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Suicide

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  • Suicide bomber attacks U.N. base in northern Mali, kills two

    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed and nine others injured in a suicide attack on a patrol base in northern Mali, the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA) said on Saturday. A vehicle exploded on Saturday morning next to the base in the...
  • Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally

    Editorial: Geo Listening in the light, finally
    When it first hired Geo Listening in late 2012 to monitor the public social-media postings of students for signs of, among others, depression or suicide, Glendale school officials were less than transparent. In fact, they were opaque, failing to...
  • Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression

    Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression
    I don't think I've seen the kind of shock and national mourning — and outpouring of love — for an entertainment figure that's been generated by the suicide this week of Robin Williams since Michael Jackson's death in 2009. This shouldn't...
  • Mother has questions about son's alleged suicide at police station

    Mother has questions about son's alleged suicide at police station
    The mother of a 38-year-old man who police say sneaked a gun into a Baltimore police station and committed suicide said she doesn't believe the department's version of events. "I don't feel that my son committed suicide," Verdessa McDougald said. On...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living To Hold Suicide Prevention Conference

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free educational seminar for clinicians on suicide prevention among older adults. This event takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., at Hartford Hospital's ERC Building...
  • Remains of Jonestown Massacre victims found at Delaware funeral home

    Remains of Jonestown Massacre victims found at Delaware funeral home
    The cremated remains of nine victims of the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, a mass suicide in Guyana, were discovered inside a former Delaware funeral home on Wednesday, state officials said. Members of the Delaware Division of Forensic Science and the Dover...
  • Hedge fund founder Israel loses health bid to leave prison

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former hedge fund manager Samuel Israel, who faked his own suicide to avoid prison after running a $450 million fraud, on Thursday failed to persuade a judge to shorten his 22-year sentence or set him free because prison officials are...
  • Man killed in possible 'suicide by cop' after stabbing a baby to death

    Man killed in possible 'suicide by cop' after stabbing a baby to death
    A man was fatally shot by an officer in Folsom after he stabbed a 6-month-old baby to death and seriously injured the child's mother, police said. Because of a statement he made before the stabbing, investigators believe the man, whose name has not been...
  • Judge questions murder charge against survivor of suicide pact

    A Pennsylvania judge on Friday lambasted a county prosecutor for charging a man with killing his mother because the man survived a suicide pact with her. At a hearing where defense attorneys challenged the charge, Judge Albert J. Cepparulo repeatedly...
  • Film Review: '37: A Final Promise'

    Although it slyly teases its audience with hints of paranormal activity in the early going, "37: A Final Promise" gradually emerges an old-fashioned tearjerker set to a goth-rock soundtrack. Commercial prospects appear extremely iffy for Randall...
  • Former New Jersey Republican official shot dead in apparent murder-suicide

    A former New Jersey Republican official who once worked with Governor Chris Christie was found dead along with her husband inside their home, officials said on Friday, in what appeared to be a murder-suicide. Police discovered the bodies of Joan Bramhall...