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String winds in Minnesota have pushed sheets of ice on to the shores of Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson intimidated referees at Old Trafford, says QPR manager Harry Redknapp
A 15-year-old boy is arrested in connection with an acid attack on a woman at her home.
Four Filipino UN peacekeepers abducted while patrolling between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights are released, officials say.
Turkey warns it will take any necessary measure to protect itself after two car bombs exploded in a town on its border with Syria.
Sir Bobby Charlton says he believes incoming Manchester United manager David Moyes will prove a success.
Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods row after day three of The Players Championship, which cannot be completed because of storms.
Tory ministers are being advised to abstain in a Commons vote on the failure to introduce laws guaranteeing a referendum on the UK's EU membership, a Downing Street source confirms.
Do children belong on US adult sex offender registries?
Senior nurses have issued what they say is an unprecedented warning about staffing levels on hospital wards in England.