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Thrillers share honours at US cinemas

Monday, September 14th 2015, 12:06
related countries: Canada Canada

Dating drama The Perfect Guy and M Night Shyamalan's The Visit fare similarly well at North American cinemas, coming first and second at the US and Canada box office.
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Tool to tackle power-hungry apps

Monday, September 14th 2015, 9:41
related places: Power

Power-hungry apps that drain batteries on an Android phone even when it is in a sleep state are being tackled by US researchers.
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I must earn support, says Djokovic

Monday, September 14th 2015, 9:37

Novak Djokovic says he must win over tennis fans after being jeered as he beat Roger Federer to win the US Open.
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Schools to offer human rights lessons

Monday, September 14th 2015, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Human rights lessons are to be offered to schools in England in a project designed by US human rights activist Kerry Kennedy.
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Chinese shares fall on growth fears

Monday, September 14th 2015, 8:15
related places: Wall Street

Mainland Chinese shares fall on Monday after economic data released on Sunday underlined fears growth is slackening.
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Ending Syria war 'key to migrant crisis'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Ending the conflict in Syria and Iraq is key to solving the migrant crisis facing Europe, a senior US official tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Fight against IS 'a long-term struggle'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Ending the conflict in Syria and Iraq is key to solving the migrant crisis facing Europe, a senior US official has told the BBC.
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Djokovic beats Federer in US final

Monday, September 14th 2015, 2:42
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in four dramatic sets to win his second US Open and 10th Grand Slam title.
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The Black Lives Matter backlash

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 23:33

How movement was blamed for the killing of US police officers
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VIDEO: WWE wrestler's Indian homecoming

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 23:05
related countries: India India

One of India's most popular sportsmen, The Great Khali, is back home after spending more than a decade fighting WWE bouts in the US.
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Hingis wins US Open doubles title

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 18:24

Martina Hingis wins the women's doubles title at the US Open with Sania Mirza, to add to her victory in the mixed doubles.
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Federer & Djokovic set for US final

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 23:22
related places: Sunday

Roger Federer will try win his first major title in three years when he plays Novak Djokovic in Sunday's US Open final.
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Pennetta wins US Open women's title

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 22:22
related countries: Italy Italy

Flavia Pennetta beats fellow Italian Roberta Vinci to win her first Grand Slam at the US Open, before announcing her retirement.
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Murray loses US Open doubles final

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 17:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: New York, Pierre

Britain's Jamie Murray and Australian John Peers are beaten by French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert in New York.
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US hiker's body found in Spain

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 16:29
related countries: Chile Chile, Spain Spain
related places: Camino, Santiago

Police in Spain say they have found the body of an American woman who went missing on the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail in April, and arrest a suspect.
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Video shows officer tackling Blake

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 7:11
related places: Blake

New York police release video footage of a plain-clothed officer tackling former US tennis star James Blake after he was mistaken for a suspect.
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Federer sets up final with Djokovic

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 1:02

Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in Sunday's US Open final after both players cruise through their semi-finals.
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Mistrial over US police 'assault' of Indian

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 0:56
related countries: India India
related places: Alabama

A federal judge in Alabama has declared a mistrial in the case of a police officer accused of assaulting an Indian man who had recently moved to the US.
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Williams defeat a 'monumental shock'

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 0:49

Serena Williams' US Open defeat is one of the biggest shocks in tennis history, says two-time champion Tracy Austin.
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Rick Perry ends bid for US president

Friday, September 11th 2015, 21:39
related places: Republican

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has dropped out of the race for US president - the first departure among a large field of Republican candidates.
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Victims of 9/11 remembered across US

Friday, September 11th 2015, 20:34
related places: New York

Moments of silence are held in New York at the time the World Trade Center was hit and officials participate in memorials across the country.
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Williams stunned by Vinci in semis

Friday, September 11th 2015, 20:28
related countries: Italy Italy

Serena Williams's hopes of securing a calendar Grand Slam are ended with a shock US Open semi-final defeat by Roberta Vinci.
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Gatlin wins Diamond League title

Friday, September 11th 2015, 20:11

American Justin Gatlin takes the 100m Diamond League crown after winning the final race of the series in 9.98 seconds.
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US man 'posed as Australian jihadist'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 16:24
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Florida

A 20-year-old from Florida who posed as an Australian jihadist is charged with helping to plan an attack on a 9/11 memorial in Missouri.
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Mayor of riot-hit US city to quit

Friday, September 11th 2015, 15:15
related places: Baltimore

Baltimore mayor won't seek re-election following riots over death in police custody of black man Freddie Gray
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US official: 'IS making chemical arms'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 13:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

A US official tells the BBC there is growing belief within the US government that the so-called Islamic State is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria.
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US oil output 'set for sharp fall'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 9:12

The International Energy Agency says US and other non-Opec countries' oil output will see the steepest fall since 1992 thanks to low oil prices.
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Biden still unsure of presidential run

Friday, September 11th 2015, 6:19

In an emotional interview for a late night talk show, US Vice President Joe Biden says he is still unsure about whether to run for president.
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S Korea jails man for US envoy attack

Friday, September 11th 2015, 3:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean man who stabbed US ambassador Mark Lippert at a breakfast meeting in Seoul is convicted of attempted murder and jailed for 12 years.
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Australia and FBI bust drug ring

Friday, September 11th 2015, 2:06
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian music promoter, an American businessman, and three other men have been arrested over an alleged international drug ring.
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VIDEO: Mystery of Arizona highway sniper

Friday, September 11th 2015, 0:55
related places: Phoenix, Arizona

Police confirm that 11 vehicles have been shot at on a major road through the city of Phoenix in the US state of Arizona.
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Women's semis postponed at US Open

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 23:30
related places: Friday

Serena Williams must wait until Friday to play her semi-final after the women's last-four matches at the US Open are postponed due to rain.
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Google takes on Apple with Android Pay

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 22:29
related places: Apple

Google has made its mobile payments system, Android Pay, available at some one million locations in the US.
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US Democrats clear path for Iran deal

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 21:45
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Republican

A Republican-backed measure to derail the Iran nuclear deal has been blocked in the US Senate, protecting President Obama's landmark deal.
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US to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 20:24
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: White House

President Barack Obama is calling for the US to prepare for "at least" 10,000 Syrian refugees next year, according to a White House spokesman.
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NY police sorry for tennis star arrest

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 18:08
related places: New York

The New York police boss apologises to James Blake after a group of plain-clothed officers tackled and detained the retired tennis player.
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US lawmakers face sack for gay sex ruse

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 17:19

Two Michigan politicians could be fired after concocting a story about a gay affair in order to cover up their extramarital relationship.
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Funeral for IndyCar star Justin Wilson

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 15:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

About 500 people attend the funeral of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died during a race last month in the US.
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Brit trio in America's Got Talent final

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 11:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: America

Three British acts are through to the finals of America's Got Talent, the annual US talent search.
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US hostage Mueller 'killed by IS'

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 5:52

Ex-slave tells grim story of US hostage Kayla Mueller
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VIDEO: Iran nuclear deal: US campaign mash-up

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 2:54
related countries: Iran Iran

US presidential candidates take opposing sides over the nuclear deal with Iran, which allows it to restart enriched uranium production.
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Federer & Wawrinka advance in style

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 1:55
related places: Anderson

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will meet in an all-Swiss semi-final at the US Open after straight-set wins.
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Ex-tennis star mistakenly arrested

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 0:17

New York City police officers mistakenly detain a former professional tennis player as he waits for a car to take him to the US Open.
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Halep & Pennetta make US Open semis

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 23:03
related countries: Italy Italy

Simona Halep & Flavia Pennetta will meet in the US Open semis after winning their respective quarter-finals in three sets.
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VIDEO: Division in US over Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 22:04
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Washington

The talk of the town Washington on Wednesday was the deal over Iran's nuclear programme.
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Arkansas set to resume executions

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 21:43
related places: Arkansas

The US state of Arkansas is set to resume executing death row inmates after a 10-year hiatus brought on by legal concerns and drug shortages.
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Nato warns on Russian role in Syria

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 20:36
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg echoes the concerns of US officials over reports that Russia is increasing its military presence in Syria.
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VIDEO: Mueller killed by IS, says ex-sex slave

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 17:03

US hostage Kayla Mueller was murdered by the so-called Islamic State, and not killed in a coalition airstrike as IS claims, according to a Yazidi woman who escaped the group.
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John McAfee to run for US president

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 12:18

John McAfee, the anti-virus software creator, declares he will run for US president.
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Microsoft battles US over 'drug' emails

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 7:34
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Microsoft is returning to court to resist a US government demand that it hand over emails stored on computers in Dublin.
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Stephen Colbert debuts on Late Show

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 7:10

Stephen Colbert makes his debut as the new host of the Late Show on US TV network CBS with guests George Clooney and Jeb Bush, succeeding David Letterman.
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Clinton 'sorry' for private emails

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 7:09

Hillary Clinton apologises for using a personal email account for official business whilst US secretary of state.
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Quiksilver files for bankruptcy in US

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 6:22

The surfing clothing firm Quiksilver has filed for bankruptcy in the US after it lost 79% of its market value.
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Serena beats sister Venus at US Open

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 2:20
related places: Venus

Serena Williams edges past older sister Venus at the US Open to move within two wins of her first calendar Grand Slam.
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Implant 'traps' spreading cancer cells

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 0:13

A small sponge-like implant that can mop up cancer cells as they move through the body is developed by US researchers.
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US reopens Somalia mission in Kenya

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 21:51
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

The US reopens its mission to Somalia in Kenya, the latest step in restoring diplomatic ties since it withdrew from the country two decades ago.
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Jailed Kentucky clerk released

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 21:07
related places: Kentucky

A Kentucky official who refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples because of her faith is released from jail.
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VIDEO: Released gay marriage row clerk greets crowd

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 20:35
related places: Kentucky

A county clerk in the US state of Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples has been released, on the condition she does not interfere with her deputies when they issue such licences.
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Vinci through to first US Open semi

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 19:37
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian Roberta Vinci beats Kristina Mladenovic in three sets to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final at the US Open.
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US backing for Iran nuclear deal grows

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 18:01
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Republican

Democrats in the US Senate gain enough support to block a Republican resolution against the Iran nuclear deal.
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US dentist returns amid Cecil anger

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 17:05
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Cecil

The US dentist who generated an outcry after killing a lion called Cecil in Zimbabwe returns to his dental practice after weeks in hiding.
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VIDEO: Fury as lion killer returns to work

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 14:39
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Minnesota

There were angry scenes in Minnesota on Tuesday as the US dentist who sparked an international outcry by killing a lion in Zimbabwe returned to work.
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Bon Jovi's China concerts cancelled

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 12:53
related countries: China China

US rock band Bon Jovi's first ever concerts in China are cancelled by officials, with reports suggesting their support of the Dalai Lama is to blame.
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US Open exit tough to take - Murray

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 8:39
related places: Murray

Andy Murray says it is "disappointing" to see his run of reaching 18 successive Grand Slam quarter-finals end at the US Open.
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Anderson stuns Murray at US Open

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 1:41
related places: Murray

Andy Murray suffers his earliest Grand Slam exit for five years, losing to Kevin Anderson in the fourth round of the US Open.
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Konta US Open run ended by Kvitova

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 1:22

Briton Johanna Konta's remarkable US Open run ends with defeat by fifth seed Petra Kvitova in the fourth round.
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Venus ready to end Serena Grand Slam

Monday, September 7th 2015, 21:23
related places: Serena

Venus Williams is prepared to end her sister Serena's attempt at a first calendar Grand Slam in the US Open quarter-finals.
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Wawrinka advances to last eight

Monday, September 7th 2015, 20:27

Fifth seed Stan Wawrinka beats American Donald Young to set up a possible US Open quarter-final against Andy Murray.
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Prayer film top at US box office

Monday, September 7th 2015, 12:34
related places: Christian

A movie about the power of prayer, made by Christian film-makers with an all-Christian cast, goes to the top of the North American box office chart.
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50 Cent shows off house 'in Africa'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 10:12
related places: Africa

US rapper 50 Cent uploads a video on Instagram showing construction work on what he says is his new house in Africa, despite filing for bankruptcy in the US.
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China markets volatile after holiday

Monday, September 7th 2015, 8:23
related places: Monday

China's markets close lower on Monday as last year's economic growth rate is revised lower.
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Cecil the lion killer breaks silence

Monday, September 7th 2015, 8:17
related places: Cecil

The US dentist who killed Cecil the lion says he did nothing wrong and is planning to return to work this week.
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Williams sisters to meet in quarters

Monday, September 7th 2015, 2:34

Serena Williams sees off Madison Keys in straight sets at the US Open and will meet her sister Venus in the quarter-finals.
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Murray & Konta aim for last eight

Monday, September 7th 2015, 0:07
related places: Monday

Britons Andy Murray and Jo Konta will be in fourth-round action at the US Open on Monday night.
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Bouchard out of US Open singles

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 20:48

Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from the women's singles at the US Open, after slipping in the locker room and suffering a concussion.
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Steve Jobs film tipped for Oscar

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 9:08
related places: Oscar

Michael Fassbender becomes a front-runner for next year's Oscars after an early cut of his new Steve Jobs biopic is screened in the US.
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Murray sees off Bellucci at US Open

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 3:58

Britain's Andy Murray makes swift progress into the US Open fourth round, beating Thomaz Bellucci in straight sets.
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US concerned by Russia's Syria moves

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 22:42
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

US Secretary of State John Kerry voices concern to Moscow amid reports of a Russian military build-up in Syria in support of President Assad's forces.
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US cadets hurt in mass pillow fight

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 21:03

A huge pillow fight at the prestigious US Military Academy to mark the end of summer training leaves at least 30 cadets injured.
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Federer through to US Open last 16

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 20:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Five-time champion Roger Federer eases into the US Open fourth round with a commanding victory over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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VIDEO: 'Olympic' sand sculptures on display

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 12:05
related places: San Diego

Master sand sculptors from around the world are competing in San Diego, California at the annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge.
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Nadal suffers shock US Open defeat

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 7:31

Eighth seed Rafael Nadal is out of the US Open after being beaten in five sets by world number 32 Fabio Fognini.
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Obama reassures Saudis on Iran deal

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 3:45
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Washington

Saudi Arabia says it is happy with President Obama's assurances that the recent nuclear deal with Iran will not imperil the Gulf states.
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Top seed Williams through after scare

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 1:14

Serena Williams recovers to beat fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and keep her Grand Slam hopes alive at the US Open.
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Gay couples wed in Kentucky county

Friday, September 4th 2015, 23:33
related places: Kentucky

Authorities in a county of the US state of Kentucky issue marriage licences to gay couples after a county clerk was jailed for refusing to do so.
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US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August

Friday, September 4th 2015, 21:03
related places: August

The US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August in the last unemployment report before September's interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve.
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US shares slide after jobs report

Friday, September 4th 2015, 21:02
related places: Stocks, Wall Street

Stocks on Wall Street open lower after the latest jobs report shows the US unemployment rate fell to 5.1% last month, the lowest since April 2008.
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Vietnamese embrace new US relations

Friday, September 4th 2015, 19:09
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: America

Vietnamese give their views on old foe America
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Clinton 'regret' over private email

Friday, September 4th 2015, 18:02

Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had made a "different choice" and not used a private email account while serving as US secretary of state.
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Arrest after drone disrupts US Open

Friday, September 4th 2015, 13:41
related places: New York

A teacher in New York is arrested on charges of flying and crashing a drone into a row of empty seats during a tennis match at the US Open, police say.
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Murray 'proud' of US Open fightback

Friday, September 4th 2015, 11:43

Andy Murray is happy with his comeback against Adrian Mannarino - but concedes he could pay the price later at the US Open.
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Japan stocks touch seven-month low

Friday, September 4th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Friday

Shares in Japan fell as much as 3% on Friday, touching a seven-month low, as the yen strengthened against the dollar ahead of the latest US job numbers.
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Joe Biden: No idea if I will run

Friday, September 4th 2015, 2:53

US Vice-President Joe Biden says he "just does not know" if he has the "emotional energy" to run for president.
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VIDEO: Mother gives birth to own grandchild

Friday, September 4th 2015, 2:23

A 51-year-old woman in the US has been talking about how she gave birth to her own granddaughter.
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VIDEO: Gay marriage row clerk jailed in US

Friday, September 4th 2015, 2:21
related places: Kentucky

A US judge has ordered a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
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US clerk jailed in gay marriage dispute

Friday, September 4th 2015, 2:20
related places: Kentucky

A US judge orders a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
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US court in key transgender ruling

Friday, September 4th 2015, 1:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A US appeals court grants a transgender illegal immigrant the right to stay, as she would face discrimination in Mexico.
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Frosty relations over future of the Arctic

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 23:59
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Arctic

US and Russia at odds over Arctic territory
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The rise of people power in Guatemala

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 23:48
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Is a Central American Spring on the cards?
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US tightens mobile tracking rules

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 23:07

The US justice department says federal agencies will have to get search warrants to use technology that tracks mobile phones under new guidance.
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