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‘Hero’ Who Foiled Nazis’ Nuclear Dreams Dies

October 22, 2018 |

It was said to be a “near-suicide mission,” and a previous attempt saw dozens of men killed and captured by the Nazis. But the “Operation Gunnerside” raid in World War II on a Norwegian plant making heavy water—a hydrogen-filled substance that could eventually have been used by Germany to…
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Here’s How Roseanne Barr’s Character on ‘The Conners’ Dies

October 17, 2018 |

Spoiler alert … Roseanne Barr’s character on “The Conners” was killed off by an opioid overdose.  The series premiere of the ‘Roseanne’ spin-off jumped right into Barr’s death … with writers wrapping up her storyline a…

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65

October 16, 2018 |

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who helped pioneer the personal-computer industry, died just two weeks after revealing that a cancer he successfully received treatment for several years ago had returned.
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Beer Industry Innovator William Coors Dies at 102

October 14, 2018 |

William “Bill” Coors—the man who helped make the brewery started by his grandfather, Adolph Coors, one of the largest in the world—died at his home Saturday. He was 102, KOAA reports. “Our company stands on the shoulders of giants like Bill Coors,” Molson Coors Brewing Company CEO Mark…
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Suspect in Assassination Plot Dies a Mysterious Death

October 9, 2018 |

Critics are accusing the Venezuelan regime of murdering a suspect in the drone assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in August. Fernando Albán, a 56-year-old city councilor in Caracas, died in a fall from a 10th-floor window of the country’s top intelligence agency on Monday, two days after his arrest….
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George Taliaferro Dies At 91, First Black Man Drafted By NFL Team

October 9, 2018 |

George Taliaferro — known as the “Jackie Robinson of Football” after becoming the 1st black player drafted by an NFL team — died Monday … his alma mater, Indiana University, confirmed. He was 91 years old. Taliaferro was a superstar at IU back…

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Suspect in Maduro assassination plot dies in mysterious fall from window

October 9, 2018 |

One of the suspects accused of trying to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro using drones armed with explosives died under mysterious circumstances Monday.
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Dad Dies in Fall After Wife Allegedly Kills Child

October 7, 2018 |

An explosive marriage marred by alleged drug use, domestic violence, and a child’s fatal beating ended Saturday when the father plunged off the roof of a Manhattan hotel, the New York Post reports. Mohammad Torabi, 31, was found dead on a third-floor landing of the Renaissance New York Hotel on…
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Walking Dead Actor Dies, but Will Reprise Role

October 7, 2018 |

Walking Dead star Scott Wilson has died of complications of leukemia at the age of 76. Scott’s career spanned more than five decades and included 50 movie credits, but he was perhaps best known for his portrayal of Herschel Greene in AMC’s zombie thriller. Wilson’s rep tells TMZ that he…
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‘The Walking Dead’ Actor Scott Wilson Dies at 76

October 7, 2018 |

Scott Wilson — a veteran actor with more than 50 movie credits, but best known recently for his role as Hershel Greene on “The Walking Dead” — has died … TMZ has learned. Scott’s rep, Dominic Mancini, tells us he died due to complications from…

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