Funerals and memorial services

Laurie Holt muestra una foto de su hijo Joshua Holt en su casa de Riverton, Utah, el 13 de julio del 2016. Holt, quien peleó por casi dos años por la liberación de su hijo, detenido en Venezuela, falleció por causas desconocidas a los 50 años de edad. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 17, 2019 - 12:57 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday. The 50-year-old Laurie Holt died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton, Utah,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, the head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks to journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran. Jafari has threatened to retaliate against neighboring Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates over a suicide car bombing on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 that killed 27 members of the elite organization. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
February 16, 2019 - 8:43 am
ISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province. Men rhythmically struck their...
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Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., watches the flag-draped casket of former Rep. John Dingell upon arrival at Holy Trinity Catholic Church for a funeral service, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Washington. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, has died at age 92. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell was remembered Thursday as "one of the greats" and "a world-class doer" as lawmakers, longtime colleagues and a former president hailed his record-breaking service in the House. Dingell, who died last week at 92, served 59 years in Congress, longer than...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, left, and Christopher Dingell place the pall on the casket of John Dingell at the Church of the Divine Child, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, was first elected in 1955 and retired in 2014. The Democrat was 92 when he passed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 12, 2019 - 2:59 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to people as he visits the site of a collapsed building in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Erdogan says there are "many lessons to learn" from the collapse of a residential building in Istanbul where at least 17 people have died. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
February 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president was among hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral Saturday for nine members of a family killed in the apartment building collapse in Istanbul as the overall death toll increased to 17. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials joined the funeral prayers for...
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FILE- In a Feb. 4, 2009 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. poses for a photograph inside his office in House Rayburn Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, has died at age 92. Dingell, who served in the U.S. House for 59 years before retiring in 2014, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at his home in Dearborn, said his wife, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
February 08, 2019 - 3:42 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A funeral and a public memorial will be held next week to honor former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Dingell died Thursday at age 92 while with his wife at their home in Dearborn, a Detroit suburb. Dingell represented parts of...
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A mourner with a portrait of the deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of the former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, marches toward the Japanese Embassy during her funeral ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of the South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 31, 2019 - 10:27 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII. The mourners, dressed mostly in black on a bitterly cold morning and...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. For comics lovers, Lee was as much a superhero as the characters he helped create. Those fans, along with Lee's friends and colleagues, will get to pay their final respects at a Hollywood memorial Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, for the Marvel Comics mastermind who helped bring the world Spider-Man, Black Panther and The Incredible Hulk. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 31, 2019 - 12:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial for Marvel Comics' Stan Lee (all times local): 10:30 p.m. At a Hollywood memorial, Stan Lee was called a mythmaker and a dream dad. He was compared to the pope, Jesus and the burning sun. This was no night to hold back for the friends, co-creators...
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January 27, 2019 - 8:54 pm
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — Residents in a small Florida city gathered Sunday and held a vigil to honor the five women killed in a SunTrust branch mass shooting. People lit flashlights and cell phones instead of candles to honor the victims because heavy rains in Sebring pushed the vigil to an indoor...
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A photograph of Singapore actor Aloysius Pang is displayed at his public memorial in Singapore Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Pang died from injuries sustained during a military training exercise in New Zealand on Thursday. (AP Photo/Annabelle Liang)
January 27, 2019 - 6:20 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — A memorial service was held Sunday for a Singaporean actor and soldier who died from injuries at a military exercise, a case that has renewed scrutiny of the tiny Southeast Asian nation's system of mandatory conscription. Reservist Aloysius Pang, 28, was taking part in military...
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