Posts Tagged ‘Dies’

Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies At Age 92

She devoted much of her life to championing causes including literacy and cancer research. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

Man Who Claimed To Be Oldest Person On Earth Dies In Indonesia, Allegedly At Age 146

A man who claimed to be the oldest human in the world has died in an Indonesian village, allegedly at the ripe age of 146. Sodimedjo, aka Mbah Gotho (which translates to Grandpa Gotho) was born, according to papers in his possession, sometime in 1870, the BBC reports. But the news organization says since Indonesia […]

Fidel Castro Dead: Cuban Revolutionary Leader Dies At 90

Fidel Castro, the controversial revolutionary leader and former head of state of Cuba, has died at the age of 90, Cuban state television announced. One of the world’s longest-serving political leaders, Castro ruled Cuba for 49 years after playing a central role in the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s. He cut a divisive figure during […]

‘Bernie Baby’ Oliver Lomas, Infant Sanders Lookalike, Reportedly Dies Of SIDS

A baby known widely on social media as “Bernie Baby” has died, reportedly of sudden infant death syndrome, at the age of 3.5 months. Oliver Jack Carter Lomas appeared in numerous photos wearing a messy white wig and large glasses reminiscent of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Oliver actually met his style inspiration in February, […]

9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders’ family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. The photo of Borders, taken by AFP photographer Stan […]

Larry Harvey, Famed Washington Medical Marijuana Patient, Dies From Cancer

Larry Harvey, a Washington state medical marijuana patient who had faced 10 years in prison in a high-profile federal pot case, died Thursday at age 71, a family spokeswoman said.  Harvey succumbed to pancreatic cancer in Colville, Washington, Kari Boiter, a medical marijuana activist and spokeswoman for the family, told HuffPost. Federal prosecutors dropped all […]

Julian Bond, Former Chairman Of The NAACP, Dies At 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness, the SPLC said in a statement released Sunday morning. The Nashville, Tenn. native […]

Phoenix Woman Dies After Giving BIrth To Quadruplets

Jan 17 (Reuters) – Thousands of dollars of donations have poured in from around the world to help pay for the care for newborn quadruplets of a Phoenix mother who died after giving birth to them, a fundraising website set up in the woman’s name announced on Saturday. The story of Erica Morales drew international […]

Cancer Patient Dies After Medical Marijuana Conviction

A cancer patient from Iowa whose conviction for growing medical marijuana made national headlines died from the disease on Monday. Benton Mackenzie, 49, was sentenced to probation in September following his conviction, but his health had rapidly deteriorated during his trial. “I’ve got a big empty pit right in the middle of my chest right […]

Ex-CIA Agent Who Was Captured By China During Cold War And Held Prisoner For 20 Years Dies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — John T. Downey, a former CIA agent who survived more than 20 years in Chinese prisons during the Cold War before becoming a Connecticut judge, died Monday. He was 84. Downey was diagnosed with cancer a month ago and died at a hospice facility in Branford, according to his son, Jack […]

Brittany Maynard, Death With Dignity Advocate, Dies At 29

Brittany Maynard, the Oregon woman who had become an outspoken advocate for patients’ rights following her terminal cancer diagnosis, died on Saturday, the Oregonian reported. She was 29. “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love,” she wrote in a Facebook post, according to People. “Today is the day I have chosen […]

United Nations Medical Worker Infected With Ebola In Liberia Dies In Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A United Nations medical worker who was infected with Ebola in Liberia has died despite “intensive medical procedures,” a German hospital said Tuesday. The St. Georg hospital in Leipzig said the 56-year-old man, whose name has not been released, died overnight of the infection. It released no further details and did not […]

Miguel Pajares Dies: Spanish Missionary Was Infected With Ebola Virus In Liberia

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in a Madrid hospital, authorities said. Spain’s Health Ministry said a day earlier that it had obtained a course of the U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug ZMapp to treat Father Miguel Pajares, 75. Pajares died Tuesday at Carlos III Hospital, the hospital and […]

Karen DeCrow Dead: Former President Of NOW Dies At 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrated activist and civil rights lawyer Karen DeCrow, who led the National Organization for Women in the 1970s, died Friday at her home near Syracuse. She was 76. Longtime friend Rowena Malamud confirmed DeCrow’s death from melanoma. She said DeCrow, who started out as a journalist and was a prolific writer, […]

Love Never Dies

Love Never Dies Dana Reardon was sure her life ended too the day her husband, Michael, was killed. One year later, with the help of friend Brady Williams, she vows to accept Michael’s death, gain back her health, and find a job. Brady had been Michael’s law partner and best friend. Falling in love with […]