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  1. Former Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel Dies at 75

    5:25 am 12/18/2011

    Former dissident playwright and recently debuted filmmaker dies after prolonged ill health.Read more

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  2. Cesaria Evora, Known as 'Barefoot Diva,' Dies at 70

    1:28 pm 12/17/2011

    The Grammy-winning singer had retired in September due to health problems.Read more

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  3. Rapper Slim Dunkin Killed in Atlanta Studio

    9:14 am 12/17/2011

    Police say that the artist, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was fatally shot in the chest after getting into an altercation prior to a video shoot.Read more

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  4. Legendary R&B Singer Etta James Dies at 73

    12:04 am 12/17/2011

    The soulful artist battled personal demons throughout her six-decade career headlined by her signature ballad "At Last."Read more

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  5. Ricky Gervais Pays Tribute to Christopher Hitchens on Twitter

    5:32 am 12/16/2011

    The Golden Globes troublemaker calls the late TV pundit a "brave man and a hero of mine."Read more

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  6. Vanity Fair's Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62

    9:36 pm 12/15/2011

    UPDATED: The controversial writer and TV pundit took aim at such targets as Mel Gibson, Michael Moore, Bob Hope, Bill Clinton, Mother Teresa and organized religion.Read more

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  7. Susan Gordon, Child Actress of the ’50s and ’60s, Dies at 62

    3:42 pm 12/14/2011

    She starred in Danny Kaye’s “The Five Pennies,” “The Twilight Zone” and a live TV version of “Miracle on 34th Street.”Read more

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  8. John Higgins, Actor, Director and Dialect Coach, Dies

    1:39 pm 12/14/2011

    The brother of late “Foul Play” writer-director Colin Higgins traveled the world to work in the theater.Read more

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  9. Bert Schneider, Producer of Counterculture Film Classics, Dies at 78

    6:06 pm 12/13/2011

    The Oscar winner was behind such New Hollywood classics as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" and the anti-war documentary "Hearts and Minds."Read more

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  10. Music Industry Executive Dies After Hollywood Shooting

    5:38 pm 12/12/2011

    UPDATED: John Atterberry, who was shot in the face and neck during Friday's random shooting at the Sunset and Vine intersection, had been in critical condition at Cedars-Sinai hospital.Read more

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