Leander Paes, Stepanek through to U.S. Open semi-finals :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/PG9H_iQXv90/story01.htm
Nurses set to face three-year checks :: Nurses and midwives in the UK will face three-yearly checks from 2015 to improve standards of care under proposals being put forward.
Lung diseases cause one in 10 deaths :: Lung conditions are the cause of one in 10 of all deaths in Europe and smoking is a major factor, says a report from European Respiratory Society.
World leaders pressure Obama over Syria at G20 summit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/vdGOfTNq5GY/story01.htm
U.S. flyers, keep your shoes on :: More airports around the United States will soon allow passengers to go through security without removing their shoes, light jackets, and belts.
Is Rodman being played by N. Korea? :: Not likely, says Sung-Yoon Lee: Kim Jong Un's courting of Dennis Rodman is about equivalent to his enjoyment of Disney characters
Analysis: Battle over Fed - Summers' opponents seek to sway Obama :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/X_ycEfVRexI/story01.htm
Quiz of the week's news :: Why were these women briefly removed from YouTube?
Exclusive: Ford board open to earlier exit for CEO Mulally - sources :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ON2KkLYRVqQ/story01.htm
George Zimmerman's wife files for divorce in Florida, lawyer says :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/whslP_bK7C4/story01.htm
Brits abroad: Photos of expats in Spain :: Pictures of some of Spain's British expat community
Asha to Ashes: Microsoft's emerging market conundrum :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/VLSiDJNVfcw/story01.htm
Water voles 'decline by a fifth' :: Water vole numbers in UK have declined by up to a fifth since 2011, a survey suggests.
Private tuition risks 'learning gap' :: Private tuition for state school pupils is booming, particularly among wealthier families and in London, suggests a poll of 11- to 16-year olds.
Spain rail-crash driver in new tape :: A recording has emerged of a phone-call made by a rail driver moments after his train derailed in northern Spain, killing 79 people in July.
Mexico says Obama promises spy probe :: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tells the BBC that US President Barack Obama has promised to investigate allegations that the NSA spied on him.
South Korea bans more Japan fishery products from near Fukushima on eve of Olympic decision :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QL6pMWY4GRk/story01.htm
'Fifth Estate' exposes WikiLeaks in Toronto film festival debut :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7byuvDbPQGw/story01.htm
He said what? Cringe-inducing gaffes :: Vote for me, because my daughters are hot? Praising a candidate's "sex appeal?" Hear it from the Australian campaign.
Where will waste from Fukushima go? :: "You're listening to Fukushima FM." The cheery jingle on the radio reminds you of a different time in this part of eastern Japan, a different world that existed before March 11, 2011.
Woman seeks revenge, kills drivers :: She calls herself "Diana, the Hunter." Authorities say the elusive woman has killed at least two bus drivers in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Suspected US drone strike kills 7 militants in Pakistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/rpZWe8e2ooY/story01.htm
Djokovic breezes past Youzhny into U.S. Open semis :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/5VGp1f-BTic/story01.htm
Virgin spacecraft's test flight :: Billionaire Richard Branson's planned commercial spacecraft has a successful test flight.
Afghan militants kill female author :: An Indian author whose memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban became a Bollywood movie was shot dead by militants in Afghanistan, police said Thursday.
Filmmaker: Tibet desires freedom :: A new film looks at the decades long struggle between China and Tibet. Becky Anderson speaks with the film's director.
Asia stocks cautious, dollar strong as markets await U.S. jobs report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1V6bfGqe-A0/story01.htm
Nepal plans to name Himalayan peaks after Hillary, Tenzing :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/C_VS0vbNpKo/story01.htm
Suspected U.S. drone strike kills seven militants in Pakistan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Tl0FNb3bKJM/story01.htm
U.S. intercepts Iranian order for attack on U.S. interests in Iraq: report :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cadlcb34-pI/story01.htm