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Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

Feb. 19, 2019 5:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a...

Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's global icon, dies in Paris

Feb. 19, 2019 2:59 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man whose career spanned six decades. Although he spent virtually his entire career...

Brooklyn Dodgers pitching great Don Newcombe has died at age 92.

Feb. 19, 2019 2:38 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brooklyn Dodgers pitching great Don Newcombe has died at age 92.

'What a talent': Celebrities react to death of Lagerfeld

Feb. 19, 2019 1:31 PM EST

Some reaction to the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. "His humor, wit, love and passion for fashion will live on forever. Thank you for the inspiration that you gave to this world and for all of the hearts that you touched in the process." — Bella Hadid, via Instagram. ___ "We lost a true...

The Latest: Casino company to complete Macau Lagerfeld hotel

Feb. 19, 2019 1:12 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (all times local): 7 p.m. Macau casino company SJM, which is building a hotel in the Chinese casino capital designed by Karl Lagerfeld, says it's "deeply saddened" by news of his death. SJM Holdings Ltd. said in a statement that it was...

Style, selfies and hamburgers: Karl Lagerfeld in quotes

Feb. 19, 2019 10:08 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Couturier Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday, was almost as famous for his biting and often controversial quips as he was for his fashion designs. Here are a few of his memorable quotes: ON STYLE: "If you come and ask me, 'I want to be chic,' There is little hope to become chic. Because there...

Chanel says its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

Feb. 19, 2019 7:17 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Chanel says its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died.

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of 'Downfall,' dies at 77

Feb. 16, 2019 9:30 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died. He was 77. German news agency dpa reported that Ganz's management said Saturday he died in Zurich. Ganz, a prominent figure in the...

Florida rapper YNW Melly accused of killing 2 friends

Feb. 14, 2019 9:03 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Police have charged Florida rapper YNW Melly with killing two of his close friends who were also rising rap stars, and trying to make it appear they died in a drive-by shooting. On Wednesday, Miramar police arrested 19-year-old YNW Melly, whose legal name is Jamell Demons, on...

From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82

Feb. 8, 2019 12:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, one of the most respected and versatile actors of his generation and the star of films as diverse as "Tom Jones" and "Skyfall," has died. He was 82. From his early days as a strikingly handsome and magnetic screen presence to his closing acts as a brilliant character actor,...