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David Cameron asks a senior civil servant to find "all the answers" about the handling of a dossier on alleged paedophiles at Westminster in the 1980s.
There has been anger in Australia over the sentence handed down to Rolf Harris, after he was found guilty of abusing young girls.
The US celebrates its Independence Day with firework displays across the country.
The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the head of a prostrate woman.