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Lou Brock, Hall of Fame baseball player, dies at 81

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Hall of Fame baseball player Lou Brock died Sunday at the age of 81, a Brock family representative confirmed to the St. Louis Cardinals. Brock played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, with 16 of those for the Ca...

Woman dies hiking in the extreme heat in the Santa Monica Mountains

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A 41-year-old woman died after hiking in extreme heat in the Santa Monica Mountains on Saturday with temperatures above 110 degrees. The woman was hiking with a friend and began to feel sick, so the pair turned arou...

Poker legend Mike Sexton dies at 72

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Beloved poker commentator and champion Mike Sexton, nicknamed the "Ambassador of Poker" for his lifelong promotion of the game, has died at 72. World Poker Tour and partypoker, an online poker company Sexton cofou...

Lincoln police officer Mario Herrera dies nearly two weeks after being shot while serving a warrant

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A Lincoln, Nebraska, police officer died early Monday, nearly two weeks after he was shot while trying to serve a warrant, the police department said. Investigator Mario Herrera, a 23-year veteran of the Lincoln Pol...

Australian surfer dies after shark attack at a popular Gold Coast beach

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An Australian man died after he was attacked by a shark on Tuesday at a popular surfing spot in Queensland, authorities say. The 46-year-old man was bitten on his leg just after 5 p.m. while surfing at Greenmount Be...

Forrest Fenn, who sent explorers on a famed Rocky Mountain treasure hunt, dies at 90

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Forrest Fenn, whose 10-year treasure hunt inspired thousands of people to explore out West, has died, police confirmed to CNN. He was 90. Fenn died of apparent natural causes at his home in New Mexico, Santa Fe Pol...

A 28-year-old elementary school teacher dies of coronavirus in South Carolina

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An elementary school teacher died of coronavirus complications a week into the start of the school year in South Carolina. Demetria Bannister was diagnosed with the virus Friday and died Monday. The 28-year-old had...

Stevie Lee, wrestler and stuntman known for ‘Jackass 3D,’ dies at 54

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Stevie Lee, a pro wrestler known as "Puppet The Psycho Dwarf" who starred in the movie "Jackass 3D," has died. He was 54. Lee died on Wednesday morning from an unexpected heart attack in his home, friend and fellow ...

Former ‘Top Chef’ contestant Aaron Grissom dies at 34

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Former "Top Chef" contestant Aaron Grissom has died after a traffic accident, authorities said Friday night. He was 34. Grissom suffered multiple blunt force injuries and died Tuesday, the Pierce County Medical-Exam...

‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend, dies aged 77

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Jamaican reggae legend Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert has died aged 77, his band Toots and The Maytals said in a statement early Saturday. Hibbert "passed away peacefully" in Jamaica "surrounded by his family" ...

Nadhim Shaker, former Iraqi soccer star, dies from Covid-19

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Nadhim Shaker, one of Iraq's most famous soccer stars in the 1970s and '80s, has died from Covid-19, health officials told CNN on Saturday. He was 63. Nadhim Shaker Shaker died Friday in a hospital in the nort...

Robert Gore, inventor of waterproof outerwear Gore-Tex, dies at 83

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Robert W. Gore, inventor of the technology that spawned the waterproof Gore-Tex fabric, died Thursday, according to the family company, W. L. Gore & Associates. Gore, commonly known as "Bob," was 83 years old, ...

Michael Lonsdale, actor who played Bond villain in ‘Moonraker,’ dies at 87

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Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor famous for playing one of James Bond's most iconic villains, has died at 87. Lonsdale passed away on Monday at 7 a.m. ET, his agent confirmed to CNN. The cause of his death...

Robert Graetz, White pastor who helped organize Montgomery bus boycott, dies at 92

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Robert Graetz, a White minister famously known for his support of the Montgomery bus boycott died on Sunday, according to a Facebook post from the Southeastern Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Graetz se...

Nepal’s Ang Rita Sherpa, first to climb Mount Everest 10 times, dies at 72

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Kathmandu, NepalAng Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing communi...

28-year-old Houston doctor dies after battle with coronavirus, family says

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Adeline Fagan, a second year OBGYN resident living in Houston, died early Saturday after a couple months-long battle with Covid-19, her family announced in a post on a GoFundMe page established on her behalf. Fa...

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