Ex-trade minister Shinji Sato dies at 84

May 4, 2016

Ex-trade minister Shinji Sato dies at 84

Former Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker and trade minister Shinji Sato has died, a source from his hometown in Yamaguchi Prefecture said Wednesday. He was 84. In December 2012, Sato drew public attention when he said he had a document on a secret Japan-U.S. pact, ...

Police find no signs of trauma or suicide in Prince's death

Apr 23, 2016

Police find no signs of trauma or suicide in Prince's death

There was no evidence of trauma on Prince’s body when he was found unresponsive in an elevator at his huge compound or any indication the music icon committed suicide, U.S. authorities said Friday. Stunned fans massed outside the superstar’s Paisley Park studio complex on ...

A day with Prince at Paisley Park

Apr 22, 2016

A day with Prince at Paisley Park

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In September 2014, Associated Press Global Entertainment Editor Nekesa Mumbi Moody spent a day with Prince at Paisley Park. The following story was originally published on Sept. 29, 2014: Nightfall is fast approaching at Paisley Park. There are few lights on in the cavernous ...

Apr 5, 2016

Killer of New York's 'Kitty' Genovese dies in prison

The convicted murderer of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, a 28-year-old New York City bartender whose 1964 slaying became a notorious symbol of urban indifference, has died in prison at age 81, corrections officials said Monday. Winston Moseley was serving a life sentence for the rape ...

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid dies at 65

Apr 1, 2016

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid dies at 65

Internationally renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose designs included the London Aquatics Centre used in the 2012 summer Olympics, has died aged 65, her company said on Thursday. “It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid died ...

'Fifth Beatle' producer George Martin dies at 90

Mar 9, 2016

'Fifth Beatle' producer George Martin dies at 90

Legendary British music producer George Martin, who turned the Beatles into the best-selling band in history, has died at the age of 90, the band’s drummer Ringo Starr said on Wednesday. “God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love ...