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Team NZ first won the cup in San Diego from United States defenders Stars and Stripes in 1995 and held it until 2003, when they lost it to Swiss challengers Alinghi in Auckland . Team New Zealand is celebrating its America's Cup win with a parade in Auckland . Emirates Team New Zealand chief executive Grant Dalton paid tribute to those who had showed belief in the team, and the skill and courage of the crew who won the cup on the water.
  • US Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Prompting Criticism From Beijing

    US Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Prompting Criticism From Beijing

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    North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that some experts believe has the range to reach Alaska and Hawaii and perhaps the U.S. Two B-1B bombers last flew over the South China Sea on June 8, after taking off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, according to the U.S. Pacific Command.
  • Clinton Offers 'Radical' Healthcare Proposal to Republican Critics

    Clinton Offers 'Radical' Healthcare Proposal to Republican Critics

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    The Republican Party has controlled both houses of Congress and the White House for 166 days and a few hours, yet they haven't been able to fulfill seven years worth of promises to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The plan is basically one that calls for expanding upon ObamaCare, fixing the flaws that it now has, and making healthcare more affordable and available to all.
  • With her father in Poland, Ivanka Trump pays respects to fallen Jews

    With her father in Poland, Ivanka Trump pays respects to fallen Jews

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    And as he did before leaving the country, Trump sought to cast blame for meddling and hacking on his American predecessor, President Barack Obama , for failing to act. "My administration has demanded that all members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation finally meet their full and fair financial obligations", Trump said, reciting one of his favorite talking points.
  • Who said what: Cricketers wish MS Dhoni on his 36th birthday

    Who said what: Cricketers wish MS Dhoni on his 36th birthday

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    Thanks to Dhoni's quick thinking and a sharp eye for part-time bowlers, India won the tie-breaker round for the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007. The men in blue also went on to win the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The world may have questioned his defensive tactics, but it helped us beat the British at their game. Under his captaincy, team India bagged the top spot in the ICC Test Rankings in December 2009.
  • After Hindi, now English faces heat of pro-Kannada activists

    After Hindi, now English faces heat of pro-Kannada activists

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    Union Minister for Programme Implementation and Statistics D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday strongly advocated a three-language policy by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. KJ George, Minister for Bengaluru Development and Town Planning, however, said while supporting the Chief Minister's position that it is better to wait for the information-gathering processes by policies of other states before taking a stand.
  • Apartment building collapses in Italy - fears people trapped

    Apartment building collapses in Italy - fears people trapped

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    The news agency ANSA quoted witnesses as saying there was no explosion before the collapse but a freight train had just passed by on adjacent train tracks. Televised images showed firefighters, police, and volunteers were digging through the rubble with their bare hands in search of survivors, with search dogs sniffing over the area.
  • United Nations set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear arms

    United Nations set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear arms

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    Elayne Whyte Gomez, Costa Rica's ambassador to the U.N.in Geneva, told reporters Thursday that "this will be a historic moment and it will be the first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty to be concluded in more than 20 years". The Bishops also said that spending resources on building nuclear weapons was a wastage of money, rather countries should utilise the budgets on sustainable development projects.
  • Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai vehicle bomb attacks

    Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai vehicle bomb attacks

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    Security officials said ambulances raced to the sites of the attacks south of the town of Rafah bordering the Palestinian Gaza Strip. The army statement said the vehicle bombing killed and wounded some 26 soldiers. Egypt faces an insurgency led by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) in the rugged and thinly populated northern Sinai , where hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed since 2013, when the military ousted president Mohamed Mursi.