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Tear gas forces partial evacuation of hospital

New Zealand Herald - ‎40 minutes ago‎
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) " Tear gas fired during a clash between police and student protesters has forced evacuation of part of a hospital in the Chilean capital, Santiago.
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Dozens feared drowned as latest migrant boat sinks off Libya

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) As many as 30 migrants may have drowned when their boat sank off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the European Union's anti-trafficking naval operation said, a day after another boat capsized in the region, costing five lives.
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“My work BFF is leaving” – Sacha McNeil farewells Hilary Barry

The Spinoff - ‎2 hours ago‎
To mark Hilary Barry's last day at TV3, coworker and notorious BFF Sacha McNeil celebrates the legendary woman with the legendary secret snack drawer.
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The Royal Artillery has the Queen firing on all cylinders

The Times (subscription) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Was it the Royal Artillery, with its awesome firepower and splendid uniforms? Or was it simply the fact that there is nothing the Queen likes more than pootling around in her Queenmobile - or, as it is better known, the State Review Range Rover ...
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Five killed as boiler bursts in private chemical company in Dombivli township

Zee News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thane: At least five workers were killed and around 150 others injured in a massive blast in a boiler at a private chemical company in the MIDC industrial complex here on Thursday morning, police said.
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Police: Sydney arrest over terrorism plot

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australia has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown radicals since 2014 and authorities say they have thwarted a number of plots.
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Passenger meltdown before flight forces Frontier plane to return to gate

Fox News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Some passengers wait until a plane is airborne to start making a scene. But a recent Frontier Airlines flight had barely left the gate before one female passenger began acting erratically, forcing the aircraft to abandon its planned departure.
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Prime Minister John Key says Parliament security threat was 'distressing'

Stuff.co.nz - ‎13 hours ago‎
Prime Minister John Key has expressed concern at the level of security around Parliament, after a protester briefly placed the buildings into lockdown.
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Budget could be better: Principals

New Zealand Herald - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Education has been named one of the big winners in the Budget with $11 billion being injected into the sector, but local principals are disappointed with no increase in schools' operational funding.
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Te Papa to welcome Maori and Moriori remains

TVNZ - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A child's skull without a lower jaw is one of sixty remains to be welcomed on to Te Papa's marae this afternoon. The largest collection of Maori and Moriori ancestral remains has been returned to New Zealand.
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Friend says missing woman Caitlyn Bird is 'ignoring parents'

Stuff.co.nz - ‎14 hours ago‎
Friends say they have seen Caitlyn Bird, but police are yet to speak to her in person. A woman reported missing by police has been seen around Wellington by friends, who say she has dropped out of university and fallen in with a bad crowd.

Top tips for a big salary - NZ's highest-earning industries revealed

Stuff.co.nz - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you are looking for a high-paying job, your best chances are in mining or IT - and in Wellington. New data from job website Seek shows significant movement in salaries across different industries in the year to April.
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Research funding hailed

Otago Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The University of Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several million dollars'' from extra funding for research announced in yesterday's Budget.
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Currency gains 'play part' in Mainfreight record $88m profit

Otago Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A total of 75% of Mainfreight's revenue was earned outside New Zealand. Photo by NZ Herald. Mainfreight overcame a poor first-half trading period to book record annual after-tax profit of $88million, through strong performances during the year from its ...
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Māori language gets $34.6m cash injection

Radio New Zealand - ‎16 hours ago‎
The new operating fund is for the next four years to support the revitalisation of Te Reo Māori through key language initiatives.
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Audi SQ7 TDI Named Innovator Of the Year

FleetPoint - ‎5 hours ago‎
The world's oldest surviving car magazine has honoured the world's first ever series production car to feature an electrically powered compressor with its coveted 'Innovation Award'.
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Profile Picture Personality Type

AskMen - ‎19 minutes ago‎
New research reveals that your profile pic doesn't just show off your new beard/tan/hairstyle, but also reveals your personality type.
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Art Of Balance And Score Rush Extended Head To PS4 Next Week

TheSixthAxis - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Shinen has announced that it will releasing it's balancing puzzle game Art Of Balance on PS4 next week, with 200 challenges included within.
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GTA 5 update: Rockstar reveal best new jobs on Xbox One, PS4 and PC as fans wait for DLC

Express.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
GTA 5 fans on PS4, Xbox One and PC have been given a new list of jobs to work through while the wait for the new online DLC continues.
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Beyoncé vs. Selena Gomez: who would you choose?

Toronto Star - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Selena Gomez is in Toronto on the same night as Beyoncé - a scheduling change forced by the surging Raptors. That left fans with tickets to both shows with a tough decision.
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Tattoo Artist Helps Sick Children By Giving Them Badass Temporary Tattoos

NextShark - ‎1 hour ago‎
Patients from a children's hospital in New Zealand will be receiving a unique treat from an airbrush artist. As promised on Facebook, Auckland-based veteran artist Benjamin Lloyd will be giving realistic-looking temporary tattoos to kids at Auckland's ...
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Classic Kids Books Naughtily Reimagined For Adults Eyes Only

Heart - ‎5 hours ago‎
Yes, the nostalgic tales of our childhood bedtimes have gone and gone and got a PG makeover. Kids books reimagined as adults books.
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British promoter Eddie Hearn is keen for Joseph Parker to fight Anthony Joshua

Stuff.co.nz - ‎9 hours ago‎
British boxing promoter Eddie Hearn believes Joseph Parker's challenge to Anthony Joshua is going to be a "big fight" that may be happening sooner rather than later.
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Black Caps coach Mike Hesson extends contract til 2019 Cricket World Cup

Stuff.co.nz - ‎19 hours ago‎
Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has extended his contract with the national team until after the 2019 World Cup. Black Caps head coach Mike Hesson and several key support staff have re-signed until after the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
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Scientists claim fishers catch more marine mammals, not just fish

Phys.Org - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Reports last week of serious under-reporting of fish catches in New Zealand fisheries and lack of prosecution of alleged perpetrators is mirrored in reporting of marine mammals bycatch, say University of Otago marine mammal experts.
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A sea sponge the size of a minivan could be one of the world's oldest living animals

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The deep sea is dark and full of mysteries. Way below the water's surface north of the Hawaiian islands, a remotely operated vehicle has spotted a massive creature hitherto unknown to science.
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Ancient DNA Study Finds Phoenician From Carthage Had European Ancestry

Science 2.0 - ‎1 hour ago‎
A research team co-led by a scientist at New Zealand's University of Otago has sequenced the first complete mitochondrial genome of a 2500-year-old Phoenician dubbed the "Young Man of Byrsa" or "Ariche".

Mongol hordes gave up on conquering Europe due to wet weather

New Scientist - ‎7 hours ago‎
It has mystified historians ever since. After a string of major victories, the Mongol army suddenly retreated from central Europe in 1242.
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Researchers claim NZ health budget declining, publicly-funded surgery on way out

Stuff.co.nz - ‎3 hours ago‎
Will the public have to stump up for their own surgeries in the near future? New Zealand's health budget has been declining for almost a decade and could signal health reforms akin to the sweeping changes of the 1990s, new research claims.
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MOH urges parents to get children vaccinated against measles following surge in cases

Channel News Asia - ‎8 hours ago‎
From Jan 1 to May 21 there have been a total of 50 reported measles cases, about three times more than the 17 cases in 2015 during the same period, MOH says.
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Man offers free Caribbean holiday to anyone who can help his injured girlfriend

Stuff.co.nz - ‎21 hours ago‎
A doting boyfriend is offering to cover the costs of a six-month trip to an idyllic Caribbean island - as long as you can help his injured girlfriend learn to walk again.
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Budget 2016: Cigarettes to soar in price

Stuff.co.nz - ‎17 hours ago‎
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