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Ghislaine Maxwell: Defence lawyers seek to discredit key accuser

Ghislaine Maxwell’s defence team try to poke holes in an alleged victim’s testimony at her trial.

Source: BBC News – Home | 3 Dec 2021 | 12:12 am(NZT)

Meghan wins ruling in Mail on Sunday privacy fight

The Duchess of Sussex took action after the paper carried extracts of a letter to her father.

Source: BBC News – Home | 3 Dec 2021 | 12:07 am(NZT)

Antetokounmpo scores 40 points as Bucks beat Hornets in thriller

Giannis Antetokounmpo hits 40 points, including the game winner with two seconds, as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 127-125.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:46 pm(NZT)

Curious leopard enters classroom in India

The five-year-old leopard attacked a student before it was captured in the northern city of Aligarh.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:33 pm(NZT)

Covid: South Africa new cases double in 24 hours as Omicron spreads

The new Omicron variant has now become dominant, the country’s top medical scientists say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:30 pm(NZT)

New Omicron variant: Does southern Africa have enough vaccines?

Vaccination rollouts in many parts of Africa are lagging behind the rest of the world – but is this a problem of supply or demand?

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:08 pm(NZT)

Supreme Court: Top US judges signal support for abortion limits

The court’s eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:38 pm(NZT)

Stokes takes two wickets on England return

Ben Stokes makes his first appearance since July as England begin their rain-delayed last Ashes warm-up match against England Lions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:29 pm(NZT)

Home Alone house available to book on Airbnb

The home from the 1990 Christmas classic starring Macaulay Culkin will be available for one night only.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:19 pm(NZT)

Pfizer boss: Annual Covid jabs for years to come

In an exclusive interview, Dr Albert Bourla says jabs have saved millions of lives.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:39 pm(NZT)

Uber partners with Meta to launch ride-booking via WhatsApp in India

Uber wants to make booking a ride in India as easy as sending a WhatsApp message.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:33 pm(NZT)

Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

Researchers in Cardiff and the US work out how the Covid jab may be linked to the extremely rare clots.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:55 pm(NZT)

India formally repeals controversial farm laws after year of protests

India has formally repealed three contentious farm laws that sparked more than a year of protests, nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pushed into a rare policy reversal that saw the legislation withdrawn.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 6:00 pm(NZT)

Facebook uncovers Chinese network behind fake expert

It deleted 500 accounts which amplified claims that the US was meddling in the Covid origins search.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 5:12 pm(NZT)

Queensland Floods: Second death recorded as crisis continues

The southern part of Queensland has seen widespread rain and flooding.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 4:42 pm(NZT)

WTA announces suspension of tournaments in China amid concern for Peng Shuai

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) chairman and CEO Steve Simon has announced an immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 4:44 pm(NZT)

Harris condemns Russian test of anti-satellite weapon at Biden administration’s first space council meeting

Leaders from all corners of the US government condemned Russia’s recent test of an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday at the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council under the Biden administration, calling for accelerating the development of rules and norms in space.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 4:06 pm(NZT)

Supreme Court: Top US judges signal support for abortion limits

The court’s eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:50 pm(NZT)

Disney elects woman as chairman for first time in 98-year history

Susan Arnold, who has been a board member for 14 years, will succeed Bob Iger at the end of the year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:28 pm(NZT)

Argentina ex-President Mauricio Macri charged in sub families spying case

Mauricio Macri denies ordering the spying on relatives of the victims of a 2017 submarine disaster.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 2:24 pm(NZT)

Why US abortion laws could be changed by Supreme Court ruling

If Roe v Wade is overturned, millions of American women will lose access to legal abortions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 2:08 pm(NZT)

Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

Researchers in Cardiff and the US work out how the Covid jab may be linked to the extremely rare clots.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:59 pm(NZT)

Canadian MPs vote to ban LGBT ‘conversion therapy’

MPs cross the aisle to shake hands with and even hug their counterparts as the bill is passed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:35 pm(NZT)

Epstein accuser: Ghislaine Maxwell is a ‘master manipulator’

The BBC spoke to Teresa Helm, who accused Epstein of sexually assaulting her at the age of 22.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:28 pm(NZT)

Supreme Court: Top US judges signal support for abortion limits

The court’s eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:26 pm(NZT)

Venezuela’s hospital ‘hell’

The healthcare system lacks equipment, buildings are crumbling and many healthcare workers have left in search of better lives.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:10 pm(NZT)

‘No middle ground’: Chile voters face tough choice as run-off looms

Voters speak of the divisions as an ultra-conservative and a left-winger battle it out.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:09 pm(NZT)

‘It’s like hell in here’: The struggle to save Afghanistan’s starving babies

Doctors in Afghanistan’s crisis-hit hospitals are caring for their patients in almost impossible conditions.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Stanley Menzo: Ajax’s former goalkeeper on dealing with racism in Dutch game

Stanley Menzo would encounter racism almost every week on the football pitch. When a young man abused him to his face, he struck back.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Chelsea beat Watford to stay top of Premier League

Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Watford in a game that is halted for 32 minutes because of a medical emergency in the crowd.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 12:44 pm(NZT)

Biden puts faith in Santa Claus amid supply chain problems

The US president says only Father Christmas can ensure every gift is delivered amid supply chain woes.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 12:37 pm(NZT)

Maddison earns Leicester point against Southampton

Leicester City twice come from behind to earn a point against Southampton in an entertaining Premier League meeting at St Mary’s.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 12:30 pm(NZT)

Sublime Silva goal sees Man City inflict Gerrard’s first defeat at Villa

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are up for the title challenge after Bernardo Silva’s stunner helps them beat Aston Villa.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 12:20 pm(NZT)

WTA suspends China tournaments over Peng Shuai

The WTA announces the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 12:15 pm(NZT)

Salah scores twice as Liverpool cruise past Everton in derby

Mohamed Salah scores twice as Liverpool overcome Everton and ensure Rafa Benitez’s first Merseyside derby as Toffees boss is a miserable one.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:59 am(NZT)

Late Maupay stunner earns Brighton draw at West Ham

Neal Maupay’s acrobatic overhead kick earns Brighton a dramatic draw against West Ham at London Stadium.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:57 am(NZT)

Michigan school shooting: Suspect, 15, charged as an adult

The 15-year-old killed four students in an “absolutely premeditated” attack, say prosecutors.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:49 am(NZT)

Benzema sends Real Madrid seven points clear

Karim Benzema scores the only goal as Real Madrid extend their lead in La Liga to seven points with victory over Athletic Bilbao.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:41 am(NZT)

Chelsea beat Watford to stay top of Premier League

Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Watford in a game that is halted for 32 minutes because of a medical emergency in the crowd.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 11:39 am(NZT)

Maddison earns Leicester point against Southampton

Leicester City twice come from behind to earn a point against Southampton in an entertaining Premier League meeting at St Mary’s.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:59 am(NZT)

Harris condemns Russian test of anti-satellite weapon at Biden administration’s first space council meeting

Leaders from all corners of the US government condemned Russia’s recent test of an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday at the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council under the Biden administration, calling for accelerating the development of rules and norms in space.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:38 am(NZT)

Supreme Court: Top US judges signal support for abortion limits

The court’s eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:25 am(NZT)

Here’s how Omicron could make the supply chain mess worse

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is concerned the Omicron coronavirus variant will exacerbate pressure on the already stressed-out global supply chain.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 10:10 am(NZT)

Medical emergency in crowd stops Watford v Chelsea game

The Premier League game between Watford and leaders Chelsea is stopped after a medical emergency in the crowd.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 9:06 am(NZT)

WTA suspends China tournaments over Peng Shuai

The WTA announces the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:46 am(NZT)

Warholm and Thompson-Herah named World Athletes of the Year

Norwegian 400m hurdler Karsten Warholm and Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah are named World Athletics’ World Athletes of the Year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:38 am(NZT)

US Supreme Court hears landmark abortion case

The court’s eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:32 am(NZT)

Covid Omicron: Time to consider mandatory jabs, EU chief says

EU countries should discuss forced vaccinations to combat the Omicron variant, says Ursula von der Leyen.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:18 am(NZT)

‘It’s fuelling me every day’ – Joshua remains ‘angry’ after Usyk defeat

Anthony Joshua says he remains “angry at myself” after losing to Oleksandr Usyk but “it’s fuelling me every day”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 8:03 am(NZT)

Austria: Doctor fined for amputating wrong leg of patient

The patient’s right leg was removed instead of his left, with the mistake discovered two days later.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:32 am(NZT)

Ethiopia says it recaptured UN World Heritage site

Ethiopian government forces and their regional allies have recaptured the town of Lalibela — a United Nations World Heritage Site — from Tigrayan forces, the prime minister’s office said on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:19 am(NZT)

Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict: Lalibela retaken – government

Tigray rebels took control of Lalibela, famous for its 13th Century rock-hewn churches, in August.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:04 am(NZT)

Here’s how Omicron could make the supply chain mess worse

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is concerned the Omicron coronavirus variant will exacerbate pressure on the already stressed-out global supply chain.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:03 am(NZT)

Michigan school shooting: Student kills four and wounds seven

Police allege the suspect, a 15-year-old student, used a gun his father had bought days earlier.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 7:02 am(NZT)

4 golfers test positive ahead of South African Open

Four golfers scheduled to play in the South African Open have been forced to withdraw after testing positive for Covid-19, the tournament announced on Thursday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 6:56 am(NZT)

Arizona officer fired after fatally shooting man in wheelchair

Tucson police officer Ryan Remington fired nine shots at the 61-year old suspected shoplifter.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 5:59 am(NZT)

Astroworld: Half of victims’ families reject Travis Scott’s funeral costs offer

The star’s offer to pay funeral costs was a bid to “lessen public outcry”, say victims’ families.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 5:41 am(NZT)

Biden should quickly revisit Omicron travel ban, says this CEO

Roger Dow, CEO of the US Travel Association, is questioning the logic of President Joe Biden’s travel restrictions, imposed on South Africa and seven neighboring countries following the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 5:04 am(NZT)

Rust: US Police to search arms supplier over fatal film shooting

A fourth search warrant is issued to find out how the ammo that killed Halyna Hutchins got on set.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 5:00 am(NZT)

Carrick ‘yet to speak’ to Man Utd interim boss Rangnick

Caretaker Manchester United manager Michael Carrick says he is still to speak to incoming interim boss Ralf Rangnick, who is expected at Thursday’s game against Arsenal

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:56 am(NZT)

Apple and Spotify reveal 2021’s most-streamed songs

BTS, Olivia Rodrigo and Ed Sheeran have some of the year’s biggest hits, but who is number one?

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:50 am(NZT)

EU launches €300bn bid to challenge Chinese influence

The Global Gateway infrastructure plan is described as a true alternative to Chinese influence.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:26 am(NZT)

Munich WW2 bomb blows up near station, wounding four

The “aerial bomb” blows up on a railway construction site close to the main station.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:19 am(NZT)

Tel Aviv named as world’s most expensive city to live in

Soaring inflation and supply-chain problems push up prices in the 173 cities surveyed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 3:09 am(NZT)

Arsenal star Gabriel fights off baseball bat-wielding robber

CCTV footage shows Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes fighting off men attempting to steal his car.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 2:54 am(NZT)

‘Unanimous conclusion’ that Peng Shuai is ‘fine,’ says IOC member Dick Pound

Long-time International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound has said that the “unanimous conclusion” by those on a call with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai is that she is “fine.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 2:19 am(NZT)

Aztec altar with human ashes uncovered in Mexico City

The 16th-Century altar was found near Mexico City’s Plaza Garibaldi, known for its mariachi singers.

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:06 am(NZT)

Omicron: Do travel bans work against new Covid variants?

What is the evidence that travel restrictions could stop the spread of coronavirus?

Source: BBC News – Home | 2 Dec 2021 | 1:00 am(NZT)

Analysis: China’s birthrate just hit another record low. But the worst is yet to come

China’s birthrate in 2020 has hit another record low — and there’s no indication things are about to pick up anytime soon.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 1 Dec 2021 | 9:04 pm(NZT)

Bugatti is the jewel in Volkswagen’s crown. This 33-year-old is taking it over

Bugatti, the French manufacturer of $3 million supercars, is over a century old. But now it faces what may be the most difficult maneuver it has ever had to carry out: transitioning to an electric future.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 3:17 am(NZT)

Virgil Abloh, artistic director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White founder, dies of cancer at 41

Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed menswear designer for Louis Vuitton and founder and CEO of Off-White, died Sunday of cancer, according to a post from his verified Instagram account. He was 41.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 2:17 am(NZT)

This could be the future of first class airplane travel

First class is on its way out at many airlines, as business class seats and mini-suites become larger, more private and more luxurious — and fewer budgets stretch to adding on what might be an extra zero on the price tag for first class.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 12:54 am(NZT)



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