Man Dribbling Soccer Ball from Seattle to Brazil Killed on Freeway

Man Dribbling Soccer Ball from Seattle to Brazil Killed on Freeway

A Seattle native named Richard Swanson was killed yesterday morning in Lincoln City, Oregon, not long after he started on an epic trek:

The 42-year old graphic designer was trying to dribble a soccer ball from Washington to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup.

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Lena Horne Dies ... in 2010

Lena Horne Dies ... in 2010

Yesterday, the Sacramento Bee reported that legendary actress/singer Lena Horne died at the age of 92, citing an obituary in The New York Times.

The only problem? She died on May 9 ... 2010.

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Ottavio Missoni Dies; Fasion Pioneer Was 92

Ottavio Missoni Dies; Fasion Pioneer Was 92

Ottavio Missioni, the founder of the Italian fashion brand world famous for its colorful designs and zigzag patterns, died Thursday this morning at his residence in Sumirago, Italy.

He was 92.

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Jeanne Cooper Dies; Soap Opera Star was 84

Jeanne Cooper Dies; Soap Opera Star was 84

Jeanne Cooper, a soap opera star best known for her long-running role on The Young and the Restless, passed away this morning from an undisclosed illness.

She was 84 years old.

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