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  • How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq The attack in Mosul wasn't particularly surprising, according to Wameed, an Iraqi soldier who'd been assigned to the city's main highway that night. It began June 9 with suicide bombers in cars and machine gun fire directed at checkpoints...
  • Boy dies from self-inflicted gunshot at Boy Scouts camp in San Diego

    Boy dies from self-inflicted gunshot at Boy Scouts camp in San Diego
    A 12-year-old boy died Monday from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head at a Boy Scouts camp on Fiesta Island in San Diego's Mission Bay, police said. The incident is being investigated as a suicide, police said, adding that a gun was confiscated at the...
  • Funding the PA is a problem with or without a Hamas unity government

    The problem is that U.S. taxpayer money is provided to the Palestinian Authority and the PA has a consistent history of funding terrorism. And while aiding and abetting terrorism is a federal offense, the U.S. hasn't halted in its $600 million annual...
  • Officials to vote on Golden Gate Bridge suicide-prevention nets

    Bay Area officials are scheduled to vote Friday on a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that would be installed on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, where an estimated 1,600 people have plunged to their deaths since the rust-...
  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...
  • Mississippi Tea Party leader Mark Mayfield dead in apparent suicide

    A prominent lawyer and leader of theĀ Mississippi Tea Party, who was arrested in connection with photos posted online of U.S. SenatorĀ Thad Cochran's bedridden wife, died on Friday of an apparent suicide, the man’s attorney said. Mark Mayfield, 57,...
  • Hanging onto oil-rich Kirkuk may prove a challenge for Iraq's Kurds

    KIRKUK, Iraq Piling into a pickup truck with their AK-47 assault rifles, the Kurdish militia fighters were eager to show off the series of checkpoints they'd set up to guard the approaches to the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. The Kurds had long coveted Kirkuk...
  • $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered

    $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered
    San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge. Last year, 43 people leaped off the bridge, also endangering the lives of...
  • 2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected

    2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected
    San Bernardino police say two men found shot to death Tuesday inside an independent-living facility were victims of a possible murder-suicide. Officers received a call about 12:30 p.m. from someone who had seen blood on the floor outside a bedroom in...
  • Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals

    Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals
    On June 4, a so-called "never event" — a medical error that health-care quality experts say should not occur — did indeed happen at St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill. That day, Jonathan Hanchick, a 26-year-old Bethlehem...
  • Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation

    Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation
    Dear Amy: A group of "frenemies' recently went on a trip together. I wasn't invited and didn't have any expectation of an invitation. During their trip, someone in the group took a picture of them doing their thing with what they considered a funny...
  • West Haven Man Charged After Phony Call To Cops

    WEST HAVEN — The call to 911 in West Haven about 3 a.m. Friday was disturbing and prompted a massive response by police and firefighters to a home on Fairview Avenue. Gordon Byer told police that there were two suicide victims on his back porch,...