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Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros - Ivo Karlovic of Croatia v Andy Murray of Britain - Paris, France - 27/05/16. Murray returns a shot. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Murray aware of Nadal injury during practice last week

Andy Murray knew nine-times French Open champion Rafael Nadal was struggling with a wrist injury when he practised with the Spaniard during the build-up to Roland Garros.

Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel topped the timesheets in final practice for the showcase Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton close behind for Mercedes.

Spurs to play Champions League matches at Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur have reached agreement with the FA to host Champions League games at Wembley next season with an option to use the national stadium for all matches in the 2017-18 campaign while they are building a new ground.

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Asia Pacific

US President Barack Obama (C) greets a school student as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe watches (L) after laying wreaths for victims of the atomic bombing in 1945, at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park AFP/Kimimasa Mayama

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

US President Barack Obama wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

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Singapore

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World

Iraqi families near al-Sejar village, in Iraq's Anbar province, after fleeing the city of Fallujah, on May 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)

Hundreds of civilians flee Iraq's Fallujah area

Hundreds of people fled the Fallujah area Friday as forces pressed simultaneous offensives on the Iraqi city and on another of the Islamic State group's key bastions in Syria.

Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

The visit, Putin's first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the conflict in Ukraine that broke out in 2014, with sanctions still in force against Moscow.

Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters

Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America’s busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San Diego, amid one of the largest counter-protests organised against him.

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Business

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Yellen says Fed rate hike likely appropriate in coming months

The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if the economy picks up as expected and jobs continue to be generated, U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen said on Friday, bolstering the case for a rate increase in June or July.

US economic growth revised higher in first quarter

U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sharply as initially thought, as a surge in home building and steady inventory accumulation partially offset the drag from a steep decline in business investment.

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Sport

Spain's Rafael Nadal gives a press conference to an nonce his withdrawal from the French Open at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 27, 2016. (AFP/Miguel Medina)

Tennis: Injured Nadal out of French Open as Murray, Wawrinka cruise

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal rocked the French Open when he pulled out with a left wrist injury as Andy Murray and defending champion Stan Wawrinka moved closer to a semi-final showdown.

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Entertainment

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Technology

An Airbus logo is pictured on the company booth during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Cointrin airport in Geneva, Switzerland, May 24, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Aerospace industry takes small steps towards Big Data

The aerospace industry is struggling to make the most of the chances offered by Big Data to reduce production costs, optimise flight routes, and improve monitoring and maintenance of aircraft equipment, executives said.

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Health

New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs

Drugmakers are renewing efforts to develop medicines to fight emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but creating new classes of drugs on the scale needed is unlikely to happen without new financial incentives to make the effort worth the investment, companies and industry experts said.

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Lifestyle

Ms Virginia McLaurin meeting President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Feb 18, 2016. (Photo: White House/Lawrence Jackson)

Washington DC woman attends first Major League Baseball game at age 107

A 107-year-old woman who danced at the White House with first lady Michelle Obama has attended her first Major League Baseball game, making an appearance at the Washington Nationals' stadium where she posed for photos on the field, a team spokesman said.