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The winger and his fiancée used the mobile app to make a seven second clip.

  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner almost split after son's birth

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner almost ended their marriage three years ago. The Oscar winner, 42, who also has daughters Violet, nine, and Seraphina, six, with the 'Dallas Buyers Club' actress, 43, "stayed in" the relationship "longer than he wanted" for the sake of their children. The insider told Us Weekly magazine: "Ben truly wanted his idea of family life and the idea of family he had growing up in Boston.

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  • NZ dollar bounces from five-year low as deteriorating economy, Greece stoke volatility

    The New Zealand dollar rose from a five-year low after Greece missed its debt repayment deadline, while a deteriorating local economic outlook stokes expectations for steeper interest rate cuts. Greece fell into arrears after missing a 1.6 billion euro repayment to the International Monetary Fund, and can only receive funding once that debt is cleared. Greece's debt ructions, which may see the Mediterranean nation turfed out of the euro-zone, have been stoking volatility in finance markets, and will continue to dominate headlines in the lead-up to a public referendum on Sunday as to whether Greece should agree to the bail-out conditions that would accompany a rescue package.

    BusinessDesk
  • Tiger touts progress as new romance reported

    Tiger Woods expects some improvements, however slight, in his game when the PGA Greenbrier Classic begins Thursday even as he was romantically linked to a rival's ex-wife on Wednesday. Obviously, that's not saying much," Woods said. Woods, the former world number one who has slumped to 220th in the rankings, makes his only tuneup for the British Open in two weeks at St. Andrews against a field whose only top-10 rival is third-ranked Bubba Watson, the two-time Masters champion coming off a PGA victory last week.

    AFP
  • Police quiz stabbing suspect in hospital

    A Wellington woman is being questioned by police in hospital after she allegedly stabbed one family member to death and knifed four other people including a nine-year-old boy. Locals flagged down police cars to alert them to the 25-year-old woman in the street following a stabbing spree at a Johnsonville home, and as she was arrested she was bitten by a police dog. A 67-year-old man died from his wounds on Wednesday night while two other family members, a 45-year-old woman and a nine-year-old boy, remain in hospital in stable but serious conditions.

    NZ Newswire
  • Bodyboarder fights for life after Australia shark attack

    A bodyboarder was fighting for his life on Thursday after being attacked by a shark on Australia's east coast, close to where a Japanese surfer was killed earlier this year, rescue officials said. The attack was in the same area where Japanese surfer Tadashi Nakahara, 41, died after his legs were torn off by a shark in February. The scene of the latest attack, Lighthouse Beach, was where Peter Edmonds, 16, was killed by a shark while bodyboarding in 2008, national radio reported.

    AFP
  • Giteau, Mitchell named in Wallabies squad

    France-based Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have been included in Australia's squad for the start of the Rugby Championship while Karmichael Hunt and James O'Connor are notable omissions. After a standout season with the Waratahs, Fiji-born Taqele Naiyaravoro was also named in the 38-man Wallabies squad on Thursday. With a view to the World Cup later this year, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika opted to announce an extended squad only for the opening game of the Rugby Championship against South Africa in Brisbane on July 18.

    AAP
  • Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

    Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary say the building is theirs, and they've sold it to a local restaurateur, Dana Hollister, who has already moved in. In a June 19 lawsuit, the archdiocese claims it is responsible for selling the property, and plans a $14.5 million deal with another buyer.

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  • 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', survivor testify as trial nears end

    A former SS officer known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz" and a woman who survived the Nazi death camp delivered wrenching testimony in a German courtroom Wednesday as his historic trial neared a verdict. German national Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused of 300,000 counts of "accessory to murder" in the cases of deported Hungarian Jews sent to the gas chambers between May and July 1944. "In view of the scale of the crimes committed in Auschwitz and in other places, I do not believe I am entitled to make such a request," he said.

    AFP
  • Special Report - How Greece went bust

    The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sat on one side, along with a translator and Angela Merkel, the German chancellor. In this modest Brussels setting last Friday morning, key players in the great Greek debt drama tried to avert a meltdown that could threaten the future of the euro and even the European Union (EU). Merkel and Hollande made a final offer of billions of euros in aid for bankrupt Greece – if Tsipras would sign up to economic reforms demanded by his country's creditors.

    Reuters
  • Toyota's top female executive arrested in Japan resigns

    Julie Hamp, the most senior female executive at Toyota who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations, has resigned from the company, the automaker said Wednesday. Hamp, a 55-year-old American who was Toyota's newly appointed head of public relations, was arrested on June 18 on suspicion of importing oxycodone, a narcotic pain killer, into Japan. Toyota declined to disclose other details, noting the investigation was ongoing.

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  • Tamanivalu among three added to All Blacks

    Coach Steve Hansen says the All Blacks will have plenty of depth on the park against Samoa despite a host of personnel unavailable because of the Super Rugby final. Three more players - uncapped Chiefs midfield backs Charlie Ngatai and Seta Tamanivalu, and Crusaders utility Tom Taylor - have been brought into the New Zealand camp in Auckland ahead of the Test in Apia next Wednesday. Seventeen of Hansen's squad of 41 announced last month were ruled out because of their involvement in Saturday's Super Rugby decider between the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Wellington.

    NZ Newswire
  • Miss Universe turns ugly for Trump as US TV network cut ties with presidential candidate

    Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions have taken another hit after NBC cut ties with the real estate mogul after his controversial comments about Mexicans when he announced his bid for the presidency last week. NBC said the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, a joint venture between the TV network and Trump, would no longer air on NBC ‘due to the derogatory statements’ regarding immigrants. During his announcement on June 16 that he was seeking the Republican Party nomination for the November 2016 presidential election he said: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.

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  • $15k fine for ignoring safety rules

    Inspectors with workplace health and safety watchdog WorkSafe issued L&L Marriott Holdings Limited a prohibition notice in March last year after a site visit found serious safety failings. Spray painting was being carried out with no extraction system and there were unsafe lights and electrical sources in the same area creating a risk of explosion. The company was stopped from spray painting until the problems were rectified but the ban was breached three times during the year putting employees at risk, said WorkSafe.

    NZ Newswire
  • Decline in dairy price a warning sign for economy

    A slump in the price of dairy is being seen as a major warning sign for the economy. The ASB's chief economist, Nick Tuffley, said they have revised their dairy payout forecast down to $5 per kg of milk solids. The ASB is expecting three consecutive cuts in interest rates with a slow down in growth, falling dairy prices, and uncertainty in international markets.

    Newstalk ZB
  • Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant

    A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the car manufacturer says. The man died on Monday at the plant in Baunatal, about 100km north of Frankfurt, VW spokesman Heiko Hillwig said. Hillwig said initial conclusions indicate that human error was to blame, rather than a problem with the robot, which can be programmed to perform various tasks in the assembly process.

    AAP
  • Kylie Jenner had suspected brain tumour

    Kylie Jenner was suspected of having a brain tumour as a child. The 17-year-old reality star spent around a month in hospital when she was younger, and her older half-sister Kim Kardashian West - who is pregnant with her and husband Kanye West's second child - credits the family's experiences with why she is so keen to help sick children and makes regular hospital visits. Kim said: "I was a teenager and I would have to watch Kylie while my mom was in the shower, for example.

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  • Prince pledges $42 billion fortune to charity

    Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has promised his entire $42 billion (28.8 billion euro) fortune to charitable projects in coming years, in one of the biggest ever such pledges. The pledge is "maybe... the first such big announcement" of its kind in the region, and is modelled on a charity established by Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the United States, the prince told reporters.

    AFP
  • Auckland property boom spreads wider

    New Zealand property values have risen at their fastest pace in more than a year, as a shortage of homes in Auckland prompted house-hunters to cast their net wider to surrounding areas. National property values accelerated 9.3 per cent in the 12 months through June to an average $520,585, matching the pace in February last year. Values in the Auckland region surged 17 per cent to $840,165, the fastest pace since 2004, according to state-owned agency Quotable Value.

    NZ Newswire
  • 10 Tips to make groceries last longer and save cash

    Saving on groceries is not just about smart shopping. If you are throwing food away you are wasting cash and all the tips you’ve used to save money at the grocery store will be for nothing. Below are some tips for making your groceries last longer.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

    Newer cars aren't supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines — mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru — require an extra quart as often as once a month. In an annual survey of car owners, significant numbers reported what the magazine considered to be excessive oil consumption. Consumer Reports focused on 2010 to 2014 models and called on automakers to make repairs under the powertrain warranty or to extend warranties.

    Associated Press