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Google working with Levi Strauss to make smart clothes

Google announced it is working with iconic US jean maker Levi Strauss to make clothing from specially woven fabric with touch-screen control capabilities....  more ...

US demands immediate halt to South China Sea reclamations

The United States on Saturday called for an "immediate and lasting halt" to reclamation works in disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying Beijing's behaviour in the area was "out of step" with international norms....  more ...

US official says more FIFA indictments likely

A top US federal investigator in the FIFA corruption scandal says he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the case, the New York Times reported....  more ...

Defiant Blatter wins FIFA vote amid corruption storm

Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world football....  more ...

Iran, US eye ‘intense’ month to seal historic deal

US top diplomat John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Saturday launch a new high-stakes diplomatic drive to nail down an unprecedented nuclear deal as they hurtle towards a deadline just one month away....  more ...

Barbarians boss Deans eyes England scalp

Robbie Deans is hoping his Barbarians side can rub salt into the wounds of an England team still reeling from losing two crucial players in Manu Tuilagi and Dylan Hartley four months before the World Cup....  more ...

Djokovic, Nadal, Serena in Saturday special

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams as well as nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and in-form Andy Murray serve up a Saturday special at the French Open....  more ...

4,200 migrants rescued in Med Friday, 17 dead: coastguard

The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of about 4,200 migrants sailing across the Mediterranean Sea, but also found 17 corpses on several of the rickety boats....  more ...

History on the agenda as Arsenal aim to retain FA Cup

Holders Arsenal face Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on Saturday with a pair of historic landmarks driving the Gunners in their bid to retain the famous old trophy....  more ...

US judge jails Silk Road mastermind for life

The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road was sentenced in court Friday to life in prison over the online enterprise that sold $200 million in drugs to customers worldwide....  more ...

Stade outclass Racing to book semi-final berth

Stade Francais outclassed Parisian rivals Racing-Metro 38-15 in an end-of-season Top 14 play-off clash on Friday to set up a semi-final showdown with Toulon....  more ...

Russia releases 89-name EU travel blacklist

Moscow has released a blacklist of European Union politicians barred from Russia in response to EU sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday....  more ...

US drops Cuba from terror blacklist in landmark move

The United States dropped Cuba from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism on Friday, removing yet another hurdle as the two countries seek to restore diplomatic ties frozen for five decades....  more ...