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Every Music Festival Where A Death Occurred This Summer Has Been Deemed 'High Risk'

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Every single music festival where a young person died of a suspected drug overdose this past summer has been deemed 'high risk' by the NSW government.

World

World

Workers Killed After Drinking Bootleg Liquor

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At least 17 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, with more than 40 critically ill in hospital.

National

National

10 Times Steve Irwin Was Outrageously Aussie

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It's been 13 years since Steve Irwin passed away, but time hasn't faded fond memories of the man famous for his love for wildlife and his Australian charm.

Crime

Crime

Anita Cobby's Murderer, Michael Murphy Dies In Prison

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One of NSW's most notorious killers, convicted of murdering Sydney nurse Anita Cobby, has died in jail.

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Updated

Body Of A Young Woman Found Dead On Beach

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The body of a woman has been found on a Sunshine Coast beach. 

World

World

Prison Nurse Accused Of Poisoning Husband To Marry Inmate

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Amy Murray stands accused of poisoning her husband Joshua and burning the house down to cover her tracks -- all so she could marry an inmate serving a life sentence.

National

National

Why A Taxidermist Has Donated Her Body To Be Plasticised

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Julia deVille first heard about the practice of plastination when it was embroiled in international controversy. 

World

World

'Erin Brockovich' Actor Albert Finney Dead At 82

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Academy Award-nominated British actor Albert Finney, who appeared in films as diverse as Tom Jones and Skyfall, has died at the age of 82 after a short illness.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Runner Strangles Mountain Lion With Bare Hands

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All the news you need to know this Thursday,

World

World

One Dead, At Least Four Trapped In Eight-Storey Building Collapse

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At least one person has been killed and four others have been trapped under rubble after an eight-storey residential building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkish private broadcaster NTV reports.

Crime

Crime

Missing Baby Boy Involved In 'Tragic' Murder-Suicide

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A father and his six-month-old baby boy are dead in a suspected murder-suicide on the Sunshine Coast.

Sport

Sport

Foul Ball Killed Fan During Baseball Match At Dodger Stadium

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A woman died after being struck by a foul ball at Dodger Stadium last August, but her cause of death was not revealed until Monday.

World

World

Man Dead After E-Cigarette Explodes In His Face

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An e-cigarette is being blamed for the death of a Fort Worth man, CBS Dallas reports. His family said a vape pen exploded while he was trying to use it.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Soap Stars And Fans Pay Tribute To Kristoff St. John

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Soap stars including Katherine Kelly Lang have paid tribute to 'The Young And The Restless Star' who has died age 52.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum-Of-Four And Model Dies After Graphic Final Post

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Australian Actress Carmen Duncan Dies Age 76

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Australian actor Carmen Duncan has died after a battle with cancer.

National

National

Black Saturday Bushfire Disaster Remembered 10 Years On

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The first in a series of commemorative events to mark 10 years since Victoria's catastrophic bushfires will be held in one of the worst-hit towns on Friday.

World

World

Mum Carrying Pram Dies After Falling Down Stairs In Subway Station

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A young mother has died in New York City after falling down a flight of stairs at a subway station while carrying her baby in a stroller.

World

World

Police Officer Charged In Russian Roulette Death Of Female Officer

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A St. Louis police officer is in custody, three days after he was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver.

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Updated

Police Investigate Suspicious Deaths Of Man And Woman Found Dead At A House

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Queensland Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman who were found dead on Monday evening.

Crime

Crime

On-The-Spot Fines For Drug Possession Are Now In Effect

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On-the-spot fines for drug possession instead of court notices set to revolutionise the system.

Crime

Crime

Man Accused Of Throwing Cheerleader Off Balcony

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A man is expected to face court on Australia Day accused of throwing a Gold Coast cheerleader off an 11th-floor balcony six years ago.

TV

TV

What IRL Trauma Cleaners Think Of Your True Crime Obsession

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There’s no question that true crime is having a huge moment in pop culture right now, but what do the people who face death every day think about it?

National

National

Medics On Standby For Three Music Festivals In NSW

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Three music festivals in Sydney will have a greater presence of medical teams and nurses on standby for drug overdoses and dehydration over the Australia Day weekend.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Young Comedian Kevin Barnett's Cause of Death Revealed

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The popular 32-year-old who wrote for 'Broad City' passed away suddenly earlier this week.

Crime

Crime

Man To Face Court Over Death Of Titans Cheerleader Thrown Off Balcony

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A man is expected to face court accused of throwing a Gold Coast cheerleader off an 11th-floor balcony six years ago.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Mystery Surrounds Young Comedian Kevin Barnett's Death

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There has been an outpouring of grief over the shock death of comedian Kevin Barnett, who died suddenly while on vacation.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Distraught Mother Asks 'Why, Why, Why?' Following Son's Brutal Murder

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Today Alfredo Isho’s heartbroken mother, supported by relatives, returned to the scene of her son’s brutal murder to lay flowers on a bus seat outside a Bossley Park hair salon.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Broadway Legend Carol Channing

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The 'Hello Dolly' stage icon Carol Channing has died age 97.

National

National

'More Dangerous Drugs Than Ever': Why Are So Many Young Australians Dying?

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Decades of failure in public policy and a drug market "more dangerous than ever" have contributed to a "perfect storm" of festival summer deaths, experts say.

World

World

Snow My God! The Weather In Europe Is Nuts Right Now

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An unprecedented amount of snow has bought parts of Europe to a standstill.

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Views

What I Learnt About Grief From Music Legend Nick Cave

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The rock star's take on beauty after loss has changed my perspective forever.

National

National

Beyond The Valley Festival Death: Snake Venom Found In Reveller's Blood

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The family of a university student who died after attending the Beyond The Valley music festival have discredited claims he died from a drug overdose. 

World

World

Woman Dies After Becoming Trapped In Clothing Donation Bin

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A woman is dead after she was found unconscious and partially trapped inside a clothing donation bin.

News

News

Dreamt About Death Recently? Here’s Why.

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We’re more likely to dream about death over the holidays.

World

World

Child Dies After Falling Through Ice Into Frozen Lake

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A nine-year-old boy has died after he fell through ice on a lake and into freezing waters. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Babysitter Allegedly Disguised Dead Infant To Appear He Was Sleeping

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

TV

TV

Former 'Neighbours' Actor Darius Perkins Has Died Age 54

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The actor who first played the iconic role of Scott Robinson has reportedly passed away following a battle with cancer.

Music

Music

Captain & Tennille's Daryl Dragon Has Died

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Daryl Dragon -- the 'Captain' of pop duo Captain & Tennille has passed away.

National

National

Family Torn Apart By Mother-Daughter Electrocution Tragedy

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A mother and daughter tragically lost their lives in a freak accident on their remote family farm 117 kilometres southwest of Cairns.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Curb Your Enthusiasm Actor Has Died Age 76

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Einstein, a two-time Emmy Award winner, died on Wednesday.

National

National

New Year Drownings: Five People Die On Aussie Beaches On January 1

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The new year had a tragic start for beachgoers, with five drowning deaths across the country.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Children Of Man Murdered By Wife To Be Split Up

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Absolutely Fabulous' Star Dies

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Dame June Whitfield has passed away aged 93.

News

News

Young Dad Dies In Bali, Family Desperately Need Money To Bring His Body Home

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A young father from Perth has died during a family trip on the Indonesian island of Bali, and now the family is desperately trying to bring him home.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Goodfellas' Actor Frank Adonis Has Died Age 83

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The Brooklyn-born actor -- who appeared in dozens of classic mobster films and TV shows -- has passed away.

National

National

Young British Couple Die In Perth Just Hours Apart

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Jason Francis and Alice Robinson had only been living in Australia for a few months when a double tragedy struck. Their local football club is now crowdfunding to get their bodies home to loved ones.

Crime

Crime

Body Found In Bush Dumped Shortly Before Fire Started

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A body found in the Yarratt State Forest, near Taree is believed to have been dumped shortly before a bushfire started.

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Updated

Death Toll Hits 429 As Hunt Continues For Volcano Tsunami Survivors

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The death toll from the tsunami that hit coastal areas of Indonesia's Java and Sumatra islands has reached 429, with almost 1500 injured and 154 missing, an official says.

National

National

Mother Watched Her Son And Husband Drown On Christmas Eve

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A mother has watched two members of her family lose their lives at a notorious strip of beach on Phillip Island.

World

World

North Korea Ordered To Pay Millions To Dead Student Otto Warmbier's Family

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A US court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $700 million ($USD501 million) in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto Warmbier.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Laverne & Shirley Star Penny Marshall Has Died Aged 75

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The director of 'Big' and star of 'Laverne & Shirley' died on Monday night.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Has Died

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Colin Kroll, the co-founder of short-form video app Vine was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday.

National

National

Father Of Dead Schoolie Calls For 'Nangs' To Be Regulated

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Nitrous oxide should be regulated, warned the father of a Sydney teenager who fell to his death from a Gold Coast balcony after reportedly using the substance.

National

National

Figure Eight Pools Get Online Warning System After Repeat Injuries

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One of Australia's most iconic but dangerous tourist spots has been issued a new warning system as summer heats up.

Tech

Tech

Mother Of Stillborn Baby Gets Apology From Facebook Then Hit With Adoption Ads

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An American journalist -- who penned an emotional letter to tech companies to change the way they advertise to women who experience stillbirth -- got an apology from Facebook but hours later was hit with adoption ads.

Crime

Crime

Teen Kills Girl For Waiting Too Long To Tell Him She Was Pregnant

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Aaron Trejo, 16, confessed to killing his pregnant schoolmate, police said.

World

World

Twitter CEO Faces Backlash Over 'Disgraceful' Myanmar Tweets

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The social media company's chief executive has been criticised for promoting Myanmar as a 'beautiful' tourist destination despite the mass human rights abuses occurring in the country. 

Views

Views

A Letter To My Afterlife Manager

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Dear Jemima, If you are reading this, I am dead.

World

World

George W. Bush's Breaks Down At Father's Funeral

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It wasn't until the very end of the eulogy for his father, George H.W. Bush, that former President George W. Bush broke down.

World

World

'Soldier-Statesman': George H.W. Bush Hailed At State Funeral

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The late President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a World War Two hero, Cold War veteran and architect of a US victory against Iraq.

World

World

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Pays Respect To Fallen Friend

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Sully, the service dog famous for his loyalty to former U.S. president George H.W. Bush, sat quietly by his side as mourners gathered at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

World

World

Guy Asks Girl To Wear Black On First Date, Takes Her To Funeral

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There was a lot of anticipation.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Sarah Hyland Dragged For Asking Fans to Donate To GoFundMe

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After her 14-year-old cousin was tragically killed by a drunk driver, Sarah Hyland turned to fans to help raise money for his funeral.

National

National

Christmas Plea By 'Heartbroken' Family Of SES Volunteer

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The "heartbroken" family of SES volunteer Billy Martin have made a public plea after being left without their husband and father so close to Christmas.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shot Dead By Boyfriend's Ex-Wife While Decorating

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Lisa Vilate Williams was putting up Christmas decorations with the kids when she was shot.

World

World

Woman Dies After Leaned Head Out Train Window

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Police were called to around 10.10pm after reports a woman had received serious head injuries while travelling on a train.

World

World

Watch This Dutch Cyclist Narrowly Escape Train Collision

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Now that's Dutch courage.

World

World

Warning After 'Perfect' Couple Found Dead In Bed Together

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Michelle Avila's parents have warned that their daughter's death is proof that "what looks perfect, is not perfect".

World

World

"World's Oldest Rebel" Harry Leslie Smith Dies Aged 95

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The Second World War veteran and author was an outspoken advocate for the poor until the end.

Celebrity

Celebrity

SpongeBob Squarepants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies At 57

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Fans of the Nickelodeon cartoon series are paying their respects to the show's creator after hearing news of his death.

World

World

Indian Authorities In Tense Face-Off With Remote Tribe

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Indian authorities have been involved with tense stand-off with the remote Sentinelese tribe, as they attempt to retrieve American missionary's body.

World

World

Woman Dies After Botched Plastic Surgery In Mexico

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A real estate agent who traveled to a clinic in Mexico in October for several plastic surgery procedures and returned to the U.S. on life support with brain damage has died, according to the family’s attorney.

National

National

Man Crushed To Death By Forklift Driven By His Own Dog

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Derek Mead's family has been searching for answers after he mysteriously died while gardening at home. An inquest has found an unlikely culprit in the freak-forklift accident.

World

World

'God, I Don't Want To Die' The Chilling Diary Entry Of Killed Missionary

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Some of John Allen Chau's final journal entries show his will to live and his determination to spread the Christian message.

World

World

Man Killed By A Remote Tribe With Bow And Arrow

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An American adventurer who kayaked to a remote Indian island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows has been killed, police said Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Renae Lawrence Lands In Oz And Yemen Faces Horrific Crisis

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Suicide Bomber Kills Over 50 People At Prophet Muhammad Birthday Celebrations

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Second Baby Death In Queensland And Tim Cahill's Teary Farewell

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

Four-Month-Old Baby Girl Found Dead In Logan

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A day after a baby girl was found dead on a Queensland beach, a four-month-old girl has died in suspicious circumstances.

National

National

Losing The Plot: Graves To Be Recycled Under Plans To Fix Cemetery Space

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Dead bodies could be dug up and the graves filled with new occupants after just a quarter of a century, under new legislation proposed by the NSW state government.

World

World

Woman Moved To End-Of-Life Care After Plastic Surgery Procedure

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A Dallas real estate agent who travelled to a clinic in Mexico in October for several plastic surgery procedures and returned to the US on life support with brain damage was moved to hospice care late Friday night.

National

National

Dad Charged After Six-Year-Old Daughter Kills Baby Brother

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A father in Houston, Texas has been charged after his six-year-old daughter allegedly killed her baby brother while he was shopping.

National

National

What Happens If You Or A Loved One Die Overseas?

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More Australians are dying overseas than ever before, according to the government's Smart Traveller website.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Diddy Opens Up About Kim Porter's Death

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Diddy has shared an emotional tribute to his former partner, Kim Porter.

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Updated

Parents Of Nine-Month-Old Baby Girl Found Dead On Beach Assisting Police

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A baby believed to be nine months old is dead after being found near the shoreline on a beach at Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast.

National

National

Tasmanian Man Dies After Suspected Stingray Jab To The Abdomen

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A 42-year-old man out for a leisurely swim on Saturday afternoon has died after a suspected stingray injury, Tasmania Police has confirmed.

Movies

Movies

'Butch Cassidy' And 'Princess Bride' Screenwriter William Goldman Has Died

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Celebrities have paid tribute to legendary screenwriter William Goldman, who passed away in New York on Friday.

Breaking

Breaking

Kim Porter, P Diddy's Ex Has Been Found Dead

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Model Kim Porter, who dated Diddy for over a decade has been found dead at her LA home.

World

World

Fiancee Of Lion Air Crash Victim Takes Wedding Photos Alone

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An Indonesian woman whose fiance died on board the ill-fated Lion Air flight has taken her wedding pictures alone.

World

World

Amazon Echo May Have Recorded The Murder Of Two Women

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A judge in the US has asked Amazon provide recordings from an Echo device after the death of two women.

National

National

Heart-Wrenching Scenes As Bar Reopens With Tributes To Late Owner

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Pellegrini's Espresso Bar reopened on Tuesday morning after the cafe's co-owner Sisto Malaspina was killed in a terror attack on Friday.

World

World

The Devastating Wildfires Tearing Through California

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Strong winds were blowing again on Monday in California, and that is very bad news for millions of people hoping to avoid some of the most destructive wildfires the state has ever seen.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Marvel Stars React To Stan Lee's Death

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With the news that Marvel legend Stan Lee had died, there was an outpouring of love online from all those his work had inspired and many of those who played his iconic characters.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Douglas Rain,The Voice Of HAL 9000, Dies At 90

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The Canadian stage actor, most notorious for lending his voice to the computer from '2001: A Space Odyssey' has died.

Tech

Tech

Wikipedia 'Deaditors': The People Who Let The World Know When Famous People Die

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Millions turn to Wikipedia to confirm the death of a celeb and in some cases the website crashes. But who is behind the speedy edits? 10 daily tracked down the guy who documented Michael Jackson and Princes' deaths.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Seat In US Midterm Elections

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Brothel owner Dennis Hof was buried on Monday after dying in his sleep at the age of 72. 

World

World

Newlyweds' Final Moments Before Helicopter Crash Caught On Camera

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A newlywed couple was captured on video walking to board a helicopter that crashed moments later, killing them on the night of their wedding.

National

National

The Body Modifying 'Cult' Blamed For The Death Of Aussie 'Gentle Giant'

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Eight years ago Linda Chapman's 20-year-old son Jack fell in love with an American man named Dylan.

National

National

Jack Fell In Love, And It Cost Him His Life

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Just three weeks ago, Linda Chapman received news that her son Jack had died.