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Rahul is India's latest middle-order casualty
One thought that with the majority of the World Cup being played in May and early June in England where the wickets are expected to do a bit, Rahane would be most suited technically to take care of an early collapse. But the team management does not ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1200
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No peace without land‚ says Patrick Lumumba at Nelson Mandela memorial lecture
Kenyan intellectual Patrick Lumumba said without land there would be no peace in Africa. Lumumba was delivering the Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at Walter Sisulu University Mthatha campus on Tuesday night. “Nelson Mandela would have reminded ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +1200
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Four-day working week trial at Perpetual Guardian a success, boss wants to ...
The Kiwi boss who trialled giving his staff a full salary for four days' work says it was a success and that he wants it to become permanent at his Auckland company. Andrew Barnes, the chief executive at Perpetual Guardian, says he's already made a ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +1200
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Japan is running out of ninjas
Japan is having a ninja crisis. The small city of Iga, famed as the birthplace of the ninja, can't find enough martial artists to perform for tourists during its annual festival, according to an episode of “Planet Money” on NPR. Professional ninjas in ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200
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Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott share first magazine cover together
And Kylie Jenner was proving the strength of her love with beau Travis Scott as she smouldered in a sizzling shoot for GQ Magazine with an accompanying interview in which they discussed their romance and life as parents according to DailyMail.
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +1200
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Kate Moss' best friend Annabelle Neilson found dead
Annabelle Neilson, the star of Bravo's reality show Ladies of London, has died at 49, according to People and the Daily Mail. The London Metropolitan Police told multiple outlets that Neilson's body was discovered at her home in the London ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +1200
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Georges Lemaître: Google marks 124th birth anniversary of Big Bang Theory ...
Google Doodle celebrates the 124th birthday of famed Belgian astronomer, Georges Lemaître. Lemaître was best known for formulating the modern big bang theory in 1927. The theory suggests that the universe began with a huge explosion of a small ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +1200
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'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying
When “Mamma Mia!” hit theaters in 2008, audiences found enjoyment in watching stars like Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, and Julie Walters dance and sing ABBA's greatest hits on the silver screen. Now, the cast returns ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:00:00 +1200
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Elon Musk's Twitter outburst rattles investors
Four days after Tesla's fourth-largest shareholder urged "a time of quiet and peace," chief executive Elon Musk lobbed one of his nastiest stink bombs yet: an accusation about an organizer of the Thailand cave rescue that investors say is a major ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 +1200
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The irreconcilable Fox News
After the Helsinki summit, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace was sitting down with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity was sitting down with President Trump. (Host Tucker Carlson's interview with Trump is to air Tuesday ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +1200
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World Cup 2018: Beneath the chaos and the drama, how France won the tactical ...
World Cup 2018 culminated with a fitting final. France's 4-2 victory over Croatia featured an own goal, a set-piece goal, a penalty awarded via VAR and a couple of long-range strikes. Look beyond the six goals, and this final didn't produce a single ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +1200
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Sacha Baron Cohen's most jaw-dropping prank in Who Is America?
If the first episode of Who Is America? is anything to go by, it's vintage Cohen — rude and crass (an extended joke about menstrual blood and the American flag involving unfailingly polite Trump supporters) but sometimes with something profound to say.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +1200
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Review: Kendrick Lamar, aka Kung-fu Kenny, lifts roof off Dunedin stadium
And they don't come more relevant than Lamar, who may leave the city as quickly as he arrived, but will leave a lasting impression on those lucky enough to watch a master of his craft in action. Lamar plays Auckland's Spark Arena on Thursday and Friday ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +1200
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New Caledonia referendum: call to reject 'colonising power' France
The time has come for New Caledonia to throw off “colonising power” France and take its place on the world stage, the head of the country's independence coalition has said on a visit to Australia ahead of a referendum to be held in November.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +1200
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Review: Kendrick Lamar, aka Kung-fu Kenny, lifts roof off Dunedin stadium
And they don't come more relevant than Lamar, who may leave the city as quickly as he arrived, but will leave a lasting impression on those lucky enough to watch a master of his craft in action. Lamar plays Auckland's Spark Arena on Thursday and Friday ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:00:00 +1200
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Search 'idiot', get Trump: how activists are gaming Google Images
When you type the word “idiot” into Google's image search, Trump is the first returned result. This is partly because the Green Day song American Idiot was used by protesters to soundtrack his trip to London. But since then there's also been a ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +1200
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Kylian Mbappe 'fantastic' with Pussy Riot pitch invaders in Fifa World Cup final
Speaking with news media from a Moscow jail, Pussy Riot activist Nikulshina said she was surprised by the reaction she got from Mbappe, a 19-year-old football superstar when she confronted him mid-pitch during the game in Russia. "He [Mbappe] was ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +1200
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Blackboard Brings Ultra Learning Experience to CourseSites
On Monday, BbWorld 2018—Blackboard's annual conference—kicked off with an announcement. The world's leading LMS provider has put out a new version of CourseSites, a free version of the LMS for individual instructors. New features include an updated ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +1200
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Brandon Stone happily (and unexpectedly) takes Scottish Open title while ...
When Brandon Stone arrived in Gullane for the Aberdeen Standard Investment Scottish Open, the 25-year-old South African was languishing in 144th place on the 2017-'18 Race to Dubai. Nine times in ... And that is how I'm playing golf this year. I'm ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200
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Comment: Tennis must ignore calls for change after Wimbledon storm
AFTER two marathon men's semi-finals forced the delay of the women's final at Wimbledon, it didn't take long for debate to turn to the future of five-setters. After playing out a six hour and 36 minute epic which Kevin Anderson won 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7 ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +1200