Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.
A boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Cardiff.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.
Winger Tommy Seymour admits Scotland are fed-up of being written off as the Six Nations' "valiant losers".
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.
Record-equalling Wales captain Sam Warburton says breaking records is not his motivation against France in the Six Nations.
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A bigamist is jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his second wife and hiding her body in a car boot.
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Tony Blair once met a voter during one of his election campaigns. He started listing the achievements his government had generated for the people. "Aye, we know all that," chipped in the voter, "What are you going to do next?"
Attorney General Eric Holder says he will try to change the standard needed to bring federal civil rights cases in his last few weeks in the job.
Labour would reduce tax relief for those earning £150,000 or more a year, shrink maximum pension pots to £1m and cut maximum annual pension contributions to £30,000 to pay for a cut to £6,000 in student fees.
A judge who stopped a trial because a Muslim witness had sworn an oath on the Bible says he should have accepted the man's evidence.
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The DJ is leaving the music station for a "new chapter" and has also revealed she is expecting another baby.