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World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Last year Guinness World Records awarded Israel Kristal a certificate as the world’s oldest man.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 13th, 2017

Masha Leon, Society Columnist and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 86

Ms. Leon survived harrowing childhood escapes from grim pre-ghetto Warsaw and Communist Siberia to mingle years later with New York’s glitterati as a writer for the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 7th, 2017

The World"s Oldest Hippo in Captivity Dies After a Life of "Boredom, Misery and Deprivation"

Bertha the hippo had been living at the Manila Zoo in the Philippines since 1959......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2017

World"s oldest person Emma Martina Luigia Morano dies aged 117

Morano was five years younger than the Oldest person ever who lived 122 years 164 days.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2017

John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies at 95

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a U.S. senator, died on Thursday at age of 95. Glenn was the last surviv.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 8th, 2016

Max Mannheimer, Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 96

Holocaust survivor Max Mannheimer died Friday in a Munich hospital at the age of 96, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial said Saturday......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 24th, 2016

"Shameful" -- Uproar after world"s oldest publisher bows to China censors

The prestigious publishing arm of one of the world's top universities is under fire for bowing to pressure from China to censor sensitive articles......»»

Category: topSource: money8 hr. 3 min. ago

Who’s Rudolf Hess, Hitler’s Right-Hand Man Inspiring Nazi Rallies This Week?

 Rudolf Hess, the last survivor of Hitler's inner circle, took his own life at 93, frail, nearly blind and totally alone in a world that for him stopped in 1941......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 18th, 2017

One of SeaWorld"s oldest killer whales dies

Kasatka, a 42-year-old killer whale that SeaWor.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 16th, 2017

Pak"s "Mother Teresa" Dr Ruth Pfau dies

She was born in 1929 in Germany and lived through the horrors of the World War II.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 10th, 2017

A 97 year-old World War II veteran was beaten to death in Baltimore

Associated Press/Patrick SemanskyWashington (AFP) - A 97 year-old World War II veteran has become the oldest homicide victim in crime-ridden Baltimore after he was beaten to death in his pajamas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Human trafficking survivor urges PM Modi to rescue women in flesh trade

She penned an emotional letter expressing her relief of being rescued from the dark world.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 9th, 2017

The world"s oldest family says this twice-a-day ritual is the secret to their longevity

BBC The Donnellys, the world's oldest family, have just under 1,200 years of life between them. The farming fam.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2017

World War II Documents From Argentina Could Shed New Light on Nazi Germany and Holocaust

Scans of nearly 40,000 documents from Argentina's ministry of foreign affairs are being transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 31st, 2017

Leading Disney parks "Imagineer" Martin Sklar dies at 83

Martin A. "Marty" Sklar, a right-hand man of Walt Disney and central figure in the development and expansion of his company's theme parks around the world, has died......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 28th, 2017

Shark Week, Day 4: Meet the Oldest Critters in the World

This species of shark lives for hundreds of years. Here’s one reason why. The longest-living vertebrate on .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 27th, 2017

Poultry mogul Bo Pilgrim dies at age 89

Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim, who grew a one-time feed store into the world's largest poultry producer before losing the company in bankruptcy, has died at 89......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 24th, 2017

Key Words: A 97-year-old ‘Dunkirk’ survivor laments current state of the world: ‘It never ends’

Christopher Nolan’s epic World War II film “Dunkirk” may have stormed the box office this weekend, but it was 97-year-old Ken Sturdy, a survivor of the battle in 1940, that captivated the internet......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2017

How to build transportation systems that pay New Yorkers back

New York City’s transportation system is among the most extensive in the world, enabling billions of passenger trips every year. But it’s also among the oldest and most overburdened... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 14th, 2017

How to build transportation projects that pay New Yorkers back

New York City’s transportation system is among the most extensive in the world, enabling billions of passenger trips every year. But it’s also among the oldest and most overburdened... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 14th, 2017

The World"s Oldest Head of State is Sick, Again. What"s Ailing Zimbabwe"s President Robert Mugabe?

The 93-year-old regularly travels to Singapore for medical treatment and is rumored to be suffering from cancer. But he’s intent on staying in power......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2017