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John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’

John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’

John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’ John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’ The United States climate envoy, John Kerry, on Tuesday warned that global warming was making the world a more dangerous place and posed risks to peace and security around the world. Failing to address the threats …

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As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women

As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women

As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women TOKYO — Not long after Japan ramped up its fight against the coronavirus last spring, Nazuna Hashimoto started suffering panic attacks. The gym in Osaka where she worked as a personal trainer suspended operations, and her friends were staying home at the …

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Suicide Bombing in Crowded Baghdad Market Kills at Least 32

Suicide Bombing in Crowded Baghdad Market Kills at Least 32

Suicide Bombing in Crowded Baghdad Market Kills at Least 32 Suicide Bombing in Crowded Baghdad Market Kills at Least 32 BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests in a crowded market in central Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 32 people in the biggest such attack in several years, according to the government. The health and interior ministries, …

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What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups

What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups

What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups It’s a much debated connection. A recent systematic review of studies found that attending religious service is not especially protective against suicidal ideation (thinking about or planning suicide), but it does protect against suicide attempts, and possibly protects …

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Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally

Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally

Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally The United Nations Mission to Somalia, which backs a 19,000-strong African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, condemned the attack and called for those responsible to be brought to justice. The Shabab was driven out of the capital, Mogadishu, in 2011 but still holds sway …

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Spanish Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Spanish Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Spanish Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Spanish Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide MADRID — Spanish lawmakers on Thursday voted in favor of a law decriminalizing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, making it likely that Spain will join a handful of other countries where terminally ill patients can legally obtain help to end their lives. Spain’s …

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Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide? Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide? The algorithm is built on an analysis of thousands of previous suicides in the V.A.’s database, dating to 2008. The computer mixes and shuffles scores of facts from the medical records — age, marital status, diagnoses, prescriptions — and settles on the factors that together are most strongly associated with …

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‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic

‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic

‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic ‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic Years earlier, when Mr. Demicco was just an employee at the store, he had reluctantly sold a gun to a woman who radiated unhappiness. But the store owner’s wife knew her and vouched for her. “Would you believe,” …

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Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says

Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says

Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says PARIS — A Japanese chef known for two high-profile restaurants in Paris has taken his own life after being accused of sexual assault, his family announced on Tuesday. The chef, Taku Sekine, who had trained with Alain Ducasse before opening Dersou, known …

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Vatican Reiterates Its Opposition to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Vatican Reiterates Its Opposition to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Vatican Reiterates Its Opposition to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Vatican Reiterates Its Opposition to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide The Vatican on Tuesday reiterated the Roman Catholic Church’s opposition to assisted suicide and euthanasia, which it called “intrinsically evil” acts, “in every situation or circumstance.” The Vatican’s condemnation did not break new ground but came as legislation in favor of allowing …

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