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Loophole Lets Criminals Buy Untraceable 'Ghost Guns' Online

A legal loophole means that anyone, including criminals, can order a so-called “ghost gun” off the web without a background check – a gun with no serial number that can’t be traced.<p>The guns are built from kits and arrive in pieces, so under existing law, when they’re shipped, they aren’t guns. When …

Guns

Muslim Fundamentalists Try to Force Out Jakarta’s Christian Governor

Sometimes it’s hard to separate political cynicism from religious fanaticism—and often the two work together. So it is with Ahok’s ‘blasphemy’ trial …

Religion

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New Treatment Improves Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate For The First Time in a Decade

This is awesome.<p>Scientists have just increased the survival rate of pancreatic cancer for the first time over a decade. At the world’s biggest cancer …

Eerie Photographs Explore What Remains After Domestic Homicides

Perhaps we have all processed a question in certain love relationships: Could we be a victim of violence or perform an act of violence against a …

Is a ground invasion of Gaza next? - CNN Video

Will the U.S play a prominent role in Israeli-Palestinian talks?

<b>(CNN)</b> – This week, President Obama wrote in an Israeli newspaper op-ed that peace between Israelis and Palestinians is necessary, and still possible.<p>But can the U.S. still play a prominent role in that process?<p>Secretary of State John Kerry has been on the phone, he spoke to Palestinian President …

Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon as Gaza conflict endures

<b>Jerusalem (CNN)</b> - The option of an Israeli ground invasion into Gaza remained on the table Friday, as Hamas militants fired rockets into Israel for another day.<p>But the conflict has had an uneven toll: Israel's airstrikes on Gaza in response to the rocket attacks have left more than 100 dead and …

Life on the Gaza border for Israelis - CNN Video

Opinion: How Iron Dome missile defense buys time for Israel

Amos Yadlin, formerly chief of Defense Intelligence for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), observed this week that the Israeli public typically goes through wartime "cycles": first showing sweeping support and then, as civilian and military deaths begin, growing impatient and putting pressure on …

Israel drops leaflets warning Gaza residents to evacuate ahead of strikes

Israeli forces dropped leaflets in northern Gaza on Sunday to warn residents to move away from Hamas sites to avoid military strikes.<p>The warning came as the death toll in Gaza reached 172, with more than 1,250 people injured, the Gaza Health Ministry said early Monday.<p>About 70% of the fatalities …

Israeli PM vows there will be more air strikes on Gaza

Netanyahu shrugs off foreign criticism after top UN human rights official warns that air strikes could violate international law<p>The UN's top human rights official has called for an investigation into Israeli air strikes on Gaza, on the grounds that the targeting of Palestinian homes – resulting in …