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  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorcing because of Jennifer Lopez

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, 43, split up because of Jennifer Lopez. The Hollywood couple - known as Bennifer - announced their divorce on Tuesday (30.06.15) - just a day after their tenth wedding anniversary, and, according to friends, one of the reasons for the break-up was the 42-year-old actor's continued friendship with his ex-fiancée J-Lo, 45. A friend said: "Everyone is talking about J-Lo and Ben and saying it's inevitable they will get together again at some point.

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  • Mystery surrounds deaths in Canterbury

    The bodies of a woman and three children have been found at a Canterbury house with police unable to confirm how they died. The relatives who found the bodies are co-operating with police. Police have been unable to confirm the cause of death, but a team of 30 officers, forensic experts and detectives are continuing to investigate.

    NZ Newswire 22 mins ago
  • 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.

    BusinessDesk
  • Taiwan pilot shut off engine before air crash: report

    The pilot of a passenger plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing 43 people shut down the plane's only working engine after the other failed, a new report confirmed Thursday. TransAsia Airways Flight GE235 plunged shortly after take-off from Taipei's Songshan airport in February with 53 passengers and five crew on board. Seconds before the crash the pilot said: "Wow, pulled back wrong throttle" the report from Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council revealed, from words recorded on a black box.

    AFP 52 mins ago
  • Robin Thicke: 'Paula album was an embarrassment'

    Robin Thicke has admitted his 'Paula' album was an embarrassment. The 'Blurred Lines' singer released the flop record in a bid to win back his then-wife Paula Patton last year, but revealed his label and management team did not think it was a good idea and his best friend told him he was "embarrassing himself". Robin, 38, serenaded Paula - who left him amid allegations he had cheated on her - at the 2014 BET (Black Entertainment Television) Awards and his friend Craig Crawford was not impressed.

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  • IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

    The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency. Eurozone finance chiefs refused to grant a last-minute extension of the bailout program Greece has relied on for five years, and the Greek government couldn't come up with money on its own to pay the IMF. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a referendum Sunday in which Greek voters can decide whether to approve a deal proposed by the country's creditors.

    Associated Press
  • Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave

    Thailand earns $7 billion a year from a seafood industry that runs on labor from the poorest parts of the country, along with Cambodia, Laos and especially Myanmar, otherwise known as Burma. As overfishing decimates stocks near Thailand's shores, trawlers have been forced to venture farther and farther into more plentiful foreign waters. After easily skirting police at the border with Thailand and being held in a small shed with little food for more than a month, Myint was shoved onto a boat.

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • 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
  • '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
  • 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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  • NATO keeps mum on 'Baltic brigade' request: Lithuania

    NATO has vowed to hold "continuous" military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade, Lithuania said Wednesday. In May, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formally asked NATO's top commander to deploy a "permanent rotational" battalion-sized unit in each country amid concerns triggered by Russia's military resurgence. NATO has so far refused to approve a substantial permanent deployment, with some saying it could breach a 1997 agreement with Russia and trigger an arms race.

    AFP
  • 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
  • Fonterra talks with workers over job cuts

    Fonterra has begun talks with workers in administrative roles such as finance, legal and information services as it looks to cut hundreds of jobs. The world's largest dairy exporter has hired business management consultant McKinsey & Co to assist in a review of its global operations aimed at stripping costs out of its business. Chief executive Theo Spierings said the review is needed to ensure Fonterra "is best placed to respond to a rapidly changing global environment".

    NZ Newswire
  • 12 Things you need to know about buying an apartment as an investment (part one)

    Apartments can be a great option for property investors. The body corporate fee includes a professional building manager who often lives onsite and whose duties are the daily management of the complex. Essentially anything to do with the building, other than what’s inside your apartment, the body corporate fee takes care of.

    Yahoo Finance
  • America's most-loved fast food joint is...

    Chick-fil-A has received backlash over the years for its stance on issues like gay marriage , but the restaurant seems to have it all together when it comes to customer satisfaction. In its first appearance on the list, Chick-fil-A outpaced its peers with the highest level of customer satisfaction ever recorded by a fast food restaurant. Read More Fast food stocks have soared...but is it a bubble?

    CNBC
  • Tesla Owners Frustrated by Recharge Waits

    AMSTERDAM—Matthijs van Seventer won’t take his Model S electric sedan to the Tesla charging station in the southeast part of the city if he is in a hurry. “It’s barely viable,” he said standing near a row of superchargers, which for Tesla owners are the equivalent of gas pumps to quickly recharge their battery-powered vehicles. Mr. van Seventer’s frustration reflects a rare rift in what has typically been a cozy relationship between Tesla Motors Inc. and its thousands of owners around the world.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • 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.

    Bang Showbiz
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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