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Why Sinead’s Suicide Talk Shouldn’t Be Ignored — Watch Golden Gate Bridge Documentary [Video] [Opinion]

An IFC documentary produced on suicide sheds light on what it’s like for mentally ill people who are consumed with thoughts of ending their own lives. As singer Sinead O’Connor is once again making headline news for her comments regarding suicide, it appears that those who feel those threats should be ignored or taken lightly may be making a grave ...

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Why Sinead’s Suicide Talk Shouldn’t Be Ignored — Watch Golden Gate Bridge Documentary [Video] [Opinion]

An IFC documentary produced on suicide sheds light on what it’s like for mentally ill people who are consumed with thoughts of ending their own lives. As singer Sinead O’Connor is once again making headline news for her comments regarding suicide, it appears that those who feel those threats should be ignored or taken lightly may be making a grave ...

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China's Zhangjiajie glass bridge closes after two weeks

A glass-bottomed bridge in China that was heralded as a record-breaker when it opened just 13 days ago has closed. Officials said the government was planning urgent maintenance work in the area and the bridge closed on Friday, with a re-opening time to be announced. But the US CNN network said a spokesman told them the bridge, spanning a canyon, ...

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Glass bridge: China opens world's highest and longest

It’s finally happened. The much-heralded “world’s highest and longest” glass-bottomed bridge has opened to visitors in central China. It connects two mountain cliffs in what are known as the Avatar mountains (the film was shot here) in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province. Bridge in numbers Completed in December, the 430m-long bridge cost $ 3.4m (£2.6m) to build and stands 300m above ground, ...

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Many missing after Indian bridge collapse

At least 22 people are missing after a highway bridge connecting the city of Mumbai with the beach resort of Goa in western India collapsed. Officials say two buses carrying passengers plunged into a flooded river after the collapse early on Wednesday. Police officer Sanjay Patil told the Associated Press that rescuers had not spotted any vehicles or survivors. Heavy ...

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Obama: US must bridge divide between police and public

President Barack Obama has said the US is “not even close” to where it needs to be in bridging the divide between police and the communities they serve. He said more must be done to build trust among black and Hispanic people that police violence would be investigated properly. Mr Obama was speaking in Washington after meeting activists, politicians and ...

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Brooklyn Bridge Climbers Arrested After Attempting ‘Sunrise Selfie’

Two Brooklyn Bridge climbers were arrested Saturday morning when they were spotted by a police officer. The pair are from Connecticut and told police they wanted to take a photo of the sunrise from a better angle. Sean Cody, 25, of Southport, and Scott Lockett, 24, of New Canaan, were charged with criminal trespassing and reckless endangerment. Brooklyn: tourists busted ...

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Striking Verizon employees march across Brooklyn Bridge

Todd Maisel/New York Daily News “CWA on strike against Verizon Wireless Corporate Greed,” read one of the more popular signs among the Brooklyn Bridge marchers. Hundreds of striking Verizon employees marched Thursday across the Brooklyn Bridge on day two of their walkout against the communications giant. The marchers, carrying signs or wearing placards, trekked across the landmark span on a ...

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Bridge to link Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Saudi Arabia’s king has announced that a bridge linking the country to Egypt will be built over the Red Sea. He made the announcement during the second day of his visit to the Egyptian capital, Cairo. King Salman said in a statement that the bridge would boost commerce between the two allied countries. Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi said the bridge ...

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Highway Patrol Chases Very Good Boy Across Bay Bridge

It’s a tiny dog running across a major San Francisco bridge with the highway patrol in hot pursuit. An incredible experience for everyone involved, except all the people stuck in traffic behind them. “Although Ponch failed to pull over and resisted arrest, he won’t be charged,” the officer who filmed the chase on his iPhone—while driving!—tells the Washington Post. Advertisement ...

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