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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Molde extend their lead in Europa League Group A with a fine win that damages Celtic hopes.
Internet marketplace giant Amazon reports a surprise profit for the second quarter in a row thanks largely to higher sales in the US.
The White House is calling on Congress to make a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its crushing debt, in order to avoid a "humanitarian crisis".
Cable & Wireless Communication shares soar as it confirms it is in takeover talks with with Virgin Media owner Liberty Global.
United Airlines reports a record third quarter profit mostly driven by low oil prices and a tax windfall.
The Portuguese president invites incumbent Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho to form a new government, despite fears that he cannot command a majority.
Canadians gather to pay tribute to an honour guard soldier - a year after he was killed by a gunman who went on to storm parliament.
Tottenham slip to third in Europa League Group J with their first loss of the campaign at Anderlecht.