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CP World Report: Adam Lanza Social Disorder, Gun Control Debate

As police were still investigating the shootings that killed 20 children and six others inside a Connecticut school, private funeral services were being held for two six year old boys Noah Pozner and Jack Pinto, classmates at Sandy Hook Elementary. Meantime, family and friends of the suspect, Adam Lanza, said he suffered from a social disorder characterized by a lack of empathy for others.

CP World Report: Special on Sandy Hook School Shooting

The grieving process has begun following the mass murder of 27 people in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday. At Sandy Hook Elementary school twenty children and six adults were unmercifully shot several times as well as the shooters mother, Nancy Lanza, at her nearby home.

CP World Report: Egypt Protests, Princess Kate's Nurse, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption March

Egypt continues to deal with pandemonium as widespread protests take place over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution. The army has stepped in, prompted by Morsi to help maintain control. But the duelling demonstrations between islamists and the opposition – made up of secular, liberal, leftwing and Christian groups – threatens to escalate. Over the weekend Morsi rescinded most of his own decree giving him unlimited powers.

CP World Report: Morsi Rescinds Power Decree, Supreme Court and Gay Marriage, Syria

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has made the decision to rescind most of his own controversial decree giving himself unlimited powers. Yet it has failed to stem the wave of massive protests against him. An opposition "National Salvation" was declared yesterday; a group that intends to boycott the vote on the new constitution, arguing that it was impossible against a background of Muslim Brotherhood intimidation.

CP World Report: Yemen and Al Qaeda, Pope Twitter, Flash Mob for Cancer Patient

A new report by Amnesty International on a human rights crisis in Yemen has exposed that an Al Qaeda linked group is responsible for terrifying violence. Mohammed Jamjoom will have the story, but first we should warn you: Some images in his report are much too graphic to show and have been blurred. Even so, the descriptions of what happened may be upsetting to some.

CP World Report: Palestinian UN Status Granted, Egypt, North Korea Missile

The United Nations has voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state. The resolution has upgraded the Palestinians' status to a non-member observer state at the United Nations . A Palestinian flag was immediately raised at the UN. In the West Bank city of Ramallah, hundreds crowded into the main square waved Palestinian flags and chanted "God is great."

CP World Report: Gaza-Israel, Morsi Power Grab, Pope's New Book

In the midst of a ceasefire between Gaza and Israel, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has come out and declared a victory for Gaza, saying Israel is incapable of winning a war against Gaza. He also warned that thousands of rockets would rain down on Tel Aviv and cities across Israel if it attacked Lebanon. He also reiterated support for Iran.

CP World Report: Hamas and Israel, Hillary Clinton, Women Bishop, Malala Youcefzai

With talks yesterday of a potential ceasefire, still there remains no resolution to the escalating violence between Hamas and Israel. There is fresh fighting between the two sides, even though talks circulated about a cooling off period. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now in Israel. A joint news conference was held with her and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

CP World Report: Hamas-Israel, Anonymous Cyber Attack, Obama in Burma, Coptic Pope

The top leader of Hamas has dared Israel to launch a ground invasion of Gaza and has dismissed diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict. The Israeli military conducted a new wave of deadly airstrikes including a second hit on a 15-story building that houses media outlets. And a volley of rockets fired from Gaza into southern Israel included one that hit a vacant school.

CP World Report: Israel-Gaza Conflict, Ireland Abortion Protest, Nigeria Christian

Tensions in the Middle East are escalating. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country is ready to significantly escalate its military operation against Palestinian militants in Gaza. Israel has been pounding Gaza with airstrikes for days. The government says it is targeting rocket-launching sites and infrastructure operated by Hamas and other militant groups. President Barack Obama has weighed in on the ongoing violence.