Celebrity deaths

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 file photo, Anthony Bourdain arrives at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. On Friday, June 8, 2018, Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
June 09, 2018 - 6:41 am
Many people thought Anthony Bourdain had the most enviable career in existence. He didn't deny it. "I have the best job in the world," the globe-trotting food-taster and culinary storyteller once told the New Yorker magazine, stating the rather obvious. "If I'm unhappy, it's a failure of...
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June 08, 2018 - 6:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An auction of more than 2,000 pieces of film memorabilia including props from "Star Wars" and "Terminator" films has earned more than $6 million. Profiles in History says Friday that a Harley-Davidson ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" sold for more $...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, Anthony Bourdain participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss the online film series "Raw Craft" at AOL Studios in New York. Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France, Friday, June 8, 2018, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — We thought we knew them. Anthony Bourdain was the brash, globe-trotting chef, Kate Spade the innovative and ebullient designer. The idea that people who seemed to have such full and fulfilling lives would kill themselves is a tragic reminder that celebrities who feel more familiar...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Executive Producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in New York. Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France, Friday, June 8, 2018, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A prosecutor in France says Anthony Bourdain apparently hanged himself in a luxury hotel in the small town of Kayserberg. French media quoted Colmar prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel as saying that "at...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Executive Producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in New York. Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France, Friday, June 8, 2018, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 10:03 am
PARIS (AP) — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying that Bourdain was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004, file photo, designer Kate Spade sits during an interview in New York. New York City’s chief medical examiner ruled Spade’s death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, June 7, 2018, two days after Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 07, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's chief medical examiner has ruled fashion designer Kate Spade's death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, two days after the 55-year-old Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment. A housekeeper discovered her body in her bedroom...
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FILE - In a February 2009 file photo, Red Schoendienst of the St Louis Cardinals poses for a photo in Jupiter, Fla. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the Cardinals to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 95. The Cardinals announced Schoendienst's death before the top of the third inning during their game against the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — If there was ever anyone who lived his life The Cardinal Way, it was Red Schoendienst. Right down to his ruby name. The team color, of course. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed St. Louis to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died...
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June 06, 2018 - 4:41 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Gonzalez, the frontman for the Grammy-winning Tejano (tay-HAH'-noh) group Jimmy Gonzalez y Grupo Mazz (ee GROO'-poh MAHS), has died in Texas after becoming ill. He was 67. A promoter for the group's label, Freddie Records , says Gonzalez died Wednesday morning in San...
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This May 13, 2004 photo shows designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 06, 2018 - 5:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bright. Vibrant. Colorful. And, most essentially, fun. The same words used so often to describe Kate Spade's enormously popular handbags — "It" bags that were both aspirational and affordable — were an apt description of the woman herself, say many in the fashion world. And that...
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The Kate Spade logo appears on one of her handbags, in her store in New York's Soho neighborhood, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Spade was found hanged in her apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 05, 2018 - 6:06 pm
After Kate Spade's death by apparent suicide on Tuesday, fans mourned the designer and thanked her for fashion that marked formative moments in their lives. For some, Spade's purses posed as protection from outside scrutiny. For others, they were an anecdote in greater love stories, a gift that...
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