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42 min ago | South China Morning Post

Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself aboard ship, navy admits

Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of staff of Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force speaking to the press about a sailor killed himself onboard his ship after being persistently bullied by a superior.


Related Topix: Life, Suicide

4 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Life, Prison

4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Crewman's suicide points to bullying culture in MSDF

A string of suicides linked to bullying in the Maritime Self-Defense Force has raised suspicions that other cases have not yet been addressed.


Related Topix: Life

8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Australia leaning toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet

Japan and Australia are leaning toward a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military, in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people familiar with the talks said.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Life,

12 hrs ago |

Jury Acquits Lansdale Man of Assault Charges in Bar Fight

A Lansdale man has been acquitted of aggravated and simple assault charges by a Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas jury stemming from his alleged role in a fight at Third & Walnut Bar and Lounge, according to The Reporter Online.


Related Topix: Life

12 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Self-defense document: Deltona woman killed neighbor with ice pick

A Deltona woman plunged an ice pick into a man's eye and strangled him as they sat in a car at a cemetery because he was coming at her and threatening to kill her and her children, according to her stand-your-ground motion.


Related Topix: Deltona, FL, Life, Sanford, FL

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Ferguson police now wearing cameras: How much might that help?

Police in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras, and reports suggest that interest in the technology among police departments nationwide has spiked since unrest swept the St. Louis suburb last month.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Life, St Louis County, MO, US News

Deseret News

Jury trial set to begin for man accused of killing cousin in Uintah County

Jose Leiva-Perez leaves an 8th District courtroom Dec. 17, 2013, after listening to a judge's findings of fact in response to a defense motion to suppress his statements to police.


Related Topix: Vernal, UT, Fort Duchesne, UT, Life

Psychology Today

Psychological Tweetments

Faster Than Light There is something faster than the speed of light, the speed at which, when we're angry at someone for something, we forget that we've done the same thing.


Related Topix: Life


How Does Wilson Fire Six Shots, While Getting Beaten, Without Gunshot Residue On Michael Brown?

Darren Wilson might eventually be exonerated for the death of Michael Brown and there's a chance he indeed acted appropriately, at least in terms of self-defense, that fateful day.


Related Topix: Life, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 31, 2014


CA upholds verdict for 2 frat members

THE Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of two members of the Alpha Kappa Rho fraternity for the death of a 19-year-old business management student they mistook to be a rival group member in 2003.


Related Topix: Tau Gamma Phi, Student Society, Fraternities, Life

United Nations Censures American Law Enforcement as Racist

On August 29, a UN panel on racism urged the United States to "review" its stand your ground-styled self-defense laws and demanded it put a halt to the excessive use of force by police.


Related Topix: Life

San Diego Reader

Community turns on North Park attacker

Saturday, August 30, the Xtreme Justice League showed up at a North Park informational forum pertaining to the six recent nighttime attacks on women.


Related Topix: Life

American Thinker

Hamas's Academic Apologists

Reaction by Middle East studies professors to Israel's recent effort to destroy Hamas's terrorist infrastructure epitomizes their perennial pro-Hamas, anti-Israel, and anti-American biases.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, Columbia University, Life

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang answers questions from reporters about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights, during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Sunday.


Related Topix: Life, Israel, World News, Middle East, Activism

WNDU-TV South Bend

Martial arts studio holds self defense classes in Elkhart

That's why Star Martial Arts Studio based in Elkhart and Mishawaka put on a self-defense class Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Elkhart, IN, Life, Mishawaka, IN

WCTV Tallahassee

Mistrial in bully-related slaying of 400-pound man

Prosecutors intend to retry a man on murder charges after a Miami jury could not reach a verdict in a case involving a 400-pound victim the suspect claims was bullying him at work.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

The Honolulu Advertiser

Deedy to face third trial in September 2015

Christopher Deedy strode down the hallway at Circuit Court after his second trial as family and friends of Kollin Elderts prayed in the background.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

Russia Taday

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, North Korea, World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News


Duncan doctor acquitted of assault and battery

Duncan,OK_ A Stephens County jury acquitted Dr. Oscar Morales Friday on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


Related Topix: Duncan, OK, Life