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Paul O'Neill

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill Dead at 61

Paul O’Neill, the producer who put together Christmas-inspired prog-metal group Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has died. The group’s Facebook page reported the news Wednesday night, saying he had been suffering from a chronic illness. He was 61….

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Don Rickles

Don Rickles, Legendary Comic With a Gift for the Insult, Dies at 90

“Mr. Warmth” forged a career when he turned the table on his hecklers, going on to insult everyone he encountered — even Frank Sinatra. Don Rickles, the rapid-fire insulting machine who for six decades earned…

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Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Helped Define Rock ’n’ Roll

Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confidence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as anyone to define rock ’n’ roll’s potential and attitude in its…

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‘Get Out’ star on not being ‘black enough’

Despite being a dark-skinned black man, actor Daniel Kaluuya still has to prove his race. That’s what the “Get Out” star said in an recent interview with GQ magazine. He spoke out after Samuel Jackson…

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Transit Drive-In responds to Alabama Drive-In’s choice not to show ‘Beauty and the Beast’

HENAGAR, Ala./Buffalo, N.Y. (AP modified)— An Alabama drive-in theater won’t show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual. A Facebook post…

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Richard Hatch, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Actor, Dies at 71

Richard Hatch, star of the original “Battlestar Galactica” and the Syfy remake, died on Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, his manger confirmed to Variety. He was 71. Hatch died around 1:30 p.m. at his home in…

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TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dead At 80

TV icon Mary Tyler Moore died on Wednesday after being hospitalized in Connecticut, her rep confirmed to The Huffington Post. She was 80. “Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of…

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Debbie Reynolds dies one day after daughter Carrie Fisher passes

Debbie Reynolds, the Oscar-nominated singer-actress who was the mother of late actress Carrie Fisher, has died at Cedars-Sinai hospital. She was 84. “She wanted to be with Carrie,” her son Todd Fisher told Variety. She…

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Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) Dead at age 60

Carrie Fisher, the iconic actress who portrayed Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, died Tuesday following a massive heart attack last week. She was 60.”It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd…

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Florence Henderson, “The Brady Bunch” mom, dies

LOS ANGELES – Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful matriarch of “The Brady Bunch,” has died, her manager and her publicist…

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