While it isn’t any consolation to the family/friends of murder victims a fraction of 1% of the 270+ million firearms are used in committing murder every year…In 2011 8,583 murders were committed by firearms out of 12,664 murders. Guns might be the weapon of choice but they are not the cause.
Trying to punish or blame 85+ million gun owners for the acts of deranged people who murder isn’t going to [...]
Brian Douglas White, 19, went on deadly rampage in Livonia, Detroit
Murdered ex’s mother and new lover before turning gun on himself
A jilted teenager wreaked revenge on his former girlfriend by forcing her to watch him hack her mother and new boyfriend to death with an axe before killing himself.
Brian Douglas White, 19, started his deadly rampage at the Livonia, Detroit, home of his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend at 7.30am yesterday morning.
He murdered [...]
STOCKTON, Calif. –- Last year, Pablo Cano put to rest 12 murder victims, the most he’s handled in four decades as an undertaker in this troubled city. Many of the dead were still in their teens.
No homicides have come his way so far this year, but in late February he buried a 16-year-old shot in the head, this time in an apparent accident. The job, he says, wears on him.
* Alwaleed says BkyB deal “not dead”
* Says Murdoch could make new offer in six months
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LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – A major News Corp shareholder said on Thursday that News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks should quit because of a telephone hacking scandal that has engulfed the company.
“For sure she has to go, you bet she has to go,” Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal told the [...]
By TOM HAYS
NEW YORK —
A law enforcement official says the FBI has opened an investigation into allegations that media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.
The official spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.
New York City-based News Corp. has been in crisis mode.
A rival newspaper reported last week that the company’s [...]
Violence against women takes many forms – physical, sexual, psychological and economic. These forms of violence are interrelated and affect women from before birth to old age.
Some types of violence, such as trafficking, cross national boundaries.
Women who experience violence suffer a range of health problems and their ability to participate in public life is diminished. Violence against women harms families [...]
Law enforcement and emergency personnel examine an object on the side of the road, center, near Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., April 11, 2011. (Seth Wenig/AP Photo)
The skeletal remains of at least eight murder victims found on a remote stretch of New York beach are the work of three and possibly four separate killers, prosecutors said today.
“It is clear that the area in and around Gilgo Beach has been used to [...]