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PARIS  | Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

PARIS  — American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement he was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling it … Continue reading PARIS  | Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

BERLIN  | The Latest: UN: 112 migrants thought dead in Mediterranean

BERLIN — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The U.N. migration agency says the weekend capsizing off Tunisia of an overloaded smuggling boat is now believed to have killed 112 migrants, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea this year. Spokesman Leonard Doyle of the International Organization for … Continue reading BERLIN  | The Latest: UN: 112 migrants thought dead in Mediterranean

BERLIN  | The Latest: UN: 100 migrants thought dead in Mediterranean

BERLIN  — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1:35 p.m. U.N. agencies say at least 100 migrants are now believed to have died after an overcrowded smuggling boat capsized off Tunisia last weekend. The shipwreck is believed to be the most deadly on the Mediterranean Sea this year. The estimate came Tuesday … Continue reading BERLIN  | The Latest: UN: 100 migrants thought dead in Mediterranean

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians to bury their dead Tuesday after 58 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  —Palestinians observed a general strike Tuesday to mourn dozens killed by Israeli army fire in the single deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war, as organizers said the day would be set aside for funerals and that turnout for any new protests on the border with Israel would likely be … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians to bury their dead Tuesday after 58 killed

WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Coal miner found in Poland is dead

WARSAW, Poland — The Latest on the missing miners in Poland (all times local): A mining official says a 38-year-old miner found Sunday by rescuers is dead, after a quake hit a colliery in southern Poland. Four other miners remain missing deep underground. Two injured miners were rescued from the mine Saturday and are being … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Coal miner found in Poland is dead

2 weeks of odd news: ‘Dead’ men; brides and Fiona’s flame

/March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — MOCHA MASTER: SKOREA BARISTA ADORNS COFFEE WITH WORKS OF ART SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Would you like cream, sugar and art with that? A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artwork on the foamy cream topping their drinks. Lee Kang Bin uses … Continue reading 2 weeks of odd news: ‘Dead’ men; brides and Fiona’s flame

Former big league outfielder Oscar Gamble dead at 68

NEW YORK/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Oscar Gamble, an outfielder who hit 200 home runs over 17 major league seasons, has died of a rare tumor of the jaw. He was 68. Gamble, recognizable during his playing days for an Afro that spilled out of his helmet, died Wednesday at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, according to … Continue reading Former big league outfielder Oscar Gamble dead at 68

3 dead, 2 injured as helicopter crashes into California home

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Three people were killed and two others were injured when a helicopter crashed into a house in a suburban Southern California neighborhood just a few minutes after taking off, officials said. The helicopter crashed into the house with such force that it was barely recognizable. The crushed metal sat in … Continue reading 3 dead, 2 injured as helicopter crashes into California home