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'The X Factor' to be broadcast in the US again
'The X Factor' to be broadcast in the US again

`The X Factor` is set to air in the US once again, after the cable network renewed the UK series for a second consecutive year.

Michael Phelps wins on return, could get world champs invite
Michael Phelps wins on return, could get world champs invite

Olympic legend Michael Phelps beat his longtime rival Ryan Lochte in his return from a six month ban and found out he could get a special invitation to the world championships.

Iran says Zarif could hold nuclear talks in New York

Iran`s foreign minister could meet counterparts from the major powers in New York later this month to press efforts for a comprehensive nuclear agreement, his ministry said on Wednesday.

Michael Phelps enters five events in return from suspension
Michael Phelps enters five events in return from suspension

Michael Phelps is entered in five events at this week`s Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Arizona, which will be his first meet since serving a six-month ban following a drunk-driving conviction.

Yemen chaos driven by Iran`s `hunger for power`: Hadi

Unrest in Yemen is being driven by "Iran`s hunger for power," exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi alleged Monday, urging Shiite rebels to sit down at the negotiating table.

Don`t interfere in Iran talks, Kerry urges Congress

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged US lawmakers to allow talks with Iran on curbing its nuclear program to be completed without interference, amid threats of new sanctions.

US security guard hurt in Qatar embassy attack

The American embassy in the Gulf state of Qatar has confirmed in a statement on its website that a member of its security staff was injured in an assault.

Novak Djokovic overpowers Andy Murray for fifth Miami Masters title
Novak Djokovic overpowers Andy Murray for fifth Miami Masters title

World number one Novak Djokovic roared home in a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-0 win over Andy Murray on Sunday to claim a fifth Miami Masters title.

Looking forward to games against Australia, China: Deepika
Looking forward to games against Australia, China: Deepika

Up for the challenge that awaits them in the Hawke's Bay Cup, Indian women's hockey team vice-captain Deepika said they were looking forward to the clashes against higher-ranked Australia and China in the eight-nation tournament to be held from April 11 to 19.

Football: 10-man USA hold Swiss to a draw

Valentin Stocker`s goal 10 minutes from time secured Switzerland a 1-1 draw with the United States in Zurich on Tuesday although the hosts will be kicking themselves at not having won as their opponents played the last 22 minutes with just 10 men.

Williams sisters ready to lead US in Fed Cup tie against Italy
Williams sisters ready to lead US in Fed Cup tie against Italy

Serena and Venus Williams plan to play for the US Fed Cup team in the World Group playoff tie next month against Italy, Serena said Saturday.

Jurgen Klinsmann adds ex-coach Berti Vogts to US braintrust
Jurgen Klinsmann adds ex-coach Berti Vogts to US braintrust

Berti Vogts, who played on Germany`s 1974 World Cup winning team and coached their 1996 European championship squad, was named a national team technical advisor Thursday by the United States Soccer Federation.

Tiger Woods confident of 2016 Ryder Cup spot, says captain Davis Love
Tiger Woods confident of 2016 Ryder Cup spot, says captain Davis Love

Former world number one Tiger Woods expects to be challenging for a place on the U.S. team for next year`s Ryder Cup, according to skipper Davis Love III.

'I just got shot!' US boy posts bloody selfie online

A 20-year-old US student who was shot in the shoulder decided to post a smiling selfie with the bleeding gunshot wound on social media rather than calling for medical help.

Haqqani condemns Kathua terror attack, says Pakistan must give up jihadi option forever
Haqqani condemns Kathua terror attack, says Pakistan must give up jihadi option forever

Former Pakistani envoy to United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani on Friday said Pakistan wasn't doing enough to show the world that it is serious about curbing terrorist setups breeeding on its soil.

Andy Murray seals British Davis Cup win over USA
Andy Murray seals British Davis Cup win over USA

Andy Murray sealed a 3-1 Davis Cup win for Great Britain with a straight-sets victory over American number one John Isner on Sunday.

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US farm lobbies call for action over India, China subsidies

Big developing countries such as China and India are routinely breaking international trade rules on agriculture and the U.S. government should take action to stop them, representatives of U.S. corn and rice growers said on Thursday.

US: Al-Qaeda wanted recruits to pull off attack like 9/11

A Pakistani terrorism suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaeda to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the September 11, 2001 attacks, a prosecutor said Tuesday in opening statements.

Obama, Dalai Lama share greetings at prayer event

US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama exchanged greetings but did not meet directly at a religious event in Washington closely watched by Beijing, which has warned against any meetings with Tibet`s exiled spiritual leader.