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Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

Silenced Forever: Saudi Arabia Admits Khashoggi Is Dead

By Sarah El Deeb | Oct 20
An influential voice on Saudi affairs has been silenced forever after three decades as a writer, editor, commentator and media adviser.

Nevada Pimp Who Starred in HBO Series Found Dead

Nevada Pimp Who Starred in HBO Series Found Dead

By Ken Ritter and Michelle L. Price | Oct 16
Dennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business and who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, has died, Nevada authorities said Tuesday.

Gay Adult Film Star Kyle Dean Dead at 21

Gay Adult Film Star Kyle Dean Dead at 21

Oct 9
Adult film star Kyle Dean, who appeared in several gay porn scenes for various studios, has died at 21, according to a number of reports.

Flamboyant NYC Celeb Ms Colombia Dead at 64

Flamboyant NYC Celeb Ms Colombia Dead at 64

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5
Ms Colombia — also known as Oswaldo Gomez — has died at the age of 64, various New York City media outlets report.

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

Oct 2
The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital.

French Singer and Actor Charles Aznavour Dies at Age 94

French Singer and Actor Charles Aznavour Dies at Age 94

By Lori Hinnant | Oct 1
Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades and who seduced fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence, has died. He was 94.

Joe Masteroff, Story Writer for the Musical 'Cabaret,' Dies

Joe Masteroff, Story Writer for the Musical 'Cabaret,' Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 30
Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died. He was 98.

Marty Balin, Founder of Jefferson Airplane, Dies at 76

Marty Balin, Founder of Jefferson Airplane, Dies at 76

By Hillel Italie | Sep 29
Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s "San Francisco Sound" both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands performed, has died. He was 76.

Burt Reynolds Mourned at Small Private Memorial in Florida

Burt Reynolds Mourned at Small Private Memorial in Florida

Sep 22
About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.

Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dies at 84

By Deepti Hajela | Sep 20
Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.

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