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More than £40,000 raised for woman fired for lifting middle finger to President Donald Trump

A cyclist who was fired after being photographed raising her middle finger to President Donald Trump’s passing motorcade has had more than $55,000 raised for her on a crowdfunding site.<p>Juli Briskman was sacked from her position in marketing for government contractor Akima LCC on Halloween after the …

Donald Trump

False Witness

A Stuff Circuit Video Investigation<p>Connie Ready is a product of her environment. And that environment - the place she spent the first 17 years of her …

Empathy

Tasman tempest: Auckland resident livestreams rabbit retrieval from flooded home

A resident in New Lynn, Auckland, livestreamed his rescue of his beloved 'BunBuns', whose real name is Weenie, online after his home was flooded.<p>Josh …

Weather

Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed

There are fears the sunken vessels off Indonesia, which are the graves of 2,200 people, may have been salvaged for metal<p>British wrecks destroyed by scrap metal scavenging<p>An international investigation has been launched into the mysterious disappearance of three Dutch second world war shipwrecks …

Aleppo ceasefire at risk after Russia says all rebels can be eliminated

Hopes of extended humanitarian ceasefire diminish as diplomats back Syrian government’s right to attack non-jihadi fighters<p>The prospects of an extended humanitarian ceasefire in eastern Aleppo have diminished after Russian diplomats stressed the Syrian government was entitled to eliminate all …

Low-cost tips to outsmart burglars this school holiday

By Emma Brannam for Newshub Connect<p>The school holiday kicks off this weekend, a time when thousands of Kiwis will head for the bach or overseas, …

Home Security

WWII Veteran Reunites With Long-Lost Love After 70 Years Apart

After a 10,000-mile long flight from Virginia to Australia, a World War II U.S. army veteran finally reunited with his wartime girlfriend today after …

D Day

First on CNN: Paris attackers likely used encrypted apps, officials say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Investigators of the Paris attacks have found evidence they believe shows some of the terrorists used encrypted apps to hide plotting for the attacks, officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN.<p>This is the first time investigators have made that assertion.<p>Among the apps …

Encryption

Putin calls jet's downing 'stab in the back'; Turkey says warning ignored

<b>Istanbul (CNN) —</b> One of the world's most volatile regions was roiled further Tuesday when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey said it hit the plane after it violated Turkey's airspace and ignored 10 warnings.<p>One of the two pilots was killed in the air by fire …

Middle East

Juha Saarinen: Hager, Whale Oil, Dirty Politics, Rawshark, and what the police should have done

The court file for Nicky Hager's case against the police raid on his house, supposedly to ferret out the <i>Dirty Politics</i> book source "Rawshark", has …

New Zealand News

Former Drone Operators Say They Were “Horrified” By Cruelty of Assassination Program

U.S. DRONE OPERATORS are inflicting heavy civilian casualties and have developed an institutional culture callous to the death of children and other …

Dirty Politics players back in the frame

Three people prominent in the Dirty Politics controversy have been back in the news lately, but for very different reasons. One was shadowy political …

Corruption

Convicted Israel spy Jonathan Pollard free after 30 years

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> As a Jewish-American teen moving to South Bend, Indiana, in the 1960s, Jonathan Pollard immediately struggled to fit in.<p>The family moved so his father, Morris Pollard, could take a job as a virologist at the University of Notre Dame. But the transition to the predominantly …

Cybercrime

2 killed, 8 held after France raid, but suspected ringleader's status unknown

<b>Paris, France (CNN) —</b> French authorities took the offensive Wednesday, raiding a purported hideout of the suspected ringleader in last week's deadly Paris attacks in an operation that ended with eight detained, two dead and potentially more bloodshed thwarted.<p>But what about that suspected …

Terrorism

NZ Herald News

Welcome to the New Zealand Herald Android app, designed to deliver the latest and most relevant news to you in the best way possible. Access the very …

Latest developments in Paris attacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[BREAKING NEWS 11:34 P.M. ET]</b><p>Police officers have been shot and wounded during a raid seeking one of the suspects in the Paris terrorist attacks, CNN affiliate BFMTV reports.<p>The report comes shortly after witnesses reported heavy gunfire and roads blocked by police in the northern Paris …

Terrorism

Obama says ground troops to fight ISIS would be a mistake

<b>Antalya, Turkey (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama sharply defended his strategy Monday for going after ISIS amid mounting criticism that the U.S. is not doing enough to stop the terror organization that went on a killing spree in Paris last week.<p>He faced a barrage of tough and probing questions from …

Barack Obama
European History

Hillary Clinton at Democratic debate: ISIS 'cannot be contained'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In direct contrast with President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton said Saturday that ISIS "cannot be contained" but instead must be "defeated."<p>Her comments at the second Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 campaign season came a day after a series of terror attacks -- for which ISIS …

European History
LGBTQ
Airplanes

Chaos at Sharm el-Sheikh airport amid confusion over 'rescue flights'

British ambassador to Egypt heckled at airport as budget airline says eight planned flights back to the UK will no longer operate<p>The UK government’s attempts to return stranded British holidaymakers from Sharm el-Sheikh have descended into chaos, as easyJet contradicted senior UK and Egyptian …

Airlines to return British holidaymakers from Egypt without luggage

As flights get ready to leave Sharm el-Sheikh, the BBC reported that the UK security services think a bomb was placed in the hold of doomed Russian plane<p>Thousands of British tourists will fly back from Sharm el-Sheikh without their luggage on Friday, after David Cameron gave the go-ahead for air …

Russian plane crash: U.S. intel suggests ISIS bomb brought down jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after authorities dismissed claims that ISIS brought down a Russian passenger jet, a U.S. intelligence analysis now suggests that the terror group or its affiliates planted a bomb on the plane.<p>British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond said his government believes there is a "significant …

Airplanes

Russian plane crash in Egypt: It's too early to determine cause, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> How close are authorities to pinpointing what caused a Russian passenger jet to break up in midair and crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula?<p>That depends whom you ask.<p>The airline says technical faults or human errors couldn't have caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to crash.<p>But Russian officials say …

Airplanes

Scott Watson and being Judith.

These are unprecedented times in the New Zealand Justice system. Right when there are steady falls in the crime rate with crimes of violence falling, …

New breast cancer guidelines: screen later, less often

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a move sure to befuddle women -- and anger some breast cancer survivors -- the American Cancer Society has issued new guidelines saying less screening for breast cancer is better than more.<p>The venerated cancer organization says women should start getting mammograms at 45 instead of 40, …

Cancer
Weather
Russia