Japan natives are in shock after a man on a moving train – which carried 800 passengers – committed suicide by setting himself on fire. An aggregate of two passengers were reported dead and 20 others were injured as a result of the incident, according to The Verge. Show More Summary
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker offered some sage advice recently to the Greek electorate, which faces a crucial decision on Sunday about how to deal with its crushing debt: "You shouldn't commit suicide because you're afraid of dying."
Just when nostalgic interest in the original Top Gun movie was coming around again, director Tony Scott tragically committed suicide. He was indeed looking into making another Top Gun film, and was even meeting with Tom Cruise about potentially starring in the second installment. Show More Summary
There is a paradox when it comes to guns in America. In states like California, gun ownership has doubled while murder rates have dropped substantially. Most guns are used for suicide rather than crime and fewer people commit suicide with guns in the US than do by hanging in Japan. Show More Summary
In as brash an instance of lying propaganda as we have seen recently EU President Jean-Cleaude "when it's serious you have to lie" Juncker unleashed 6 minutes of unabashed falsehoods this morning as the fearmongering and blame-shame-game for Greece begins. Show More Summary
European Commission Preisdent Jean-Claude Juncker thinks a "no" vote in Sunday's Greek bailout referendum would be akin to the nation "commit[ing] suicide." At a press conference in Brussels today he urged Greeks to vote "yes" in the...Show More Summary
Police say it appears one guest killed two others, then committed suicide in Venice, Florida
An unarmed black man who said he wanted to commit suicide was shot and killed by Baltimore County police Thursday morning after they responded to a domestic violence call. Officers shot and killed 41-year-old Spencer Lee McCain because they thought he had a weapon, even though he hadn’t fired on them, according to ABC News. Show More Summary
The following post contains season-three spoilers.The third season of Orange Is the New Black saw the once-bubbly Brook Soso fall into a deep depression — even attempting to commit suicide. There was hope at the end in the form of Poussey, the lovelorn, possibly alcoholic inmate who saw through Norma's... More »
Wesley Smith at Lifenews.com pointed out that the Associated Press is modifying its Stylebook to show some sensitivity to the “assisted suicide” lobby. The AP Stylebook account on Twitter issued these instructions: "A new entry [in the Stylebook] covers suicide in news reports – 'committed suicide' should be avoided except in direct quotes from authorities."
I recently suggested that our anti-bullying efforts are failing LGBTQ kids. The truth is that they are failing all bullied kids. Sixteen-year-old Kennedy LeRoy committed suicide in the hope of preventing other bullied kids from doing the same. But the suicides won't cease until we stop trying to protect kids from bullying and start teaching them to handle it on their own.
I remember the first time I walked into Vala’s store: she picked up a Nanette Lepore silk top and held it out. “This would look great on you.” “It’s more your color,” I said. “No,” she laughed. “It would make me look like a sausage.” […]
My initial inspiration for creating the following list struck me while thinking of a friend who committed suicide just over a year ago. Once up a time, her eyes sparkled with a celebration and zest for life. Sadly, she eventually allowed the darkness in and it distracted her from all of the beauty which surrounded her. Show More Summary
I believe that we are in the midst of a broad push, across different sectors of society, to make suicide more palatable and normalized–at least for some categories of people, such as in those who commit assisted suicide because of illness, disability, or advanced age. If that is too strong–and it may be–at the very […]
Trey Songz has a conversation with “The Breakfast Club” speaks on the two guys who committed suicide because Trey Songz was allegedly sleeping with their women, speaks on being in love and wanting kids especially after seeing his brother and
Monica Jordan Was Convicted Of Felony Arson in 2008; Police Believe Jordan Murdered Ex-Baseball Player Darryl Hamilton Before Committing Suicide The lawyer who cops believe murdered former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton before turning the gun herself pled guilty
His grandfather was his hero. When he was diagnosed with cancer, he was crushed. When he committed suicide, he was broken. Here’s how he healed. — There are moments in our lives that will define us. At these crossroads, our innocence is lost. Show More Summary
Native American communities continue to suffer heartbreaking teen suicide rates. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is committing funds to help a school on the Pine Ridge Lakota reservation in South Dakota, which was recently struck by four student suicides. Read the rest
A man calls 911, and then kills a responding officer in a tragic story out of Ohio. According to CNN, Trepierre Hummons, 21, had plans to “commit suicide by cop.” Hummons called 911, and told the dispatcher that he saw a man wielding a gun. Show More Summary
A Cincinnati cop was killed Friday morning while responding to a 911 call. 48-year-old Sonny Kim was a decorated cop in Cincinnati. He was a part of the force for 27 years and has received 22 commendations since his start. He was married with three sons and, in his spare time, was a karate instructor. Show More Summary