks release of writer as China warns not to interfere Australia will advocate for the release of a Chinese-born Australian writer held by Beijing on suspicion of espionage, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, rejecting warnings by China not to interfere....
10:00 2019-08-29

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days between my writing this column and you reading it....
18:00 2019-05-31

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
11:26 2019-06-14

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
12:52 2019-06-13

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
19:52 2019-06-11

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that Fox was already getting jealous. According to X-M...
03:13 2019-06-04

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer The search for a prominent automotive journalist missing since last week in northern California's gold country has focused on a river where his motorcycle, clothing and other belongings turned up, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-06-13

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
07:00 2019-06-13

Australian writer formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage Yang, who was born in China, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in January amid growing tension between Australia and its largest trading partner....
06:26 2019-08-27

Australia ‘Very Concerned’ Writer Could Face Espionage Charge in China (CANBERRA, Australia) — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage. Yang Hengjun has been in Chinese custody since he arrived in southern ChinaR...
20:00 2019-08-27

How a Pen15 writer transformed teenage pain into an Emmy-nomination One of 2019's most delightful surprises has been the first season of Pen15, a hilariously insightful and refreshingly heartfelt look at adolescence in the early 2000s. Created by stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, and director Sam Zvibleman, the comedy seemingly came out of nowhere when it drop...
00:13 2019-08-30

Sacred Games Writer Varun Grover Answers Every Question You Had In a wide-ranging conversation, Sacred Games 2 head writer Varun Grover talked about the rumoured influence of the Rajneesh movement, Guruji cult's nuclear weapon plot and its connections to Hindu......
11:39 2019-08-27

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s....
20:52 2019-08-22

Two women say writer told them of alleged Trump assault at the time Two women have backed up writer E. Jean Carroll's account of an alleged sexual attack by President Donald Trump more than 20 years ago, both saying in an interview published on Thursday that she had told them about it at the time....
19:39 2019-06-27

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that rangers found the body Thursday in the ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as they have tried three times to oust Sarrazin....
16:52 2019-07-11

Fans Queue Up As Writer Margaret Atwood Unveils "The Testaments" Margaret Atwood released the much-anticipated sequel to her award-winning 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale" on Tuesday, with "The Testaments" set to become a similar smash....
12:13 2019-09-10

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
02:26 2019-05-25

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
00:39 2019-08-07

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given them back to songwriter Richard Ashcroft. This all co...
05:13 2019-05-24

Primo Levi: Remembering the Holocaust writer born 100 years ago He managed to survive Auschwitz by chance. The Italian Jewish chemist then went on to write invaluable autobiographical accounts of life in the Nazi concentration camps and of displaced people after World War II....
18:52 2019-07-31

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
11:26 2019-07-19

Australia says China transfers writer Yang to detention in Beijing China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation was set to expire....
13:01 2019-07-18

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-19

Batman and Mister Miracle writer Tom King joins Ava DuVernay's New Gods Warner Bros. tapping Ava DuVernay to direct a movie about Jack Kirby’s New Gods characters from DC Comics seemed like a surprising choice, if only because of how unexpectedly awesome it was, and now it looks like she’s brought in a bit of a ringer to help her craft the cinematic adaptation of Kirby’...
19:39 2019-05-30

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song wasn’t just a song; it was an artist’s sl...
20:13 2019-06-27

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
05:26 2019-07-19

'Practical Magic' streaming series coming from 'Jessica Jones' writer WarnerMedia announced that Melissa Rosenberg will write an HBO Max streaming series based on another novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman, set before the events of the Sandra Bullock/Nicole Kidman film....
22:26 2019-08-19

David Makes Man Is a Stirring Portrait of Black Boyhood From a Moonlight Writer It’s a story pop culture keeps retelling: A smart, kindhearted kid from a poor neighborhood sees his potentially bright future threatened by gangs. Movies like Boyz n the Hood set the prototype in the 1990s. The 21st century has brought variations on this theme to television, in shows as diffe...
15:00 2019-08-08

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
16:26 2019-07-18

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorIt was with a heavy heart that I woke up, like many, to th...
12:52 2019-08-07

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
00:00 2019-06-09

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
10:52 2019-05-22

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-at-Work Mom” (Gallery Books), out now....
07:52 2019-08-04

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “Tacogate,” and building out a production composed ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Google Doodle Honours Writer Amrita Pritam's 100th Birthday Google has honoured Amrita Pritam's 100th birthday with a doodle today. Considered one of history's most prominent woman Punjabi writers, Amrita Pritam was born in British India's Gujranwala 100 years......
03:00 2019-08-31

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
18:39 2019-07-19

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on computer, and then sent the notarized packet in. I...
17:13 2019-07-14

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paulo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I am still going to be covering Italian football, Eu...
15:00 2019-08-16

Surgeon, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Professor Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usua...
16:13 2019-08-17

Australian writer held for seven months in China faces espionage charge A Chinese-born Australian writer held in China since January has been formally arrested on suspicion of espionage, the Australian and Chinese governments said on Tuesday, amid growing diplomatic tension between Canberra and Beijing....
16:00 2019-08-27

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says Screen Gems has enlisted original screenwriter Be...
01:39 2019-06-21

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
22:13 2019-06-18

Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Prof Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usual, ho...
02:39 2019-08-18

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting writer E Jean Carroll Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996, potentially raping herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the mid 1990s, adding to the long list of claims against him o...
22:52 2019-06-21

True-crime writer accused of making up interviews with serial killers A popular true-crime writer has been accused of making up interviews with many of the world’s most high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Charles Manson. Paul Harrison, 59, the author of more than 33 books, is a former British cop who claims he helped the FBI’s Be...
20:39 2019-07-16

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this g...
03:00 2019-08-22

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
00:13 2019-08-06

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
15:52 2019-07-11

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
23:39 2019-06-21

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled in the basement of our friend with the coolest pare...
21:52 2019-07-12

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with Kauffman to talk about building out a successful ...
19:13 2019-06-12

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ writer talks to us about the latest blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious’ movie The newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise — Hobbs & Shaw, topped by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham — looks headed to a $57 million opening weekend in North America, according to early estimates. If you ask Hobbs & Shaw co-writer Drew Pearce, whose ra...
17:26 2019-08-03

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
16:39 2019-06-12

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese public intellectual who has long advocated for democr...
10:52 2019-07-18

Charles Bukowski: San Pedro plans to honor star writer after tourist demand A historian is raising funds to immortalize the cult writer and poet ahead of his centennial birthday next yearAs the unofficial historian of San Pedro, the rough but charming working-class port of the city of Los Angeles, Angela Romero fields one question more than any other: where is the monument ...
13:00 2019-08-20

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was author Paule Marshall, who died on Monday at age 90 in...
19:26 2019-08-16

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
01:52 2019-07-10

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
12:13 2019-07-09

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
14:52 2019-05-29

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last anyone heard from Davey was last Wednesday, and ther...
23:39 2019-06-10

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
14:39 2019-07-01

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
21:26 2019-07-01

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while it may be a fact of her life, it’s far from the who...
05:13 2019-08-07

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
02:39 2019-06-12

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
06:13 2019-06-12

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St......
03:52 2019-07-09

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, the deal is also history-making, as Mock is now “th...
22:52 2019-06-19

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on Hollywood....
19:52 2019-06-05

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed that story about Liam Neeson wanting to do a racist m...
22:13 2019-08-06

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still viewed us, quite rightly, as children”...
19:13 2019-08-07

Prince Harry once ‘sent Jennifer Aniston texts,' called her ‘princess material’, claims writer Prince Harry might be happily married and celebrating his first Father's Day today, but once upon a time, the royal is said to have been "obsessed" with Friends actress Jennifer Aniston....
02:26 2019-06-18

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
15:52 2019-06-10

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in the room....
20:52 2019-06-21

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
22:26 2019-06-16

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot at bad guys and jump off the jet just before it c...
03:00 2019-05-22

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
21:13 2019-07-01

In Death Threat Against Ilhan Omar, Writer Vows to Shoot Congresswoman at Minnesota State Fair Dogged by death threats and public attacks, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar revealed in a chilling Twitter post on Wednesday why she requires a security detail....
18:52 2019-08-29

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday that "enough is enough."...
19:39 2019-07-02

Rep. Ilhan Omar decries hate after death threat in which writer vowed to shoot her at Minnesota State Fair “Until deranged people like this stop threatening my life and the lives of others, I have to accept the reality of having security,” the Minnesota Democrat said, sharing a photo of the threat....
01:13 2019-08-29

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthcoming sequel when she found she was making nearly e...
06:13 2019-09-05

Weaves, Wigs & Edges: South Side Writer and Star Chandra Russell Tells Us Why Baby Hairs Are a Waste of Time The scene is all too familiar to any woman who likes to supplement her strands with a little “extra”: negotiating with your local purveyors of hair over the best quality for hopefully the best price. It’s also the opening of episode 6 of South Side, Comedy Central’s take on the goings-on in one of C...
06:26 2019-08-29

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 minutes earlier. Authorities say the brothers were driving all-terrain vehicles to a farm near Eckelson on Friday night. Forty-three-year-old Kyle Foste...
22:52 2019-09-09

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
04:00 2019-06-13

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."        ...
16:39 2019-07-22

Man dies after jumping from RFK Bridge A 43-year-old man died after jumping from the Robert F. Kennedy/Triborough Bridge Sunday afternoon, according to officials. The man parked his car on the bridge and leaped at around 2:30 p.m., cops said. Authorities pulled the man from the water below and performed CPR, cops said. He was “bad shape”...
01:00 2019-09-02

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a.m. when the motorcyclist, heading south, tried to make a left turn on Beverley Road in Kensington and was struck by an Infiniti q50, according to auth...
17:13 2019-05-27

|FerdinandPiech,creatorofVolkswagenautomotiveempire,dies Ferdinand Piech, the Porsche family scion who built Volkswagen into a global powerhouse, only to exit abruptly shortly before the German carmaker skidded into the diesel-cheating scandal four years ago, has died. He was 82....
23:13 2019-08-27

Honduran man dies in ICE custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday a 30-year-old Honduran man died in its custody while being detained at a facility in Houston....
16:13 2019-07-02

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, according t...
00:52 2019-07-05

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffrey Wutzke, 37, was walking southbound on North Oracle Rd. north of River Rd., when he was hit by a silver Dodge Neon. The driver of the car stopped and ...
09:26 2019-05-25

|'BladeRunner'actorRutgerHauer(75)dies Hollywood actor Rutger Hauer, who became a global cult icon for his role as the scary yet thought-provoking humanoid android in the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner", has died at the age of 75....
21:39 2019-07-24

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Car chief Lee Iacocca, the man who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and helped create the Ford Mustang, passed away in California at the age of 94. He was known for his larger-than-life personality and leadership style....
07:26 2019-07-03

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
00:26 2019-07-04

1 man dies, another critical after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon. Fire Department officials say the first man was found unresponsive in Lake Monona around 7:50 a.m. S...
03:00 2019-06-10

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Sen. Thad Cochran died on Thursday morning in Oxford, Miss., according to a statement from his longtime spokesman. He was 81.Cochran served as the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, most recently from 2015 until April of 2018, and helped direct millions of dollars to his home state in ...
18:13 2019-05-30

Alex Navab, former top KKR dealmaker, dies Alex Navab, who worked as a top dealmaker at KKR & Co Inc for more than two decades before starting his own private equity firm earlier this year, died on Sunday. He was 53....
03:13 2019-07-09

Buckner dies at 69 after battle with dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
00:13 2019-05-28

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85....
10:13 2019-07-18

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
12:39 2019-07-09

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
15:39 2019-06-15

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
17:39 2019-07-09

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Milwaukee. Staff at the Froedtert Sou...
14:26 2019-06-18

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country....
12:26 2019-08-09

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
14:39 2019-05-21

Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor, dies peacefully at age 85 Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor who founded the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Educational Center in Indiana, died Thursday during her annual trip to Poland. She was 85 years old. ...
04:00 2019-07-05

Jim Dunne, The Godfather Of Car Spy Photography, Dies At 87 These days it’s not at all uncommon to open up a car magazine or visit a car website and find a photo of some half-covered prototype long before a car company wanted you to see the thing. For that, you can thank Jim Dunne, the guy who might as well have invented the business of spy photography in th...
23:26 2019-08-21

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies, aged 85 Eva Kor passed away while on her annual trip to Auschwitz to educate about the horrors of the World War II genocide. The Romanian-born American championed forgiveness for those who carried out the atrocities....
17:00 2019-07-05

'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who made an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91, his spokesman said....
21:39 2019-09-11

El Salvador man dies in US custody in New Mexico A 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday morning in US custody, hours after being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, US Customs and Border Protection said....
17:00 2019-08-02

NFL, Miami legend Buoniconti dies at 78 Nick Buoniconti, a Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker and part of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, died Tuesday night, his family announced. He was 78....
01:52 2019-08-01

“King” Kelly Coleman Dies At 80 (LEX 18)– Kentucky’s First Mr. Basketball died Sunday night at the age of 80. “King” Kelly Coleman was a standout for Wayland High School and is the all-time leading scorer in Kentucky High School Boys’ Basketball history. Coleman scored more than 4,000 points in his hi...
23:00 2019-06-17

Child dies after using homemade zip line PHOENIX (AP) – An 8-year-old Arizona boy who was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line has died. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the boy died three days after he suffered a strangulation injury June 24 at a home near Buckeye. Sheriff’s office spokes...
03:39 2019-07-07

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
21:13 2019-07-08

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final chief of staff, Brad White, said Cochran died Thursday. Cochran was elected to the U.S. House in 1972. When he w...
19:00 2019-05-30

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease....
15:00 2019-06-14

11-month-old dies after being left in hot car in Missouri CALVERTON PARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-month-old girl has died after being locked inside a car for 15 or 16 hours in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District received a call around 4:30 p.m. Sunday about an infant who wasn&...
15:39 2019-06-05

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
23:26 2019-07-31

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police Department says 70-year-old David V. Ramirez died from injuries sustained on March 12 during the incident at the intersection of W. Ajo Way and I-19 at ...
23:26 2019-07-05

Who Is To Blame When a Child Dies in the Backseat of a Car? A New York father was charged over the weekend with the deaths of his twin babies after leaving them for hours in a hot car. Juan Rodriguez told police that he drove to work Friday morning and forgot to drop off his pair of 1-year-olds at daycare. It wasn’t until that afternoon while driving home fr...
18:39 2019-07-31

Legendary Packers HOF QB Starr dies at 85 Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback who helped build the Green Bay Packers dynasty in the 1960s and was named the Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls, died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85....
22:26 2019-05-26

Former Manhattan DA Robert M. Morgenthau dies at 99 Robert Morgenthau, a World War II Navy hero best known as Manhattan’s legendary district attorney, and who worked as a practicing lawyer and philanthropist through his final days, died Sunday. He was 99. Morgenthau died at Lenox Hill Hospital after a short illness, sources told The Post. For four de...
07:26 2019-07-22

| Former Indonesian president Habibie dies at 83 Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who ushered in an era of democratic reforms after the downfall of long-time dictator Suharto, died on Wednesday at the age of 83 in Jakarta, his family and officials said....
00:52 2019-09-12

San Diego mom naps while toddler dies in hot car A 2-year-old girl died when her mother left her in a hot car — while she napped inside their house in San Diego, according to reports. The mother called 911 when she woke up from her nap after 12:30 p.m. Monday and couldn’t find her daughter, KUSI-TV reported. The mother’s phone li...
23:39 2019-08-07

Boy, 14, dies during football conditioning drills TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen has died after collapsing during conditioning drills with his school’s football team. The Tampa Bay Times reports that 14-year-old Hezekiah Walters collapsed Tuesday afternoon at Middleton High School. Tampa police say the team ...
00:39 2019-06-13

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Hospital early Sunday. Police do not know what type ...
14:52 2019-06-03

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake of the classic 1989 film Pet Sematary, has died unexpectedly. Leo was a shelter cat prior to his role in Pet Sematary, which premiered in April. In an...
01:26 2019-05-31

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
18:13 2019-06-11

Max Wright, Who Went From Theater Roles to ‘ALF,’ Dies at 75 He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for the show to end....
21:26 2019-07-02

Teen dies after being shot while playing with gun A 16-year-old boy has died after he was shot in the face while playing with a gun inside a Pittsburgh home, according to a report. Alexander Alman succumbed to his injuries early Monday at a hospital after he was shot apparently by accident in Duquesne Heights, news station WPXI reported. Family mem...
04:00 2019-09-10

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
19:00 2019-08-16

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a statement of condolences says Yudhoyono passed away on Saturday morning. She was the wife of Indonesia’s sixth President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. She...
09:13 2019-06-01

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
14:33 2019-05-21

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
17:13 2019-07-23

Motorcyclist dies in Harlem crash One person died in a Harlem motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The biker was traveling south on the Harlem River Drive near Exit 23 around 2:40 p.m. when he collided with the divider and was thrown from the motorcycle, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn&...
01:00 2019-08-11

On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies Ron Ross pays tribute to the brilliant former champion Emile Griffith, who passed away in 2013 The post On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00 2019-07-23

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died....
06:39 2019-06-11

Cafu's son dies after playing football The son of the former Brazil captain and two-time World Cup winner Cafu has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 30 while playing football near his family home win Sao Paolo....
16:39 2019-09-05

Mom of 2 nearly dies from cat scratch: ‘It’s ruined my life’ Moira Brady was trying to break up a cat fight on the trampoline in her garden when one of the felines scratched her arm. She nearly lost her limb — and her life. The 45-year-old mother of two initially thought nothing of the scratch, which punctured her skin. Days later, however, her hand began swe...
22:52 2019-07-22

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has been given but he had revealed in December that he h...
18:00 2019-07-31

Man dies after suffering seizure, attacked by his dog UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Police say a western Pennsylvania man died after he suffered a seizure and his dog bit his neck. WPXI-TV reports Homer Utterback’s girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling in their Uniontown home on Thursday. She found the 52-year-old on the floor with the dog, Pet...
12:52 2019-07-12

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies at 95 LONDON (AP) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thursday. He said she “was a brilliantly talented...
14:39 2019-05-23

| US infant boy cut out of mother's womb dies at hospital A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
09:26 2019-06-15

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
01:13 2019-06-15

Volkswagen Ex-Boss Ferdinand Piech Dies At 82 Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with the carmaker's rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, has died aged 82, his wife said Monday....
03:13 2019-08-27

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80 Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80       ...
05:52 2019-07-11

Jim Hardy, 1945 Rose Bowl MVP and former NFL QB, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, who was the 1945 Rose Bowl MVP while playing for USC and also holds the NFL single-game record for interceptions, passed away at 96.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Grunewald, runner with cancer who inspired many, dies at 32 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Former Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball dies at age 27 Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, has died at age 27.       ...
07:13 2019-09-11

UPDATE 2-'Oracle of oil' T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 T. Boone Pickens, a celebrated corporate raider and energy industry magnate who built an empire out of an initial $2,500 investment, died on Wednesday at age 91. The Oklahoma-born tycoon, known for his folksy speech and ruthless business acumen, died surrounded by his family and friends, said longti...
00:00 2019-09-12

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
21:52 2019-06-12

Beloved police dog ‘Ozzy’ dies after being left in a hot car A drug-sniffing police dog named Ozzy from Southern California died this month after being left in a hot car, authorities said. The dog, who served in the Long Beach department, was found dead after being left in the department-owned car by his handler on Aug. 14, cops said. Both Ozzy and his handle...
03:39 2019-08-27

Jim Dunne, father of the automotive spy photo, dies There may have been a few surreptitious images of future cars that appeared in a few newspapers before Jim Dunne came along, but it was Dunne, a widely admired journalist, who made a business out of it....
02:39 2019-08-21

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

Man dies while trying to save girlfriend from sinking kayak A couple’s kayaking trip on the Ohio River turned tragic over the weekend when the woman fell into the water — and her boyfriend drowned while trying to save her, authorities said. Travis Hughes, 28, was boating with his 31-year-old girlfriend Jamie Dunaway and his brother when a wave smashed ...
03:39 2019-08-27

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
15:26 2019-05-23

Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91 In 1970 Mr. Benko qualified for the world chess championship cycle but, past his peak as a competitive player, ceded his place to the much younger Mr. Fischer....
02:26 2019-08-27

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. He was 21....
00:52 2019-08-23

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off one of the most daring heists in modern history, died Tuesday. ...
02:52 2019-07-11

Dog who got forever home thanks to a hospice dies of cancer CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A rescued dog named Lola who got her forever home thanks to a New York hospice has died of cancer. Hospice Buffalo confirmed Lola’s passing to WGRZ , which featured her story when workers at the facility took her in last November from a group called Joyful Rescues . Lo...
17:13 2019-06-13

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died. He was 75. In a statement on the team’s website, Bowlen’s family says he died late Thursday night at h...
10:52 2019-06-14

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
09:52 2019-06-14

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Dies At 66 Mr Jaitley, 66, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stepped down as finance minister in January due to ill health, just months before elections....
16:52 2019-08-24

Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91 T. Boone Pickens joined other billionaires in signing a "giving pledge" in promising to donate a majority of his wealth to charity.       ...
23:39 2019-09-11

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
14:26 2019-07-11

Former Raiders great Cliff Branch dies at 71 A four-time Pro Bowl pick and three-time all-pro selection, Cliff Branch was a part of three Super Bowl-winning teams for the Raiders.       ...
09:13 2019-08-04

Film-maker DA Pennebaker dies aged 94 The documentary-maker’s work included Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan’s Dont Look Back and Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concert filmThe film-maker DA Pennebaker has died aged 94.He died of natural causes on Thursday, his son, Frazer Pennebaker, told the Hollywood Reporter. Continue reading......
07:26 2019-08-04

Robert Mugabe, Former Zimbabwean Strongman, Dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, a schoolteacher-turned-guerrilla fighter who helped topple white colonial rule in Zimbabwe only to lead the country to the brink of economic ruin, died at 95....
17:00 2019-09-06

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
04:39 2019-05-28

U.S. Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dies of Cancer at 32 Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

B.J. Habibie, reformist Indonesian president, dies at 83 Mr. Habibie’s unpopular presidency was the shortest in modern Indonesia’s history but was transformative in the wake of dictator Suharto’s departure....
22:00 2019-09-11

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, of Upper Manhattan died Tuesday after he scheduled ...
20:13 2019-06-14

Raiders receiving great Branch dies at age 71 The Raiders saluted the life of the late Cliff Branch, saying in a statement Saturday that "his loss leaves an eternal void for the Raiders Family, but his kindness and loving nature will be fondly remembered forever."...
07:26 2019-08-04

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
08:52 2019-05-23

David Koch, funder of conservative causes, dies at 79 David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back environmental regulations and labor rights....
22:00 2019-08-23

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
08:00 2019-05-28

Migrant dies after van plunges into river in Croatia A migrant dies in Croatia after a van carrying 12 of them plunges into river and police in Northern Macedonia discover 30 migrants in an abandoned truck...
18:39 2019-08-25

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
21:26 2019-06-13

Former president of Montenegro, Momir Bulatovic, dies at 62 PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Momir Bulatovic, who was the president of Montenegro during the turbulent breakup of the former Yugoslavia, has died at age 62. A close associate, Milan Knezevic, said Bulatovic died Sunday at his family’s home near the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. Knezevic sa...
22:39 2019-06-30

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler Corp. in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
04:39 2019-07-03

Suicide bomber dies in Philippines; no other casualties Officials say a militant wearing a traditional black Muslim woman’s gown was killed in a suicide bombing attack on a military detachment in the southern Philippines that failed to inflict any other deaths or injuries...
18:26 2019-09-08

Lion Dies After Falling In Well In Gujarat's Junagadh A lion died after falling into a well at Kantala village in Tulsishyam Khambha range of the Gir East wildlife division in Gujarat's Junagadh district, over 300 km from Ahmedabad, a forest officer said......
20:52 2019-08-10

UAE sheikh and fashion designer dies 'unexpectedly' Fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi - a Crown Prince and son of the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - has died at his London home aged 39....
12:39 2019-07-03

Minor leaguer dies from skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor-league catcher in the Tigers' organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
01:26 2019-09-03

Dave Bartholomew, co-wrote ‘Ain’t That a Shame,” dies at 100 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n’ roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame,” ”I’m Walkin,'” and “Let the Four Winds Blow,” has died. He was 100 year...
20:39 2019-06-23

Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Ex-Ford executive was a driving force behind the minivan, the K-car and the rebirth of Chrysler Lee Iacocca, best known for his work in developing the original Ford Mustang, has died at the age of 94.  Born in Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca studied politics and plastics at the prestigious Princeton ...
16:13 2019-07-03

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 240 miles east of South Africa, the Telegraph repor...
17:52 2019-07-03

Florida woman dies after being struck by lightning A 20-year-old Florida woman has died two weeks after being struck by lightning while working with a roofing crew, authorities said. Romelia Ramirez succumbed late Friday to injuries she suffered from the lightning strike on a rooftop in Wellington, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85 Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

'Laugh-In' star Arte Johnson dies at age 90 Arte Johnson, a lurking presence on U.S. television's "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" as a lecherous geriatric and a comic German soldier who found things on the show "verrry interesting" - but not necessarily funny - died on Wednesday at the age of 90, his family said....
22:52 2019-07-03

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

Brooklyn cyclist, 14, dies three years after he was hit by driver A 14-year-old boy died on Monday due to complications of injuries from when he was struck by a driver in Brooklyn three years ago, reports said. Moshe Yehuda Wolpin — who was 11 years old when he was struck in Borough Park in 2016 — succumbed to his injuries on Monday night, according to Yeshiva......
00:39 2019-07-03

Man shot by teenagers dies in the same hospital where he had just become a father Tyrese Garvin, 20, had just finished visiting his newborn twins at the Louisville hospital when he was shot Sunday.        ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Manhattan man struck by hit-and-run cyclist dies from injuries A 60-year-old man struck by a hit-and-run cyclist in the Flatiron District last week has succumbed to his injuries, cops said Wednesday. Michael Collopy was standing in a bike lane at Sixth Avenue and 23rd Street when a cyclist heading north in the lane rammed into him and kept going at about noon o...
08:39 2019-08-08

Detective Who Fought For 9/11 Compensation Funding Dies At 53 NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, who tweeted that Alvarez was “an inspiration, a warri...
01:00 2019-06-30

D-Day Army paratrooper Henry Ochsner dies at 96 World War II veteran Henry Ochsner, a "Screaming Eagle" paratrooper who jumped into Normandy before the legendary D-Day invasion in June 1944, died at his California home over the weekend. He was 96....
22:00 2019-09-09

9/11 first responder who testified to Congress this month dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, who described to Congress earlier this month his medical issues as a first responder after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2011, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
20:39 2019-06-29

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
17:26 2019-06-29

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea. Shea tweeted that Alvarez was “an ins...
16:26 2019-06-29

Man in wheelchair dies after struck by vehicle twice in midtown TUCSON – A man who was severely injured Monday after being struck by a car in midtown has died, Tucson Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon. According to TPD, a man in a wheelchair was crossing Stone Avenue near Mabel Street when he was struck by a white 2010 Kia SUV heading north. ...
12:39 2019-08-08

Australian sports great dies in car crash Tributes have been paid to Australian sports great Danny Frawley after the former Australian Football League (AFL) player died in a single-vehicle crash Monday, just one day after his 56th birthday....
17:13 2019-09-09

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday. Ann Mullen, a spokeswoman for the ACLU of Michiga...
00:13 2019-08-09

Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years.The victim, a 65-year-old from California, is believed to have been swimming in...
06:01 2019-05-26

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
02:13 2019-05-27

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to it...
04:39 2019-05-27

Paul Findley, Congressman Behind War Powers Act, Dies at 98 The main author of the resolution that limited a president’s ability to wage war, he also made overtures to the Arab world and earned the opposition of the pro-Israel lobby....
02:39 2019-08-14

Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85 She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”...
03:13 2019-07-08

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brother to a rural irrigation ditch and tried to drown them....
17:26 2019-07-08

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-08-05

Edmund Morris, known for his biography of Reagan, dies at 78 DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan in 1999, has died. He was 78. Morris’ wife, Sylvia Jukes Morris, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Monday, saying he died Friday in a hospital in Danbury, Con...
23:52 2019-05-27

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male concertgoer, who was there with his father, was discovered unconscious at the Manchester festival’s campgrounds on Saturday. Emergency responders at...
18:52 2019-06-17

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
01:13 2019-07-09

Bill Buckner, Forever Known For Error, Dies At 69 Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is introduced prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league his...
23:52 2019-05-27

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
23:52 2019-05-23

Nicklaus-conqueror Barnes dies aged 74 Brian Barnes, a larger than life character who once beat Jack Nicklaus twice on the same day in the Ryder Cup, died on Monday aged 74, the European Tour announced....
06:00 2019-09-11

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Thursday. The publisher said she died at her home on...
21:26 2019-05-23

Raiders receiving legend Branch dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a three-time All-Pro wide receiver who won three Super Bowls during his 14-year NFL career, all with the Oakland Raiders, has died, the team confirmed late Saturday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died at age 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
22:39 2019-05-27

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a fire on a trailer in the area. When the first-res...
02:00 2019-06-18

Former Kentucky, NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Jared Lorenzen had been hospitalized since Sunday with an infection as well as kidney and heart issues, according to his family.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies at 88 American author Toni Morrison, the first black woman of any nationality to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday....
19:52 2019-08-06

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
03:26 2019-08-15

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over three hours today. The Uttar Pradesh government has......
20:52 2019-06-19

Cyclist dies two months after he was struck by UPS truck in NYC A bicyclist who was struck by a UPS truck in Manhattan two months ago has succumbed to his injuries, making him one of 15 riders killed on city streets so far this year, police confirmed Friday. New Jersey real estate agent Victor Ang, 74, was riding a CitiBike at the intersection of West 30th Stree...
01:13 2019-07-06

5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee. Police say the boy died Tuesday afternoon on the city’s west side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the death is under investigation. The child is the second to die in a shooting in Wisconsin in as many days. O...
22:13 2019-06-18

Knife wielding man dies after falling off roof of car FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities in northern Arizona say they’re investigating the death of a man who fell off the roof of a moving car following a struggle. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers from Flagstaff responded to Highway 8...
14:00 2019-08-06

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically endangered species closer to extinction.Once found as far away as...
21:39 2019-05-27

'Easy Rider' Peter Fonda dies US actor Peter Fonda, the star of cult classic road movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. Born into an established acting family, he carved his own alternative career path....
10:39 2019-08-17

British woman dies in Barbados after being set alight in her bed Killer’s identity not known, say police, as ‘devastated’ family raise funds to bring body homeA British woman has died in Barbados after being doused with a flammable substance and set alight as she lay in bed.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crichlow said they were “shocked and devastated” by her...
01:52 2019-08-15

Charles Reich, Who Saw ‘The Greening of America,’ Dies at 91 He was a Yale Law School professor when he embraced the counterculture in a 1970 book that became a best seller and brought him rock-star-level fame....
02:52 2019-06-18

Former BJP Parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore Dies At 61 Bharatiya Janata Party's former parliamentarian Hariom Singh Rathore died after prolonged illness in a hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur on Monday, a senior party official said....
01:39 2019-05-28

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as he rode southbound on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old&#...
11:52 2019-06-10

Granger Smith’s son dies in tragic accident (CNN) – Country singer and songwriter Granger Smith’s 3-year-old son has died following a tragic accident. Both Smith and his wife, Amber Smith, shared the devastating news on social media Thursday that “despite doctor’s best efforts, he was unable to be revived.” Smith poste...
15:39 2019-06-07

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s No 1 cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, expires in ArizonaThe greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in picturesGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has d...
15:52 2019-05-21

Tim Conway, beloved comic actor, dies at 85 The actor died after a long illness, publicist Howard Bragman confirmed. He's best known for "The Carol Burnett Show."        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Australian jockey dies after fall from horse MELBOURNE, Australia — A 22-year-old female apprentice jockey who was recently married has died after falling from her horse during track work in the Australian state of Victoria. Racing Victoria said Friday that the early-morning accident happened at the Cranbourne track, about 50 kilometers (30 mi...
16:13 2019-08-30

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant. Orlando television station WKMG reports the wife of Srikanth “Shrik” Srinivasan said he was declared clinically b...
00:39 2019-06-07

Woman Dies After Georgetown Road Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman has died from her injuries after a three-car collision Wednesday. The crash happened on Georgetown Road in Fayette County around 12:50 p.m. The victim was transported to UK Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m, according to the coroner. The ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

| Girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda - official A 9-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official says....
20:13 2019-08-30

Valerie Harper, star of 'Rhoda,' dies at 80 Valerie Harper, the television and stage actor audiences came to love as Rhoda on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died Friday, her family announced. She was 80....
12:13 2019-08-31

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
21:52 2019-08-01

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
21:39 2019-09-13

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95 Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking....
20:01 2019-05-21

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
05:13 2019-07-17

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect of buildings known around the world, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, whose acclaimed architecture transformed the built environment around the world, has died at age 102.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

The ‘Fastest Woman on Four Wheels’ dies in crash Racer and TV personality died in a jet-operated car crash in Oregon. The world's "fastest woman on four wheels" died while trying to break her own record....
03:39 2019-08-29

Former Tottenham defender Justin Edinburgh dies at age 49 Justin Edinburgh, the former Tottenham defender who guided Leyton Orient back into the English Football League as its manager last season, has died. He was 49. Orient announced the death of Edinburgh on Saturday, five days after he suffered a cardiac arrest. “We are completely heartbroken by t...
21:39 2019-06-08

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
13:00 2019-07-17

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
15:26 2019-06-08

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
16:39 2019-05-30

Another racehorse dies at Santa Anita Park An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack....
19:39 2019-06-07

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, dies in motorcycle accident in Texas at age 36       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car for over 15 hours Little Joseline Eichelberger was declared dead when authorities responded to her about 4:30 p.m. in a parked car in Calverton Park, according to KMOV....
04:26 2019-06-06

Patricia Battin, Lightning Rod in a Library War, Dies at 89 A leading librarian who championed high tech, she dueled with preservationists like Nicholson Baker over how best to protect the written word for posterity....
00:39 2019-06-06

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
23:00 2019-05-30

Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
11:00 2019-09-03

Man Dies At Tomorrowland Electro Fest In Belgium A man attending Belgium's Tomorrowland festival, one of the world's biggest electronic music events, collapsed and was later declared dead in hospital, organisers and medical sources said Saturday....
16:39 2019-07-20

3rd South Carolina airman dies in as many weeks SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks. Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news outlets 30-year-old Senior Airman Aaron Hall died Saturday morning from “health complications” at Pris...
21:52 2019-06-03

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. Don Fraser featured in Minnesota politics for four decades. After serving in the state Senate, he was...
16:52 2019-06-03

Man dies from injuries from tornado that hit Jefferson City JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has died from injuries he sustained when a powerful tornado tore through Jefferson City, Missouri. An obituary posted by Millard Family Chapels says 61-year-old John Howard Freeman died May 26 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City due to injuries he sust...
16:52 2019-06-03

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh dies at 74 German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s, has died aged 74, a message on his Instagram account said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-09-04

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
14:26 2019-07-23

Pioneering sailmaker Lowell North dies at 89. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lowell North, a pioneering sailmaker who won an Olympic gold medal and four world championships in the venerable Star Class, has died. He was 89. North suffered a stroke Saturday night and died late Sunday night at his home in Point Loma, his son Danny said. North began sailmaking a...
05:52 2019-06-04

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Racing driver Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One champion, has passed away surrounded by family. His death has triggered an outpouring of praise for a man whose comeback from a horrific crash inspired F1 fans worldwide....
14:39 2019-05-21

Another dog dies after MRI at Long Island vet, owner claims A man says his dog died after getting an MRI at a Long Island vet, according to a complaint filed with the state. “We just wish we had seen your article sooner,” Howard Schneider said of The Post’s coverage from two days before his dog died about another man’s pooch becoming paraly...
00:13 2019-08-01

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had retired in 2015 after health problems. Throughout his ...
18:39 2019-05-30

Actress Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, Dies at 80 (LOS ANGELES) — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn’t im...
09:00 2019-08-31

Former Yukon premier Dennis Fentie dies Current Yukon Premier Sandy Silver described Fentie as a "respected leader" who "passionately represented the people of Watson Lake and southeast Yukon for 15 years in the Yukon Legislative Assembly."...
11:52 2019-08-31

FIR Against Cop For "Inaction", After 19-Year-Old Gangrape Victim Dies An FIR has been registered against a police inspector in Mumbai for "inaction" in the case of alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman who later died at a hospital, the police said today....
17:26 2019-09-01

Baby dies after being left near California dumpster FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two newborn babies have been found abandoned near a Northern California dumpster and one has died. The infants are believed to be twins. Police say they were found Tuesday afternoon on a road in Fairfield, northeast of San Francisco. One child died and the ot...
19:52 2019-07-31

Le Anne Schreiber, 73, Dies; a First Among Sports Editors She was the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper’s sports section — that of The New York Times. She was later an ombudswoman for ESPN....
22:39 2019-06-04

Son who spoke out against infamous polygamous leader dies SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 26-year-old man who spoke out against his infamous father who led a polygamous sect has died. Rachel Jeffs said Tuesday her brother Roy Jeffs was abused sexually and physiologically by their father Warren Jeffs. She says Roy Jeffs died by suicide May 29. Warren Jeffs is impri...
20:13 2019-06-04

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
22:39 2019-05-30

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, di...
01:26 2019-06-07

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the grease collection tank behind the chain restaurant. An ...
17:00 2019-07-16

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is lashing out as it dies Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most iconic features of any planet in our Solar System. The colossal, swirling storm has dominated Jupiter for years, and it’s one of the things we always expect to see when new images of Jupiter are published. Unfortunately, the spot is dying a slo...
22:26 2019-05-28

Former VW Group boss Ferdinand Piech dies Ferdinand Piech The Austrian leaves a huge legacy in the car industry, both for his leadership of the VW Group and his engineering achievements Ferdinand Piëch, the former head of the Volkswagen Group and a key figure behind the firm’s growth into one of the world’s largest automotive firms, has ...
18:52 2019-08-27

Chinese premier during the Tiananmen massacre dies Li Peng was dubbed the “butcher of Beijing” for his role in overseeing the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square that left hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters dead....
21:39 2019-07-23

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
21:00 2019-07-15

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
22:52 2019-05-21

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and continued to train and race throughout, undergoing se...
14:13 2019-06-12

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says Matthias von Hein....
02:00 2019-06-11

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, has died. He was 65....
21:39 2019-05-21

Last surviving Sumatran rhinoceros dies in Malaysia Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. Today, the 35-year-old died surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species....
14:26 2019-05-29

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
13:13 2019-06-11

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died....
01:39 2019-06-13

Woman Dies After Clark County Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials said a woman died of injuries sustained in a crash Sunday in Clark County. The Fayette County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday that 43-year-old Rondolyn Renee Keita was pronounced dead just before midnight Sunday in the University of Kentucky Medical Cent...
22:52 2019-05-28

Paul F. Markham, 89, Kennedy Friend at Chappaquiddick, Dies He had recently stepped down as a United States attorney when he dived into the water to try to find Mary Jo Kopechne, who had been riding in Mr. Kennedy’s car....
18:00 2019-07-31

India’s former foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, dies at 67 India’s former external affairs minister and a leader of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party Sushma Swaraj has died at a hospital in New Delhi...
22:39 2019-08-06

Computer password inventor Fernando Corbato dies at 93 Computer security just lost one of its founders. Fernando "Corby" Corbato, credited with inventing the computer password, has died at the age of 93. The MIT researcher devised the concept of password-protected user accounts when establishing his Co......
07:13 2019-07-14

Ex-Giants lineman Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke Mitch Petrus, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants during his three-year NFL career, has died of apparent heat stroke at the age of 32....
03:00 2019-07-20

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
05:39 2019-05-22

Blade Runner Actor Rutger Hauer Dies at 75 Rutger Hauer, who became a global cult icon for his role as the scary yet thought-provoking humanoid android in the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner, has died at the age of 75....
10:26 2019-07-25

Ben Kinchlow, longtime co-host of ‘The 700 Club,’ Air Force vet, dies at 82 Ben Kinchlow, the longtime co-host of “The 700 Club” who oversaw the show’s humanitarian relief agency, Operation Blessing, has died, the Christian Broadcasting Network announced this week. He was 82....
17:13 2019-07-20

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting herself on fire outside a courtroom, after learning she may face six months in prison for trying to enter a stadium, a news agency reported on Tuesday.Saha...
16:39 2019-09-10

World-renowned architect Cesar Pelli dies at age 92 Cesar Pelli, an architect known for some of the most famous skyscrapers, including one in Malaysia, which was once the world's tallest structure, has died....
21:52 2019-07-20

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
03:00 2019-07-14

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels dies at 89 Former New York Jets head coach Walt Michaels, who also served as defensive coordinator for the franchise's only Super Bowl-winning team, died at age 89....
08:39 2019-07-12

Sushma Swaraj, India's former foreign minister, dies at 67 Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away in New Delhi late Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a hospital statement....
23:52 2019-08-06

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
14:13 2019-07-14

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Father BN Yugandhar Dies Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's father and former IAS officer B.N. Yugandhar passed away in Hyderabad on Friday after brief illness....
09:00 2019-09-14

The strength of compassion: Toni Morrison dies, aged 88 She was the first African-American writer to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, for her novel "Beloved" and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
19:00 2019-08-06

Formner Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal Dies At 88 Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal died on Wednesday after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi, an official statement said. He was 88....
05:52 2019-07-04

Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Reaper of Tonys, Dies at 91 Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”...
19:52 2019-07-31