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Baton Rouge

Three police officers have been shot dead in the US city of Baton Rouge, and three more have been injured, officials say.

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Turkey

An army group in Turkey says it has taken control of the country, with bridges closed in Istanbul and aircraft flying low over Ankara.

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Dalian Atkinson

Two police officers are under criminal investigation after the death of former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson who died after he was shot with a Taser.

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Dalian Atkinson

Former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a Taser by police at his father's house.

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Mo Farah

Great Britain's Mo Farah won his fourth Olympic gold medal as he became only the second man in history to retain the 5,000m and 10,000m titles.

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.

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Ellie Jones

A woman born with a rare condition which stopped her jawbones growing properly has had her life transformed by pioneering surgery.

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George Coppen

A disabled teenager with dwarfism who had his benefits cut has won a legal battle against the Government to have the decision overturned.

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Prince

The hugely popular and acclaimed musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist has said.

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Soweto Kinch

Renowned Birmingham-born saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch is to front a new-look jazz show on BBC Radio 3.

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Anja Ringgren Loven

A two-year-old Nigerian boy who was found emaciated and riddled with worms after his family left him for dead has made an incredible recovery.

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O.J. Simpson

A top secret investigation is under way after a knife was found buried on the former estate of OJ Simpson , according to TMZ.

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Vitamin D

A report by a committee of independent nutrition experts has recommended that everyone in the UK should take vitamin D supplements, instead of just some groups of the population. Why?

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Biotrial Laboratory Rennes

One person has been left 'brain-dead' and five more have been hospitalised after a clinical trial on an experimental drug went wrong in France.

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April Star

A 10-year-old girl with vitiligo has launched a career as a model and wants to redefine beauty.

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Negative thoughts can become a vice on our lives and affect the way in which we experience life’s events. Learning how to think positively instead of negatively can be hard, especially if one has never been taught to do so...

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Jose Mujica

People who like money too much ought to be kicked out of politics, Uruguayan President José Mujica told CNN en Español in an interview posted online Wednesday.

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Sometimes the biggest obstacles are the ones we create and tell ourselves about the world around us.

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