Funerals and memorial services

Palestinian relatives of 14 year-old boy, Mohammed al-Houm, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops on Friday's ongoing protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn as relatives carry his body into the family home during his funeral in Bureij refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
September 29, 2018 - 5:29 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinians conflict (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Officials from the Islamic Hamas group are travelling to Egypt in another attempt to negotiate the easing of the blockade on the territory. Hussam Badran, a politburo member of the militant...
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Father of Mohammad Taha Eghadami, a 4-year-old boy who was killed in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, mourns over his coffin during a mass funeral ceremony for the victims, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 24, 2018 - 6:56 am
AHVAZ, Iran (AP) — Amid wails and vows of revenge, thousands of Iranians on Monday attended a mass funeral service for victims of a weekend attack targeting a military parade that killed at least 25 people. The dead from Saturday's attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, blamed on Arab...
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FILE - In this March 27, 1987 file photo, Burt Reynolds, right, holds hands with Loni Anderson at luncheon in Los Angeles. Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. A family spokeswoman says Reynolds' ex-wife Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in North Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith, File)
September 21, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in...
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Mourners gather outside Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church following the funeral for Evelyn Rodriguez, in Brentwood, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Rodriguez, 50, is a mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13. She was struck and killed by an SUV on Sept. 14 after a heated confrontation with the driver over the placement of a memorial to her slain daughter, Kayla Cuevas. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A mother hailed by President Donald Trump for channeling grief over her slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade was memorialized at her funeral Friday as a "warrior," a week after her passion boiled into a fatal clash yards from where her child died. "She was my warrior, my...
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Dignitaries and guests attend a remembrance ceremony convened by the Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello at the San Cristobal Castle, on the anniversary of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, September 20, 2018. Hurricane Maria left almost three thousand dead, caused economic losses amounting hundreds of millions of dollars and left a path of destruction and damaged infrastructure through the island. (AP Photo Carlos Giusti)
September 20, 2018 - 6:13 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the thousands who died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as the U.S. territory struggles to recover one...
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Miguel and Rosaly Rondon, parents of Leonel Rondon, 18, who died in the gas explosions in South Lawrence last week, watch as pall bearers carry their son's casket out of St. Mary the Assumption Parish in Lawrence, Mass., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Amanda Sabga/The Eagle-Tribune via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 4:09 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of the lone victim of last week's dramatic series of natural gas explosions and fires north of Boston on Wednesday. Some 300 people came out to St. Mary the Assumption Church in Lawrence to remember 18-year-old Leonel Rondon, the...
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FILE- In this Monday, April 24, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, whose teen-aged daughter was brutally slain by MS-13 gang members in 2016, listens during a news conference by Suffolk County officials in Hauppauge, N.Y. Rodriguez recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by a car at the girl's memorial. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
September 15, 2018 - 12:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver. Evelyn Rodriguez...
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This photo from video released Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in Kaufman, Texas, shows Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger getting booked after turning herself in Sunday, Sept. 9 following the fatal shooting of Botham Jean in his own apartment. Guyger was arrested manslaughter and has since been released on bond. (Kaufman County Sheriff's Office Jail via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 5:54 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a black man who was killed in his own apartment by a white police officer accused Dallas police of trying to "assassinate his character" and expressed fury that authorities sought a search warrant that resulted in the discovery of marijuana in the victim's...
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Mourners console each other during the public viewing before the funeral of Botham Shem Jean at the Greenville Avenue Church of Christ on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Richardson, Texas. He was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer in his apartment last week in Dallas. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 3:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Friends and family on Thursday remembered a man gunned down by a Dallas police officer as a deeply religious 26-year-old accountant who loved to sing and had confided to his uncle that he might one day want to be prime minister of his native Caribbean island country of St. Lucia...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:41 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Thousands of Iranians attended a massive funeral for 135 soldiers on Thursday, 30 years after the end of the 1980s war between Iran and Iraq. Trucks carried the caskets draped in the Iranian flag in the capital Tehran. They were encircled by mourners including women shrouded in...
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