Former England defender Ehiogu dies after cardiac arrest

Apr 21, 2017

Former England defender Ehiogu dies after cardiac arrest

Ugo Ehiogu, the ex-England defender who was a coach of the Tottenham Under-23s, died on Friday from cardiac arrest. He was 44. The English Premier League club announced the death of Ehiogu a day after he was taken to a hospital after collapsing at ...

Conservative English scholar Shoichi Watanabe dies at 86

Apr 18, 2017

Conservative English scholar Shoichi Watanabe dies at 86

Shoichi Watanabe, an English scholar known as a conservative opinion leader in Japan, died Monday of heart failure at his home in Tokyo, people close to him said. He was 86. A professor emeritus at Sophia University, Watanabe authored numerous books, including the best-selling ...

Longtime AP writer, editor, mentor Jim Fitzgerald dies at 66

Apr 18, 2017

Longtime AP writer, editor, mentor Jim Fitzgerald dies at 66

Jim Fitzgerald, a longtime Associated Press writer and editor who helped shape the news service’s coverage of stories from terror attacks to the evolving landscape of aging, died Monday. He was 66. Fitzgerald, who worked for AP for 45 years before retiring in December, ...

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Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85. Taylor, who had Parkinson’s disease, died Thursday at his home in the San Francisco Peninsula community of Woodside, his son, Kurt Taylor, told the ...

Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Apr 7, 2017

Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed “Mr. Warmth” whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died ...

Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Mar 21, 2017

Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Shuntaro Hida, a former Imperial Japanese Army doctor who survived the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II and treated survivors, died Monday, sources close to him said. He was 100. Hailing from Gifu Prefecture, Hida became a doctor after graduating from ...