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Comedian Don Rickles dies from kidney failure at the age of 90

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Posted at 2:10 PM, Apr 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-06 14:10:00-04

(AP) -- BREAKING: Comedian Don Rickles has passed away at age 90 as a result of kidney failure, his rep says.

Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.

For more than half a century, "Mr. Warmth" headlined casinos and nightclubs from Las Vegas to Atlantic City. N.J., and appeared often on late-night TV talk shows.

We will have more information as it becomes available.