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Faith and firearms: US churches give away guns

Baptist churches in Kentucky are giving away guns as prizes in the southern US state in hopes of drawing wayward locals to Christ.

Faith and firearms: US churches give away guns
US top court refuses to review youth gun restrictions
US top court refuses to review youth gun restrictions

The US Supreme Court refused Monday to review restrictions on handguns for young people, dealing a blow to arms activists.

US top court refuses to review youth gun restrictions
US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge
US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge

The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about legal provisions intended to prevent the "straw" purchases of guns by one individual for other buyers.

US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge
Obama proposes new gun rules for mentally ill
Obama proposes new gun rules for mentally ill

The Obama administration proposed two new federal gun control rules Friday to ensure more information about the mentally ill reaches background check databases, after a series of high-profile US shootings.

Obama proposes new gun rules for mentally ill
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Who shot Santa? Pellet gun hits man in red suit in Washington

A man dressed as Santa Claus was recovering after being shot in the back with a pellet gun Tuesday at a toy giveaway in Washington.

Who shot Santa? Pellet gun hits man in red suit in Washington
3D printing 'will change the world'
3D printing 'will change the world'

From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.

3D printing 'will change the world'
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US firm claims first 3D-printed metal gun

A Californian engineering company says it has produced the first metal gun made on a 3D printer, releasing a video showing the firearm scoring repeated bullseyes in successful tests.

US firm claims first 3D-printed metal gun
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Brazil territory bans sales of toy guns

A Brazilian territory is believed to have become the first region in Latin America to ban the sale of toy guns as the country attempts to staunch an epidemic of firearm-related crime.

Brazil territory bans sales of toy guns
New York reports biggest ever haul of illegal guns
New York reports biggest ever haul of illegal guns

More than 200 firearms, from .22 caliber pistols to a submachine gun, have been seized in what New York called Monday the biggest seizure of illegal guns in the city's history.

New York reports biggest ever haul of illegal guns
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Hollywood actor Carrey apologizes to assault weapon owners

Actor Jim Carrey, who spoke out against gun violence after a series of deadly shootings in the US in 2012, apologized to assault weapon rights defenders.

Hollywood actor Carrey apologizes to assault weapon owners
Back to basics as Afghan troops face testing times
Back to basics as Afghan troops face testing times

The guns may be wooden but learning how to conduct a security patrol is a deadly serious business for soldiers at the Camp Shaheen training school in north Afghanistan.

Back to basics as Afghan troops face testing times
Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay
Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay

Virtual blueprints for the world's first 3D printable handgun found a safe harbor Friday at file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, dodging a US government attempt to pull them off the Internet.

Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay
Russia arming Mali, more Islamist attacks feared
Russia arming Mali, more Islamist attacks feared

Russia revealed Wednesday it was supplying guns to Mali's government, as French troops defused a massive bomb in the north of the country, the latest bid by Islamist rebels to strike back.

Russia arming Mali, more Islamist attacks feared
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Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a guy named Oscar

He was a self-styled superhero, prowling the gritty outskirts of Buenos Aires wearing a mask and cartoonish outfit and armed only with a flashlight, compass and pepper spray as he took on bad guys.

Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a guy named Oscar
Philippine leader keeps gun despite outcry
Philippine leader keeps gun despite outcry

Philippine President Benigno Aquino may continue to carry a gun despite an impending ban on bearing firearms in the run-up to polls.

Philippine leader keeps gun despite outcry
US boy, 11, brings gun to class after massacre
US boy, 11, brings gun to class after massacre

An 11-year-old boy has been charged with possessing a deadly weapon after bringing a gun to school, claiming he was worried about a massacre like Connecticut's.

US boy, 11, brings gun to class after massacre
Gun from Australia's Kelly gang sells for $126,000
Gun from Australia's Kelly gang sells for $126,000

A gun used by the brother of notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly during their gang's infamous last stand against police in 1880 has sold for Aus$122,000 (US$126,000) at a Melbourne auction.

Gun from Australia's Kelly gang sells for $126,000