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Rick Santorum, a Christian conservative who came second in the 2012 Republican primaries for president, launched a second campaign for the White House.
Sports car maker Lamborghini confirms the launch of an SUV and signs a deal to build the car in Italy.
A large part of the southern US continues to recover from deadly floods brought on by powerful weekend storms.
The US Nasdaq stock index rallied to a record after technology and healthcare stocks advanced.
US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.
Sevilla become the first side to win the Europa League on four occasions by securing a thrilling win over Dnipro.
Flood waters flow over a dam southwest of Dallas as a large part of the southern US continued to reel from floods brought on by powerful storms.
A US fraternity is banned from operating for three years after Penn State University officials accused the chapter of hazing, drug use and harassment by its members.
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Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is accused of soliciting $10m in bribes from South Africa's government over the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.
Andy Murray will play Joao Sousa, whom he has beaten in their five previous meetings, at the French Open on Thursday.
Britain's Kyle Edmund is forced out of his French Open second-round tie against Nick Kyrgios with a stomach injury.
The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is to leave the club after guiding the Premier League side to safety this season.
Liverpool's Italy striker Mario Balotelli will not be leaving the Anfield club this summer, according to his agent.
Sri Lanka's cricket body says officials accused of harassing female players have been removed but that there are "no grounds" for criminal proceedings.
Colombia's largest rebel group says one of its peace negotiators, Jairo Martinez, was among 27 people killed in a bombing raid last week.
A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant.
Gary Lineker says it is "nauseating" to be involved in football after seven Fifa officials are arrested on bribery charges.
Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.