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18:44 World
New Zealand beat British and Irish Lions 30-15 in first Test in Auckland

But after the Lions had gone close early in the second period, the home side struck again through Rieko Ioane's try in the corner after more quick thinking and fast hands.

18:28 World
$20,000 in reward money given out for help catching inmates

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in an email Friday that the agency decided to equally split the $20,000 portion of the reward it had offered.

18:06 World
Texas mom left 2 toddlers in hot car to 'teach them a lesson,' police say

Police were called to her home near Lake Weatherford on May 26 where Randolph told police she found her two kids unresponsive after being locked inside a vehicle.

17:00 World
Teen killed by stray bullet while police fire at dog during response to 'loud music'

Officers were responding to a call about “loud music” early Thursday morning when a pit bull charged at the deputies and bit one of them, according to authorities in California.

16:38 World
Trump questions impartiality of Russia investigation chief Robert Mueller

Trump says Mueller, a former FBI director, is ‘good friends’ with James Comey and that his Russia investigation staff ‘are all Hillary Clinton supporters’.

16:16 World
Victoria Police cancel hundreds of speeding fines after WannaCry virus attack

Acting Deputy Commissioner Ross Guenther made the announcement on Friday afternoon, saying about 55 cameras were affected by the the WannaCry ransomware virus between June 6 and June 22.

15:27 World
Has Goldie fuelled theory Banksy is Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja with slip of the tongue?

During an interview with the podcast Distraction Pieces, which aired on Tuesday, Goldie was discussing how people were trying to cash in on Banksy.

14:44 World
Mosul battle: Second French journalist dies after mine blast

The mine blast occurred in the Ras al-Jadah district, west of the Old City. Iraq is one of the world's deadliest countries for journalists.

14:26 World
Ivanka Trump must answer questions in a lawsuit over whether her company ripped off a rival’s shoe design,

as a judge rejected her claim that she’s too busy as a “high-ranking government official” in the White House to sit for a deposition.
Source: Bloomberg

14:02 World
Exeter school’s uniform resolve melts after boys’ skirt protest

Isca academy in Devon to ditch policy that boys must wear trousers even in a heatwave after ‘box-pleat rebellion’ caught global attention.

13:53 World
Andrea Leadsom's call for 'patrotic' Brexit coverage prompts anger

House of Commons leader called ‘stupid’ for suggesting broadcasters should be ‘a bit patriotic’ about negotiations with the EU.

13:31 World
Papua New Guinea begins voting amid economic uncertainty

PNG has been hit hard by a slump in oil and gas prices and a 2016 drought that crippled farming and brought production at its largest copper mine to a halt.

13:07 World
China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media says

The landslide occurred at 6 a.m. local time in Xinmo village in Mao County, Aba Prefecture, CCTV said.

12:43 World
Qatar given 10 days to meet 13 sweeping demands by Saudi Arabia

Gulf dispute deepens as allies issue ultimatum for ending blockade that includes closing al-Jazeera and cutting back ties with Iran.

12:29 World
Five London tower blocks evacuated over cladding safety fears

Residents of 800 homes moved out for up to four weeks after inspection by fire brigade following Grenfell Tower fire.

12:02 World
Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

Mr Vallenilla says he once worked with the president on Caracas' transport system, and called on his "former colleague" to clear his son's name.

10:47 World
Johnny Depp apologizes for joking about Trump assassination: 'I intended no malice'

The actor was on hand to introduce a screening of his 2004 film The Libertine when he asked the crowd, “Can you bring Trump here?” When the crowd began booing, Depp followed up, saying, “No, no, no, you misunderstood completely.

10:00 World
Corruption charges against Brazil's Temer expected to come in waves: source

Under Brazilian law, any criminal charges against a sitting president must be approved by two-thirds of the lower house of Congress in order for the Supreme Court to put a leader on trial.

20:07 World
Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city

The find was made by archaeologists during building work on the site of the the Arsenaux cultural centre in the city, Sion authorities said in a statement on Thursday. 

18:06 World
U.N. begins investigation of Congo atrocities

The 47-member Geneva forum adopted by consensus a resolution brought by African countries that also called on the government of President Joseph Kabila to cooperate with the team of international experts.

16:38 World
Has the identity of elusive street artist Banksy been revealed?

Del Naja, one of the founding members of the trip hop group, is himself an acclaimed graffiti artist, one whom Banksy has claimed to take inspiration from in the past.

16:16 World
Young protester shot at point blank range

A 22-year-old protester died after being shot three times in the chest by a national guard at point blank range in Caracas, Venezuela.

15:27 World
North Korea denies torturing detained US student Otto Warmbier

Pyongyang claims the 22-year-old was dealt with according to international rules, after his parents condemned his treatment.

15:01 World
New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

Convictions have fallen by one-third across New Zealand over the past five years, but they've risen in Queenstown, according to the Mountain Scene, which put the offenders on its cover of this week's edition.

14:44 World
Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law: court

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a judge’s decision that had blocked the law.

14:08 World
Japanese cancer blogger dies at 34

Her husband, famous kabuki actor Ebizo Ichikawa, said in his own blog it was "the day I cried most in my life".

13:37 World
Genoa airport lifts liquids ban for pesto

Italian airport is letting travellers take as much as 500g of the sauce in their carry-on luggage, exempting them from the 100ml rule for liquids.

13:07 World
Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

The list, compiled by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain as the price for ending the worst Gulf Arab crisis in years, also demands the closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar, the official told Reuters.

12:43 World
Facebook, YouTube and Netflix must register their over-the-top (OTT) services

with the national telecom regulator within the next 30 days or face legal barriers that will stymie their revenue streams.

12:26 World
US man 'gave top-secret information' to Chinese agent

He also failed to declare $16,500 (£13,000) in cash found in two carry-on bags when travelling through Chicago airport, said the Associated Press.

11:38 World
Bill Cosby plans to teach young people how to not get accused of sexual assault

Just days after his sexual assault case ended in a mistrial, spokespeople said the disgraced comedian will embark on ‘town halls’ about the issue.

11:15 World
No Lions sleep tonight: buzz builds ahead of first All Blacks test in Auckland

Some 25,000 British and Irish fans have descended on the city for the first test match against the rugby world champions.

10:26 World
Touted sea change in Indonesia shipping network may hit choppy waters

President Joko Widodo wants Indonesia to become a "global maritime axis", looking to slash logistics costs as the nation competes with neighbors Vietnam and Thailand to be a major regional manufacturing base for automotive and electronics companies including Toyota Motor Corp and Samsung Electronics.

10:00 World
Blast in southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least five

Television footage showed emergency services rushing to the area which was covered in debris and security officials cordoning off the area.

20:23 World
Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

And it's not as unusual as people might think. About 20 other states also allow people to take meat from animals killed by vehicles. Aficionados say roadkill can be high-quality, grass-fed grub.

19:49 World
People are getting plastic surgery to look like Melania Trump

In Texas, it was common for women would go under the knife in hopes of looking like First Daughter Ivanka Trump, but the times have changed.

19:05 World
Six hundred high-rises in England thought to have flammable cladding

Council estimate emerges as PM says urgent tests on buildings are taking place in wake of Grenfell Tower disaster.

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