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World’s oldest living man, who said secret was to smile, dies at 112

World’s oldest living man, who said secret was to smile, dies at 112

World
Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Guinness World Records oldest living man, who said the secret to a long life was smiling, has died at 112. Chitetsu Watanabe of Niigata, Japan died Sunday, Guinness World Records and the funeral home handling his services confirmed Tuesday. On Feb. 12, Guinness World Records presented him a certificate as the world's oldest living man at age of 112 years, 344 days. Watanabe said the secret to a long life was to "not get angry and keep a smile on your face." Japan's nationally circulated newspaper Mainichi reported that he died of old age. His eldest son's 81-year-old wife Yoko, said he became unable to eat after celebrating his Guinness World Record, and was put on intravenous drip. He also developed a fever and difficulty breathing a couple days before his death. Watan...
Jeanne Evert Dubin, sister of tennis great Chris Evert, dies at 62

Jeanne Evert Dubin, sister of tennis great Chris Evert, dies at 62

Sports
Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A funeral Mass will be held Monday in Florida for world-class tennis player Jeanne Evert Dubin, the younger sister of superstar Chris Evert. She was 62 and had been battling ovarian cancer. "Jeanne was selfless, caring and kind," Chris Evert said in her sister's obituary. "As a sister, I admired her stellar character and unwavering devotion to her loved ones. She fought a brave battle, and now Heaven is lucky to have her." Jeanne Colette Evert had an outstanding junior career. She turned professional in 1973 at age 15, a year after she defeated tennis luminaries Rosie Casals and World No. 1 Margaret Court. She was trained by her father, Jimmy Evert, who died in 2015. In summer 1973, she became the youngest woman's tennis player ever to represent her country in the Wightm...
Copy and paste inventor Larry Tesler dies aged 74

Copy and paste inventor Larry Tesler dies aged 74

Technology
Larry Tesler, the inventor of the computer keyboard commands cut, copy and paste, has died aged 74.The news was announced by the American's former employer Xerox. "The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler," the company said."Your workday is easier thanks to his revolutionary ideas. Larry passed away Monday, so please join us in celebrating him." The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler. Your workday is easier thanks to his revolutionary ideas. Larry passed away Monday, so please join us in celebrating him. Photo credit: Yahoo CC-By-2.0 https://t.co/MXijSIMgoA pic.twitter.com/kXfLFuOlon— Xerox (@Xerox) February 19, 2020
Caroline Flack: TV presenter dies at 40

Caroline Flack: TV presenter dies at 40

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Former Love Island host Caroline Flack has been found dead in her London flat, her family have confirmed.A lawyer for the family said the star had taken her own life.She stood down from the dating show after she was charged with assaulting her partner in December and was due to stand trial next month.As well as presenting ITV's Love Island she had co-hosted The X Factor and won Strictly Come Dancing in 2014.The family said in a statement: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February."We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they make no attempt to contact us and/or photograph us." Information and support is available from B...
U.S. soldier dies at Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield

U.S. soldier dies at Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield

Business
Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. soldier stationed in Afghanistan has died in "a non-combat related incident," the Department of Defense said Thursday. Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, 21, died Wednesday at Bagram Airfield, a U.S. base north of the capital Kabul, the Pentagon said in a statement without providing further details about his death. "The incident is under investigation," the statement read. The native of Central Point, Ore., was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Brigade in Fort Drum, N.Y., as an aircraft structural repairer. He joined the Army in August 2016 and was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division following basic combat training and advanced individual training. "The loss of any Mountain soldier has a lasting impact on every member of the team. The 10th...