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Friends Seize on New Details in Deaths of Billionaire Couple

December 19, 2017 |

Friends balking at rumors of a murder-suicide are seizing on new details about the deaths of Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey. Sources tell the Toronto Sun that the two were found hanging side by side on a railing near an indoor pool in their Toronto mansion…
Newser

Video Shows Deer Leaping Off Bridge to Their Deaths

December 13, 2017 |

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” Catherine Veerhusen tells the Des Moines Register . “No words, no words.” Veerhusen and her husband were driving Sunday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, when they saw a herd of deer—one buck and three does—on a bridge over US Highway 30. Veerhusen says the…
Newser

Study Finds Commonality in 61% of Opioid Deaths

November 28, 2017 |

As the staggering toll—in terms of bodies, emotions , money , and our life expectancy —of the opioid epidemic comes into sharper focus, the idea of those who are most at risk is crystallizing, too, thanks to research out of Columbia University Medical Center. What a press release calls the “largest…
Newser

Sheriff: Multiple deaths in shooting at Texas church

November 5, 2017 |

A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being “taken down,” authorities said.
FOX News

Rogue Wave Sweeps Twin Sisters to Their Deaths

October 31, 2017 |

Twin 67-year-old sisters who went out for a morning stroll along a beach have become the latest victims of the notorious rogue waves of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Family members say Barbara Thomas of McKinney, Texas, and Beverly Skripsky of Scottsdale, Az., were on the third day of their vacation…
Newser

Three deaths in Tampa neighborhood likely linked, cops say

October 21, 2017 |

Police in Tampa, Fla. believe the killing of a 20-year-old autistic man Thursday night is linked to two other suspicious deaths in the same neighborhood.
FOX News

CNN

9 million deaths worldwide linked to pollution

October 21, 2017 |

The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet.
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Fentanyl Claims Top Spot for US Overdose Deaths

October 15, 2017 |

Fourteen people overdosed on heroin laced with fentanyl in a span of just four hours Wednesday in Camden, New Jersey, NBC Philadelphia reports. While none of Wednesday’s overdoses in Camden were fatal, BuzzFeed —citing new data from the CDC—reports fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are now the leading cause…
Newser

Bad Diet a Factor in 20% of All Deaths

September 15, 2017 |

Everyone dies, and frequently it’s what we eat (or don’t eat) that’s killing us. The Guardian reports the newest results from the massive, ongoing Global Burden of Disease study show diet is a factor in one of every five deaths around the world. That means millions of people are consuming…
Newser

5 Climbers Fall to Deaths After Rope Comes Loose

August 28, 2017 |

Sunday was a deadly day in the Austrian Alps: Five roped-together German climbers fell to their deaths after a rope apparently came loose, the BBC reports. Police say one of the climbers slipped and pulled down the rest of the group, who plunged more than 600 feet before landing in…
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