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Official: Scalia died of heart attack

The death certificate for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will list myocardial infarction — a heart attack — as the official cause of death, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara told WFAA on Sunday.
USA Today
added Feb 15, 2016 14:06
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The death of Antonin Scalia: Chaos, confusion and conflicting reports

Guevara acknowledged that she pronounced Scalia dead by phone, without seeing his body. Instead, she spoke to law enforcement...and Scalia’s physician...who said that the 79-year-old justice suffered from a host of chronic conditions. “He was having hea
Washington Post
added Feb 15, 2016 14:03
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McConnell: Don't replace Scalia until after election

Since McConnell sets the Senate's schedule, his remarks signal the GOP's intent to not confirm any nominee offered by President Obama. “The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice," he said in a stateme
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 23:50
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UPDATE: Scalia's death sets up ideological showdown

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79...A smoker of cigarettes and pipes, Scalia enjoyed baseball, poker, hunting and the piano.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2016 23:42
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EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out

in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
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Howard Koslow Dies at 91; Artist Designed Stamps for 40 Years

designing a 33-cent stamp in 1999 honoring the artist Jackson Pollock...Koslow removed the cigarette in accordance with Postal Service policy, which forbade any image that could be seen as promoting tobacco use...National Smokers Alliance wrote...“an affr
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2016 14:35
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[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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[UK] David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45
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What kind of cancer killed them? Obituaries for David Bowie and others don’t say.

Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
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[UK] Harry Potter star Alan Rickman, 69, 'suffered a slight stroke and then died after short battle with pancreatic cancer'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 14:55
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