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Anna Gordy Gaye dies at 92; Motown Records figure

Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of the founder of<p>Motown Recordsand ex-wife of musical great Marvin Gaye, with whom she wrote a number of hit songs, died of natural causes Friday at her Los Angeles home, her family said. She was 92.<p>Gordy Gaye was an older sister of Motown founder<p>Berry Gordy, who named a …

Sid Caesar: Mel Brooks and Woody Allen pay tribute

<b>Mel Brooks and Woody Allen are among those who have paid tribute to veteran US comedian Sid Caesar, who died on Wednesday aged 91.</b><p>"Sid Caesar was a giant," tweeted Brooks. "Maybe the best comedian who ever practiced the trade."<p>"He was one of the truly great comedians of my time," echoed …

Puppeteer John Henson, Son of Muppets Creators, Dead at 48

John Henson, Muppets puppeteer and son of the characters’ creators, Jim and Jane Henson, died on Friday. He was 48.<p>A statement posted on The Henson Co.’s Facebook page on Saturday said that the younger Henson suffered “a sudden massive heart attack … while at home with his daughter.”<p>It said he was …

Bob Casale, Original Band Member of Devo, Dies at 61

Bob Casale, the guitarist for the band Devo, has died. He was 61.<p>Casale succumbed Monday to “conditions that lead to heart failure,” according to his …

G20 summit to focus on emerging market turmoil

<b>Stock market and currency turbulence in emerging markets like Brazil and Indonesia are expected to feature at this weekend's G20 finance ministers' meeting in Sydney.</b><p>The official theme of the meeting is restoring global growth.<p>But the main issue for participants, which also include Argentina, could …

Mexico opens up to foreign investment

Mexico is being touted as a new frontier for Canada's oil and gas industry as its government opens the energy sector to foreign investment for the first time in more than 70 years.<p>During a three-day visit to Mexico City and Toluca last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Natural Resources …

Can Japan Be Switzerland? Abe's Goal With 'Collective Security'

Is Switzerland a “normal” country? People who know that Switzerland is more than yodeling, chocolates, and fondu, that it is also secretive Swiss bankers (with whom, one jurisdiction and much geography removed, I once proudly worked) and lethal arms dealers, that it declined to enter the European …

Charlotte Dawson found dead in her inner-Sydney home

The television personality and former model Charlotte Dawson has been found dead inside her inner-Sydney apartment.<p>The New Zealand-born celebrity, 47, had a history of depression and made headlines in 2012 when she was admitted to St Vincent’s Hospital after being tormented by the bullying of …

China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan

US military analyst says Beijing's military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands<p>China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the …

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Beijing smog alert turns 'orange' as air pollution soars

<b>Beijingers have been warned to stay indoors as much as possible to avoid outdoor air pollution that has reached hazardous levels.</b><p>Particulate readings soared 15 times above the daily maximum recommended by the World Health Organization.<p>In response, city authorities have started using Beijing's new …

FCC Chief: We’re Not Going to Police Your Newsroom

The head of the Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion is try­ing to douse Re­pub­lic­an ac­cus­a­tions that his agency is try­ing to cov­ertly …

Injuries reported in Israel-Palestine clashes

Two separate clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters, one in Gaza and one in the West bank City of Hebron, have left at least 15 people wounded.<p>At least 13 men were wounded in fighting not far from Jabaliya northeast of Gaza City, medical sources told Al Jazeera on Friday.<p>Ashraf …