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Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91

Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91

Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91 Dr. William Dement, Leader in Sleep Disorder Research, Dies at 91 William Charles Dement was born on July 29, 1928, in Wenatchee, Wash., in the north-central part of the state, and grew up further south in Walla Walla. His father, Charles, was a tax agent and bookkeeper, and his …

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William Barr contradicts Trump’s claim that he went to emergency bunker during protests for ‘inspection’

William Barr contradicts Trump’s claim that he went to emergency bunker during protests for ‘inspection’

William Barr contradicts Trump’s claim that he went to emergency bunker during protests for ‘inspection’ William Barr contradicts Trump’s claim that he went to emergency bunker during protests for ‘inspection’ US Attorney general William Barr has contradicted President Donald Trump‘s claim that he visited the White House bunker for an “inspection,” amid George Floyd protests. It was widely reported that …

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Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health: Viewers applaud ‘tough’ and ‘powerful’ documentary

Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health: Viewers applaud ‘tough’ and ‘powerful’ documentary

Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health: Viewers applaud ‘tough’ and ‘powerful’ documentary Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health: Viewers applaud ‘tough’ and ‘powerful’ documentary Viewers have taken to Twitter to praise Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health, a new documentary encouraging men to open up about their emotions. The BBC One programme features the Duke of Cambridge …

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William Shatner condemns police who drew guns on Star Wars cosplayer

William Shatner condemns police who drew guns on Star Wars cosplayer

William Shatner condemns police who drew guns on Star Wars cosplayer William Shatner condemns police who drew guns on Star Wars cosplayer William Shatner has criticised Canadian police for drawing their guns on a cosplayer dressed as a Stormtrooper from Star Wars. The incident made headlines around the world after a video of officers tackling the woman, who was carrying …

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William Haddad, Crusader for Generic Drugs, Dies at 91

William Haddad, Crusader for Generic Drugs, Dies at 91

William Haddad, Crusader for Generic Drugs, Dies at 91 William Haddad, Crusader for Generic Drugs, Dies at 91 William Haddad, a civic evangelist who helped streamline the sale of cheaper generic drugs to American consumers and pare the price of AIDS treatment globally to a dollar a day, died on April 30 at his home in Poughquag, N.Y., in the …

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BBC Big Night In: Prince William jokes he hasn’t seen Tiger King as he ‘avoids shows about royalty’

BBC Big Night In: Prince William jokes he hasn’t seen Tiger King as he ‘avoids shows about royalty’

BBC Big Night In: Prince William jokes he hasn’t seen Tiger King as he ‘avoids shows about royalty’ BBC Big Night In: Prince William jokes he hasn’t seen Tiger King as he ‘avoids shows about royalty’ Prince William has joked that he has yet to watch Tiger King as he “tends to avoid shows about royalty”. Appearing in a comedy …

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William Bailey, Modernist Figurative Painter, Dies at 89

William Bailey, Modernist Figurative Painter, Dies at 89

William Bailey, whose pristine, idealized still lifes and female nudes made him one of the leading figures in the return of figurative art in the 1980s, died on Monday at his home in Branford, Conn. He was 89. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Alix Bailey. Beyond his painting, Mr. Bailey influenced generations of students in his many years …

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William R. Polk, Historian and Middle East Envoy, Dies at 91

One of Mr. Polk’s most notable books, and one of his last. One description called it “history as Herodotus imagined it.” 

William R. Polk, a longtime historian, diplomat and noted Middle East scholar who helped negotiate resolutions to conflicts, including the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, died on Monday at his home in Vence, in southeast France, near the Mediterranean Sea. He was 91. His daughter Milbry Polk said the cause was leukemia. Over six decades, Mr. Polk delved into multiple careers, working …

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Dow Jones Chief, William Lewis, to Step Down

Dow Jones Chief, William Lewis, to Step Down

William Lewis, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and chief executive of its parent company, Dow Jones, said that he would leave the roles he had held since 2014. “I am so grateful to all my colleagues at Dow Jones for having made me so welcome, and I am delighted to be leaving the company in such strong financial …

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Honor Blackman death: William Shatner and Piers Morgan lead tributes to Goldfinger star

Honor Blackman death: William Shatner and Piers Morgan lead tributes to Goldfinger star

William Shatner and Piers Morgan have led tributes to Goldfinger actor Honor Blackman, who has died at the age of 94. “A wonderful actress, and my favourite of all the Bond girls when she played Pussy Galore in Goldfinger,” wrote the Good Morning Britain host on Twitter. “What a life.” “Pussy Galore Honor Blackman has passed,” added Star Trek star …

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