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Daughter describes grief at father's suicide over payday loan debt

The daughter of a man who committed suicide over his payday loan debts recalled how she was pursued by the companies for the money after he had died.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

DOD: Military suicides down from 2012

A report released by the Department of Defense says 479 service members took their own lives last year.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Joe Donnelly

Effingham Herald

6 ways to protect your daughter from pornography's least discussed tragedy

We know the devastation that can result from viewing pornography. Most parents are aware that it becomes addictive and deadens the sensitivity of the viewer.

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Daily Mail

Documents reveal 161 active-duty US soldiers have committed suicide so far this year

Pentagon documents show there were 161 confirmed or suspected suicides as of July 14, compared with 154 during the same time frame in 2013 According to the 2014 data, there have been 70 confirmed and suspected suicides by Army soldiers; 34 by airmen, 21 by Marines and 36 by sailors According to the final report released Tuesday, active-duty ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Navy

In-depth Africa

Security man commits suicide at popular fast food joint in Akute

One of the security men at a popular fast food joint in Alagbole, Akute, a Lagos/Ogun suburb committed suicide in the early hours of today, .

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Woman in Thane booked for husband's suicide

Thane: An offence has been registered against a woman for allegedly driving her husband to commit suicide in the district, police said today.

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DNA India

597 defence personnel committed suicide in last five years: Government

The armed forces lost 597 personnel to suicide in the last five years, while 1,349 officers quit the army during the same period.

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Bangkok Post

Autopsy on Sutthi rules out murder

An official autopsy on environmental activist Sutthi Atchasai confirmed he committed suicide, the Central Institute of Forensic Science revealed yesterday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Dover police say cyberstalking victim who committed suicide faced other 'stressors'

Police do not believe a Dover woman who recently committed suicide did so because she was the victim of "sextortion."

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

MLive.com

Craigslist murders: Oppenneer died before body mutilated, police say

Police believe the 25-year-old Oppenneer and his pregnant 18-year-old girlfriend, Brooke Slocum, died at the hands of Brady Oestrike, 31. Oestrike fled from police and committed suicide after he crashed at Burton Street and U.S. 31 on July 17. Wyoming police on Tuesday, July 22, said they believe Oppenneer was killed in Gezon Park where police ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wyoming, MI

MLive.com

Police release name of gunman who killed himself after shooting man

One man was wounded after another man shot him in the abdomen Saturday night in Willis.

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Related Topix: Willis, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

The Times of India

597 military personnel committed suicide in last 5 years

NEW DELHI: The suicide toll in the highly-disciplined armed forces continues to cross the 100-mark year after year despite all the so-called measures being undertaken by the defence establishment to reduce stress among soldiers.

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Press-Telegram

Santa Ana apartment building evacuated after gas used by someone who committed suicide leaks

Up to 60 people were evacuated from apartment buildings in Santa Ana after gas used by someone who committed suicide leaked out of a residence, police said today.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

Northern Michigan News

Montana judge to be censured over rape comments

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday will publicly reprimand a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Billings, MT

The Daily Breeze

San Pedro man who died in plunge off Vincent Thomas Bridge had posted suicide note on Facebook

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

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Related Topix: San Pedro, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Transportation, Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBTV

Report: Man being arrested on sex offense charges kills self

A man being charged on sex offenses from Concord took his own life in Rockwell when deputies went to his home to arrest him.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC, Rockwell, NC, Rowan County, NC

Bellingham Herald

Man accused of shooting officer hanged himself

James Sapp was pronounced dead Friday, almost 24 hours after jail deputies intervened during the suicide attempt.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA

Sunherald.com

New Va. mental health panel has first meeting

The panel elected state Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath County, as its chairman. Deeds has made improving the state's mental health system his top priority following his mentally ill son's suicide last year.

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Detroit Free Press

Disturbing details revealed in west Michigan triple murder

Wyoming Police have released more details about last week's triple homicide. Brooke Slocum, 18, and Charles Oppenneer, 25, were killed last week.

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Bellingham Herald

Lawyer: Pelvic exam pics cost Hopkins $190 million

Dr. Nikita Levy was fired in February 2013, days after an employee alerted hospital authorities about her suspicions.

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