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    Conspiracy Theories

    Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead but suggests it was due to a fight in the consulate. (Hmm 15 vs 1. Must've been some fight.) https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/khashoggi-death-consulate-1.4871187
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Danny Leiner, a Hollywood director whose credits include 'Harold and Kumar go to White Castle', and 'Dude, Where's My Car?', has died. http://collider.com/danny-leiner-dead-harold-kumar-director/
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    Doctor Doctor

    Dr. William Shearer, the physician who treated the Bubble Boy, has died. He was 81. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/obituaries/dr-william-shearer-dead.html
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Rombola is 53 (soon to turn 54).
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    Baseball

    Wayne Krenchicki, a backup infielder for several teams from 1979 to 1986, minor league coach and University of Miami Hall of Fame member, has died. He was 64. https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/mlb/reds/2018/10/17/wayne-krenchicki-ex-reds-infielder-minor-league-manager-dies-64/1667749002/ http://www.umsportshalloffame.com/wayne-krenchicki.html
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    American rock band Godsmack postpones its tour following the death of guitarist Tony Rombola's son Joe Fay at age 34. http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/godsmacks-2018-european-tour-postponed-as-guitarist-tony-rombola-mourns-death-of-son/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godsmack
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    Dead Poets Society

    David Helwig, a Canadian poet, novelist & essayist and 2009 Order of Canada recipient, has died. He was 80. http://www.davidhelwig.com/
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    Rag Traders

    Barbara Mastroianni, a costume designer who collaborated with Federico Fellini, among others, and the daughter of famed Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni, has died. She was 65. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/barbara-mastroianni-dead-costume-designer-daughter-marcello-mastroianni-dies-at-66-1152193
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    Political Frailty

    Donald Macdonald, a Canadian federal politician and former Cabinet minister in the Pierre Trudeau government, has died. He was 86. https://globalnews.ca/news/4547788/donald-macdonald-former-cabinet-minister-dies/
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    World War II Veterans

    Richard Brookins, a World War II veteran remembered for having dressed as Saint Nicholas on December 5, 1944 to bring joy to kids in Luxembourg, has died. He was 96. Brookins was featured in the 2015 documentary 'The American St. Nick', which saw him travel back to Luxembourg. His notoriety led him to be inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame. (Yes, such a thing exists.) http://www.wxxinews.org/post/remembering-richard-brookins-american-st-nick https://www.santaclaushall.com/2016-inductees/richard-brookins/
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of basketball's world governing body seen by some as a potential future IOC president, has died. He was 51. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12142365
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Joe Rainey, a music executive with Capitol Records who worked with the likes of Katy Perry and Niall Horan, has died. He was 43. No cause of death was given. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/8479822/joe-rainey-dead-capitol-records
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    Wrestlers/actors

    I was just looking at the plaintiffs in the lawsuit last night and saw his name (Don Leo Heaton). Hadn't been aware anymore than he. Some of those seeking compensation were going after the WWE's deep pockets despite having had little to do with the company most of their careers, e.g. Rod Price.
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Nikolai Pankin, a three-time Olympian and 1968 bronze medalist for the Soviet Union in swimming, for the breaststroke, has died. He was 69. http://www.tellerreport.com/sports/--at-the-70th-year-of-life-swimmer-nikolai-pankin-died-.rkO2AggsX.html
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    William Coors, the former chair of Adolph Coors Co., has died. He was 102. https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/william-coors-former-chair-of-adolph-coors-dies-at-102
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Don Leo Jonathan, a legendary pro wrestling figure who appeared in over 2,800 bouts over three decades, has died. He was 87. http://slam.canoe.com/Slam/Wrestling/2018/10/13/22786171.html
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    Female 'Firsts'

    Jeanne Ashworth, the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in speed skating, has died. She was 80. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/12/obituaries/jeanne-ashworth-dead.html
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    Academic Footnotes

    Now complete with QO https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/oct/12/mary-midgley-obituary
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    Broadway - "the Great White Way"

    Perhaps he should. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6268349/Monty-Pythons-legend-Terry-Jones-struggles-recognise-comedy-troupe-friends.html
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Eric Mtshali, an anti-apartheid icon, trade unionist and leader in the African National Congress’ military wing who carried the nickname 'Stalin', has died. He was 87. His death comes as news of the demise of Pik Botha has been made public. https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/anti-apartheid-icon-eric-stalin-mtshali-dies-17451063
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    PW Botha

    He is definitely on the 'List of the Missed' as he was picked in the DDP in 2017. However, it does not appear that he was ever on the DeathList.
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    PW Botha

    Dead https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/former-foreign-affairs-minister-pik-botha-dies-20181012
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    Academic Footnotes

    G.D. Agarwal, a former professor at the Indian Institute of Technology and a prolific environmental engineer, has died. He was 87. Agarwal had been on a near-four month hunger strike prior to his death. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/on-fast-unto-death-to-save-ganga-professor-gd-agarwal-dies-at-87/articleshow/66163741.cms
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    Academic Footnotes

    Mary Midgley, a British moral philosopher and Emeritus at Newcastle University, has died. She was 99. https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=PHILOS-L%3B27d318e2.1810&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter A DDP hit, too.
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    Interesting Ways To Die...

    Peter Barclay, who performed under the name 'Master Terafan Greydragon', has died after being impaled by his own two metre long lance during a medieval re-enactment performance. https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/medieval-knight-dies-after-impaling-himself-on-lance-20181011-p508yo.html
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