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Dennis Thomas, founding member of Kool & the Gang, sterf bejaardes 70

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Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang, known for such hits as Celebration and Get Down On It, has died. Hy was 70 jaar oud. He died peacefully in his sleep...

EU founding father Robert Schuman moves a step closer to sainthood

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Robert Schuman, a French statesman who was an early advocate for the bloc that evolved into the European Union, has moved ahead on the Catholic church’s path toward possible sainthood. The Vatican said Pope Francis on...

Joey Jordison, Slipknot’s founding drummer, dies at age 46

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Joey Jordison, the drummer whose dynamic playing helped to power the metal band Slipknot to global stardom, has died at age 46. His family wrote in a statement: “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison...

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president, sterf bejaardes 97

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Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, has died at a military hospital in Lusaka, where he was being treated for pneumonia. Hy was 97. Kaunda ruled the south...

Northern Ireland at 100: a timeline of its founding

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As Northern Ireland marks the centenary of its foundation in May 1921 after the partition of Ireland, here is a timeline of how that came to happen. Act of Union of Great Britain and Ireland The Act of Union 1801 ent...

Richard H Kirk, founding member of Cabaret Voltaire, sterf bejaardes 65

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The influential British electronic musician Richard H Kirk, best known as a founding member of Sheffield group Cabaret Voltaire, is oorlede op ouderdom 65. Mute Records, which released several of Kirk’s solo albums and albums ...