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Shirley Temple, Iconic Child Actress, Dies at 85 - Latimes.Com
World  (tags: Movies, Hollywood news, celebrities, obituary )

- 1683 days ago -
WOODSIDE, Calif. -- Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85
RIP: Ariel Sharon, Whose Life And Career Shaped Israeli History, Dies
World  (tags: politics, obituary, world, Ariel Sharon, politics, middle-east, world, government, israel, news )

- 1714 days ago -
Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a towering figure in the history of Israel as a soldier and politician, died on Saturday. He was 85.
Hugo Chavez, Fiery Venezuelan Leader, Dies at 58
World  (tags: world, politics, obituary, Hugo Chavez, news )

- 2025 days ago -
President Hugo Chavez was a former paratroop commander and self-styled "subversive" who waged continual battle for his socialist ideals. He bedeviled the United States and outsmarted his rivals time and again, while using Venezuela's vast oil wealth to hi
RIP--- A Syrian Graffiti Artist, Defiant Until Death
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, activism, obituary, death, death, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, middle-east, news, terrorism, humanrights, freedoms )

- 2333 days ago -
Security forces shot him in the leg.His friends and fellow activists say he bled to death.Nour Hatem Zahra helped organize protests and hid dissidents from Syrian security forces. He also brought medical supplies to wounded protestors on many occasions.
Havel, Hero of Anti-Communist Revolution, Has Died
World  (tags: world, europe, obituary, death, Vaclav Havel, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 2468 days ago -
Vaclav Havel wove theater into revolution, leading the charge to peacefully bring down communism in a regime he ridiculed as "Absurdistan" and proving the power of the people to overcome totalitarian rule
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Has Died
World  (tags: world, politics, NORTH KOREA, death, OBITUARY, KIM JUNG IL, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, asia )

- 2469 days ago -
Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader whose iron rule and nuclear ambitions dominated world security fears for more than a decade, has died. He was 69.
Richard Holbrooke's Brilliant Drive
World  (tags: americans, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', diplomacy, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, interesting, obituary, politics, society, United Nations )

- 2838 days ago -
The gifted diplomat dedicated his life to making the world a more just and peaceful place--typical of the dedicated diplomats now vilified by the anarchists at WikiLeaks, writes Harold Evans. This tough prince of peace will be hard to replace.
Stunt Star Evel Knievel Takes Final Leap
World  (tags: death, obituary, evel knievel, world, stuntman )

- 3946 days ago -
IN HIS final years, Evel Knievel, the iconic motorcycle stuntman who died aged 69 on Friday, was breathless and in constant pain, weakened by 35 serious injuries. But he remained addicted to the roar of the crowds. His family said that, after struggling

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