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Vader star David Prowse dead at 85

David Prowse, the towering English weightlifter and actor who played Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy, is dead at 85. Prowse was cast as Vader for his imposing physique, even though the role was voiced by James Earl Jones. — Read the rest
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Texas deployed its National Guard to help with overflowing morgues in El Paso as the coronavirus death toll rises

El Paso County detention inmates, Sheriff officers, and morgue staff move bodies to refrigerated trailers outside the Medical Examiner's Office, November 14, 2020. Texas is sending 36 of its National Guard personnel to El Paso to help process the bodies of dead coronavirus victims. El Paso's county morgue has been so overwhelmed that it is using refrigerated trailers and paying prison inmates to move the bodies. That's just one snapshot in a nationwide surge of coronavirus cases — th...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, Brown University, US, Trends, Deaths, El Paso, Greg Abbott, Afp, National Guard, El Paso County, Medical Examiner, El Paso Texas, Medical Examiner s Office

Imagine if every person in Reno, Nevada, suddenly died. That's how many lives COVID-19 has claimed in the US so far.

Medical staff wearing full PPE push a stretcher with a deceased patient to a car outside of the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on June 30, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images At least 250,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 so far as of Wednesday, according to data from John Hopkins University.  That's the equivalent of the entire population of Reno, Nevada, being entirely wiped out. Public health experts have warned that without mitigatio...
Tags: Science, News, Masks, US, Trends, New York Times, Deaths, Reno Nevada, Houston Texas, John Hopkins University, United Memorial Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani, Covid-19 Cases

Scooby-Doo co-creator Ken Spears dead at 82

Ken Spears, 82, died in Los Angeles on Friday. Spears was an animation legend and the co-creator of Scooby-Doo with longtime business partner Joe Ruby, who died just 10 weeks ago. "Warner Bros. Animation is saddened to learn of the passing of Ken Spears and we send our warmest thoughts to his loved ones.  — Read the rest
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Lawyer Collapses And Dies Of Heart Attack During Zoom Hearing

Our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues during this incredibly difficult time.
Tags: Florida, Law, Deaths, Courts, Zoom, Criminal Defense Attorneys, Patrick Trese

Zardoz star Sean Connery dead at 90

Sir Sean Connery, who starred in Zardoz and various other roles in his seventy-year film career, is dead at 90. Sir Sean died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas. It is understood he had been unwell for some time. — Read the rest
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Air pollution link in 15% of global Covid-19 deaths

Researchers have found that, because ambient fine particulate air pollution aggravates comorbidities, it could play a factor in coronavirus fatalities The post Air pollution link in 15% of global Covid-19 deaths appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Public Health, Air Pollution, Fossil Fuels, Deaths, Openaccess, Top Six, Cardiovascular Research, Poor Air Quality, Coronavirus, Comorbidities, COVID-19, Endothelium, PM2.5. Thomas Munzel

107-Year-Old Biglaw Attorney Dies Of Coronavirus Complications

He loved the time he spent at his firm -- more than 83 years of it.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Biglaw, Paul Weiss, Partner Issues, Mordecai Rochlin, Mordie Rochlin, COVID-19

James Randi dead at 92

James Randi, the magician and skeptic, is dead at 92. Randi was famous for televised debunkings of people claiming telekinetic and telepathic powers, and became synonymous with a million-dollar offer posed to those willing to submit to scientific tests. No-one ever took the money home. — Read the rest
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What Will Happen To Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Law Clerks?

They'll find homes with other justices -- most likely, justices close to RBG on the ideological spectrum.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Scotus, Deaths, Courts, Federal Judges, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Clerks, Supreme Court clerks, SCOTUS clerkships, Clerkships, SCOTUS Clerks, RBG, Law Clerks, Amy Coney Barrett

Robert Redford's son James dies from liver cancer at 58

James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died of liver cancer. James Redford was 58, and was first diagnosed with liver diseas 30 years ago, reports the Associated Press — excerpt: Robert Redford's publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning with his family during this "difficult time." — Read the rest
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12 states reported record coronavirus case counts this weekend. This could be the beginning of the second wave.

Medical technicians work at a drive-through coronavirus testing facility at the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals company's Westchester campus in Tarrytown, New York, September 17, 2020. The coronavirus outbreak appears to be getting worse across much of the US. Twelve states — Alaska, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, and Utah — recorded more new infections in the last seven days than they ever have in a one-week period. T...
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Yale Law Student Killed After Being Hit By Truck Near Campus

Our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues during this incredibly difficult time.
Tags: Law, Yale, Deaths, Law Schools, Yale Law School, Law Students

Seven Months Of COVID-19 Cost U.S. Half As Many Lives As Nearly Four Years Of World War II

The U.S. was a very different place in the early 1940s. We had a smaller population. We had a president who was a tested leader, not one who is a failed, barely literate real estate developer.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Disasters / Emergencies, Jonathan Wolf, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Johnny Nash ("I Can See Clearly Now") has died, singer-songwriter was 80

Singer-songwriter Johnny Nash, best remembered for his 1972 million-selling hit "I Can See Clearly Now," has died, his son says. The actor and producer was 80. Nash died of natural causes at home in his native Houston, his son, Johnny Nash Jr., — Read the rest
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Trainer Does Push-Ups In Front Of Her Casket

One last workout with the Notorious RBG.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Tweet Of The Day, Bryant Johnson

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remembered As ‘Rock Star’ Who Changed The World For Women

The legal lioness will live on through her Supreme Court opinions.
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Juliette Gréco, French chanteuse, dies at 93

French singer and recording star Juliette Gréco, whose career spanned more than six decades, died September 23 at her home in Ramatuelle, France. She was 93. Gréco was one of the few remaining living contemporaries to Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Jean Cocteau, Albert Camus, and other Existentialist artists, writers, and filmmakers. She is described…
Tags: Video, Music, News, France, Rip, Deaths, Greco, Legends, Juliette Greco, Ramatuelle France

Man dies from eating too much black licorice candy, here's the weird scientific reason why

A Massachusetts construction worker who really enjoyed black licorice, and ate a bag and a half every day for a few weeks, ended up dying from eating too much of the candy. Doctors said Wednesday he died because the glycyrrhizic acid in the black licorice candy threw his nutrients out of balance, and caused the…
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead at 87, reports the court. Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court's liberal wing consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex marriage,… Read More
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South Dakota Attorney General finds body of man he killed

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg admits that he ran over and killed a man while driving home from a Republican fundraiser on Saturday night. He claimed to have thought he struck a deer, to have reported this immediately, and to have then returned to the remote stretch of U.S. Highway 14 the following day to find the body of Joseph Boever, 55. CBS News describes it as "the latest twist in a grim incident where information has come out slowly" and reports that authorities are not prov...
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Diana Rigg, 1938–2020

English actress Diana Rigg, famed for roles from The Avengers to Game of Thrones, is dead at 82. The BBC reports that she died in her sleep. Her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, said: "My Beloved Ma died peacefully in her sleep early this morning, at home, surrounded by family."She died of cancer diagnosed in March, and spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession. I will miss her beyond words."Last year, Dam...
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New York Prosecutor Dies After Being Hit By Bus While Biking

The Brooklyn district attorney described her as a 'brilliant and compassionate lawyer dedicated to seeking justice.'
Tags: Law, Government, Brooklyn, Deaths, Assistant District Attorneys, Sarah Pitts

Chadwick Boseman, 1976–2020

Chadwick Boseman, the star of Get on Up, Marshall, and Black Panther, is dead at 43 of colon cancer. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist Nicki Fioravante told The Associated Press. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his family said in a statement. "A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much," his family said. "From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods...
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Joe Ruby, co-creator of Scooby Doo, dead at 87

Animation legend Joe Ruby is dead at 87, reports the BBC. Ruby co-created Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?, among many other classic titles, and with Ken Spears founded the Ruby-Spears animation studio in 1977. Both were Hanna-Barbera veterans who saw its dominance of U.S. TV animation as an opportunity to compete. And that they did. "He never stopped writing and creating, even as he aged," said his grandson Benjamin Ruby. Warner Bros' animation president, Sam Register, said Ruby "made Saturday mornin...
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Longtime D.C. Circuit Judge Dies Of COVID-19

Our thoughts go our to the jurist's family and friends at this difficult time.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Courts, D.C. Circuit, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stephen F. Williams

Judge Salas’s Heartbreaking Statement Following Murder Of Her Son

She calls for increases privacy protections for federal judges.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Courts, Federal Judges, Salas, Esther Salas, Mark Anderl, Daniel Anderl, Roy Den Hollander

Herman Cain dies of Covid

Republican presidential candidate and businessman Herman Cain has died. Hospitalized with Covid since June, Cain attended Trump's disastrous Tusla rally shortly before his symptoms appeared. We knew when he was first hospitalized with COVID-19 that this was going to be a rough fight. He had trouble breathing and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. We all prayed that the initial meds they gave him would get his breathing back to normal, but it became clear pretty quickly that he was in for a ...
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Watch the Herman Cain 2012 Smoking Ad — in memoriam

“I am America.” 9. 9. 9. Herman Cain died of COVID-19 today. Killed by a hoax. Sad. Herman Cain dies of Covid
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