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Evan McMullin, a former CIA agent and Congressional staff member, has entered the presidential race as an independent candidate.
Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died in a US drone strike last month, the US now believes.
Lionel Messi is named in Argentina's squad, less than two months after retiring from international football.
British tourist Laura Feltham describes the moment she heard a bomb go off in the Thai resort of Hua Hin.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo says four-time women's Olympic football champions the USA were knocked out by "cowards" after losing to Sweden.
The UN Security Council authorises a 4,000-strong regional protection force for South Sudan's capital, Juba - but the government rejects the move.
Actor Thomas Gibson is sacked as the star of the TV programme Criminal Minds after he struck a producer.
The women's 100m freestyle final at the 2016 Olympics was a race marked by historic feats.
Brazil's African heritage is being kept alive through music, as Peter Okwoche reports.
The Rio 2016 Olympics have seen Neymar replaced by his female counterpart Marta in Brazilian football fans' affections.
Kurdish and Arab fighters say they have liberated the north Syrian town of Manbij from so-called Islamic State, cutting off its route to Europe.
New York City billionaire John Catsimatidis is offering a $5,000 (£3,870) reward for information leading to the arrest of ice cream shoplifters.
Democratic president candidate Hillary Clinton releases her tax returns, adding to the pressure on her Republican rival Donald Trump to do the same.
Kristin Armstrong becomes the oldest woman to win a cycling gold medal.