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Bobby Leonard, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 88

New York Times
Richard Goldstein Bobby Leonard, an All-American guard for Indiana University’s 1953 N.C.A.A. basketball champions who later coached the Indiana Pacers to three American Basketball Association championships, died on Tuesday. He was 88. Leonard’s family said in a statement that he had experienced many ailments in recent years, but they did......

Bernie Madoff, mastermind of the nation’s biggest investment fraud, dies at 82, AP reports

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bernard Madoff leaves federal court in New York on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bernard Madoff, mastermind of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of clients of as......

Remembering the life and legacy of rap superstar DMX

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Remembering the life and legacy of rap superstar DMX – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Earl Simmons, the prolific rapper known as DMX, died Friday at the age of 50, one week after suffering what doctors called a catastrophic......

Former Attorney General and legal activist Ramsey Clark dies at 93

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Clark died Friday at his home in New York, his granddaughter Taylor Clark said. Clark served as attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration in the late 1960s and is recognized for supervising the drafting of the 1968......

Ramsey Clark, Attorney General and Rebel With a Cause, Dies at 93

New York Times
Ramsey Clark, who championed civil rights and liberties as attorney general in the Johnson administration, then devoted much of the rest of his life to defending unpopular causes and infamous people, including Saddam Hussein and others accused of war crimes, died on Friday at his home in Manhattan He was......

Elbert Hatchett, attorney who won historic desegregation case, dies

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Elbert Hatchett, a prominent Pontiac attorney who won a historic desegregation case against the city school system, died Wednesday, April 7, 20. The cause of death wasn’t released by the family. He was 84. Hatchett was one of two......

Prince Philip dies: Sport pays respects

ESPN
The world of sport paid its respects on Friday following the death of Prince Philip, aged 99. The English Football Association were among those to pay tribute, while a two-minute silence was held at cricket matches in England’s county championship and at the Grand National horse racing meeting. Buckingham Palace......

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