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The US Navy Yard in Washington DC, site of a mass shooting in 2013, is given the all clear by police after reports of a gunman turn out false.
Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88.
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the third round at Wimbledon with a one-sided win over Dutchman Robin Haase on Court One.
In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.
BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.
Karen Carney says she is "devastated" for England's Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in the semi-final loss to Japan.
Facebook is to start sharing revenue from advertising with video creators.
Eight suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being linked to Friday's deadly attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse, a minister says.
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Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers will visit the Amarnath cave in Indian-administered Kashmir over two months amid tight security.
A photo is released of a car which smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa's coastal city Durban.
The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, Swiss authorities say.
More than 5,000 residents are evacuated in the US state of Tennessee after a train carrying toxic chemicals derails and catches fire.
The former Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen apologises for "hardship and distress" caused by the Irish financial crisis, which began during his tenure.
An Afghan appeals court quashes death sentences imposed on four men for their part in the mob killing of a young woman in Kabul in March.
Dixons Carphone has signed a deal with US telecoms firm Sprint that will see it open and manage Sprint-branded stores in the US.
Seven Mexican police officers are charged with torturing witnesses of the Tlatlaya killings to allegedly force them to give false evidence.
The BBC is to cut 1,000 jobs after a £150m shortfall was discovered in its licence fee income.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he has a clean conscience and anyone who calls him corrupt should be sent to jail.