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8 Jul 2020   
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Brr! Snow warnings issued as cold snap bites across New Zealand
Old man Winter has brought snow to the country, with four weather warnings issued for the North and South Island this evening.The wintery-white conditions come courtesy of a cold southerly wind ushering a colder air mass over the... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 11:15pm 

'I do not understand the rules' - Arteta confused by VAR monitor use
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he does not understand the use of pitch-side monitors after the decision to send off Eddie Nketiah. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Metropolitan Police apologises to sprinter Williams over stop-and-search
Dame Cressida Dick also says a senior officer will review the Met's handcuffing practices. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

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Brazil coronavirus: Bolsonaro's cabinet gets tested
A number of senior ministers are getting tested after President Jair Bolsonaro became ill. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Parisian graffiti artist accused of rape and sexual assault
A group of 25 women file a complaint against the man, known for his tag "love runs the streets". 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Coronavirus: Belgrade protesters storm Serb parliament over curfew
Dozens are hurt as clashes erupt in Belgrade over restrictions imposed after a big rise in cases. 
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Lotto: No big winners on Wednesday, $13.6m jackpot up for grabs on Saturday
A huge $13.6 million Lotto jackpot will be up for grabs on Saturday after no one won First Division, Strike or Powerball on Wednesday. 
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-In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancor to motivate voters
-Criminals cash in on rush to buy coronavirus protective gear, U.N. says
-Lives at risk as trafficking in faulty masks, other gear surges: UN
-Suicide attack, roadside bomb kill 6 police in Afghanistan
-WHO says Sri Lanka and Maldives eliminate measles, rubella
-US urges Beijing to release outspoken Chinese law professor Xu Zhangrun
-China is 'greatest long-term threat' to the US, FBI director Christopher Wray says

Kasabian confirm they ordered Tom Meighan to leave after his assault charge
"Domestic violence can never be excused," say the band, in a statement clarifying the star's exit. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 9:05pm 

The National Party Covid-19 leak shows why the law must change to protect New Zealand citizens
OPINION: The law is not as clear in practice as it is in theory, and the right to privacy should be adopted unequivocally in law. 
© 2020 8:45pm 

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'Significant spread' of coronavirus would shut down NBA - commissioner Silver
A "significant spread" of coronavirus would cause the NBA season to be shut down for a second time, according to commissioner Adam Silver. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Scotland can win Six Nations 'in next two or three years' - ex-captain Laidlaw
Former captain Greig Laidlaw believes Scotland can win the Six Nations "in the next two or three years". 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Tottenham midfielder Dier banned for confronting fan
Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier is given a four-match ban and fined 40,000 for climbing over seats to confront a fan after a match. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Anonymous letters providing solace in the pandemic
How libraries in Colombia came up with a way of providing comfort to readers during the lockdown. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Burkina Faso: 180 bodies found in 'killing field'
Pro-government forces battling jihadists were behind the deaths, Human Rights Watch says. 
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Coronavirus: Biden vows to reverse Trump WHO withdrawal
President Trump's Democratic rival will put the US back in "on day one" if he wins November's poll. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

Thandie Newton explains why she dropped out of 2000's Charlie's Angels
Newton reveals she has a "little black book" of her experience of harassment and abuse in Hollywood. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 10:45pm 

Local Focus: Millions of pink moths coming to back yards
Plant & Food Research is engaging with Hawke's Bay households as it seeks to rid the region of codling moth, looking to deliver millions of the insect from drones.The introduced pest threatens New Zealand's ability to access overseas... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:45pm 

Facebook civil-rights record hammered in own review
Activists are left "frustrated and angry" by Facebook's approach, a two-year civil-rights audit finds. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 10:05pm 

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NBL Showdown: No coach, no problem as Manawatu Jets thrash Nelson Giants
Tall Black leads Jets to victory, falling one assist short of the coveted triple-double. 
© 2020 9:35pm 

Parking a hot topic on New Plymouth councillors' CBD walks
There is confusion over the free hour of parking in New Plymouth's CBD, councillors have been told. 
© 2020 8:45pm 

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