Joe Diffie, a Grammy-winning country singer and 25-year member of the Grand Ole Opry, died from complications of coronavirus, his publishing agency says. He was 61.
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From CNN’s Brian StelterMaria Mercader Courtesy of CBS NewsMaria Mercader, a CBS News producer and talent executive, has died of Covid-19 in New York, according to a news release from CBS News.Mercader, 54, worked at CBS for three decades, most recently as a director of talent strategy. She"courageously fought cancer and related illnesses for 20 years, enduring numerous treatments and surgeries," CBS said.
"To her colleagues and family, she was an inspiration and a symbol of hope each time she returned to work after the latest medical setback threatened to end her life," CBS said."Maria was a friend to all," said Laurie Orlando, senior vice president of talent for CBS News."It’s nearly impossible to be someone EVERYONE loves, but Maria was. She always had a warm hug, a word of advice or support and a big smile for everyone in her life. She was a bright light and will be sorely missed."
Mercader helped produce breaking news coverage during her years working on the foreign and national desks of CBS News, including the death of Princess Diana and the 9/11 attacks, the release said. She won a business Emmy in 2004 for her work on a CBS"Sunday Morning" report on computer spam.
Mercader is survived by her father, Manuel and brother, Manuel, the release said. Read more: CNN »
May his soul rest in peace. soledadobrien This is no joke. omg Kristin53317358 Oh this is serious soledadobrien Good that you are featuring the victims, like you do after a mass shooting. Unfortunately you are also featuring the shooter. TurnOffTrump MAGA TrumpGenocide He is our neighbor and our friend and a super great guy. Our whole ‘hood is going to play Joe’s songs from our decks tonight at 7 to try to put a smile on his wife’s face. Join us. ripjoediffie 💔
Never heard of him but regardless im sorry to hear this may he rip with other legends 🙏😪💗 what no RIP Diffie. Think they will prop him up besides the juke box🥺 This list will become too long for many to notice who has died. But we should all say their names. They need to be noted. Sad Oh my heart. I knew people would die but this blows my mind. He was my same age and such a pure talent. RIP Joe, I pray they find a jukebox to prop you up beside...
Nah he died of diabetes. May his soul rest in peace. 💜💜💜 🎶🎸🎶 I loved John Deere Green. 🎼 RIP Joe! SethAbramson It's important to note that FOX news is doing an excellent job reporting on the Coronavirus pandemic. CNN struggles so much because they have to figure out a negative spin against Trump before they report anything. You do get a much more balanced reporting from FOX news.
🙏🏻🙏🏻😪 🕯️ realDonaldTrump Dumbasses. Show real news realDonaldTrump is speaking in FoxNews your viewers need to turn the channel Very sad 😢 Will he be propped up beside the juke box? Will have a drink in my hand 💖💖 Terrible RIP, Joe. 'Prop him up....' RIP Joe RIP
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Coronavirus live updates and news: Global pandemic kills more than 30,000 - CNNJoe Diffie, a Grammy-winning country singer and 25-year member of the Grand Ole Opry, died from complications of coronavirus, his publishing agency says. He was 61. I am saddened by the news. Hopefully, this reminds us of our being in this together. Also, hopefully, there is a jukebox in Heaven. 😔 JohnDeereGreen
Pope backs UN chief's call for global ceasefire to focus on coronavirusSpeaking at his weekly blessing, delivered from the official papal library instead of St. Peter's Square because of the lockdown in Italy, Francis specifically mentioned the appeal Guterres made in a virtual news conference on Monday. Kimde ateş edecek mecal kaldıki papaz efendi? A global ceasefire forever would be better.
Pope backs U.N. chief's call for global ceasefire to focus on coronavirusPope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. We are one human family. Let us bring all hostilities to a halt. May our joint fight against the COVID-19 pandemic bring everyone to recognize the great need to reinforce brotherly and sisterly bonds. globalceasefire antonioguterres UN Who is fighting? Everyone is inside. Congrats Dear Christians. POPE has been sold to Chinese propaganda.... For reference read the thread by Aabhas24 .
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