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The 'Star Wars' actress passed away yesterday aged 60, four days after suffering a cardiac arrest on a flight to Los Angeles. As the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, she gave the rest of us a glimpse into Hollywood with equal measure of humor and truth. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants.
In hospital in Los Angeles since last Friday, the star, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the cinematic space saga, was taken ill on a flight from London. At 19, she took on the beloved role of Princess Leia, and her popularity only grew.
She was turned into an worldwide movie star when the "Star Wars" released in 1977.
Fisher played Princess Leia Organa in the "Star Wars" movies, becoming a cult figure to a generation of fans.
"Carrie is in stable condition".
Mark Hamill, who played Star Wars' Luke Skywalker, wrote: "It's never easy to lose such a vital, irreplaceable member of the family, but this is downright heartbreaking". Ms Fisher's Star Wars family - from co-star Harrison Ford to director George Lucas - everyone r emembered her "feisty and wise" nature. Fisher said in an interview a year ago. "Her groundbreaking role as Princess Leia served as an inspiration of power and confidence for young girls everywhere".
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With nothing to play for in Week 17 against the New York Jets, the Bills will also start a different quarterback on Sunday. Ryan Fitzpatrick will start against the Bills, backed up presumably by not-ready rookie Christian Hackenburg.
Bill Dee Williams, who played Lando Calrissian in "Star Wars" trilogy, summed up what many were feeling.
She was "just a diamond", he said.
In 1990, she talked to then CNN-talk show host Larry King about her struggles with Percodan. I accidentally said "Jim" instead of "John" when discussing "The Blues Brothers" comedy legend John Belushi-and she didn't let me forget.
Lourd already has a French bulldog named Tina, who gets along well with Gary, TMZ said. "Please don't tell me I have to spend my time on radio tomorrow talking about floral tributes and tea candles to #CarrieFisher".
He shared: "Carrie Fisher was one of a kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence".
Gates, Hadley and Rice have also talked with foreign governments that are puzzled about how to approach Trump. JUDY WOODRUFF: Israel rejected the resolution and the US abstention, and so did top Republicans in Congress.
On a trick play, Bryant also threw the first pass of his National Football League career, a touchdown toss to Jason Witten. With the national spotlight on him in both games, Prescott strung together the two finest outings of his stellar year.
Follow Marie Claire on Facebook for the latest celeb news, beauty tips, fascinating reads, livestream video, and more . Under state law, each of these electors can be fined $1,000 for not voting for the candidate who won the state.
While the Pistons have plenty of motivation to play well tonight, the Warriors find themselves in a bit of a trap game. Friday night, Golden State has a chance to get a revenge win in over Detroit. "We just couldn't score".
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On Tuesday, the Russian, Turkish, and Iranian defense ministers will meet in Moscow to discuss Aleppo and the situation in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 60 buses were sent to pick up 3,000 gunmen and civilians remaining.
Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth will be calling the game from the booth, and Heather Cox will serve as the sideline reporter. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants and can end their chances at a division title with a win.
On 1989, Gabor was accused of slapping the face of a Beverly Hills police officer when he stopped her for traffic violation. Gabor lost as much as $10 million to Bernard Madoff's huge Ponzi scheme, her lawyer, Chris Fields, said in January 2008.
It's a huge change to the classic gameplay and " Super Mario Run " players should make clever use of this feature to cruise ahead. This is especially important because if you lose, some of the Toads you've gathered to live in your Kingdom will be taken away.
As for Sunday's result providing any clues as to who would be the favored team in a potential GSW-CLE III, pump the brakes. He's averaging 24.1 points and hitting 39.9 percent of his 3-pointers, still sparkly numbers by most guys' standards.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman mocked Wenger for claiming Williams's 86th-minute victor stemmed from an erroneously awarded corner. Arsenal's inability to kill the game off against a rival was simply a case of déjà vu for supporters in the visiting enclosure.
This trend continued to full-time, but the Canadian side was unable to penetrate Frei's goal, and the game went to extra-time. Soon after, Frei just got his hand to defelect Altidore's header on a cross from Ricketts, a game-saving stop.
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Mentally, I think the Steelers need to nail the coffin shut on the regular season, so to speak, and put another win together. The other was a Chiefs win over Denver, but now KC is in either way. "We just went into attack mode", Roethlisberger said.
With leap year, Hanukkah coincides with Christmas
The Jewish priests, among them Judah the Hammer, revolted against the Syrians and expelled them from the temple", Goldstein said. When they're planning their holiday gifts, they decide which ones will be for Christmas and which ones for Hanukkah .
Salvation Army losing money
The Salvation Army in Manitowoc County was at only 50 percent of its Red Kettle Campaign goal for 2016 before the donation. The Salvation Army donation kettles have become a popular sight among most shoppers.
Bengals, Lewis react to AJ Green decision
A source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Green is not expected to play in the regular-season finale against Baltimore. LaFell has six touchdown receptions this season, one shy of the career high he set with New England in 2014.
Raiders QB Carr helped off with lower leg injury
The more Derek Carr (4) gets good protection and connects from the pocket, the better off the Raiders will be. The injury took place on a fourth-quarter sack by the Indianapolis Colts, leading to Carr grabbing his ankle.
Donald Trump takes on ex-president Bill Clinton
There were many reasons to root against a Trump victory and there are just as many to be anxious about his administration. During the 2016 US Elections, Trump won key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and MI .
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The Eagles' Ryan Mathews barreled over Baltimore's vaunted defense, running for 128 yards on 20 carries with a touchdown. Wentz has 498 pass attempts and he's on pace to break Donovan McNabb's team record of 571 attempts in a season.