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Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer at 61

December 7, 2010 politisite 0

Elizabeth Edwards, who as the wife of former Senator John Edwards gave America an intimate look at a candidate’s marriage by sharing his quest for the 2008 presidential nomination as she struggled with incurable cancer and, secretly, with his infidelity, died Tuesday at her home in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 61. Her family confirmed the death. A family friend said Mrs. Edwards was surrounded by family and friends when […]

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"Airplane" and "Naked Gun" actor Leslie Nielsen dies at 84

November 28, 2010 politisite 0

Canadian funnyman and actor Leslie Nielsen has passed away in hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The star of comedy hits such as “Airplane” and the “Naked Gun” series dies of complications from pneumonia, according to his nephew Doug Nielsen, who lives in Richmond BC and confirmed the news with CJOB’s sister station CKNW…… Doug tells CKNW his uncle was hospitalized about 12 days ago and was suffering from pneumonia. He says his condition […]

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Ted Stevens, Former Alaska Senator dies in Plane Crash with 5 others

August 10, 2010 politisite 0

Former United States Senator Ted Stevens was killed in a plane crash in southwestern Alaska on Monday night, a former member of Mr. Stevens’s Congressional staff said on Tuesday.  There were nine people on board, and five were believed to have been killed in the crash, authorities said. Mr. Stevens, who had been the longest serving Republican in the United States Senate, was 86. CAMP DENALI, Alaska- The Alaska Air […]