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Five White House hopefuls are tied atop the Republican nomination race, a national poll released Thursday showed, making it anyone's guess who will battle the Democratic nominee in 2016. The leading quintet, who include former Florida governor Jeb Bush -- who has yet to declare his candidacy -- and Senator Marco Rubio, were clustered at 10 percent support each, with none beating the early frontrunner Hillary Clinton in head-to-head matchups. Libertarian-leaning Senator Rand Paul trailed with seven percent, while Senator Ted Cruz claimed six percent and business magnate Donald Trump five percent.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court order that granted actress Kelly Rutherford temporary custody of her children to allow her to bring them back to Los Angeles from Monaco was halted Thursday.
There was no evidence of foul play in the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, the US Justice Department said Friday, closing its investigation. The discovery of Otis James Byrd's body in woods in Port Gibson in March garnered considerable media attention, coming at a time of heightened sensitivity around race in the United States. Justice Department and FBI officials met the family of Byrd, 54, on Friday to inform them that there was no evidence to pursue criminal civil rights charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."
By Lisa Maria Garza and Jim Forsyth DALLAS (Reuters) - More heavy rain caused Texas rivers to overflow their banks and prompted widespread evacuations on Friday after a week of historic storms flooded Houston, killed at least 21 people and damaged more than 4,000 buildings. Thousands of cars were trapped for about six hours on a suburban freeway blocked by floodwaters near Dallas, where rainfall reached about seven inches (17.8 cm) between Thursday night and Friday. The Red Cross distributed Girl Scout cookies and water to stranded motorists.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The powerful Southeastern Conference is now the NCAA's richest league.
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express says president Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.
Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria's new president on Friday, vowing to tackle the country's many problems "head on", including Boko Haram, at a ceremony rich with military pomp and cultural tradition. A 21-gun salute rang out across the capital, Abuja, after he took the oath of office before the chief justice of Nigeria to begin a four-year term beset with difficulties from the outset. The devout Muslim also called Boko Haram "a mindless, godless group who are as far away from Islam as one can think of", while pledging efforts to free hostages, including the girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok last year.
Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president as his rival withdraws after the first round of a vote overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world football.
Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.
At least four people die in a bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, only a week after more than 20 people were killed in a similar bombing.
Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.
The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.
A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.
Myanmar intercepts a boat of 700 migrants off its southern coast, as countries agree to try to tackle the crisis at a regional meeting in Bangkok.
Many supposedly "healthy" fruit snacks aimed at children contain more sugar than a bag of sweets, says campaign group Action on Sugar.
Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway went to migrant camps on Malaysia's border, where traffickers abused and killed Rohingya Muslims.
The BBC has been given rare access to the army that is allied to the internationally recognised government in Libya.
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.
BBC Click's Dave Lee meets the activists sending anti-North Korean material into the country by balloon
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.
Self taught designer Collen Monnakgotla speaks to the BBC about his fashion show.
Scottish scientists are working at Diamond, the UK's synchrotron light source, with light that is 10 billion times brighter than the sun.
The Victoria Derbyshire programme takes a look at the two candidates standing for Fifa's presidency as delegates begin to vote at a conference in Zurich.
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.
Dean Stalham is a writer, visual artist and former prisoner who believes the arts help prevent ex-offenders from returning to jail.