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Ardern was speaking on TV3 show The Nation. She has been compared to other young, charismatic leaders such as President Emmanuel Macron in France and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Canada. It took Winston Peters 26 days since polls closed - and nearly his entire post-election negotiations speech - to give New Zealanders the news they had been waiting for.
  • Nivea faces backlash for racist ad for 'lighter skin'

    Nivea faces backlash for racist ad for 'lighter skin'

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    Omuwunmi Akinnifesi is presently facing major backlash for staring in a racist Nivea ad which promises Africans " visibly fairer skin " that will make them "feel younger". One woman wrote on Twitter: "This is not how to market in Africa". And if you don't take these down. But in a statement, NIVEA said that the company develops products with the aim of helping consumers take care of their skin's health no matter their skin type.
  • Forbes 400 List: 10 Richest People in America for 2017

    Forbes 400 List: 10 Richest People in America for 2017

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    Trump's fall comes during what Forbes calls "another record year for the wealthiest people in America". While the overall wealth of Trump's presidential Cabinet has been noted in the past , he is the only member of the group to be included on the Forbes list.
  • North Korea Warns Of 'Unimaginable Strike' On United States

    North Korea Warns Of 'Unimaginable Strike' On United States

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not pictured) guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated combination photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017. The country also renewed a threat against Guam in recent days ahead of joint drills. "And if the US dares to invade our sacred territory even an inch it will not escape our severe punishment in any part of the globe".
  • Lego is celebrating Nasa's pioneering women with a new 231-piece set

    Lego is celebrating Nasa's pioneering women with a new 231-piece set

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    This week the folks at LEGO presented the final version of what'll be one of the most awesome Minifigure-centric sets in history. "For the vignettes, I wanted to contextualise each person in terms of her contribution to NASA history". "We naturally fully respect this decision", a company representative reportedly told Gizmodo . They are Mae Jemison , the first Black woman to travel into space; Sally Ride who is the first American woman in space; Nancy Grace Roman , also known as ...
  • Teen who killed siblings in Colorado has ties to Effingham

    Teen who killed siblings in Colorado has ties to Effingham

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    All three were rushed to the hospital but doctors couldn't save the children. Police said the officers were treated for minor injuries. It's not clear if he has a lawyer yet. Colorado Springs police say a man has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted two officers in the midst of a burglary. Colorado Springs police are not releasing the name of the two arrested but did say they are both 16.
  • Bodies of two missing hikers found in Joshua Tree National Park

    Bodies of two missing hikers found in Joshua Tree National Park

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    Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso , 21, entered the park about 6:45 a.m. July 27. The heartbreaking discovery was made by a search team, which included Orbeso's father, Gilbert Orbeso. Clothing, food wrappers and water bottles led them to the bodies, which were picked up by a helicopter and sent to a coroner's office to confirm the identities.
  • Diplomats from United States, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threat

    Diplomats from United States, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threat

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    Trump will "call on the global community to join together in maximizing pressure on North Korea ", the White House said in a statement, and will meet family members of Japanese citizens who have been abducted by North Korea. Military tensions on the Korean Peninsula are escalating as Pyongyang remains determined to develop a missile capable of reaching the continental U.S.
  • Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is building an 'internet city' in Toronto

    Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is building an 'internet city' in Toronto

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    The vision includes developing and advancing new ideas that improve city life, from climate-positive energy systems that can deliver a new standard in sustainability, to self-driving transit that makes streets safer, to new adaptable buildings and construction techniques that lower housing costs.
  • Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead

    Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead

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    The nature of the blast has yet to be ascertained. Sarfaraz Bugti , the home minister for Baluchistan, visited the site of the explosion. Hospital authorities stated that seven dead bodies had been brought to the hospital, three of which belonged to police officials and the remaining 22 injured people were also shifted to the Civil Hospital.
  • Crown 'rejects' allegations of serious misconduct at Melbourne Casino

    Crown 'rejects' allegations of serious misconduct at Melbourne Casino

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    He added that he had verified the identities pf the people on the video as former employees of Crown but declined to say how the video came to be made. Data by industry consultancy H2 Gambling Capital shows, on average, each Australian adult lost $1,052 a year ago, 40% more than second-placed Singaporeans.
  • Monmouth University Poll: Virginia Gubernatorial Race Is Tied

    Monmouth University Poll: Virginia Gubernatorial Race Is Tied

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    Local Virginia paper the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Northam chose to remove Fairfax from some of his campaign literature at the request of the Laborers' International Union of North America, whose spokesman claimed the lieutenant-governor candidate "wasn't supporting [unions] on the issues ".
  • North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of USA threat

    North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of USA threat

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    The EU said the new steps were taken because of the "persistent threat to global peace and stability" posed by North Korea's government. North Korean UN Deputy Ambassador Kim In-ryong said the situation on the Korean peninsula is very risky, and that nuclear war may break out at any moment, the World Agencies have said.
  • Tharanga tops Azam but Pakistan go 2-0 up

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    On Saturday, 40 Sri Lankan players signed a letter which was sent to the country's board requesting a change of venue from Lahore to a neutral one for the third and final T20I. Shadab Khan spun the web pretty well to push the Sri lankan team on backfoot. "It's important to give youngsters consistent chances and by doing that we develop them and the team does well", said Malik.
  • European Union ministers approve new sanctions on N.Korea

    European Union ministers approve new sanctions on N.Korea

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    As part of the new sanctions , North Korean workers in the European Union will not have their work permits renewed when they expire, except for refugees and those needing worldwide protection. "The North Koreans should do what the worldwide community have asked them to do - obey all the security council resolutions which have been passed, condemning their missile activity, condemning their attempts to build nuclear weapons ".
  • Canadian hostages: the taliban deny they have killed and raped

    Canadian hostages: the taliban deny they have killed and raped

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    Boyle, his American wife, Caitlan Coleman , and their three children were freed Thursday in a mission that Pakistani forces carried out based on intelligence from United States authorities. After the release of the family, they emphasised the importance of co-operation and intelligence sharing by Washington, which has threatened to cut military aid and other punitive measures against Pakistan.
  • Sebastian Kurz, 31, claims victory as Austria takes turn to the right

    Sebastian Kurz, 31, claims victory as Austria takes turn to the right

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    Foreign Minister Kurz propelled his party to the top of opinion polls when he became leader in May, dislodging the far-right FPO that had led for a year. Mr Strache modified the tone of his message and the party is keen on shedding its past links to anti-Semitism. The polling stations across Austria opened Sunday for the general election.
  • Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

    Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

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    Under the accord, control of Gaza will also be transferred to the PA. In a report Sunday, the London-based Pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat quoted "knowledgeable" Palestinian sources who said the two sides had agreed that major decisions such as signing a peace deal or starting a violent conflict with Israel would be made collectively.
  • Attempted NC prison break leaves several employees injured

    Attempted NC prison break leaves several employees injured

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    The prison is now under control and locked down, with all inmates accounted for in multiple counts. In a news release, the state Department of Public Safety said Justin Smith, 35, and Veronica Darden, 50, were killed Thursday during the attempted breakout from Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City.
  • New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

    New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

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    His $24.1 million jackpot from May 2016 sat idle for almost a year before the East Orange, N.J., resident picked it up. In case you're curious, his winning numbers were: 05-12-13-22-25-35. He had to buy a used shirt to find the forgotten lottery, which involved a 2016 draw and two days before its date of expiry, to display it to the competent body and collect the extraordinary amount of $ 24 million.
  • Two Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters killed in Kashmir raid

    Two Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters killed in Kashmir raid

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    The area of the encounter had been cordoned off, Jammu and Kashmir police said. In a recent act of state terrorism, the Indian forces on Saturday killed three civilians and injured dozens in occupied Kashmir. The protesters raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. The security forces had to fire at the violent crowd that had assembled following the call from the mosque.
  • Oxford to set up world's first zero emissions zone

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    Councillor John Tanner, Oxford city council executive board member for a clean and green Oxford, said: "Toxic and illegal air pollution in the city centre is damaging the health of Oxford's residents". It also helps that the City Council has already been given £500,000 in government funding to install EV chargers for electric taxis and a further £800,000 for charging points for Oxford residents.
  • Nitish Kumar seeks more road projects in Bihar

    Nitish Kumar seeks more road projects in Bihar

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    They were the establishment of Patna University (PU) and the launch of Champaran Satyagrah.Addressing the PU centenary celebrations at Patna Science College grounds, Nitish recalled the contributions of PU in the national freedom movement and also in the academic development of Bihar , Jharkhand and Orissa.Getting admitted to a PU college was earlier considered a matter of pride, he said.
  • Israel says Donald Trump's UNESCO pullout means 'new era' at UN

    Israel says Donald Trump's UNESCO pullout means 'new era' at UN

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    Ambassador Danny Danon said in a statement the decision marked "a new era" at the United Nations , after the US State Department said the United States had chose to leave UNESCO , in part due to "continuing anti-Israel bias". As a result, the US owes more than $500 million to UNESCO , according to Foreign Policy . "I'm here to underscore the ironclad support of the United States for Israel", Haley said in February .
  • 'Everyone should stand for national anthem' - NFL commissioner

    'Everyone should stand for national anthem' - NFL commissioner

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    The kneeling movement was started more than a year ago by quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Goodell hasn't demanded anything of the players, but said that he thinks "everyone should stand for the National Anthem". Weren't we possibly on the cusp of a glorious era of activism in sports? Goodell has said that the protests concerning the anthem are "threatening to erode the unifying power of our game, and is now dividing us, and our players, from many fans across the country".
  • Wells Fargo posts fourth straight revenue miss on mortgage issues

    Wells Fargo posts fourth straight revenue miss on mortgage issues

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    Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.06 per share for the quarter. The third-largest USA lender, which has been embroiled in a prolonged scandal over its sales practices, said the dip in earnings came largely from a US$1 billion accrual for a legal settlement over issues stemming from before the 2007-2009 financial crisis.