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Keith Flint inquest: ‘Not enough evidence’ to say death was suicide

Keith Flint inquest: ‘Not enough evidence’ to say death was suicide

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Keith Flint died by hanging and had cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system at the time, an inquest has heard.However, the coroner said there was not enough evidence to conclude The Prodigy star's death was suicide. Image: The Prodigy frontman was best known for hits including Firestarter and Breathe Flint, 49, was found hanging at his home in North End, Essex, on 4 March.In a short inquest hearing on Wednesday, Essex Senior Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray said she had considered his death might have been suicide but recorded an open conclusion, saying that "we will never quite know what was going on in his mind".In her summary, she said: "To record [suicide], I would have to have found that, on the balance of probabilities, Mr Fl...
Suicide bombing at open-air market in Pakistan kills 20

Suicide bombing at open-air market in Pakistan kills 20

World
A suicide bomber targeted an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens of others, police and hospital officials said. Shortly after the bombing, struck near a Shiite residential area, dozens of angry Shiite youths rallied in Quetta, demanding more security from the authorities and the arrest of those behind the attacks. They also denounced the violence by Sunni extremists who have killed hundreds in similar attacks over the past years in Baluchistan province, where Quetta is the capital. "It seems people from the (Shiite) Hazara community were the target," said senior police chief Abdur Razzaq Cheema, adding that some of the victims were in critical condition. Mir Ziaullah Langau, the provincial home minister, sa...
Study: One in 12 Canadians with migraines has attempted suicide

Study: One in 12 Canadians with migraines has attempted suicide

Health
April 4 (UPI) -- Researchers have unveiled a link between migraines, violence and suicide attempts, a new study says. Canadian adults with migraines who saw their parents engaged in domestic violence had a 67 percent higher risk of attempting suicide when they got older, according to findings published in the Archives of Suicide Research. The study also showed that adults with migraines who were sexually abused as children had three times the risk of attempting suicide. Overall, however, a high number of Canadians who have migraines have also attempted suicide -- even without other risk factors. "Even after taking into account most of the known risk factors for suicide attempts, those with migraines had 77 percent higher odds of having attempted suicide in comparison to those without mig...

Paris Jackson hits out at 'lies' that she attempted suicide

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Paris Jackson has denied reports she has been rushed to hospital after an apparent suicide attempt.After the news came out, Paris was quick to respond on Twitter to shut down the reports.Responding to the original story, shared by TMZ, she wrote: "F**k you, you f*****g liars." The reports came after Paris revealed she was worried for her career following the Leaving Neverland documentary.A source close to the 20-year-old revealed Paris is concerned that the negative press could hurt her chances of getting acting gigs in the future.The source allegedly said: "Paris had hoped to launch a successful career in acting but fears Leaving Neverland has ruined her chances of it taking off."They added: "She was in a movie last year but believes the documentary is already scaring directors away ...
NIH recommends universal suicide risk screening for adolescents

NIH recommends universal suicide risk screening for adolescents

Health
Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health have suggested that providing intervention programs in medical environments could help fight youth suicides. A study from earlier this year, published in Psychosomatics, displays a new three-tiered clinical pathway system universal suicide risk screening within pediatric health care environments. "Suicide is a major public health concern and early detection is a critical prevention strategy," Joshua A. Gordon, NIMH Director and study author, said in a news release. "Part of NIMH's suicide prevention research portfolio focuses primarily on testing and implementing effective strategies for identifying individuals at risk of suicide. Results from these research efforts are poised to make a real difference and help save l...