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Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

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Ralph Baer, The Man Who Thought Up Video Games, Dies

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Kent Haruf, Author Of Moving, Colorado-Set Novels, Dies At 71

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Elizabeth Peña Remembered As An Actress With Range

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Ruby Dee: An Actress Who Marched On Washington And Onto The Screen

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Singer-Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies

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