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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • NZ dollar touches fresh lows as weakening economy stokes calls for interest rate cuts

    The New Zealand dollar touched its lowest level in more than five years against the greenback and the pound, and its lowest against the Australian dollar in a year and a half, after signs the economy is slowing stoked expectations the Reserve Bank would make further interest rate cuts. New Zealand's economy is showing further signs of weakening, after business confidence turned pessimistic for the first time in four years, while growth in building consents stalled, and farmer confidence slumped to the lowest level in a decade amid low dairy prices. Traders are pricing in an 84 percent chance that Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler will reduce the benchmark interest rate at this month's meeting, according to the overnight index swap curve, and Deutsche Bank said a further two cuts were likely in September and October, taking the benchmark to 2.5 percent.

  • For sale: Former prison with mountain view, sleeps hundreds

    MOREAU, N.Y. (AP) -- For sale: A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. And one more thing: It's a former prison.

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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Z Energy argues purchase of Caltex won't drive up pump prices or reduce competition

    Z Energy, the listed service station chain, said its planned $785 million purchase of rival Chevron New Zealand's Caltex-branded network won't drive up prices at the pump because the target doesn't have retail price-setting power and the market will remain highly competitive. Z Energy makes the argument in its application to the Commerce Commission for clearance to buy the rival, a public version of which was published today. Parts of the application have been redacted, including details of commercial sales of aviation fuel, where it notes that Z Energy and Chevron only overlap at Auckland International Airport, marine fuel oils, where it says Chevron isn't a significant player, and bitumen, where it notes that imports help constrain prices.

  • NZ dollar hits fresh low after dairy slump

    The New Zealand dollar touched a fresh five-year low after dairy prices fell to a six-year low in the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight. Weaker dairy prices are weighing on New Zealand's economy, cited as a reason for decade-low rural confidence levels, weaker business confidence and are firmly on the radar of the Reserve Bank which last month cut the official cash rate. ASB Bank has joined Deutsche Bank in forecasting three further interest rate cuts this year, citing the impact of a slower recovery in dairy prices.

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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.

  • Hulk Hogan can wear bandana in court

    Hulk Hogan must wear a "plain" bandana in court. The 61-year-old wrestler has been granted permission to wear his trademark headwear during his upcoming sex tape trial against website Gawker, but he must be referred to by his real name, Terry Gene Bollea, Judge Pamela Campbell ruled on Monday (27.06.15). The WWE legend is seeking $100 million in damages from the website after they published a brief, grainy clip of him having sex with Heather Cole, the then wife of his ex-best friend Bubba 'The Love Sponge' Clem.

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  • Nathalie Emmanuel wants 'heroic' Game of Thrones death

    Nathalie Emmanuel wants a "heroic" 'Game of Thrones' death. The star - who joined the cast of the fantasy drama in 2013 - explained she has already convinced herself her character could die soon, especially after Kit Harington's character Jon Snow was spectacularly stabbed in the most recent series.

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  • 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.

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  • South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN

    South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign marked by "new brutality and intensity", a UN rights report said Tuesday. The military, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), launched a major offensive against rebel forces in April, with fierce fighting in Unity state's northern Mayom district, once a key oil producing area. "Survivors of these attacks reported that SPLA and allied militias from Mayom county carried out a campaign against the local population that killed civilians, looted and destroyed villages and displaced over 100,000 people," the UN said.

  • Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach

    With cash withdrawals cut to 60 euros ($67) per day, many Greeks aren't spending in restaurants for fear that they will run out of cash they would need if a family member got ill or another serious problem developed. On the streets of the Greek capital, resplendent in the early days of summer, there's still a veneer of normalcy — at least for foreigners, who aren't affected by the draconian rules imposed on Greeks.

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  • Best Yoga Exercises To Get Long And Black Hair

    It improves blood circulation in the scalp. It promotes hair growth as it helps to supply essential nutrients to your hair roots. Not to mention, this pose also ensures that you will have a fit and toned body.

  • Coles to refund $12m to small suppliers

    Coles will refund more than $12 million to small suppliers, on top of paying a $10 million court-ordered penalty for illegally squeezing them for funds. Independent arbiter Jeff Kennett said the supermarket chain's actions in implementing its ARC supply chain program in 2011 and demanding certain payments were in some cases unacceptable. "As can be seen from my decision to refund over $12 million, Coles had in 2011 clearly engaged in some behaviour that I found to be unacceptable," Mr Kennett said on Tuesday.

  • Swedish woman gets $18M in sex harassment suit against boss

    A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday. Hanna Bouveng, 25, accused Benjamin Wey in an $850 million lawsuit of using his power as owner of New York Global Group to coerce her into four sexual encounters before firing her after discovering she had a boyfriend. The jury in federal court in Manhattan awarded her $2 million in compensatory damages plus $16 million in punitive damages on sexual harassment, retaliation and defamation claims.

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