Sunday, June 17, 2018
News Roundup

Eileen Ford, a founder of top modeling agency, dies at 92

Eileen Ford, 92, the doyenne of the modeling business, whose Ford agency set standards for the industry, launched superstars such as Brooke Shields, Christie Brinkley and Naomi Campbell, and shaped American ideals of beauty in the 1960s and beyond, died Wednesday in Morristown, N.J.

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, 89, a rabbi who was considered the spiritual father of the Jewish Renewal movement — religious pioneers who reintroduced to synagogues ancient Judaic traditions of mysticism and meditation, gender equality and ecstatic prayer — died July 3 in Boulder, Colo. He befriended spiritual seekers like psychedelic guru Timothy Leary.

David Truong, 68, a Vietnamese antiwar activist whose conviction on espionage charges in the United States in 1978 raised alarms about the federal government's use of wiretaps without court orders and spurred passage of the 1978 Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act, prohibiting such practices, died of cancer June 26 in Penang, Malaysia.

Anne Hollander, 83, a historian who helped elevate the study of art and dress by revealing the often striking relationships between the two, died of cancer July 6 in New York.

Dick Jones, 87, an actor who appeared in more than 100 films and television shows in his long career but is best known by far for a role in which he was not seen on screen, died Monday in Northridge, Calif. At about 10, when he was known as Dickie, he was chosen by Walt Disney to be the voice of Pinocchio in the classic 1940 animated film.

Paul Horn, 84, a flutist and saxophonist whose mellow, meditative recordings helped lay the groundwork for New Age music, died June 29 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Diana McLellan, 76, a grande dame of Washington gossip who perforated the pretentious and skewered the powerful in her syndicated newspaper column, died of cancer June 26 in Easton, Md. She created her arch, mischievous persona as chief writer of the column the Ear.

     
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Fatherís Day on the water

Fatherís Day on the water

Luis Santana | TimesBoaters take advantage of the calm seas and warm weather to enjoy the waters near the Dunedin Causeway on Fatherís Day. Dozens of boats were beached along the shores of Caladesi Island and Honeymoon Island State Park.
Updated: 2 hours ago
FBI agent removed from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts says heís willing to testify before Congress

FBI agent removed from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts says heís willing to testify before Congress

The FBI agent who was removed from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election for sending anti-Trump texts intends to testify before the House Judiciary Committee and any other congressional committee that asks, his attorney sai...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Erosion of immigrant protections began with Trump inaugural

Erosion of immigrant protections began with Trump inaugural

The Trump administrationís move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.Itís also...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Motorcyclist and pedestrian die in Pasco crash

Motorcyclist and pedestrian die in Pasco crash

NEW PORT RICHEY ó A motorcyclist and pedestrian both died in a crash Saturday night near Palmetto Road and U.S. 19, police reported.About 10:30 p.m., a St. Petersburg man, 41, was riding a 2012 Honda motorcycle north on the highway, according to the ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
For starters: Rays at Yankees, looking to avoid a four-game sweep

For starters: Rays at Yankees, looking to avoid a four-game sweep

UPDATE, 11:37: Interesting decision by the Rays to move Adames to 2B today and reinstall Hechavarria at SS as he came off DL following Arroyo injury.Here is the Rays lineup:Duffy 3bBauers 1bRamos cCron dhAdames 2bHechavarria ssGomez rfRefsnyder lfFie...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Chicago soldier killed in Korea finally being laid to rest

Chicago soldier killed in Korea finally being laid to rest

CHICAGO — Not long after her father went missing during the Korean War, Carol Elkin spotted then-Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in downtown Chicago and did what any kid might do when coming face to face with the nation’s most famous soldier: She ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
1 dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

1 dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

TRENTON, N.J ó Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, early Sunday, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said. Many of the 20 injured were tre...
Published: 06/17/18

spain600 migrants allowed off ships after rescueAbout 600 migrants disembarked from three ships Sunday in the port of Valencia, more than a week after they had been rescued at sea only to be turned away by Italy and Malta. Arriving separately, the Aq...
Updated: 1 hour ago

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Gunfire erupts at festival; 22 hurt

Gunfire erupts at festival; 22 hurt

TRENTON, N.J. ó Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were in...
Updated: 2 hours ago