Jimmy Wang Yu, Seminal Figure in Kung Fu Films, Dies at 79

Jimmy Wang Yu Seminal Figure in Kung Fu Films Dies

Jimmy Wang Yu, who in the 1960s, in movies like “The One-Armed Swordsman,” became the biggest star of Asian martial arts cinema until the emergence of Bruce Lee, died on April 5 in Taipei, Taiwan. He was 79. His daughter Linda Wong announced the death, in a hospital, but did not give the cause. Mr. … Read more

Sara Suleri Goodyear dies; The ‘Meatless Days’ memoirist was 68 – Reuters News in France and abroad

Sara Suleri Goodyear dies The Meatless Days memoirist was 68

The daughter of a prominent Pakistani journalist and a mother of Welsh descent, Dr Suleri Goodyear has traveled a multitude of worlds. She was born in Karachi and spent part of her education in Britain before returning to Pakistan to study in Lahore. She then moved to the United States, where she served for decades … Read more

Paul Herman, Mainstay of Gangster Movies, Dies at 76

Paul Herman Mainstay of Gangster Movies Dies at 76

Paul Herman, who put in appearances as wiseguys and schlemiels in movies like Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas” and “Casino” and three seasons of “The Sopranos,” died on Tuesday, his 76th birthday. His manager, T Keaton-Woods, confirmed the death in a statement but did not specify the cause or say where Mr. Herman died. Over a four-decade … Read more

Alan Ladd Jr., Hitmaking Film Executive, Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr Hitmaking Film Executive Dies at 84

Alan Ladd Jr., who as a producer and studio executive was a guiding hand behind scores of successful films, none bigger than “Star Wars,” which he championed when its young director, George Lucas, was having trouble getting it made, died on Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 84. Kathie Berlin, who worked … Read more

Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters director and Animal House producer, dies at 75

Ivan Reitman, the influential film-maker and producer behind beloved comedies including Ghostbusters, Animal House and Twins, has died at the age of 75. Reitman died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday night at his home in Montecito, California, his family told the Associated Press. No cause of death was given. “Our family is grieving the … Read more

Tragedy in Texas: Arizona volleyball team crashes into truck and dies a player

Tragedy in Texas Arizona volleyball team crashes into truck and

Twitter Venom Volleyball Club. A teenage player from the Venom Volleyball Club of Arizona died and two other members of the delegation were seriously injured last Thursday when they were traveling to a tournament in Texas and collided with an 18-wheeler, according to team members in recent hours. According to information provided by the news … Read more

Lata Mangeshkar dies LIVE update: PM Modi expresses condolences – Reuters

Lata Mangeshkar dies LIVE update PM Modi expresses condolences

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar breathed her last at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning. She was on a ventilator for weeks, but on January 28 she was taken off the ventilator as she was showing signs of improvement. On Saturday, her condition deteriorated again and she was put back on a ventilator. Tributes … Read more

Inter never dies, 3-2 at Empoli and quarter-finals: Sensi decisive in extra time

Inter never dies 3 2 at Empoli and quarter finals Sensi decisive

Eighths Coppa Italia: Nerazzurri immediately ahead with Sanchez, then Bajrami and Radu’s own goal send the Tuscans forward. Ranocchia finds the 2-2 in the 91st minute, then resolves the midfielder in the 104th minute Soccer is strange at times and crowns unexpected heroes. Stefano Sensi does not escape the rule: the Inter midfielder, who seemed … Read more

Farewell to Sassoli: the president of the European Parliament dies at 65

Farewell to Sassoli the president of the European Parliament dies

Yesterday the news was spread of his hospitalization for a serious complication due to a dysfunction of the immune system. Von der Leyen’s condolences: “Great European and proud Italian” The president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, has died. This was announced by his spokesman, Roberto Cuillo. Sassoli died during the night at the Aviano … Read more

Redondo Beach Couple Who Helped Darfur Refugees Gain Independence Through Soccer Dies In Accident

Redondo Beach Couple Who Helped Darfur Refugees Gain Independence Through

Souleyman Adam Bourma was 17 when he sought refuge in the sprawling Goz Amer refugee camp in eastern Chad, home to more than 250,000 Darfurians who have fled war in their homeland. For half his life, Bourma, a once a farmer, has known no life beyond the fringes of the countryside, and he had little … Read more