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Post-tropical storm Arthur, weakened from a hurricane, batters south-east Canada leaving more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power.
Scientists at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia teach international groups to track wild animals - a skill they hope will help keep count of endangered species around the globe.
Eleven people are killed in a plane crash in southern Poland.
Israeli police examine video footage which appears to show two policemen punching and kicking the cousin of murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdair.
How a 'staggering substitution' sparked Dutch delight
Lewis Hamilton will look to revitalise his title hopes at the British GP before one of the biggest crowds in the race's history.
What Iraq's leaders could learn from their footballers
Netherlands will face Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals after beating Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties.
The two men who are vying to be president
Former Home Secretary Lord Brittan is reported to have been interviewed by police over a historical allegation of rape.
How young Mexican buskers hit the big time
Ukraine's leader hails the recapture of the rebel stronghold of Sloviansk as a "turning point" in the three-month conflict in the east.
Separatist rebels in Ukraine withdraw from several strongholds in the Donetsk region following an offensive by government forces.
Muslim holy sites being destroyed by extremists in northern Iraq
The Home Office is to appoint a senior legal figure to re-examine its handling of papers containing claims of child sex abuse by politicians in the 1980s.
Brazil star Neymar says his team-mates can make him a world champion despite his own World Cup being ended by injury.
A plane carrying members of a parachute club crashes in southern Poland, killing all but one of the 12 people on board.