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Washington goaltender Braden Holtby saves a shot against the Florida Panthers, but loses the puck in his pads.
George Mikaberidze defends his controversial GoBe fitness band which it is claimed can count the calories digested by the wearer's body.
French President Francois Hollande says he wants Western sanctions on Russia to be lifted if progress is made in talks on the Ukraine conflict this month.
Pop singer Madonna defends the images of Martin Luther King Junior, Nelson Mandela and others that have been posted on her social media outlets.
John Lewis's managing director has warned that UK firms voice fears about the impact of heavy discounting on Black Friday, describing it as "a blessing in disguise".
John Lewis managing director Andy Street argues consumers should realise there are costs attached to the digital retailing revolution.
A funeral service will be held later for a primary school teacher who died in the Glasgow bin lorry crash.
A 19-year-old is charged after a teenager has part of his nose bitten off.
Researchers have created a device that makes invisible objects in mid-air that you can touch and feel.
China scraps a quota system restricting exports of rare earth minerals after losing a World Trade Organisation (WTO) case.
In the first week of January Las Vegas also becomes home to the excessive ambitions of an industry that believes it really knows what consumers want.
Two Saudi border guards have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on the kingdom's frontier with Iraq, the interior ministry says.
The tomb of a previously unknown queen, Khentakawess III, is unearthed in a necropolis south-west of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.
Two opposition activists are shot dead in Bangladesh during clashes on the first anniversary of disputed general elections.
An inflatable boat found washed ashore in Orkney was not from the cargo ship Cemfjord which sank in the Pentland Firth.
A possible move to Oldham Athletic by convicted rapist Ched Evans has divided opinion among fans of the Lancashire club.
An international manhunt is continuing for a man police in south Wales believe murdered a Cardiff woman whose body was found in a hotel on New Year's Eve.