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US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
Ospreys join Cardiff Blues in monitoring Leigh Halfpenny after Toulon president raises questions over the player's contract.
Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.
Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.
Rangers set up a Scottish League Cup third round meeting with Falkirk after earning a 1-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Boeing is the big winner in a competition for a new American system to take astronauts into orbit - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
Garry Lockhart tells the High Court he killed his son Michael after strangling his wife Janet so they could "come back together as a family".
Pennsylvania State Police identify a suspect in the killing of one state trooper and the wounding of another on Friday.
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.
A woman in her 50s who was injured in a house fire in County Tyrone has died in hospital.
Fiji's coup leader and former military ruler Frank Bainimarama faces voters in the first election since he seized power in 2006.
Moves to tackle corporate tax avoidance on a global scale are unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Two men die after a helicopter crashes off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire.
Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end
An estate agent is sacked after being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.
An anti-abortion campaigner dismisses as "ridiculous" allegations that she harassed a Marie Stopes clinic director, a court in Belfast hears.
Find out which football matchday songs make the 'Top Of The Kop' charts, as voted for by BBC Sport users.
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.