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A monitoring group says Islamic State military commander Omar Shishani was badly wounded but not killed in a recent US air strike in northern Syria.
A South African woman found guilty of kidnapping a two-day-old baby in 1997 says she hopes she can maintain a relationship with the girl she stole.
The estate of Elvis Presley is suing a Las Vegas casino-hotel in a dispute over the late singer's memorabilia.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel blames several European nations for "unilaterally" shutting the Balkan route for migrants heading to northern Europe.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been ruled out as Myanmar's next president despite winning a landslide victory four months ago - so how does the selection process work?
Scientists have discovered the oldest-known fossil of a pine tree, dating back 140 million years to a time when wildfires raged across the land.
Myanmar's National League for Democracy confirms its leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not be president as it nominates a close aide for the post.
Prosecutors in Brazil are filing charges against ex-President Lula over a corruption probe, but a judge has yet to approve them.
Bernie Sanders' supporters in upbeat mood in Florida
At least five people are killed in a shooting near Pittsburgh, in the US state of Pennsylvania, officials say, with two suspects still at large.