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  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate movie.
  • Gevork Vartanian dies at 87; Soviet spy helped derail plot to kill Allied leaders

    Gevork Vartanian dies at 87; Soviet spy helped derail plot to kill Allied leaders
    Gevork Vartanian, a former Soviet intelligence agent who helped derail a Nazi plot to assassinate allied leaders at a 1943 conference in Tehran, has died. He was 87. Vartanian died Tuesday of an unspecified illness, according to Russia's Foreign...

    Etta James spending Christmas in hospital

     
    The family of Etta James said they hope to share Christmas with the hospitalized singing legend if she is feeling well enough. James, suffering from end-stage leukemia and dementia, is under sedation while being treated at a Riverside hospital.

    Singer Etta James hospitalized but 'still fighting,' son says

     
    Etta James, the legendary rhythm and blues singer suffering from end-stage leukemia and dementia, is under sedation while being treated at a Riverside hospital, her son said Saturday.

    Cheetah: Remembering Tarzan’s hairy -- and controversial -- sidekick

     
    Cheetah the chimp from Tarzan movie fame reportedly died recently in Florida. But did he really? It seems that almost everything that surrounds the furry scene-stealer from Hollywood film fame is questionable.