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Ancient way of killing now serves as propaganda tool for Islamic State

It is a method of killing as old as the act of killing itself. Employed by the ancient Greeks and Romans, referenced in the Koran and the Bible. A staple of the Crusades and medieval Europe, and practised in some parts of that continent as recently as the Second World War. A method still preferred …

Pope tells Jews: 'now it's our turn' to suffer

'First it was your turn and now it is our turn,' Pope Francis tells Jewish leaders as the Islamic State continues to persecute Christians in Iraq and Syria<p>Pope Francis has told a group of Jewish leaders “first it was your turn and now it is our turn” in a discussion about the persecution and murder …

Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors of the virus, the World Health Organization warned.<p>The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has killed at least 2,400 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra …

Home Depot Says Data Breach Put 56 Million Cards At Risk

The results of Home Depot's investigation include:<p>Criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection. The malware had not been seen previously in other attacks, according to Home Depot's security partners.<br>• The cyber-attack is estimated to have put payment card information at risk for …

Home Depot

Robin Williams' Depression Struggles May Go Back Decades

The storied comedian and actor Robin Williams had spent time at a rehab facility this summer to maintain his sobriety, his publicist said.<p>“This …

Mental Health

Memories of Mork: Robin Williams, RIP

Robin Williams, of course, didn’t belong to me alone. At the peak of <i>Mork & Mindy</i>’s success — when he made the cover of TIME his first season — over …

Comedy