Japan death row prisoners sue government to stop hangings

Rights groups have long criticised the practice of hanging, saying it affects the mental health of prisoners, but the government has pointed to high levels of public support for capital punishment. An opinion poll of more than 1,500 people carried out by the Cabinet Office in late 2019 found that 80% of respondents supported the … Read more

Late Goalie Katie Meyer’s Family Suing Stanford for Wrongful Death

“The Stanford community continues to grieve Katie’s tragic death and we sympathize with her family for the unimaginable pain that Katie’s passing has caused them,” the university said in a Nov. 28 statement to E! News. “However, we strongly disagree with any assertion that the university is responsible for her death.” The university said that they … Read more

Family still seeking answers a month after U.S. woman’s death in Mexico: “The last breath she took, she suffered”

Mexican prosecutors are trying to get an unnamed American extradited to Mexico to face charges in the death of Shanquella Robinson, an American tourist who died last month at a resort near Cabo San Lucas. Authorities say Robinson was killed in a “direct attack, not an accident.” Robinson traveled with six friends to Mexico. Some … Read more

Pickup truck drags 20-year-old Indian student to death in Canada

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A pickup vehicle dragged and killed a 20-year-old Indian student who was crossing the street on a bicycle. Despite the fact that the victim has not yet been named by the police, he has been identified by his cousin as Kartik Saini. The deceased’s cousin Parveen Saini told CBC Toronto that the victim had arrived … Read more

Doddie Weir death, reaction, news, career, Scotland

Former Scottish rugby international Doddie Weir has died at the age of 52 after a long battle with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), his family announced Sunday. Weir, who won 61 caps for his country and was selected for the British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa in 1997, was diagnosed with MND in 2016. … Read more

Nick Carter Spends Thanksgiving With Family After Aaron’s Death

Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt with their kids Odin, Pearl and Saoirse. Courtesy of Nick Carter/Instagram Weeks after Nick Carter publicly mourned the death of little brother Aaron Carter, he’s grateful for his brood while celebrating Thanksgiving. “So thankful to spend some quality time with all our loved ones on Thanksgiving,” the Backstreet Boys singer, … Read more

‘Enough is enough’: Moncton, N.B. rally demands action on health care after ER death – New Brunswick

A rally calling for improvements to New Brunswick’s health-care system was held Saturday after a beloved member of Moncton’s Muslim community died in the Moncton Hospital ER while waiting for care. The Moncton Muslim Association organized a protest outside the hospital Saturday, calling on the province to fix its strained health-care system. Those at the … Read more

This crime drama helped Queen Elizabeth II cope with her husband’s death

Queen Elizabeth II (AFP)

A book ‘Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait’ by Gyles Brandreth has described that Queen Elizabeth longed for her husband of 73 years Prince Philip after his death, but refused to loath in self-pity as ‘Philip would not have approved’.  The new book gives an insight into the human behind the monarch, who like everyone else went … Read more

Walmart manager who shot dead six co-workers in Virginia left ‘death note’ and said he was compared to Jeffrey Dahmer | US News

The gunman in the Walmart mass shooting in Virginia left a “death note” addressed to God on his phone, police say. Andre Bing, 31, said that his actions were not planned, but things had fallen into place like he was being led by Satan, in the rambling note that was released by the Chesapeake Police Department … Read more