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In this Oct. 22, 2013 file photo, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric Jack Welch appears on CNBC on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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March 02, 2020 - 11:50 am
By MARK JEWELL Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Byline. With AP Photos. BOSTON (AP) — Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric Co. into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate and parlayed his legendary business acumen into a retirement career as a corporate leadership guru, has died. He...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, former Minnesota Viking Chris Doleman acknowledges the crowd during a ceremony honoring the All Mall of America Field team during halftime of an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Andy King, File)
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January 29, 2020 - 12:07 pm
By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman, whose enviable blend of speed and power made him one of the NFL's most feared pass rushers during 15 seasons in the league, has died. The longtime Minnesota Vikings star, who had 150½ career sacks...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2001 file photo, Danny Aiello poses for a photo at Gigino restaurant in New York. Aiello died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 after a brief illness. He was 86. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
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December 13, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By MARK KENNEDY AP, Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” "Moonstruck" and “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s "...
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September 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family and said Money died Friday morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar...
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September 11, 2019 - 2:48 pm
By CLIFF BRUNT, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded by friends and family when he died of natural causes under hospice care at his...
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July 09, 2019 - 11:26 am
By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best...
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July 03, 2019 - 12:29 pm
By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Business Writers DETROIT (AP) — Lee Iacocca, the auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, has died in Bel Air, California. He was 94. Two...
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June 27, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joseph Jackson, the strong, fearsome patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has died, according to a person close to the family. The person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the topic publicly...
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