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Frontman of 1980s rock band The Cars found dead

Frontman of 1980s rock band The Cars found dead

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Ric Ocasek, the frontman of US band The Cars, best known for their 1980s hit single Drive, has died aged 75. Ocasek was found dead in his apartment in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon, when police responded to a 911 call. There were no signs of foul play and a post-mortem is to take place, the NYPD said.Ocasek sang, played guitar and wrote most of the band's songs. His death comes a year after The Cars were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Image: Paulina Porizkova and Ric Ocasek in 1990 The Cars formed in Boston in 1976 by Ocasek and Benjamin Orr, who played bass. Despite being a decade older than other rock compatriots, they led the new wave movement in the US into the 1980s. ...
Dorian: 50 dead, 2,500 registered missing in the Bahamas

Dorian: 50 dead, 2,500 registered missing in the Bahamas

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Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The Bahamas designated 2,500 people as missing Wednesday, 10 days after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands. The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency said the Department of Social Services is compiling a register of missing people based on reports through the Missing Persons hotlines and other means. NEMA added that the list has not been checked against government records of people staying in shelters and that some people evacuated from Abaco and Grand Bahama islands have not registered with Social Services. "As we are able to cross-reference our data sets we will be able to inform family members and reunite survivors with loved ones," the agency said. In addition to the thousands of people registered as missing, Health Minister Duane Sands confirmed the death ...
Jeffrey Epstein: Financier found dead in New York prison cell

Jeffrey Epstein: Financier found dead in New York prison cell

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US financier Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead in his prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.His body was discovered at 06:30 local time (10:30 GMT) on Saturday at a facility in New York.Officials said his death was an apparent suicide. The FBI is investigating the incident.Epstein, 66, pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking and conspiracy charges last month and was being held without bail."[He] was found unresponsive in his cell in the Special Housing Unit from an apparent suicide," a statement from the justice department said. "Mr Epstein was transported... to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, and subsequently pronounced dead," the statement added. Profile: Disgraced financier Je...
Big Brother star Miriam Rivera dead at 38

Big Brother star Miriam Rivera dead at 38

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Reality TV star Miriam Rivera has died at the age of 38.The transgender model, who was the star of Sky1 TV show Something About Miriam and appeared on Big Brother Australia , was found dead at her home in her native country of Mexico on February 5.However, her passing wasn't reported until this week.Her husband Daniel Cuervo, who is based in New York, fears her death may have been “passed off” as a suicide after she refused to work as a prostitute for a man who was “infatuated” with her. Related Articles Mr. Cuervo told Daily Mail Australia that Miriam had called him from Mexico on the day of her death, saying she was feeling sick and vomiting blood.He reportedly told her to get medical help and she called him again after leaving the hospital at midday.He told the publication: “On the m
Missing British scientist found dead in 65ft ravine on Greek island

Missing British scientist found dead in 65ft ravine on Greek island

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The body of a British woman missing on the Greek island of Ikaria has been found in a ravine.Astrophysicist Natalie Christopher had been missing since Monday morning after she failed to return from a run. In a brief statement, Greek police confirmed that a body found in a 20m (65ft) deep ravine belonged to the 35-year-old. Image: The 35-year-old was reported missing after she failed to return from a run It was found by a volunteer assisting in the search.The cause of death has not yet been established. Advertisement Ms Christopher, who was from London but lived in Nicosia in Cyprus, was on holiday with her Cypriot partner at the time of her disappearan...