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US airline Delta is ready to re-route 12 services from the US to Asia if Russia imposes a ban on access to its airspace.
A Detroit-area man is found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter for killing an unarmed black woman who banged on his door at night last year.
Landon Donovan has announced he will retire from football at the end of the current Major League Soccer season in October.
Andy Murray faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto after his opponent Richard Gasquet pulled out.
England bowl India out for 152 after losing the toss on the first day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like 'real-life transformers'.
Tiger Woods cards an opening four-over-par 76 and is eight shots behind early US PGA co-clubhouse leader Lee Westwood.
The British government will match the first £2m of public donations to an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza.
Tang of the Cold War as France completes Russian warship
Rudy Kurniawan is sentenced to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $20m for his role in selling millions of dollars worth of fake wine.
The world's oldest surviving bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena, reports a quarterly loss of 179m euros due to the cost of bad loans.
Chinese users of instant messaging apps will have to register their real names, and seek approval before publishing political news, under new regulations.
Islamist rebels from Syria reportedly withdraw from the Lebanese border town of Arsal after days of fighting with the Lebanese army ended in a truce.
The body of Major General Harold Greene, who was killed by an Afghan soldier, arrives at an air base in Delaware in a military ceremony.
Actor Peter Capaldi says his Doctor will be "less user-friendly" as the BBC unveils his first full-length episode of Doctor Who.
The rulers behind Cambodia's killing fields, explained in 60 seconds
Hawaiians are bracing for a rare direct tropical cyclone hit as Hurricane Iselle threatens the US island chain.
Luis Suarez's legal team believe the Barcelona striker's four-month ban for biting will be halved on appeal.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg urges mental health research to be given the same attention as physical health, and makes a manifesto pledge to pour £50m into research.
Peter Capaldi has been meeting fans in Cardiff ahead of his debut as Doctor Who.