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Friday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph Read full story for latest details.
Telegraph.co.uk | 15 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Floyd Cooper, Illustrator of Black Life for Children, Dies at 65 He sought to revive and recount chapters of African American history that he felt werent taught enough in classrooms.
New York Times | 20 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Johnny Ventura, Who Created the Sound of Modern Merengue, Dies at 81 The Elvis of Merengue released more than 100 albums and won six Latin Grammys. For a time, he was mayor of the capital of the Dominican Republic.
New York Times | 20 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ron Popeil, TV pitchman who hawked Veg-O-Matic, Mr. Microphone and more, dies Ron Popeil , the legendary pitchman and father of the infomercial, has died.
Los Angeles Times | Jul 29, 2021 04:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thursday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph Read full story for latest details.
Telegraph.co.uk | Jul 29, 2021 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dusty Hill, Long-Bearded Bassist for ZZ Top, Dies at 72 The band, known for its hard-charging, blues-inflected rock, was one of the biggest acts of the 1980s, selling more than 50 million albums.
New York Times | Jul 28, 2021 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
George Rhoads, Designer of Fantastical Ball Machines, Dies at 95 In his ingeniously conceived sculptures, balls seem to travel randomly and trigger various sounds. Each pathway that the ball takes, he said, is a different drama.
New York Times | Jul 28, 2021 10:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Joey Jordison, Slipknot Drummer, Dies at 46 Mr. Jordisons explosive, virtuosic playing and elaborate solos, sometimes performed atop a hydraulic riser, made him a fan favorite.
New York Times | Jul 28, 2021 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Robert Ellison, Ceramics Collector With a Giving Streak, Dies at 89 The more than 600 works he gave to the Met enriched the museums collection enormously.
New York Times | Jul 28, 2021 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at 72 Dusty Hill, ZZ Top's bearded bassist, has died at his Houston home at 72, the Texas blues-rock trio announced.
Los Angeles Times | Jul 28, 2021 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend