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David Levy, Moroccan-born ex-foreign minister of Israel, dies at 86

David Levy, Moroccan-born ex-foreign minister of Israel, dies at 86

JERUSALEM (AP) — David Levy, an Israeli politician born in Morocco who fought tirelessly against deep-seated racism against Jews from North Africa and went on to serve as foreign minister and hold other senior governmental posts, has died. He was 86.
Rugby star and ALS campaigner Rob Burrow dies at age 41

Rugby star and ALS campaigner Rob Burrow dies at age 41

LEEDS, England (AP) — Rob Burrow, a former rugby star who was widely praised for his fundraising and awareness campaigns after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in 2019, has died. He was 41. Leeds Rhinos announced his death on Sunday.
Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Ron Edmonds dies. His images of Reagan shooting are indelible

Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Ron Edmonds dies. His images of Reagan shooting are indelible

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly assigned to cover the Reagan White House, Associated Press photographer Ron Edmonds knew the most important part of the job was to keep watch on the president “at all times.” He did that for 28 years.
Tin Oo, a close ally of Myanmar's Suu Kyi and co-founder of her pro-democracy party, dies at 97

Tin Oo, a close ally of Myanmar's Suu Kyi and co-founder of her pro-democracy party, dies at 97

BANGKOK (AP) — Tin Oo, one of the closest associates of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi as well as a co-founder of her National League for Democracy party, has died. He was 97.
Marian Robinson, the mother of Michelle Obama who lived in the White House, dies at 86

Marian Robinson, the mother of Michelle Obama who lived in the White House, dies at 86

WASHINGTON (AP) — On election night 2008, as Barack Obama sat nervously in a Chicago hotel suite and awaited news on whether he would become the country’s first Black president, his mother-in-law was by his side.
Marian Robinson, mother of Michelle Obama, dies at 86

Marian Robinson, mother of Michelle Obama, dies at 86

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marian Shields Robinson, the mother of Michelle Obama who moved with the first family to the White House when son-in-law Barack Obama was elected president, has died. She was 86. Mrs.
Toronto broadcaster Bob Mackowycz Sr., creator of Q107's 'Psychedelic Sunday,' dies

Toronto broadcaster Bob Mackowycz Sr., creator of Q107's 'Psychedelic Sunday,' dies

TORONTO — Radio broadcaster Bob Mackowycz Sr., whose visionary programming injected a certain artistic flair into Toronto's cultural scene, has died. His son says Mackowycz suffered a sudden and unexpected illness. He died Wednesday at age 75.
Longtime federal judge Larry Hicks in Nevada hit and killed by a vehicle near courthouse in Reno

Longtime federal judge Larry Hicks in Nevada hit and killed by a vehicle near courthouse in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Larry Hicks, a federal judge in Nevada for more than 20 years who presided over cases ranging from U.S.
Albert Ruddy, Oscar-winning producer of 'The Godfather' and 'Million Dollar Baby,' dies at 94

Albert Ruddy, Oscar-winning producer of 'The Godfather' and 'Million Dollar Baby,' dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert S.
Former 'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting

Former 'General Hospital' actor Johnny Wactor killed in downtown Los Angeles shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “General Hospital” actor Johnny Wactor was shot and killed when he interrupted thieves stealing the catalytic converter from his car in Los Angeles, his family said Sunday. The shooting occurred around 3 a.m.
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