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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 – state radio

Published time: 21 Sep, 2018 05:06 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2018 05:43 Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died in the hospital from a “serious illness despite efforts by domestic and international doctors and professors,” state media reports. Tran Dai Quang passed away in a Hanoi military hospital at 10:05am local time (3:05am GMT) on Friday. The Vietnamese leader was ...

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Abkhazia PM dies in presidential cortege car accident on return from official Syria visit

The Prime Minister of Abkhazia, Gennady Gagulia, has died after his cortege got in a car accident en route from Sochi’s airport to his home republic, local authorities confirmed. “Yes, we can confirm the information [of Gagulia’s death],” the government spokeswoman Diana Zantaria told Sputnik. According to preliminary information, the head of the government was still alive on his way ...

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US billionaire Richard DeVos, Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner, dies at 92

American billionaire Richard DeVos, the co-founder of Amway and father-in-law of US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has died at the age of 92. DeVos died at his Michigan home on Thursday after suffering complications due to an infection, a family spokesperson said. DeVos founded Amway with Jay Van Andel in 1959 and served as the company president until 1993. The ...

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‘Let's tase him!’ Man dies in hospital after Tulsa cops repeatedly taser him during arrest (VIDEO)

A 25-year-old man has died in a hospital three days after Tulsa police officers repeatedly tasered the half-naked suspect during an arrest in which he showed impressive resistance to electric shock. “All right we’re gonna tase him. Let’s tase him,” a police officer is heard telling his colleagues just before a group of cops gang up on an unruly half-naked black ...

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Nevada woman dies in jail after being denied medical help, DA finds no wrongdoing

Unpaid traffic tickets saw a Nevada woman in jail, where she began to suffer drug withdrawals and seizures. Days later she was dead, after being denied medical care. A report by state investigators, published this week and revealed by the Reno Gazette Journal, found that staff at Mineral County Jail violated multiple policies by denying 21-year-old Kelly Coltrain medical help, ...

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Neil Simon, Broadway comedy master behind ‘The Odd Couple’, dies aged 91

American playwright Neil Simon, who penned Broadway classics including ‘The Odd Couple’, ‘Barefoot in the Park’ and the ‘Brighton Beach’ trilogy, has passed away. Simon died on Sunday morning at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan from health complications arising as a result of pneumonia, according to Bill Evans, his longtime friend and publicist who donated a kidney to Simon in ...

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Senator John McCain dies of brain cancer aged 81

Republican Senator John McCain has died aged 81 after battling a rare form of brain cancer. The former presidential candidate had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in the summer of 2017. “Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28 p.m. on August 25, 2018,” McCain’s office said in the statement. “With the Senator when he passed were his ...

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‘Say a Little Prayer’: Music legend Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Soul music icon Aretha Franklin has died, surrounded by her family and friends at her home in Detroit, following a long battle with illness. She was 76 years old. Franklin had canceled two concerts scheduled for April and March this year and hadn’t appeared in public since attending the Elton John AIDS Foundation party in New York last November. Her ...

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Child dies after mistaking lethal dose of meth for breakfast – police

An Indiana father has been arrested after toxicology reports showed his 8-year-old son died due to ingesting 180 times the lethal dose of methamphetamine thinking it was breakfast. Jackson County police say Curtis Collman III mistook a stash of the drug found at his father’s home for food while he was staying at the Seymour property on June 21. The ...

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Billionaire dies of heart attack after media wrongly report he killed toddler in car accident

Was fake news the cause of a Russian real estate mogul’s death? Igor Nekhluydov suffered a heart attack after hearing reports that a boy injured by his car died. The toddler, however, turned out to be OK. News of the passing of the 71-year-old billionaire, Igor Nekhluydov, whose wealth was estimated by Forbes at $ 15 billion back in 2015, ...

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