Obituaries

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 1950, file photo, residents from Pyongyang, North Korea, and refugees from other areas crawl perilously over shattered girders of the city's bridge, as they flee south across the Taedong River to escape the advance of Chinese Communist troops. Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped bring him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. He was 104. (AP Photo/Max Desfor, File)
February 19, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104. Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he'd been living in his...
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FILE - This Jan.10 2017 file photo shows French musician Didier Lockwood during a photocall prior to the 22nd Lumieres awards ceremony in Paris. Renowned French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades with thousands of concerts in the most prestigious festivals and concert halls around the world, died Sunday Feb.18, 2018. He was 62. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. He was 62. Lockwood's agent, Christophe Deghelt, said in a statement on Twitter that Lockwood died suddenly Sunday, a day...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso. The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers on Sunday announced Ouedraogo's death at the age of 64 from an undisclosed illness. During his career Ouedraogo produced...
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February 18, 2018 - 5:24 pm
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — On his first day back at spring training after his dad's funeral, Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball. "Thanks, I made it," the Cleveland manager said. He spent the first six minutes of his media session Sunday reflecting on his...
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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, leaves after paying his respects to the family of Morgan Tsvangirai, in Harare, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Wednesday bringing an end to his long campaign to lead the country. Tsvangirai is set to be buried at his rural home in Buhera on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
February 18, 2018 - 8:27 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president Sunday visited the home of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to pay condolences to his family and to urge unity as power struggles within the opposition have heightened tensions. President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged that his government will...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, celebrates after winning the the gold medal in the men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 30-year-old Polish jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to beat normal hill gold...
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Queen Margrethe, top left, watches as pallbearers carry the white coffin of Denmark’s Prince Henrik, in Copenhagen, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. A casket carrying Denmark’s Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe, left a palace in the country’s north on Thursday for a downtown Copenhagen castle and later in a chapel where it will be on display until a private funeral next week. The hearse was followed by the queen, their two sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, and other family members. Henrik died Tuesday at age 83. (Liselotte Sabroe/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 10:47 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Draped in a Danish flag bearing the royal coat of arms, the casket of Denmark's Prince Henrik — husband of Queen Margrethe — was taken on a stately procession through the streets of northern Copenhagen Thursday. Thousands of people lined the route as the hearse, followed...
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FILE -- In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare. Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, party spokesman said on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
February 14, 2018 - 4:56 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died Wednesday at age 65, ending a long campaign to lead his country that brought him jailings, beatings and accusations of treason. Tsvangirai died Wednesday evening in a Johannesburg hospital, said Elias Mudzuri, a vice president...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers speaks to reporters at UN headquarters in New York. Longest-serving Dutch premier, Lubbers who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, has died at age 78, the Dutch government announced Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Karp, FILE)
February 14, 2018 - 1:21 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ruud Lubbers, the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, died Wednesday at 78. The Dutch government announced that Lubbers died in Rotterdam...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, John "Tito" Francona, right, former Cleveland Indians outfielder and father of current manager Terry Francona, left, reacts after throwing a ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, in Cleveland. John “Tito” Francona has died. He was 84. A team spokesman said the elder Francona died unexpectedly at his home in New Brighton, Pennsylvania on Tuesday night, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool, File)
February 14, 2018 - 12:17 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former major leaguer John "Tito" Francona, the father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, has died. He was 84. The Indians said the elder Francona died unexpectedly at his home in New Brighton, Pennsylvania on Tuesday night. Francona played in the majors for 15 seasons,...
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