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Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing

Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing

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2019-06-15, 01:16

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2019-05-21, 18:32

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2019-09-10, 05:00

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2019-06-17, 10:00

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2019-09-14, 03:00

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2019-06-02, 01:16

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2019-06-07, 14:32

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to resident...
2019-06-07, 19:48

Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often ...
2019-07-15, 05:32

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday dead...
2019-05-30, 22:01

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted ...
2019-06-02, 17:16

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — du...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk...
2019-07-03, 09:48

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democ...
2019-07-03, 05:16

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the ...
2019-07-04, 13:48

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ...
2019-07-05, 19:32

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and i...
2019-08-20, 00:48

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
2019-06-06, 02:48

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeerin...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor La...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhag...
2019-05-21, 23:48

The Latest: Memphis mayor: 6 officers treated at hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed...
2019-06-13, 16:48

"Deeply Ashamed" Says Kolkata Mayor's Daughter, A Doctor The daughter of the Kolkata's Mayor, who is a doctor, has sharply criticized the Mamata Banerjee government's handling of the junior doctors' strike....
2019-06-13, 19:32

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at th...
2019-06-17, 08:16

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels...
2019-06-19, 23:48

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according...
2019-07-24, 23:00

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against...
2019-07-18, 09:00

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago...
2019-06-20, 09:16

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thr...
2019-08-30, 17:48

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out&...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would...
2019-07-17, 17:16

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic president hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigie...
2019-05-23, 00:00

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal at...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massiv...
2019-06-19, 02:16

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip,...
2019-07-16, 15:32

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discuss...
2019-09-06, 06:32

Two Men Kiss in a Comic Book, and a Mayor Orders a Raid The raid drew a backlash from festival organizers, publishing houses, comedians and, finally, a Brazilian court, which barred the mayor from further ...
2019-09-07, 19:32

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November wil...
2019-08-28, 10:16

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to th...
2019-06-21, 03:16

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal f...
2019-08-29, 14:16

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series crea...
2019-07-19, 04:48

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-lon...
2019-09-03, 17:32

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Official...
2019-06-17, 10:16

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young chi...
2019-06-17, 08:16

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed fo...
2019-06-16, 23:32

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying ab...
2019-06-03, 02:16

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — Denver voters were turning in their ballots Tuesday in a mayoral runoff election characterized by a feisty debate over the city’s...
2019-06-04, 18:16

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US Presiden...
2019-07-18, 18:16

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at th...
2019-06-17, 08:16

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggeste...
2019-07-03, 18:32

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after thre...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote...
2019-06-16, 08:48

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, bu...
2019-06-03, 14:00

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hopes to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. Voting in Görlitz is being seen as a litmus test for the str...
2019-06-16, 19:16

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor o...
2019-06-02, 06:48

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin ...
2019-07-19, 02:00

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex...
2019-07-03, 13:48

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us?...
2019-07-21, 08:32

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even sugges...
2019-06-05, 11:48

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two blac...
2019-08-04, 02:48

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight a...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full ...
2019-06-07, 01:16

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the...
2019-07-12, 23:48

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe sign...
2019-06-13, 00:16

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more...
2019-08-04, 07:32

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, T...
2019-08-05, 00:32

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for...
2019-05-30, 07:48

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly t...
2019-06-23, 13:00

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El ...
2019-08-09, 09:32

Istanbul mayor takes office days after crushing victory ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition Turkish politician Ekrem Imamoglu is formally taking office as mayor of Istanbul, four days after he won a repeat election...
2019-06-27, 18:32

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham ...
2019-06-04, 02:16

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavio...
2019-06-04, 04:32

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's ...
2019-07-31, 23:00

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebr...
2019-07-11, 09:16

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accu...
2019-06-04, 08:32

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with...
2019-06-04, 15:16

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in g...
2019-06-04, 16:32

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be atta...
2019-06-04, 16:48

The Latest: Denver voters turn in ballots in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Denver voters are turning in their ballots in a runof...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party aff...
2019-08-02, 07:00

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Rise of populists in Europe resembles eve of WW2, warns London mayor Europe is starting to resemble the situation on the eve of World War Two, with leaders using divisive language to win popularity and spreading hatred...
2019-09-01, 20:48

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops all 2020 Dems in NY fundraising Pete Buttigieg has tapped into the New York fundraising scene better than any other 2020 Democratic candidate — and he’ll be back this Labor Da...
2019-08-30, 08:48

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free V...
2019-05-21, 15:16

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political mach...
2019-05-21, 17:32

Trump fires back at London mayor over golf crack President Trump ramped up his trans-Atlantic feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday, firing back after Khan mocked the commander-in-chief over ...
2019-09-04, 01:32

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liber...
2019-08-21, 01:16

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician...
2019-05-23, 15:16

Rio's mayor tried to ban book featuring kiss between two male superheroes. Now it's sold out An Avengers comic book featuring a kiss between two male superheroes has sold out at a Rio de Janeiro book fair after the city's conservative mayor a...
2019-09-07, 17:32

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist is clashing with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. T...
2019-05-24, 18:16

St. Louis mayor announces $100,000 in rewards for arrests in 4 child killings St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has announced $25,000 rewards for information leading to arrests of the people who killed four children in a rash of sho...
2019-08-26, 04:16

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of ...
2019-05-29, 21:32

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline Send Silence Packing uses empty backpacks to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Photo by Active Minds NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise,...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Even without suicide, ‘13 Reasons Why’ is still ridiculous Netflix’s controversial hit “13 Reasons Why” tried to re-brand itself in its third season, but it’s still over the top and ridiculous. Th...
2019-08-29, 23:48

Suicide and the Paradox of the Memoir A paradox lies at the center of any memoir about suicide, the fact that one can’t write about the desire to kill oneself while that desire overwhelms...
2019-06-04, 00:16

Trump attacks London mayor for criticizing inaction on Hurricane Dorian US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again...
2019-09-03, 23:00

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s r...
2019-08-02, 22:48

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a lo...
2019-06-06, 11:16

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Su...
2019-07-01, 06:48

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more tha...
2019-06-10, 05:00

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an...
2019-06-03, 07:00

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The p...
2019-06-03, 04:32

Dayton mayor 'disappointed' with Trump remarks on deadly shooting – live Nan Whaley on Trump’s words: ‘I think they really fell short’Pressure on McConnell to take up House-passed guns billSign up for the US briefing and g...
2019-08-06, 19:32

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being mi...
2019-07-20, 21:48

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and ...
2019-06-16, 12:16

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ur...
2019-06-17, 03:16

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spot...
2019-08-23, 09:16

French mayor slates UK man who left rowing machine on Mont Blanc Macron called on to legislate against ‘wackos’, including tourist who took dog to summitA mayor in the French alps has urged Emmanuel Macron to take ...
2019-09-03, 17:32

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big t...
2019-06-10, 16:48

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” ...
2019-06-03, 22:48

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal wit...
2019-06-05, 05:00

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, cit...
2019-06-29, 16:48

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier ...
2019-07-19, 23:16

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jet setting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to po...
2019-08-25, 00:48

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed oversea...
2019-06-03, 14:16

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's ful...
2019-07-15, 10:32

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and...
2019-06-17, 05:32

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher s...
2019-06-30, 04:32

Donald Trump To Visit El Paso Tomorrow Following Mass Shooting: Mayor US President Donald Trump will visit El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday following a mass shooting in the southern border town that killed 22 people, the lo...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do...
2019-07-08, 00:16

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. &#...
2019-09-07, 18:00

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross deve...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking ...
2019-07-05, 00:48

Ex-Scranton mayor pleads guilty to bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges Less than 24 hours after resigning from office, the former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty on Tuesday to shaking down businesses for b...
2019-07-02, 19:48

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but...
2019-06-11, 17:16

Daily on Energy: Mayor Pete thinks Democrats look alike on climate. Is he right? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, ...
2019-07-18, 04:32

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said ...
2019-07-02, 07:00

Taipei mayor to form political party in challenge to Taiwan president The mayor of Taipei said on Thursday he will form a political party to run in Taiwan's 2020 elections, a move that could complicate President Tsai In...
2019-08-01, 05:48

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The c...
2019-07-03, 21:48

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to...
2019-07-15, 20:16

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalo...
2019-06-23, 20:00

"No Bodies Doesn't Mean All Normal": Srinagar Mayor Slams Kashmir Move Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu has said that while there may not be any bodies littering the streets of Kashmir, assuming that it has returned to n...
2019-09-02, 21:00

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid sup...
2019-07-05, 19:16

Portland mayor praises police after 'largely peaceful' day of far-right, far-left demonstrations The mayor of Portland, Ore. said late Saturday that his city had avoided the "worst-case scenario" after members of far-right groups and far-left mem...
2019-08-18, 05:32

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while sm...
2019-07-19, 04:16

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an...
2019-06-02, 11:48

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that h...
2019-06-08, 12:00

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an ...
2019-07-07, 14:00

Turkish minister threatens Istanbul mayor over ousted Kurdish mayors Turkey's interior minister on Tuesday threatened "to devastate" the mayor of Istanbul over his support for three Kurdish mayors who were replaced by ...
2019-09-03, 16:00

Mayor de Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town-hall Mayor de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town-hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Er...
2019-08-26, 06:48

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged...
2019-06-15, 22:16

CBI Conducts Voice Sample Test Of Ex-Kolkata Mayor In Narada Case The Central Bureau of Investigation today conducted voice sample tests of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Trinamool Congress MP Aparupa Pod...
2019-09-11, 15:32

Say Hello to the Very Disposable Stars of The Suicide Squad After months of rumors and speculation, we finally know who’s back, who isn’t, and who’s arriving for the first time when it comes to the cast of Jam...
2019-09-14, 08:00

Suicide Kills One Person Every 40 Seconds, Says WHO Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organizat...
2019-09-09, 17:00

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from th...
2019-06-20, 21:00

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacif...
2019-06-20, 07:16

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and hi...
2019-06-20, 12:48

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and pu...
2019-07-03, 17:32

The long, bitter feud between President Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Khan, a former human rights lawyer, has not held back criticism of Trump in the past. “He is a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, ...
2019-06-04, 10:48

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in...
2019-08-13, 04:32

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council ...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Trump hits back at London mayor after hurricane swipe: ‘Stay out of our business!’ President Trump on Tuesday blasted “incompetent” London Mayor Sadiq Khan, telling him to “stay out of our business” and focus on crime in his city, a...
2019-09-03, 22:00

Japan marks Hiroshima anniversary; mayor warns against ‘self-centered nationalism’ around world Japan marked the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima Tuesday as the city’s mayor urged countries on the global stage to oust such nuclear we...
2019-08-07, 06:32

Birmingham, Ala., Mayor Promises Free College Tuition for High School Graduates The mayor of the third blackest city in America unveiled a plan that could fundamentally transform the future of the next generation with the promise...
2019-09-04, 16:00

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the ...
2019-05-24, 07:48

Taiwan opposition party picks pro-China mayor for 2020 presidential race Taiwan's main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent...
2019-07-15, 07:48

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exp...
2019-06-24, 01:32

Sarcastic de Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jetsetting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature ...
2019-08-24, 20:48

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of ...
2019-07-14, 05:48

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like the...
2019-05-21, 14:38

London Mayor Rejects Plans For 1000-Feet High 'Tulip' Skyscraper London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known as the 'Tulip', saying that the high-rise would be of ...
2019-07-17, 12:48

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the Eu...
2019-06-03, 00:32

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq K...
2019-06-03, 22:48

Idaho mayor says 'NO WAY, NO CHANCE' to PETA's request to rename Chicken Dinner Road The mayor of a small Idaho town said there was "NO WAY, NO CHANCE" he would consider a request from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (...
2019-07-07, 01:48

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to ch...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for ...
2019-07-06, 01:32

Chicago mayor warns of 'hard choices' to deal with $838 million budget deficit Chicago faces an $838 million deficit in its upcoming budget, the largest in the city's recent history, due to growing costs for personnel, pensions ...
2019-08-30, 11:48

Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks politics and pizza in city tour with The Post This is why he’s New York’s favorite mayor. Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., waxed poetic Thursday abo...
2019-09-06, 03:00

Opinion polls show ousted Istanbul mayor leading ahead of re-run vote Istanbul's ousted opposition mayor is leading President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party candidate by three percentage points ahead of next month's re-run m...
2019-05-30, 18:32

London Mayor backs bid to host 2023 Champions League final at Wembley "London Mayor Sadiq Khan has backed a Football Association (FA) bid for Wembley Stadium to host the 2023 Champions League final to mark the the cente...
2019-08-01, 02:48

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his se...
2019-07-04, 08:00

This Is America: Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Had Security Increased After Public Fallout With Trump Please think about what I am about to say: An American mayor was assigned security after a public feud with the president of the United States, becau...
2019-08-20, 03:48

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at...
2019-06-08, 21:16

Mayor in Puerto Rico rebuts embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's claim of support A mayor in Puerto Rico refutes embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s claim that he supports him after the governor made the declaration on Fox News on Mo...
2019-07-23, 04:00

Trump calls London mayor 'stone cold loser' as he lands in Britain Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government for ...
2019-06-03, 11:48

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying he’s b...
2019-06-03, 13:16

Phoenix mayor apologizes after police pull gun on parents of alleged child shoplifter The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at th...
2019-06-17, 02:32

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the cen...
2019-06-20, 19:48

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its...
2019-06-20, 18:16

Phoenix Mayor Apologizes for ‘Unprofessional’ Police Response to Report of Stolen Doll A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting inve...
2019-06-17, 00:00

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging ...
2019-06-29, 14:48

Mexican mayor paraded through town in women's clothes for failing to keep campaign promises When the residents of a municipality in southern Mexico got fed up with their mayor after he failed to keep a campaign promise, they knew what they h...
2019-08-03, 10:48

California mayor orders flags be kept at half-staff until Congress acts on gun legislation As a result of the wave of mass shootings, a Northern California mayor ordered flags in the small town of San Rafael to be kept at half-staff until C...
2019-08-09, 23:00

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, h...
2019-07-11, 02:32

‘Stone Cold Loser.’ Trump Lashes Out at London’s Mayor Before Touching Down in Britain President Donald Trump delivered an aerial assault aimed at London mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” as h...
2019-06-03, 14:48

Trump lashes out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan over hurricane criticism – live Khan said US president was ‘clearly busy’ on the golf course rather than planning emergency response for Hurricane DorianSign up to the US briefing a...
2019-09-03, 17:32

The London method: a look back at Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor as he battles to become PM A strong, competitive team, an obsession with big projects, and never a dull moment — Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor is his blueprint for the top job...
2019-07-10, 18:16

Canadian man gets 26 years for role in suicide attack A Canadian man has been sentenced to 26 years in U.S. prison for supporting a group of jihadists who committed a 2009 suicide attack that killed five...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Jeffrey Epstein dead in apparent suicide Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein died overnight in an apparent suicide, law enforcement sources told the Post Saturday. A gurney carrying Epstein ...
2019-08-10, 20:00

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an ...
2019-06-13, 04:00

Suicide risk for veterinarians twice that of general population Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and technologists die by suicide at an alarmingly higher rate than those in other professions, research shows, ...
2019-09-06, 19:32

David Berman's death has been ruled a suicide Earlier this week, we reported on the death of David Berman, the blisteringly honest, lyrically gifted lead singer and front man of bands Silver Jews...
2019-08-10, 04:00

Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch when he hanged himself Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch in the Manhattan jail where he hanged himself Saturday morning, officials said. Departme...
2019-08-10, 20:00

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, offici...
2019-07-21, 11:48

Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia’s capital Somali police say Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least nine people, including...
2019-05-23, 03:16

Jeffrey Epstein could have ‘paid’ for help with suicide: Former Gotti pal The jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself was a nest of corruption in the early ’90s, according to one of late mobster John Gott...
2019-08-11, 10:32

The Suicide Squad Might Have Recruited a Former Time Lord James Gunn talks about one of the most requested songs for Guardians 3. Scooby and the Gang wax lyrical about Elvira in a new Return to Zombie Island...
2019-09-04, 19:32

Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% Suicide disproportionately affects Native Americans and Alaska Natives, who experience higher rates of poverty, substance abuse and PTSD.  ...
2019-06-21, 20:32

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study s...
2019-05-22, 02:16

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency r...
2019-06-18, 00:48

'I will not let him win': Epstein victims testify weeks after his suicide A succession of women who say Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them voiced anger and defiance in a packed New York courtroom on Tuesday, expressing ra...
2019-08-27, 20:48

Netflix edits '13 Reasons Why' suicide scene If you decide to rewatch the first season of 13 Reasons Why, don't expect to see the controversial three-minute-long scene showing Hanna taking ...
2019-07-16, 15:16

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training (Reuters Health) - Although experts supervising new pediatricians and teaching trainee doctors agree that preventing child and teen suicide is import...
2019-05-31, 01:48

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their ...
2019-06-13, 06:32

| Suicide attack at Somalia hotel followed by gunfire A car bomb went off in a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayuo where legislators and local elders were meeting, followed by gunfire, a police offi...
2019-07-12, 21:48

'I wonder if I've saved a woman from suicide': my job on the London Underground People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tubeI work as a customer servi...
2019-08-06, 04:16

Elderly man reports own murder-suicide to cops An elderly man called 911 to report that he’d killed his wife — before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in Suffolk County on T...
2019-08-23, 11:48

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week,...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. And...
2019-05-25, 04:16

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Wednesday to legalize medically assisted suicide, making Maine the eighth state in the U.S. to do so....
2019-06-13, 02:00

Man found dead on Kips Bay roof in possible suicide A man was found fatally shot on the rooftop of a Kips Bay building Wednesday morning, in what police are probing as a possible suicide, authorities s...
2019-07-10, 19:48

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to bla...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Suicide bomber kills nine in Afghanistan's Jalalabad A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including ci...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gu...
2019-07-13, 05:16

Jeffrey Epstein signed will just two days before suicide Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the US Virgin Islands, and it shows that he signed it Aug. 8 — two days before he hanged himself in hi...
2019-08-19, 22:16

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide An autopsy carried out on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein's body has determined that the cause of death was suicide. He was found dead in his ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

"Won't Let Him Win": Jeffrey Epstein Survivors Testify After His Suicide A succession of women who say Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them voiced anger and defiance in a packed New York courtroom on Tuesday, expressing ra...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after sea...
2019-08-30, 16:48

Mobile, Ala., mayor promises tougher security at high school sports events after shooting Tougher security measures will soon be in place at public-school sports events in Mobile, Ala., following a shooting Friday that left nine people inj...
2019-09-01, 19:48

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearl...
2019-05-26, 18:48

El Paso Mayor Says President Trump Called Him a RINO During Visit to Comfort Shooting Victims El Paso’s Republican mayor said Donald Trump criticized him during the President’s visit to the Texas city last week in the wake of the m...
2019-08-16, 19:32

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong P...
2019-07-18, 05:32

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas pleads guilty to stealing campaign money Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas on Monday copped to stealing money from his own campaign and lying about it to state officials — as he was ordered ...
2019-07-08, 19:32

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless populatio...
2019-06-20, 08:00

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on family accused of shoplifting Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.  ...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan "Stone Cold Loser" As He Lands In UK US President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-runni...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Eric Garner’s Daughter Meets With NYC Mayor, Says Not Firing Officer Daniel Pantaleo Is ‘Unacceptable’ Though at this point it should be expected, it’s always a gut punch when a police officer takes a life—on video—and said death is ruled a homicide by...
2019-07-19, 20:48

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition party's presidential primary A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou...
2019-07-15, 10:00

Phoenix mayor apologizes after video shows police pointing gun on parents of 4-year-old who took doll Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego issued a statement about the viral video where police are seen pointing guns and yelling threats at a black family.  ...
2019-06-16, 21:16

Just in Time for Pride, Small-Town Alabama Mayor Writes He Wants to 'Kill the Problem' of 'Homosexuals' Last week, Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, shared an image on his Facebook page that read, in all-caps, “WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE...
2019-06-06, 02:32

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti releases video directed at illegal immigrants amid ICE raids: 'We are in this together' Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a Twitter video Saturday explaining why he and the city's government won't be cooperating with federal Immig...
2019-07-15, 01:01

Trump slams London mayor after city’s police department has Twitter account hacked The Don vs. Khan battle entered another round on Saturday. President Trump mocked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan after a Twitter account for the city’s po...
2019-07-21, 10:48

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up...
2019-06-17, 16:16

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sa...
2019-06-17, 15:16

Portland mayor vows to 'use whatever means necessary' to keep peace for planned anti-Antifa, counter protest Authorities in Oregon are bracing for another potential outbreak of violence next weekend as conservative demonstrators and Antifa members face off a...
2019-08-09, 03:32

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mik...
2019-06-04, 00:16

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance...
2019-07-11, 18:16

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Reportedly Used NYPD Security Detail to Move Daughter Out of Apartment New York Mayor and Democratic presidential long shot Bill de Blasio reportedly used members of his NYPD security detail to move his daughter out of h...
2019-08-06, 02:16

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words u...
2019-06-17, 17:32

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the...
2019-06-17, 16:32

Epstein accusers testify weeks after his pre-trial suicide Several of Epstein's accusers have spoken during a hearing in the late financier's sex-trafficking case in New York. Up to 30 people were expected to...
2019-08-28, 00:48

Breathitt Co. Sheriff: Two Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that the discovery of two bodies in Breathitt County is now being investigated as a murder-suicid...
2019-06-17, 23:48

James O’Neill was ‘knocked down’ by latest NYPD suicide The city’s police commissioner said he was “knocked down” by an NYPD cop’s suicide this past weekend — the fifth member...
2019-08-01, 06:48

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lac...
2019-06-09, 05:16

Quick Question: Car Detailing Tool Or Suicide Device? Take a look at that picture up there. It’s from an old ad for a car accessory, and, yes, it’s a hose that connects right to your car’s exhaust pipe. ...
2019-08-30, 20:16

Police: Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide at home Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burn...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enoug...
2019-08-02, 00:48

Jeffrey Epstein Is Dead After Apparent Suicide in Jail The wealthy pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is dead after an apparent suicide at a jail in Manhattan, authorities said on Saturd...
2019-08-10, 18:00

Australian Kerry Robertson the 1st to die under state's assisted suicide law Kerry Robertson, a 61-year-old Australian woman who fought metastatic breast cancer for 10 years, has become the first person to die under Victoria s...
2019-08-06, 08:00

Marine Widow Remembers Husband Who Died By Suicide (LEX 18)– A Marine widow honoring her husband on Memorial Day tells LEX 18 that he fought in the Middle East, and then continued fighting a who...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Hamas Arrests 10 Suspects in Gaza Suicide Bombings The suspects in suicide bombings that killed three police officers are said to be a part of Salafi jihadism, a movement that often clashes with Hamas...
2019-08-29, 23:16

She Lost Her Father To Suicide. She Hopes A Billboard Can Save Others Her father's suicide interrupted all the normal 17-year-old things. The night it happened, Nicole Leth had been worried about who would be her homeco...
2019-08-03, 09:16

Amazon to promote helplines for customers who search about suicide The suicide helpline information will be added to detail pages of certain products, informing customers that free and confidential support is availab...
2019-08-30, 12:16

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven h...
2019-07-31, 22:48

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday repo...
2019-07-19, 10:16

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house i...
2019-06-15, 11:32

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. R...
2019-05-27, 00:32

Croatian soldier killed in Afghanistan suicide blast A Croatian soldier serving in Afghanistan died and two were seriously injured in a suicide attack on their convoy outside the capital of Kabul on Wed...
2019-07-24, 14:48

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you s...
2019-08-19, 22:16

Ashley Massaro was set to appear in suicide prevention video before death Before former WWE star Ashley Massaro tragically took her own life in May, she agreed to appear in a video for a song about suicide prevention writte...
2019-06-28, 21:00

Epstein found dead in jail, was not on suicide watch Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was being held without ba...
2019-08-11, 18:32

Maine legislators OK assisted suicide; bill goes to governor AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Legislature has passed a bill to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. The Democratic-led Maine Senate voted 19-16 Tu...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killin...
2019-07-12, 11:48

Suicide watch: What we know about the Epstein case and how it works in Canada There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the death of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, including why he was taken off suicide wat...
2019-08-13, 22:32