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Former ‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Tyler Gwozdz Dead at Age 29

Tyler Gwozdz, the reality star who appeared on the television show “Bachelorette” with Hannah Brown in 2019, has died. He was 29. Gwozdz became a fan-favorite almost immediately on “Bachelorette” after he went on the first one-on-one date with Brown, competing to be the one man who would receive the coveted final rose. Fans of…

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Legendary ‘PBS NewsHour’ Host Jim Lehrer Dead at Age 85

Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85. Lehner died “peacefully in his sleep,” according to PBS. He had suffered a heart attack in 1983 and more recently had undergone heart valve surgery in…

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‘Monty Python’ Star and Founding Member Terry Jones Dead at Age 77

Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by a colleague as “the complete Renaissance comedian,” has died after a battle with dementia. Jones’s family said the 77-year-old died Tuesday evening at his home in London. In a statement, his family said he passed away “after a long, extremely…

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Cat Euthanized by Mistake During Routine Visit to Vet for Check-Up

Every day, veterinarians interact with people’s furry friends without incident — and in most cases, the pets are better for it. Diseases are diagnosed, life-saving vaccinations are given and potential health issues are spotted. But for as long as veterinarians, technicians and staff are human, there will be room for error. We just hope the…

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After Coyote Tries To Attack Age 2 Boy, Dad Grabs Animal and Strangles It to Death

Many people are familiar with the sight of coyotes, whether they live in urban, suburban or rural areas. The dog-like critters are out and about, often scavenging around dawn and dusk. And they’re getting bolder and bolder, venturing closer to humans as they learn to live among them. That’s part of why, when a coyote…

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WHO Announces Emergency Meeting as Human-to-Human Transmission of Deadly Coronavirus Confirmed in China

Late last week, officials were urging awareness but downplaying potential panic over a new virus coming out of China. What a difference a few days makes. On Monday, the World Health Organization announced an emergency meeting would be held Wednesday over what is being called the “novel coronavirus,” or 2019-nCoV for short. The WHO will…

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Singer-Songwriter David Olney Reportedly Says ‘I’m Sorry’ to Crowd, Then Dies Onstage During Performance

Singer-songwriter David Olney, 71, quietly passed away in the midst of a performance at the 30A Songwriters Festival on Saturday night. According to NBC News, Olney was in the middle of playing for a crowd at Santa Rosa Beach in Florida when he paused, apologized, then “fell silent and dropped his head.” Olney, considered a…

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Jimmy Heath, Legendary Jazz Composer and Saxophone Player, Dead at Age 93

Jimmy Heath, a Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist and composer who performed with such greats as Miles Davis and John Coltrane before forming the popular family group the Heath Brothers in middle age, has died. He was 93. Heath’s grandson Fa Mtume told The New York Times that he died Sunday at his home in Loganville, Georgia.…

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Two Police Officers Confirmed Dead in Hawaii Shooting

Tragedy erupted in paradise Sunday as two police officers were killed in an incident in which a woman was stabbed and multiple people remain missing after a fire destroyed seven homes near Honolulu’s Diamond Head landmark. Police said the incident began with the attempted eviction of  Jaroslav “Jerry” Hanel, 69, who is suspected of killing…

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Veteran Actress Norma Michaels Dead at Age 95

Actress Norma Michaels passed away on Saturday at the age of 95. Michaels was born in Los Angeles, California, on November 15, 1948, and died in Palm Springs, California. According to the New York Post, she passed peacefully and from “natural causes.” Her appearances on film have slowed down as the years progressed, though according…

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Mother of Two Reportedly Dies While Giving Birth to Baby for Another Family

Pregnancy and childbirth have always come with risks, complications and even death, but that has not stopped women from doing whatever it takes to bravely and repeatedly bring new life into the world. Motherhood is a joy, an honor, and a beautiful picture of self-sacrifice as a mother devotes her body, her time, and her…

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Pentagon Imposes New Restrictions on All Foreign Military Students at American Bases

The Pentagon is imposing new restrictions and controls on all international military students at American bases, including barring them from having privately owned firearms on base, in response to a shooting by a Saudi trainee in December that killed three sailors in Florida. The Justice Department announced this week that the attack at Naval Air…

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ICE Chief Begs NYC To End ‘Unbelievable’ Sanctuary Policy After Gruesome Murder

Matthew Albence, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, held a press conference in New York City to plead with city leaders to end their sanctuary policies. “As a 25-year law enforcement professional, it’s unbelievable that I have to come here and plead with the City of New York to cooperate with us to…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Dad, WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson, Has Died at Age 75

Rocky “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75. WWE issued a statement on Johnson’s death Wednesday night. Johnson and Tony Atlas became the first black world tag team champions in WWE history when they defeated the…

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Celine Dion’s Heartfelt Tribute to Late Husband on Anniversary of His Death

Superstar singer Celine Dion wrote a touching tribute to her late husband, Rene Angelil, on the fourth anniversary of his death. Dion and Angelil had known each other for the majority of Dion’s life, meeting when she was just 12 years old. Angelil carefully managed Dion’s career over the years, guiding her down the path…

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‘Captain America’ Actress Charged in Mother’s Death Claims Self-Defense

An actress charged with fatally stabbing her mother last month in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police that her mom was trying to kill her when she took away the knife, according to court records. However, medical examiners found no signs to support her self-defense claim. The records were released Tuesday, the same…

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After Both Parents Die Weeks Apart, Orphaned Teen Now Being Forced To Leave Grandparents’ Home at Senior Living Center

An Arizona family is in limbo after a homeowners association ruled that 15-year-old Collin Clabaugh is too young to live with his grandparents in their age-restricted community. Collin has suffered the loss of both of his parents in the last year, KTVK reported. His mother, Bonnie, died in the hospital last year. Two weeks later,…

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Actor Stan Kirsch of ‘Highlander’ Dead at Age 51

Actor Stan Kirsch, best known for his work on the ’90s television series “Highlander,” has died. He was 51. According to Fox News, Kirsch was found dead inside his Los Angeles home on Jan 11. His wife, Kristyn Green, confirmed his death on social media, thanking those who had expressed sorrow over her loss. “I…

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Iran Makes Arrests in Case of Downed Passenger Jet, But Still Points Finger at US

Iran is claiming that even though an Iranian pulled the trigger that led to the deaths of 176 people aboard a Ukrainian jetliner, President Donald Trump is guilty of the deed. “It was the U.S. that made for an agitated environment. It was the U.S. that created an unusual situation. It was the U.S. that…

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Woman Says Dog Died After Grooming Table at PetSmart Crushed Pup to Death

A Nevada woman is grieving the loss of her 2-year-old bulldog which she says was crushed to death during a grooming appointment at PetSmart. Vikki Seifert, 64, has yet to receive a direct answer as to exactly how her bulldog, Minni, ended up dead just 13 minutes after Seifert dropped her off for a nail…

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