Muhammad Ali in Photos Thisandthatblog Time Capsule.

RIP to the Greatest!

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Muhammad Ali Hospitalized

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized. Bob Gunnell family spokesman said in a statement Thursday. Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized and is being treated for a respiratory  issue, “He is being treated by his team of doctors and is fair condition.  “A brief hospital stay is expected. At this time, the Muhammad Ali family respectfully requests privacy.

UPDATE: After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening,” Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman, told NBC News.

NBA Player Bryce Dejean-Jones is confirm dead

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NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones, a guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, has died at age 23.

The Dallas County medical examiner’s office confirmed his death Saturday.

An autopsy had not yet been performed, but his agent confirmed to ESPN that he died from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Dejean-Jones was signed by the Pelicans as a free agent rookie in 2015. He signed a three-year contract this year before undergoing surgery for a broken wrist.

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Johnny Depp accused of Abuse

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Amber Heard, who cited irreconcilable differences when she filed for divorce from Depp earlier this week, appeared in a Los Angeles court room Friday to request a restraining order against her husband of 15 months. Heard said in a sworn declaration that Depp threw her cellphone at her during a fight Saturday, striking her cheek and eye. She submitted a picture of her bruised face when she applied for a restraining order Friday. She also wrote that the actor pulled her hair, screamed at her and repeatedly hit her and violently grabbed her face.
Los Angeles Police responded to a domestic violence call at the couple’s home on May 21, but the person who made the call declined to file charges and officers determined no crime occurred.

  A judge ordered Depp to stay away from Heard and not to attempt contact with her before a June 17 hearing.

Prince dead at 57

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The artist known as Prince has died.He was 57.

Prince’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning.

Multiple sources connected to the singer confirmed he had passed.

He also sold more than 100 million records during his career … and the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for Purple Rain in 1985.

RIP

David Bowie dies at 69

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David Bowie  died on Sunday. Bowie death was confirmed Monday morning by his publicist Steve Martin.

“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”

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Jewel Thief Targeting Stores In The South

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The FBI, in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies, is seeking to identify two suspects who are believed have have been involved with multiple jewelry store robberies in multiple states. The first unknown suspect is described as a White female in her late 20s or early 30s. She is approximately 5’8″ tall and 130 pounds.

A female jewel thief is targeting stores across the South with a male accomplice. Together they have stolen millions of dollars worth of bling and is probably part of a sophisticated ring, investigators said Wednesday. A jewelry trade group has declared her “Public Enemy No. 1” and put out a $10,000 reward.

“She’s a very, very bold criminal,” said John Kennedy, president of the Jeweler Security Alliance.

All the heists follow the same, carefully orchestrated pattern.

The woman cases a store, then comes back the next day and casually chats with workers about an item. Suddenly, she whips a gun out of her purse and forces the employees to a back room — where she steals their keys and uses zip-ties to secure them.

“At that point, she’ll go back to the merchandise area of the store to lock the front door,” Borghini said.
Then she’ll retrieve some shopping bags from her purse…and start loading various high-dollar value items, typically diamonds and watches, from the jewelry store.

Read more athttp://www.nbcnews.com
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Natalie Cole Dead at 65

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Iconic R&B star Natalie Cole has died at the age of 65, according to reports.

The Grammy winner, the daughter of the late jazz legend Nat King Cole and singer Maria Hawkins Cole, reportedly died in a Los Angeles hospital on Jan. 1

The singer, whose hits include “This Will Be,” “Unforgettable” and “Inseparable,” had canceled several tour dates in late December, as well as a February concert.

Cole has suffered through a substantial amount of of health problems. In her 2000 autobiography, Angel on My Shoulder, she recounted her lifelong battle with substance abuse. In 2009, she underwent kidney transplant surgery after being diagnosed with Hepatitis C in April 2008 and undergoing chemotherapy.

Read more at http://www.people.com

Lamar Odom found Unconscious

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Lamar Odom was found unconscious after reportedly partying for days at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nev., on Tuesday, Oct. 13. According to TMZKhloe Kardashian’s ex-husband, who has suffered from substance abuse in the past, was airlifted to a nearby hospital in Las Vegas.

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Matt Barnes,Derrick Fisher Reportedly get in a Altercation

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Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes and New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher were involved in a physical confrontation over Barnes’ estranged wife, the New York Post reports.

From the Post:

“Derek was in Gloria’s backyard with about 10 people having a bonfire on ​​Saturday,” said a source. “Derek’s separated from his wife and there’s a relationship with [Gloria].” The source added, “Barnes was in Santa Barbara [at Memphis Grizzlies training camp] and heard that Fisher was in his house. He went crazy. He got in his car and went to the house and went after Fisher.”

The Grizzlies released a statement regarding the report, saying, “We are aware and currently gathering information regarding today’s report involving Matt Barnes. We have no further comment at this time.”

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