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Stars pay tribute to Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher at private memorial

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Stars like Meryl Streep Holly Hunter Ellen Barkin and more head to the Beverly Hills compound where the late two stars lived

Nicklaus leads tributes to golf 'king' Arnold Palmer

Oct 05, 2016 - 7:05 AM

A who s who of golf paid tribute to Palmer including Jack Nicklaus Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson

FAREWELL TO A LEGEND. Jack Nicklaus wipes away a tear as he speaks during a Celebration of Arnold Palmer at Saint Vincent College. Palmer, a golf legend who won 62 PGA tour titles over the course of his career, died last month at age 87. Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images/AFP

All tickets for Muhammad Ali memorial service handed out in an hour

Jun 09, 2016 - 4:21 AM

15 000 tickets are given out free for Ali s memorial service but Ali s spokesman is disgusted that tickets were being sold by profiteers

A person shows off the free tickets he received   EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Remembering the Hsieh children

Feb 14, 2015 - 3:35 PM

We hope to remember them not for the way they died but for the way they lived

Stars attend private funeral for Hoffman

Feb 08, 2014 - 7:52 AM

The private funeral service lasted for an hour and a half at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue in Manhattan

Obama, Cameron 'selfie' at Mandela memorial creates stir

Dec 11, 2013 - 7:20 AM

The so called selfie was quickly picked up by major international news outlets and went viral on social media sites with many questioning whether the moment of mirth was appropriate for the occasion

SELFIE. US President Barack Obama (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt (C) next to US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Photo by Roberto Schmidt/AFP

Disillusioned South Africans boo Pres. Zuma at Mandela memorial

Dec 11, 2013 - 6:46 AM

Jacob Zuma was booed repeatedly by some among the tens of thousands of people gathered to bid a final farewell to Nelson Mandela the man whose shoes he has sometimes battled to fill

BOOED. South African Pres. Jacob Zuma arrives for the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Photo by Alexander Joe/AFP

GSIS revives memorial service plans for gov't employees

May 23, 2012 - 11:50 PM

About 1 800 members of the state owned pension fund Government Service Insurance System GSIS who have fully paid memorial service plans with pre need firm Paz Memorial Services Inc could soon claim what is due them after the two patched up their long standing dispute