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Shares in cruise company Carnival have fallen 10% after it issued a profit warning - its second in just three months.
Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by senators, who say the company avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes.
Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to stick with their style of play, despite failing to win this season's Champions League.
Europe captain Paul McGinley will have three wildcard picks for next year's Ryder Cup against USA at Gleneagles.
Algeria's prime minister denies rumours that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seriously ill, saying he is "improving every day" in Paris after suffering a mini-stroke in April.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan walks a short distance in a brace, two weeks after damaging his spine in an election rally fall.
The singer will appear with Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato along with newcomer Paulina Rubio.
The US military's wireless internet service inside Guantanamo Bay has been shut down following threats by Anonymous hackers
Saudi Arabia executes five Yemenis convicted of murder and robbery, leaving their bodies hanging in public, in the town of Jizan.
Liverpool will move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.
At least seven Afghan policemen are killed by a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle in the western province of Herat, officials say.
The pound falls after lower fuel prices lead to a lower-than-expected inflation rate of 2.4% for April.
Seven Muslims are jailed for their involvement in religious clashes in the Burmese town of Meiktila that left more than 40 people dead.
Eddie Braben, the writer credited with contributing to the huge success of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, dies aged 82.
Ten South African miners are injured after rubber bullets were fired at a crowd of striking workers, police say.
At least 91 people, including 20 children, are feared dead as a gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening whole neighbourhoods.
Three former top executives from car maker Saab Automobile have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of accounting fraud charges.
The latest data on EU bathing water quality is released, showing that 93% of more than 22,000 sampled locations meet the minimum standards.
Foxwoods Theatre, Broadway's biggest venue has been bought by Britain's Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG).
Guatemala's top court throws out the genocide conviction of ex-leader Efrain Rios, whose trial will now be restarted from the middle of proceedings.