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US President adds that the substance is actually less damaging ‘in terms of its impact on the individual customer’

Brittany Murphy's father is pushing for the inquiry into her death to be re-opened after heavy metals were found in her tissue samples

Brittany Murphy cause of death: Toxicology tests suggest star may have been poisoned 'with criminal intent'

High levels of ten heavy metals were detected in the actress' tissue samples

Supporters of the Affordable Healthcare Act hold posters critical of the Tea Party

Obama considers Republican deal to extend borrowing power and resolve shutdown

Some federal services to reopen as moderates appear to gain upper hand over Tea Party

Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies ages 88

Fourth man in space has died in Colorado following complications from a stroke

Tragedy as grieving father is killed by truck on cross-country walk commemorating gay son

Oregonian Joe Bell had been due to speak against homophobic bullying that evening

Colorado floods: Residents warned to evacuate or face weeks without power, running water or basic supplies

At least four people have died and hundreds remain unaccounted for, with more rain forecast for the coming days

The News Matrix: Thursday 12 September 2013

Colorado ousts gun control advocates

Senator Angela Giron and Senate President John Morse were both ousted

Colorado gun-control advocates booted from office

Victory for the NRA as two Democrat state representatives are ousted

Charley Hull celebrates a birdie during her fourballs victory

Kevin Garside: Charley Hull is our darling, a true game changer for women's golf

The Way I See It: And you thought the Olympics were the ultimate for women's boxing

That’s ace: Anna Nordqvist, right, celebrates her hole-in-one with Caroline Hedwall, left

Anna Nordqvist's super-shot gives Europe the edge in Solheim Cup

Europe's lead in the Solheim Cup looked as if it might disappear but remarkably they carried a one-point advantage into the afternoon fourballs. They owed their slender lead to a hole-in-one by Anna Nordqvist and a half-point that came from out of nowhere.

Suzann Pettersen celebrates Europe’s victory at Killeen Castle

Europe’s women seek a Solheim Cup miracle of their own

Team look to defend their title by registering first ever victory on American soil

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Uruguay wants to create a legal marijuana industry in an attempt to fight organised crime

Uruguay set to legalise marijuana after President Jose Mujica's bill goes through congress

The bill would make Uruguay the first country to have a government led legal marijuana industry

Professor Dallas Willard: Philosopher who championed the cause of evangelicalism

Professor Dallas Willard: Philosopher who championed the cause of evangelicalism

People have more control over their feelings than is often realised, he believed

US-led bids vie to take over buying MoD’s kit

A trio of US-led consortiums have formed to bid on the Ministry of Defence’s hugely controversial quasi-privatisation of the £14bn agency that buys the armed forces’ submarines, tanks and air-to-air missiles.

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