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Heavy storms have caused flooding in Arizona, which has seen cars swept away and buildings destroyed.
The Mitsubishi corporation of Japan is to make a landmark apology for using for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two.
Striker Christian Benteke is due for a medical at Liverpool as they reach an agreement with Aston Villa over his £32.5m transfer.
A new world record has been set in Mandaluyong, Manila for the largest ever Zumba class held in a single venue.
Local elections are being conducted in the world's joint most corrupt nation. Why, and how, are they being held?
A former Kodak factory has been demolished in Rochester, New York, part of an ongoing regeneration of its Eastern Business Park.
New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says he "absolutely supports equality" amid questions over how his Christian faith affects his politics.
An attempted bomb attack in County Armagh on Saturday was "absolutely designed to kill" police officers, the Police Service of Northern Ireland says.
Ex-AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is arrested in New Zealand, less than two weeks after being sentenced for drug possession and making threats to kill.
Police in Beijing arrest five people, including a young couple, over a sex tape filmed in a branch of the Uniqlo clothes shop, Chinese state media say.
An employee of South Korea's NIS spying agency apparently kills himself in his car on a mountain road as a scandal over phone-hacking rages.
Former Fifa Vice-President Jeffrey Webb has pleaded not guilty in connection with a big corruption scandal in the world football governing body.
American comedian Bill Cosby admitted trying to pay women to keep quiet after having sex with them, in testimony found by the New York Times.
One of the most famous locomotives in the world, the Flying Scotsman, is finally expected to return to the main line later this year.
Britain is committed to working with the US to destroy the "caliphate" set up by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, UK PM David Cameron says.
Seven people are injured when a bus crashes into a railway bridge in south-east London.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter begins a tour of the Middle East in an attempt to allay fears over a recent deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
Seven local authorities in the North East of England are to begin negotiations with the government over establishing a directly elected mayor for the region.
A father from Surrey wants investigators in Turkey to reopen the case into the death of his son in 2010, who he believes was murdered.
One of the contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump, sparks uproar with an attack on the war record of John McCain.