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Tennis: Murray escapes after dropping two sets

Tennis: Murray escapes after dropping two sets

Andy Murray made another of his trademark escapes as the third-seeded Scot overcame Frenchman Adrian Mannarino after losing the first two sets to reach the third round of the US Open.

Rugby: Wales make changes for last warm-up

Rugby: Wales make changes for last warm-up

Wales coach Warren Gatland has mixed up his team for their final World Cup warm up against Italy in Cardiff, with Sam Warburton returning to captain the side as part of a new-look back row.

Rugby: Maitland, Hardie among Scotland changes

Rugby: Maitland, Hardie among Scotland changes

Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after injury for this weekend's final World Cup warm-up against France in Paris.

Rugby: Kane Thompson to miss first Cup match

Rugby: Kane Thompson to miss first Cup match

Samoan lock Kane Thompson will miss his nation's first Rugby World Cup clash against the United States in Brighton through suspension after punching an opponent, World Rugby said.

Rugby: Zebo at fullback again for Ireland

Rugby: Zebo at fullback again for Ireland

Simon Zebo will get another chance to show his fullback credentials after being named to start in the position in a near-full strength Ireland team to play England at Twickenham in their final World Cup warm-up game.

Football: Iceland claim shock win over Netherlands

Football: Iceland claim shock win over Netherlands

Iceland moved a step closer to clinching a berth at Euro 2016 after a controversial penalty from Gylfi Sigurdsson secured a shock 1-0 victory over 10-man Netherlands.

Pentagon orders toxin safety review

The Pentagon has launched a safety review at nine US military labs and expanded a moratorium on the production and shipment of deadly toxins after anthrax contamination was discovered in a Utah facility.

Death penalty pursued in Charleston shooting

Death penalty pursued in Charleston shooting

South Carolina will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is charged with the June murders of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church, a state prosecutor said.

Migrants forced from train, father distraught

Migrants forced from train, father distraught

Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy.

Wing debris confirmed from MH370

Wing debris confirmed from MH370

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor says.

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