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French pop star Johnny Hallyday on stage at Paris' Palais Des Sports stadium in 1969. Reg Lancaster/Getty Images hide caption

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France Mourns Its Favorite Rock Star, Johnny Hallyday

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Ali Abdullah Saleh gave a speech to supporters in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Aug. 24, 2017. He never wavered in his belief that only he could lead the Yemenis, even though he fueled societal divisions by playing enemies off one another to weaken his opposition. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jalal Talabani, shown here in 2003 in Istanbul, died Tuesday in Germany at age 83. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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As Kurdish Leader And Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani Brought People Together

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A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmed Kathrada, an anti-apartheid activist and close friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday in Johannesburg. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E.L. Doctorow, center, stands with other National Book Critics Circle award winners in March 2006 at a reception following the awards ceremony in New York. Doctorow's "The March" won the prize for fiction that year. Tina Fineberg/AP hide caption

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Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

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The crowd cheers as Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (center) arrives at the Marina Bay Floating Platform for the annual National Day Parade celebrations in Singapore on Aug. 9, 2012. Calvin Wong/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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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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