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A deluge of rainfall bursts rivers and brings flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
The world's first motorised cooler championships have been held in Port Douglas, Australia.
West Ham announce manager Sam Allardyce is to leave after four years as the Premier League club decide not to renew his contract.
Police continue to hunt for a 21-year-old man after his mother, a man and a young girl were found stabbed to death in Oxfordshire.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard endures a nightmare send-off as Stoke embarrass the Reds 6-1 at the Britannia Stadium.
Gloucester beat Connacht after extra-time to set up a final Champions Cup play-off game against Bordeaux Begles.
How many Chelsea players made the cut? Who looked past his best 18 months ago? And which manager is sharper than a Savile Row suit?
Manchester United decide not to keep striker Radamel Falcao following the end of his season-long loan from Monaco.
Hull City are relegated from the Premier League as they fail to beat Manchester United and Newcastle win their final game.
Migrants trying to leave Bangladesh illegally are tainting the country's image and should be punished, PM Sheikh Hasina says.
Mercedes apologise to Lewis Hamilton for what they admitted was the strategic error that cost him victory in Monaco.
Omar Abdel Razek is at a river crossing where thousands of residents from Ramadi are hoping to cross into the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez give Newcastle victory against West Ham to ensure Premier League survival.
A poster urging parents not to use the police to scare their children is seen more than 3.5m times since Friday.
British number one Andy Murray is among five British players in first-round action at the French Open on Monday.
Renowned mathematician John Nash, subject of film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a New Jersey taxi crash with his wife, US media reports say.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says he will be staying at the club until they win a trophy or qualify for the Champions League.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says the rout of Iraqi forces at Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State.
After Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage, Linda Cullen proposed to her long-term partner Feargha Ni Bhroin live on air.
BB King, a heiress pooch and a frozen baseball player ...