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No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.
Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published.
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
The French horn player who has no arms
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.