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'Battlestar Galactica' Star Richard Hatch Dead at 71

EXCLUSIVE Richard Hatch — best known for playing Captain Apollo on the original “Battlestar Galactica” TV series — has died … family sources tell TMZ. We’re told Hatch had pancreatic cancer and went into hospice care a few weeks ago. The actor, writer and producer began working in television in 1970 when he joined the cast of “All My Children” ...

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Richard Hatch, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ star, dead at 71

Richard Hatch, who was best known for his role as Captain Apollo in “Battlestar Galactica,” died Tuesday. He was 71. The actor had been in hospice care after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to TMZ. Hatch got his start with the Los Angeles Repertory Theater as well as shows in Chicago and off Broadway before moving to the silver ...

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Missing Columbia graduate found dead on hiking trail in Panama

A globetrotting Columbia University graduate was found dead on a hiking trail in Panama three days after she was reported missing, authorities said. Catherine Johannet, of Scarsdale, N.Y., was discovered in a wooded area on Bastimentos Island off the north coast of Panama on Sunday afternoon. The U.S. Embassy in Panama City confirmed Johannet’s passing “with great sadness.” A cause ...

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Search for gunman after three people found dead in Jupiter, Fla.

JUPITER, Fla. — Authorities are searching for a gunman after three people were found dead in Jupiter. Police tell local news outlets the shooting happened late Sunday in the Indian River Estates neighborhood. Investigators haven’t released the names of the victims or a motive for the shooting. Officers went to the area after receiving reports of shots being fired. Authorities ...

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BREAKING: TRIPLE avalanches devastate villages – more than 50 dead

More than 50 homes have been destroyed by the triple disaster which rocked areas of Afghanistan, following heavy snowfall. An estimated 550 animals have been killed while 2,500 acres of farmland was destroyed, officials said. Omer Mohammadi, spokesman for the Afghan state minister for disaster management and humanitarian affairs, said that more than 50 others have been injured in different ...

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BREAKING: Massive explosion in Paris leaving several feared dead

The French capital was rocked by two explosions in the suburbs.  Several people are feared dead and it is unclear how many people have been injured in the blast.  It is thought one person has been seriously injured in the explosion in Seine-Saint-Denis and four others wounded.  The blast was heard a number of streets away leaving residents worried for their ...

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Rao's owner Frank Pellegrino dead at 72

Rao’s owner Frank Pellegrino has died. The 72-year-old restauranteur who made the exclusive East Harlem eatery the most sought after reservation in the city died on Tuesday around 3 p.m. at Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital, according to a close friend of his family. In addition to running the 10-table eatery on E. 114th St., Pellegrino worked as an actor, whose ...

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Man found dead on Second Ave. subway on Upper East Side

A man was found dead on the Second Ave. subway early Tuesday, officials said. The man, said to be in his 50s, was found unconscious on a Q train at about 12:30 a.m. at the E. 96th St. station on the new line, which opened for business at the start of the year. Paramedics rushed him to Metropolitan Hospital Center, ...

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Shooting at Quebec mosque leaves at least five people dead

A shooting at a Quebec City mosque left at least five dead and more wounded during evening prayers on Sunday, according to local reports. Two were arrested after police and paramedics swarmed the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec in the suburban community of Sainte-Foy following reports of gunfire at the Canadian mosque just after 8 p.m., according to the Montreal ...

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Decorated actor John Hurt dead at 77

English actor Sir John Hurt has died at age 77, according to a report. The highly decorated thespian, famous for roles in “The Elephant Man” and “Alien,” died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, The Mirror reported Friday. Hurt’s career stretched from the early 1960s to last year’s JFK drama “Jackie,” and he was nominated Academy Awards after his turn ...

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