Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes, dead at 78

She was 78. “Our beloved earth angel, Ronnie, peacefully left this world today after a brief battle with cancer,” the family said. “She was with family and in the arms of her husband, Jonathan....

Sudan’s Prime Minister resigns amid violent anti-coup protests that have left at least 57 people dead

The announcement came after three protesters were killed by Sudanese security forces during anti-coup demonstrations near the capital Sunday, the civilian-allied Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC) said. Two of the protesters were shot in...

At least four anti-coup protesters shot dead in Sudan as security forces raid broadcasters

Authorities fired live bullets and tear gas at crowds in Omdurman, about 25 kilometers (16 miles) northwest of the capital, SCDC said in a statement. It added that a number of people had been...

Myanmar: 2 Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Christmas Eve attack

“With profound sadness we confirm two of our staff are among the burnt bodies found in Myanmar after an attack by the military on Xmas Eve. Both new fathers working on education for children,”...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid leader and voice of justice, dead at 90

In a statement confirming his death on Sunday, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his condolences to Tutu’s family and friends, calling him “a patriot without equal.”  ”A man of extraordinary intellect, integrity and...

Shunji Tanaka, key designer of the original Mazda Miata, dead at 75

Shunji Tanaka, a key designer of the iconic Mazda Miata, has died. He was 75. Tanaka led the exterior and interior design of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, a lightweight Japanese roadster inspired by postwar-era...

Haiti explosion: At least 62 dead after gas tanker explodes in Cap-Haitien, Haiti’s second largest city

The situation remains “critical,” Deputy Mayor Patrick Almonor said on Tuesday, who also extended an appeal for blood donations. “We have nearly 50 houses impacted by the fire and most of them will need...

Spokesman: 8 factory workers dead, 8 missing from tornado

Workers on the night shift at Mayfield Consumer Products were in the middle of the holiday rush, cranking out candles, when a tornado closed in on the factory and the word went out: “Duck...

California would-be victim manages to get robbers’ gun, uses it against them shooting one dead

A man near the University of Southern California fought back against three armed would-be robbers, killing one of them with a gun they dropped during the altercation.  Three armed men in their 20s exited...

Anne Rice, author of gothic novels, dead at 80

Anne Rice, the gothic novelist widely known for her bestselling novel “Interview with the Vampire,” died late Saturday at the age of 80. Rice died due to complications from a stroke, her son Christopher...