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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Coalition expresses concern over approval of painkillers which can lead to overdose deaths Activists urge agency headto resign over opioid abuse Anti-addiction activists are calling for the US Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Whitney Houston’s FBI files reveal obsessed fans

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 04:31pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... life. Houston, known both for her soaring ballads and well chronicled history of drug abuse, was found dead last year in a Beverly Hills hotel bathtub. She was 48. Authorities called her death ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1179671/whitney-houstons-fbi-files-reveal-obsessed-fans
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Gunman opens fire in New Jersey shopping mall then kills himself

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 12:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paramus, New Jersey Police say man with history of drug abuse fired six shots as shoppers fled but only killed himself Gunman terrorises shopping mall A gunman opened fire ... on himself in a back area of the mall, Bergen County prosecutor John Molinelli told a news conference early yesterday morning. Authorities said Shoop had a history of drug abuse and drug dealing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1348165/police-search-us-mall-gunman-after-multiple-gunshots-heard
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michael Jackson's mum demands payout for wrongful death

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that Jackson had a history of drug abuse long before the singer met Murray, who was hired to care for him before and during the shows at London's O2 Arena. Lawyers have notably argued over what ... son as he prepared for a series of London shows. Murray, jailed after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 for giving the singer an overdose of the drug propofol, could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1204927/michael-jacksons-mum-demands-payout-wrongful-death
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michael Jackson family lawyer blasts tour promoter as trial opens

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... drug and alcohol abuse were listed in the court. Panish accused AEG of neglecting its duty of care to Jackson, as it strove to become the world's biggest concert promoter through ... and the concert promoters. He said evidence presented at the trial would show that Jackson had used propofol- the anaesthetic drug which caused his death- since the 1990s to help him sleep, and had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1226964/jacksons-tour-promoter-ruthless-pursuit-profit-lawyer-says-trial
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    'Dusting'- US teenagers' use of dust cleaner to get high- is spreading

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... who are at least 18. Manufacturers of dust cleaning products add "bittering agents" to their formulas, hoping the harsh taste will curb abuse, but drug counsellors say ... McClatchy-Tribune in Chicago Abuse of chemical-laced compressed-air product, easily bought in shops, can cause brain damage and is implicated in crash that killed girl, five More getting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1039250/dusting-us-teenagers-use-dust-cleaner-get-high-spreading
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Millionaire Gigi Jordan on trial for killing autistic son in New York

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Mum on trial for killing autistic son A multimillionaire mother killed her autistic eight-year-old son by forcing painkillers and other drugs down his throat ... at the defence table as jurors heard the beginning of competing versions of a story her lawyers say she yearns to tell. Her son, Jude Mirra, was found dead of a drug overdose and Jordan was found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590299/millionaire-gigi-jordan-trial-killing-autistic-son-new-york
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Show goes on for US actor Bill Cosby despite fourth woman's claims of sexual assault

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 12:13pm by Associated Press and Reuters

    ... Associated Press and Reuters Star to continue stand-up tour as latest woman claims he drugged and assaulted her in 1976. Cosby's lawyers have called the recent accusations ... drugged and assaulted her. Serignese told the WPTV television station she was 19 when she met Cosby in 1976 in Las Vegas. He invited her to a party and gave her pills. “My next memory is feeling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1645259/show-will-go-us-actor-bill-cosby-despite-new-sexual-assault-allegations
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Californian woman reunited with family 10 years after being kidnapped by mother’s former boyfriend

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 02:23pm

    ... drugged and kidnapped her in 2004, forced her to marry him and fathered her child. Isidro Garcia, 41, was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping for rape, lewd acts with a minor and false imprisonment, the Santa Ana Police Department said. Police described a decade during which the victim – abused mentally, physically and sexually by her captor – was moved at least four times and given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517825/californian-woman-reunited-family-10-years-after-being-kidnapped-mothers
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Man arrested after woman found 10 years after kidnapping in Santa Ana

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:05pm by AP

    ... years after kidnap A woman who disappeared as a teenager a decade ago has been reunited with her family after she contacted police and told them her mother's ex-boyfriend drugged ... in Santa Ana, California described a decade during which the victim- abused mentally, physically and sexually by her captor- was moved at least four times and given multiple fake identities to hide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518024/man-arrested-after-woman-found-10-years-after-kidnapping-santa-ana

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