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New York's Attorney General has asked the governor for the power to investigate and prosecute local police killings of unarmed civilians.
Hundreds of volunteers in Manila are helping to bag up food supplies for areas which may be cut off by Tropical storm Hagupit.
Last year's finalists Arsenal and Hull City meet in the third round of the FA Cup in one of four all-Premier League ties.
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool's players can write themselves into club folklore by beating Basel in the Champions League.
A future Labour government will ensure that 16 and 17-year-olds can vote in elections from May 2016, Ed Miliband says.
Lord Coe has admitted that allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics are damaging the sport.
A health trust is to pay a "landmark" compensation settlement to a severely disabled teenager after his family sued it for medical negligence.
A man appears in court charged with murder, abduction and rape after the body of a woman is found in house in Falkirk.
A pod of sperm whales has been found dead after becoming stranded in shallow water on a South Australia beach.
Prince William has described the illegal wildlife trade as, "one of most insidious forms of corruption and illegality".
The backlash against a fuel once seen as clean
DJ Neil Fox, who is facing four sexual assault allegations, is arrested over another three allegations made by different women.
UKIP says it has suspended general secretary Roger Bird amid allegations of impropriety in relation to candidate selection.
The 'fiercely funny' comedian and disability activist
More than 30 men are arrested on a night-time raid on a bathhouse in Cairo and accused of debauchery, a charge used to prosecute gay people.
The Football Association has asked Leicester manager Nigel Pearson for his observations after an altercation with a fan.
A man beat his ex-partner to death with a machete, hammer and screwdriver and slit his baby daughter's throat before leaving a note blaming his ex for what he had done, a court hears.
Conservative peer Baroness Jenkin has apologised for saying "poor people don't know how to cook".
In the wake of several high-profile cases involving black Americans killed after encounters with the police, writers Stacey Patton and David J Leonard examine why blame is often shifted to the deceased.
The Duke of Cambridge meets Barack Obama at the White House - telling the US President that in the excitement of Prince George's birth he forgot to check whether he was a boy or a girl.