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Fury beats Klitschko to claim world heavyweight titles

Fury won on points at the fight in Dusseldorf Credit: Reuters

British boxer Tyson Fury has beaten champion Wladimir Klitschko to snatch the Ukrainian's world heavyweight titles.

Fury won on points at the fight in Dusseldorf, becoming the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2009.

Undefeated Fury, who improved his record to 25-0, now has the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts.


Planned Parenthood vows to swiftly reopen clinic

Owners of clinic targeted by gunman vow to reopen with full range of services. Credit: Reuters

Planned Parenthood have vowed to quickly reopen the Colorado Springs abortion clinic attacked by a gunman on Friday.

Three people were killed in the attack including police officer Garrett Swasey. Nine others were injured when the gunman, named as Robert Dear, open fired at the clinic.

Vicki Cowart, regional director of the company, said they would learn from the attack and "square our shoulders" as she spoke at a vigil for the victims.

Cowart confirmed all 15 employees at the clinic survived and worked hard to get others in the building to safety.

She received a standing ovation as she walked up to the church pulpit to address the room. At the back, someone held a banner that read "Women's bodies are not battlefields. Neither is our town."


Turkey: 'Russian sanctions will only deepen the problem'

Turkish officials says Russian sanctions will only deepen problems between the two countries. Credit: Reuters

Russia's newly announced economic sanctions against Turkey will only "deepen the problem" a senior Turkish official has said.

President Vladamir Putin ordered the sanctions in retaliation for Turkey downing a Russian jet near the Syrian border.

"Sanctions like this would only damage relations. These steps do not make anything easier, but deepen the problem," the official told Reuters.

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