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  • Philippine Boat Capsize Victims (2015)

    Philippine Boat Capsize Victims

    A boat ferrying 189 people capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine National Red Cross said Thursday, according to CNN. The local Coast Guard reported that at least 36 people have died, with 118 survivors, and another 19 still missing, according to CNN Philippines.

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  • Nicholas Winton, 106 (1909 - 2015)

    Nicholas Winton

    Nicholas Winton was a 29-year-old working at a stock exchange in 1938 when he learned that Jewish residents of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia would be rounded up and sent to concentration camps. Then he arranged for trains to carry Jewish children from occupied Prague to Britain. Winton, who died Wednesday at 106, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003 for his efforts to establish the ...

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  • Tunisia Resort Assault Victims (2015)

    Tunisia Resort Assault Victims

    At least 38 people died June 26 after a gunman, aided by a number of alleged accomplices, carried out an attack at a beachfront resort in Sousse, Tunisia. The slaughter was the deadliest tourist attack involving British citizens since July 7, 2005. SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — Top European security officials paid a somber homage on Tunisian sands Monday to 38 people killed at a beach resort, as...

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  • Roger Verge, 85 (1930 - 2015)

    Roger  Verge

    The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — French chef Roger Verge, who revived interest in Mediterranean cuisine and inspired stars of French gastronomy including Alain Ducasse, has died. He was 85.The French Riviera restaurant he long led, Le Moulin de Mougins, posted a Facebook homage praising a "man with heart" who pleased "generations of palates" with food such as his signature zucchini flower and...

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  • John Forbes Nash, Jr., 86 (1928 - 2015)

    John Forbes Nash, Jr.

    By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his...

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