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Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90

Agnes Heller has written widely on the philosophy of history and morals, and the theory of modernity.

Rip Torn, troubled Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, dies at 88

Character actor Rip Torn passes away at the age of 88, leaving behind both a legacy of compelling character roles as well as a troubled life.

Lee Iacocca, star CEO who led Ford, saved Chrysler, dies at...

Lee Iacocca, the US auto executive and TV pitchman whose feel for consumers’ changing tastes helped produce the Ford Mustang and the Chrysler minivan, dies at 94.

US fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Gloria was the great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the 19th century railroad and shipping magnate who amassed one of the greatest fortunes of the time.

Tycoon Lee Shin Cheng dies at 79

Founder of IOI Group passed away at 8.30pm, two days shy of his 80th birthday.

US actor Tim Conway of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ dies at...

US actor and comedian, famous for 'The Carol Burnett Show' and more recently 'SpongeBob SquarePants', passed away on Tuesday. He was 85.

Hollywood star Doris Day, singer of ‘Que Sera, Sera,’ dead at...

Day's life was not always as sunny as her movie roles with three divorces, a nervous breakdown and was in severe financial trouble at one point.

Liverpool’s ‘Anfield Iron’ Tommy Smith dies aged 74

Smith, known by supporters as the 'Anfield Iron', played 638 games for Liverpool.

Pop singer Scott Walker dies aged 76

Walker is survived by his daughter, Lee, his granddaughter, Emmi-Lee, and his partner, Beverly

Former Utusan Malaysia journalist Alang Ahmad dies at 80

Former Pahang bureau chief interviewed anti-British fighter Mat Kilau in 1969.

Folk musician Peter Tork of Monkees fame dies at 77

The musician was been diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare form of cancer that affected his tongue.

Lyndon LaRouche, perennial US presidential candidate, dies at 96

The fringe political figure started on the political left as a member of the Socialist Workers Party before shifting far right in the 1970s.

Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76

The 'Captain' was suffering from an unspecified neurological condition that gave him hand tremors.

Air Force One flies George HW Bush back to Washington

The casket will then be transported to the cathedral for the funeral service, the fourth there of a former president.

Veteran football administrator Peter Velappan dies

Peter Velappan was an icon of football not just in the country, but in the region, and devoted his life to the beautiful game.

‘Deliverance,’ ‘Boogie Nights’ star Burt Reynolds dies

The famously suave 82-year-old reportedly suffered a heart attack and died at a hospital in Florida.

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane of ‘Superman’ films, dead at 69

Margot Kidder, who catapulted to Hollywood fame in the late '70s as Lois Lane in the "Superman" movies, has died, according to the Montana funeral home handling her arrangements. She was 69 years old.

Remembering the formidable Napsiah Omar

A minister who stood her ground against naysayers and saw the Domestic Violence Act become law after 10 years of public pressure.

Football’s Paul Mony dies at 71

OCM president Tunku Imran says death of former FAM secretary a great loss to sports and football.