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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... is part of a series of measures put forward by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse to tackle what it says is an epidemic of alcohol abuse in Britain. Conservative MP Tracey Crouch, ... of diseases associated with alcohol abuse. "It is about raising everyone's awareness rather than trying to shock anyone into not drinking," she said. Labour peer Clive Brooke, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571471/british-parliamentarians-urge-health-warnings-alcohol
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Alcohol abuse may be worsening among Aborigines, warns Gillard

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ...-related accidents and abuse,” she added. “People are witnessing more alcohol-related violence. In and around Alice Springs over the Christmas-New Year period there were at least five alcohol ... a mixed report on tackling indigenous disadvantage. Gillard took aim at local governments rolling back strict alcohol bans on Aborigines in the nation’s fifth annual “Closing the Gap” address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1144424/alcohol-abuse-may-be-worsening-among-aborigines-warns-gillard
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British singer Cliff Richard denies allegations of sexual abuse

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Cliff Richard denies abuse claims after home search Veteran British singer Cliff Richard yesterday strongly denied allegations of sexual impropriety after police investigating a historic claim of abuse against a boy searched one of his properties. The 73-year-old, a pop star since the 1950s who won fame with songs such as The Young Ones and Living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573914/british-singer-cliff-richard-denies-allegations-sexual-abuse
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas Governor Perry indicted over abuse-of-power allegations

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Austin Democrats call for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate's resignation over allegations he abused his power with veto threat Texas Governor Perry indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, has been indicted by a grand jury over allegations he abused his power, prompting calls for him to resign. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575035/texas-governor-perry-indicted-over-abuse-power-allegations
  5. News - World - COURTS

    Former TV star Rolf Harris gets five years in prison for abusing girls

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by AFP

    ... once assaulted her while his daughter was sleeping in the adjacent bed. In her statement to the court, the woman said she blamed Harris for her alcoholism over many years and said the abuse ... Agence France-Presse in London Sex abuser Harris jailed for five years Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain and Australia for decades, was yesterday jailed for five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547094/former-tv-star-rolf-harris-gets-five-years-prison-abusing-girls
  6. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    ‘You get a real sense of God in rehab’: How Robin Williams described his struggle with alcohol

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:06pm

    ... Staff Reporter Full text of the much-loved actor's 2007 interview printed in the South China Morning Post in which he discussed religion and his battle with alcohol and drugs Actor Robin Williams, who has died aged 63 of an apparent suicide, spent several stints in rehab as he fought a long battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. The much-loved performer spoke to Kavita ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571996/you-get-real-sense-god-rehab-how-robin-williams-told-post-his-struggle
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Curfew and alcohol ban for US air force personnel in South Korea

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US air force in S Korea gets curfew, booze ban US airmen assigned to South Korea are banned from buying or drinking alcohol during their first 30 days ... come amid concern over alcohol-fuelled sexual assaults in the military as well as persistent worries over North Korea, which has conducted missile, rocket and heavy artillery tests over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560034/curfew-and-alcohol-ban-us-air-force-personnel-south-korea
  8. News - World

    Glee star Cory Monteith died of heroin, alcohol overdose

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vancouver Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old heart-throb of Fox Television’s musical-comedy series Glee, died of an apparently accidental overdose of heroin and alcohol, Canadian ... mixed-drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol”. It said Monteith’s death was unlikely to have been intentional. “There is absolutely nothing at this point, no evidence to suggest this is anything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284525/glee-star-cory-monteith-died-heroin-alcohol-overdose
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Rolf Harris’ lawyer claims alleged victim of child sex abuse showed ‘sexual chemistry’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Harris trial told of 'sexual chemistry' The alleged victim of veteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris accused him of childhood sexual abuse only after their affair became public, a London court has been told. The woman, now aged 49, said Harris first abused her as a 13-year-old girl and regularly assaulted her for the next 16 years. But Harris' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512133/rolf-harris-lawyer-claims-alleged-victim-child-sex-abuse-showed-sexual
  10. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Assistant found Robin Williams hanged with belt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:15am by AP

    ... to withhold,” Boyd said. “We’re not discussing the note, or a note, as the investigation is ongoing.” It was no secret that the Oscar-winning actor had periodic bouts of substance abuse and depression ... or substance abuse. Typically there are at least two such influences. “We know from decades of research that there are numerous factors that contribute to suicide risk,” said Michelle Cornette, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573128/assistant-found-robin-williams-hanged-belt

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