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Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.
EU puts Pole and Italian at helm in tough times
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.
Diego Costa scores twice as Chelsea win a nine-goal thriller against Everton to keep up their 100% start to the season.
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.
The terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists is as much a concern for countries in mainland Europe as it is for the UK, David Cameron says.
Ukraine's president says his country is "close to a point of no return - full scale-war", as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia.
EU leaders appoint Italy's Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland's Donald Tusk as European Council President.
EU leaders meet to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, with threats of fresh sanctions against Russia for its "military aggression" in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that "we are very close to the point of no return, which is full scale war" with Russia.
A European arrest warrant is issued for the parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, missing from hospital since Thursday.
Mame Biram Diouf's superb solo strike gives Stoke City a shock victory over Manchester City at a stunned Etihad Stadium.
India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left.
Iraqi forces, Shia militias and Kurdish Peshmerga have begun a new offensive to try to save the town of Amerli from Islamic State militants, reports say.
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
Angel Di Maria impresses on his debut but Manchester United remain without a win this season after being held at Burnley.