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Restaurant under investigation in the death of the wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman was closed that day, owner says

“The owner of a Connecticut restaurant that is under investigation in connection with the death of Katherine Berman, the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, said the establishment was closed on the day of the two-car crash on a Connecticut road” writes After Spending Most for washingtonpost.com. Her death from blunt force trauma and drowning was ruled an accident and the state police investigation is pending. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster’s wife was closed

“She says she told investigators that Katherine Berman must have been somewhere else before the crash that killed her May 9” reports foxsports.com. WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. Source: foxsports.com Share This:

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London Stock Exchange worker killed in fall from balcony

“A London Stock Exchange employee fell to his death from an upper-floor balcony, officials said Tuesday” writes Neil Hall for cnbc.com. The exchange confirmed the death in a statement.”The City of London Police is currently investigating the circumstances around the death and the incident is being treated as non-suspicious,” a City of London police spokesman said.Details around the incident are sketchy, but police confirmed it happened around 9:58 London time.The paper also noted that each floor of the exchange has walkways with gaps. “‘It’s horrifying, that’s all I can say,”…

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Glass of wine or beer a day reduces risk of an early death, says new study

“But, despite these recommendations, previous studies of the risk of dying among light-to-moderate drinkers were inconsistent in their findings” writes Zareer Masani for telegraph.co.uk. For the new study, researchers examined the association between alcohol consumption and risk of mortality from all causes, cancer and cardiovascular disease in the United States. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Iran lawmakers raise missile spending, chant ‘death to America’ in response to sanctions

“That sparked new outrage in Iran, with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accusing Trump of trying to “kill” the nuclear deal” writes Nasser Karimi for sun-sentinel.com. The lawmakers’ vote comes amid growing anger in Iran over U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to renegotiate the nuclear deal struck with world powers in 2015.In a session Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention from the 247 legislators on hand, Iran’s state-run news agency IRNA reported. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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‘He said I love you. The next time I saw him, he was dead’ – the wonderful legacy of my son Depzman

“He was there to perform at a fundraising event to honour a young man who had been stabbed to death one year earlier” writes Wendy Holden for theguardian.com. Later this year, she plans to start work on a book about her son’s death. “Joshua has left such a wonderful legacy.In the UK, there are about 30,000 offences involving knives every year including approximately 200 deaths, more than 60 in London. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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HARD Fest Overdose Victim’s Parents Sue Live Nation Over Child’s Death

“HARD Fest was created by Gary Richards, who sold his company to Live Nation in 2012” writes Dave Brooks for billboard.com. A spokesperson for Live Nation told Billboard the company does not comment on ongoing lawsuits. Last week, Billboard reported that Richards was leaving Live Nation to accept a position with LiveStyle, the newly named company that emerged out of the SFX bankruptcy. Source: billboard.com Share This:

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Frat member deleted surveillance footage after pledge’s death: investigator

“One of the 18 fraternity members facing charges in the death of a Penn State pledge deleted footage from a basement surveillance camera two days after the 19-year-old sophomore died, a detective testified Thursday” reports nypost.com. Other security camera footage shown from inside the sprawling frat house during previous hearings depicted frat members alternatively holding down Piazza or strapping him to a backpack to keep from rolling over and choking while he appeared to be unconscious.Surveillance footage from inside the frat house shown during previous hearings depicted Piazza looking “like…

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