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Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84

Dick Gregory, the trailblazing comic and civil rights activist whose unique brand of comedy combined cutting wit and contemporary headlines, died Saturday. He was 84. Gregory died in Washington D.C. two days after his son revealed that he was hospitalized with a “serious but stable medical condition.” “It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, ...

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Civil Rights Activist and Comedian Dick Gregory Dead at 94

Dick GregoryDead at 84 8/19/2017 7:39 PM PDT Breaking News Dick Gregory — comedian, actor, writer and famed civil right activist — died Saturday night in Washington D.C. … according to a statement from his family. Gregory began his career as a comedian while serving in the the military in the ’50s, and went on to be a prominent figure ...

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Venero (Benny Eggs) Mangano, Genovese underboss, dead at 95

Legendary mobster Venero “Benny Eggs” Mangano, the hard-boiled underboss of the Genovese crime family under Vincent (The Chin) Gigante, died Friday. He was 95. The old-school Mangano passed away in Greenwich Village, the neighborhood where he spent most of his life and ran his operations out of a Thompson St. social club. Mangano was among the most highly respected Mafiosi ...

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Sonny Landham Dead: 'Predator' and '48 Hours' Actor Was 76.

Sonny Landham‘Predator’ Star Dead at 76 8/18/2017 3:44 PM PDT Breaking News Sonny Landham — who played Billy the self-knifing military badass in “Predator” — has passed away in a Kentucky hospital at the age of 76 from congestive heart failure.  Landham was part of Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s band of special forces soldiers in the 1987 flick — and starred in ...

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Two dead, six wounded in Finland stabbing rampage

Two people were killed and six others when a man went on a stabbing rampage in Finland. The suspect, unidentified as of Friday night, was shot in the leg and detained by police, ending his spree in the city of Turku. “It was really horrible,” Kent Svensson of Sweden told CNN. “We were sitting on a terrace just next to ...

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At least 13 dead in Barcelona terrorist attack

At least 13 people are reported dead after a terrorist rammed a van into pedestrians on a busy street in central Barcelona Thursday.  Authorities only confirmed 1 death and 32 injuries in a press conference.   The van’s occupant then abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene by foot. Police made an arrest Thursday about three hours after the attack ...

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Girl found dead in home after telling mom someone was at door

A 12-year-old girl was found brutally murdered in her Tennessee mobile home last week after texting her mother that someone was knocking on the door. Yhoana Arteaga was last seen by her mom at approximately 12:30 p.m. as they had lunch on Thursday, according to WKRN. Yhoana’s mother said her daughter texted her around 5:30 p.m., and the child’s body ...

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Brandon Marshall says Sheldon Richardson feud is ‘dead’

As far as Brandon Marshall is concerned, any feud he had with Sheldon Richardson is “dead.” Richardson called Marshall “drama-queenish” earlier this month in his continued criticism of his former teammate. Sheldon Richardson (Paul Jasienski/AP) “It doesn’t surprise me,” Marshall said. “There’s a positive energy here…I don’t have time to go back to that. It’s dead.” Tags: nfl new york ...

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Teen hikers dead in 'freak accident' after falling off cliff

Two teen hikers were found dead Saturday night after falling off a cliff on Mount Hood in Oregon. Emma Place and Emily Lang, both 19, lost their lives on the Pacific Crest Trail in what authorities call a “freak accident.” “A really sad freak accident,” Steve Rollins of Portland Mountain Rescue told OregonLive. Authorities believe that Emma and Emily fell ...

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'Deadpool 2' Dead Stuntwoman a Professional Motorcycle Racer

‘Deadpool 2’ Dead Stuntwoman IdentifiedProfessional Motorcycle Racer 8/14/2017 5:36 PM PDT The stuntwoman who was killed on the set of “Deadpool 2” has been identified … and she was a professional road racer. The victim’s ID Monday as Joi “SJ” Harris, a professional motorcycle racer from Brooklyn, NY and the first African-American licensed female in the sport … TMZ has ...

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