All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘deaths’

2 FBI Agents Killed in Training Exercise

The FBI this week revealed that two special agents died during a training exercise on Friday, May 17. Special Agent Christopher Lorek, 41, and Special Agent Stephen Shaw, 40, died while training off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The two were part of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team, an elite group within the bureau’s Critical Incident Response Group, which …

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Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox

A Navy SEAL was killed and seven other soldiers have been injured in a training accident that occurred this week in Fort Knox, Kentucky. According to a Louisville Courier-Journal report, 23-year-old Navy SEAL Jonathan Kaloust died Wednesday after his Humvee flipped during training exercises. Seven other soldiers who were injured in the incident have been treated for minor injuries and …

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Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead at Age 87

Jorge Rafael Videla, the former dictator of Argentina, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Videla died in the Marcos Paz prison in Argintina. He was found dead in his prison bed early Friday morning, and the cause of death has been reported to be natural causes. Videla was sentenced to life in prison …

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Chef Killed Over Meal of Fried Noodles

It’s never a good idea for a chef to argue or fight with customers. This is especially true if those customers are capable of beating someone to death. According to an Australian Associated Press (AAP) report, Japanese chef Miki Nozawa died on Monday after a fight with two “disgruntled” customers. The incident took place on the German island of Sylt, …

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Ron Weaver Dies, TV Producer Was 75

Ron Weaver, a long-time daytime TV producer, has died at the age of 75. He was best known as a long-time producer of the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. According to an obituary in the Hollywood Reporter, Weaver died at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 9. The cause of his death has not been released. …

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Tennis Player Drowns in Diving Accident

The University of Oregon this weekend revealed that Alex James Rovello, a junior who played for the university’s tennis team, died on Saturday. Rovello died in a drowning accident on the McKenzie River in Willamette National Forest. According to an Associated Press report, Rovello was diving off Tamolitch Falls with friends when he failed to surface in the pool below. …

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North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report

The AFL-CIO, the largest union federation in the U.S., this week released its annual report on worker deaths. The report found that 4,693 U.S. workers died while on the job in 2011, and that an estimated 50,000 die each year from “occupational diseases.” The report breaks down the demographics of the latest worker death data available. Latino workers were found …

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Jeanne Cooper Dies; ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Was 84

Actress Jeanne Cooper, born Wilma Jeanne Cooper, has died at the age of 84. Cooper was best known for her 40-year run as Katherine Chancellor on the U.S. soap opera The Young and the Restless. According to a statement from Cooper’s son, actor Corbin Bernsen, Cooper died early Wednesday. According to Bernsen, she died peacefully in her sleep, with her …

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Yosemite Hiker Found Dead After Cliff Fall

A hiker who went missing on Sunday, May 5 in Yosemite National Park has been found dead. According to the National Park Service, the body of Kenneth Stensby was found near the bottom of Vernal Fall, a 317-foot waterfall located on the Merced River in Yosemite. Stensby’s body was found on Monday afternoon by park rangers, who have stated that …

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Otis Bowen Dies In Indiana Nursing home

Former Indiana Governor Otis Bowen, sometimes known as “Doc,” died in a nursing home in Donaldson, Indiana at the age of 95 from unspecified causes. As Governor, Bowen served for two terms, from 1973 to 1981. He also served as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1985 to 1989 under Reagan. He also served as Speaker of the House …

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Woman Eaten by Vultures Stirs Protected Species Debate

A woman hiking in the Pyrenees mountains in France who fell to her death is igniting a debate over a protected species of vulture. According to an International Business Times report, a 52-year-old woman fell down a 300-meter cliff while walking with friends. Vultures immediately took to the body, reducing it to only clothes and bones in less than one …

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Scarface Actor Who Died Was Also The Anchor In Robocop [Video]

Mario Machado, a broadcast news reporter, who also played the part of a reporter in Scarface, Robocop, Rocky III, and Brian’s song, died on Saturday at a convalescent facility in West Hills, Los Angeles. Machado was an eight-time Emmy award winner, and in 1970, became the first Chinese-American on-air TV news reporter and anchor in LA, an possibly in the …

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