Former Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Former Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died on Tuesday (July 16) at age 99, the court said in a statement.
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Pioneers in fight against poverty win 2019 Nobel economics prize

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