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VIDEO: Proctor breaks GB long jump record

Shara Proctor sets a new British long jump record with an effort of 7.07m at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

Obama sings TV theme song

President Barack Obama once more showed off his singing skills Thursday in New Orleans while he was touring a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago.
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Bin lorry driver 'not selfish coward'

The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".
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HSBC customers not paid after IT glitch

HSBC says 275,000 payments have been affected by an IT glitch, leading to many people not being paid.

Va. Tech survivor: The gun lobby's foolish answer

How many celebs can you spot repping for Bieber?

From Britney Spears to Martha Stewart, it seems Justin Bieber has a lot of star power behind his next song.
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Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'

Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.
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Instagram images no longer all square

Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.
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Popularity of ISAs 'at ten-year low'

The number of adults taking out Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) has fallen to its lowest level for ten years, according to official figures
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Liverpool face Russians in Europe

Liverpool and Tottenham face trips to Russia and Azerbaijan, while Celtic face Ajax in the Europa League.