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Does Sanders surge threaten Hillary?

Mon, 2015-07-20 19:00
Unrest at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Arizona could indicate trouble ahead for the Democratic front-runner.

Turkey to strengthen Syria border

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:55
Turkey's prime minister plans to increase security along the Syrian border after an apparent suicide attack killed 30 in Suruc.

VIDEO: Child soldiers fighting the Taliban

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:32
Afghan forces are struggling to cope in Helmand as poppy growing is increasing and the Taliban is gaining ground.

US clerk defends gay marriage stance

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:27
A clerk tells a court in Kentucky that her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is due to her religious beliefs.

EU falls short of migrant target

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:20
EU ministers fall short of a target to agree the redistribution of 40,000 migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece.

Burundi prepares for tense election

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:13
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is standing for a third consecutive term in elections that are denounced by his opponents as unconstitutional.

Legend Pele comes out of hospital

Mon, 2015-07-20 18:09
Brazil legend Pele is released from hospital after successfully undergoing surgery to relieve pain in his back.

VIDEO: Will Cuba's economy be transformed?

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:57
As the US and Cuba restore their diplomatic relationship, what can Cubans expect for their country?

Spending review plans due in November

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:57
The government's spending review to set out £20bn worth of departmental budget cuts over the next five years will take place on 25 November.

Bouncer gives Rogers 'ear problem'

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:52
Chris Rogers is likely to have sustained a "delayed ear problem" when he was struck on the helmet in the second Ashes Test.

Welfare cuts backed amid Labour revolt

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:49
MPs back government plans for £12bn in welfare cuts amid a Labour revolt over its leadership's call for its MPs not to oppose the changes.

VIDEO: Rubik's champion wins in 5.695 seconds

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:36
Australian Feliks Zemdegs has taken the Rubik´s Cube world title for the second year at the 2015 World Championship in Sao Paulo.

Guardiola runs for Catalan office

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:33
Former Barcelona football manager Pep Guardiola is to stand as a pro-Catalan independence candidate in Spanish elections.

Hasbro boosted by Jurassic World

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:29
Toy maker Hasbro has posted a better-than-expected profit, helped by Jurassic World-themed dinosaur toys and Play-Doh.

The only people willing to take Delhi's 'most haunted house'

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:28
The only people willing to take Delhi's 'most haunted house'

Grooveshark creator, 28, found dead

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:06
Co-founder of recently-shut down music streaming website is found dead in his Florida home, local police have said.

Johnson 'humbled' by Open victory

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:06
American Zach Johnson is "honoured" and "humbled" to win his first Open Championship after victory at St Andrews.

VIDEO: Fifa taskforce: What is Blatter's plan?

Mon, 2015-07-20 15:54
Fifa is to set up a taskforce of 11 people to look at reforming football's scandal-hit world governing body.

VIDEO: Battling deadly disease in wombats

Mon, 2015-07-20 15:50
Fighting deadly disease among Australia's furry friends

Ferrari & Rolex part of Webb bail

Mon, 2015-07-20 15:50
A Ferrari and five Rolexes are some items former Fifa vice-president Jeffrey Webb has provided to secure his release on bail.