Funerals and memorial services

April 28, 2018 - 10:16 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on developments in Yemen (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A Lebanese humanitarian worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross has been laid to rest in his hometown a week after being shot dead in Yemen. Lahoud, 38, was in charge of the ICRC's detainees...
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Bamboula 2000 with special guest David D Omni who is from Cuba, performs on the Jazz & Heritage Stage, during the first day of Jazz Fest at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La. Friday, April 27, 2018. (David Grunfeld/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fats Domino was a New Orleans musical legend when he died last year so it's only fitting that his death - and his music - receive a special send-off this year during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Organizers on Saturday will mark the occasion with a jazz funeral as...
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Yemeni soldiers carry the coffin of Saleh al-Samad, a senior Houthi official who was killed by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on April 19, during his funeral procession in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
April 28, 2018 - 8:31 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led airstrike targeting a high-level meeting of Shiite rebels in Yemen's capital killed two of the group's leaders and dozens of their militiamen, the kingdom's state media reported early Saturday. The Shiite rebels known as Houthis did not immediately acknowledge the...
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April 28, 2018 - 8:13 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on developments in Yemen (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Thousands of Yemenis have attended a funeral for a slain top Shiite rebel official in the capital, Sanaa. The Houthis' Supreme Political Council chief and acting head of state Saleh al-Samad was killed along with...
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This photo shows a bronze statue called "Raise Up" as part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. The national memorial aims to teach about America's past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. It's scheduled to open on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
April 26, 2018 - 7:20 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation's first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates...
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Toni Battle stands inside a display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, which opened to the public Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Battle, who drove from San Francisco to attend said "I'm a descendant of three lynching victims," her face wet with tears. "I wanted to come and honor them and also those in my family that couldn't be here." (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
April 26, 2018 - 12:41 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to get a first look at a lynching memorial and museum that opened Thursday in Montgomery, Alabama. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates 4,400 black people who were slain in lynchings and other racial killings...
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Mourners carry the body of Palestinian journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest during his funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 26, 2018 - 11:11 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The body of a Hamas scientist who was gunned down in Malaysia last week was returned to the Gaza Strip on Thursday for burial. Relatives, Hamas leaders and other political faction chiefs greeted the body of Fadi al-Batsh as it entered Gaza through Egypt. Al-Batsh's...
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A kid holds a poster of Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh portrait at a mosque in Selayang, on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Palestinian envoy in Malaysia says the body of the Hamas militant killed last week in Kuala Lumpur will be repatriated to the Gaza Strip for burial. Fadi al-Batsh, an electrical engineering lecturer at a Malaysian university, was gunned down by two men on a motorcycle as he was on his way to a mosque early Saturday. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
April 26, 2018 - 7:17 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest. Ahmed Abu Hussein, 24, died Wednesday at an Israeli hospital, nearly two weeks after he was shot on April 13. Abu...
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This photo shows a bronze statue called "Raise Up" as part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. The national memorial aims to teach about America's past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. It's scheduled to open on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
April 26, 2018 - 1:11 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The public is getting its first look at a lynching memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, is dedicated to 4,400 individuals who lost their lives in lynchings and other racial killings between 1877 and 1950...
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Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
April 25, 2018 - 3:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the health of former President George H.W. Bush. (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that the 93-...
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