UN base in Mali hit by deadly suicide bombing


15 April 2015 From the section Africa More than 9,000 UN troops are currently deployed in Mali A suicide attack on a UN base in northern Mali has killed three civilians and wounded nine peacekeepers, the UN has said. The bomber attempted to drive into a UN camp in Ansongo town when his explosives detonated, it added. At least 35 UN troops have been killed and more than 140 wounded in Mali since July 2013. The UN took charge of security after French-led forces seized northern cities from Islamist Read more [...]

See the First Cast Photo for Suicide Squad


The internet has buzzed with every casting announcement regarding what actors are in—and out—for DC Comics’ upcoming Suicide Squad. But now you can finally see all of the cast in one place, thanks to a tweet by director David Ayers showing what the a read-through of the script looked like: Cast read through today! #SuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/yajjcB5aEb — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 9, 2015 The photographed cast includes Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Cara Develigne Read more [...]

Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don’t qualify for mental care


The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct and those who enlisted but were quickly…
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Andreas Lubitz: Co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525 ‘wanted to destroy plane in suicide and mass …


Suicide and mass murder by the co-pilot: that explains the deaths of 150 people aboard Germanwings flight 9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf. The co-pilot was named as 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz, who had joined Germanwings last year. Brice Robin, the Marseille public prosecutor, told a press conference that the first officer had locked the captain out of the cockpit and set the controls of the Airbus A320 for a rapid descent and the eventual crash into the French Alps. Immediately beforehand, conversation Read more [...]

“Suicide Squad” Confirms Cast to Include Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy & Margot Robbie


Things are shaping up quite nicely over at the DC Comics offices as “Suicide Squad” just announced some exciting news. According to Warner Bros, the forthcoming film will feature stars like Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy and Margot Robbie, and it will be released in both 2D and 3D. Furthermore, when “Suicide Squad” hits theaters on August 5th, 2016, Cara Delevingne and Jai Courtney will also be in the mix. Per the synopsis, “A secret government agency run by Amanda Waller, named Read more [...]

L’Wren Scott Dead in Apparent Suicide


She was a noted fashion designer and Mick Jagger’s girlfriend for the past decade and sadly L'Wren Scott has passed away. Per multiple reports, the 47-year-old beauty was discovered hanging by a scarf tied to a doorknob in her New York City apartment around 10am this morning (March 17). And while Jagger is currently on tour with the Rolling Stones in Australia, he’s said to be “completely shocked and devastated” by the tragic news. Having worked with celebrities like Sandra Bullock, Amy Read more [...]

Suicide car bombing in south Yemen kills 2 guards


SANAA, Yemen — A suicide car bombing outside security headquarters early Tuesday in a port city in southern Yemen killed two guards, a police official said. The pre-dawn attack in the upscale Khormaksar neighborhood in Aden also wounded six people, destroyed much of the headquarters' building, blew out doors and shattered windows on two hotels and several nearby buildings, the official said. Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, has been plagued by scores of troubles, including Read more [...]