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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aug 17, 2018

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist ...

Jarrod Lyle succumbs after long fight with cancer

/ Aug 9, 2018

Jarrod Lyle succumbs after long fight with cancer

With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer. The 36-year-old Australian golfer died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among family ...

/ Jul 27, 2018

Former USC tailback Willie Brown dies at 76

Willie Brown, Southern California's original I-formation tailback under coach John McKay who went on to a brief NFL career before returning to the Trojans as a coach, has died. He was 76. The school said Brown died Thursday of cancer in nearby Carson. Brown played at ...

Ex-Bank of Japan chief Yasuo Matsushita dies at 92

Jul 25, 2018

Ex-Bank of Japan chief Yasuo Matsushita dies at 92

Former Bank of Japan Gov. Yasuo Matsushita, who led the central bank during the country's financial crisis of the 1990s, has died, his family said Tuesday. He was 92. The date and cause of death were not immediately clear. Matsushita was known for cutting interest rates ...