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Amid cease-fire, Gaza residents head home to find widespread destruction — Palestinians in Gaza rushed to check on their homes and families today as a temporary humanitarian pause in the fighting allowed them access to areas that had been the scene of intense attacks until this morning. In many cases, what they found when they arrived were scenes of terrible devastation.

Doctor shoots armed patient in Philly hospital: A gun rights case is born (+video) — A mental-health caseworker is dead and a doctor and his patient wounded after a bizarre gunfight at a gun-free-zoned hospital in Yeadon, Pa., near Philadelphia, Thursday. As police prepare murder charges against the wounded patient, focus is shifting to the gun-toting psychiatrist who stopped the mayhem, likely saving other lives.
Jul 26, 2014

RT @JusticeWillett: Armed doctor in a gun-free-zoned hospital shoots rampaging patient who'd just begun shooting.…

French blogger owes $2,000 in damages over review 'too prominent' on Google — A blogger eats in an Italian restaurant in southwestern France. She thinks the food is bad, the service even worse, and she writes up a review that is not glowing, to put it mildly. It's a scenario that plays out daily in the cyberworld. Hair in a dish of pasta?
Jul 26, 2014

RT @CSMWorldDesk: Judge rules French blogger owes $2,000 in damages for bad restaurant review that appears too prominently on Google:

Obama will take executive action on immigration after summer, adviser says — President Obama will go ahead with a "very significant" executive action on immigration after the summer - a move that may well trigger impeachment proceedings against him, his senior adviser, Dan Pfeiffer, told reporters at a Monitor breakfast on Friday.