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  1. America's Cup: Team NZ boss Grant Dalton ready to throw down in BermudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Unshackled from public funding, Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton has pledged not to take a backward step during the upcoming America's Cup campaign, and promises not to repeat the mistakes of their capitulation in San Francisco four year ago. Specifically, he's hinted that his organisation is keeping one or two innovation surprises up its sleeve for later in the regatta.

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  2. America's Cup: A wing and a prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Team NZ have again pitched themselves as the little Kiwi battlers outsmarting the big-money syndicate. Can the America's Cup be New Zealand's Cup once more, asks Dana Johannsen.

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  3. Nicholas Sand, creator of famous Orange Sunshine LSD, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann may have invented LSD in the 1930s, and Timothy Leary was clearly its most prominent frontman in the 1960s. But it was a self-taught chemist and obscure-by-choice figure named Nicholas Sand who was the true wizard behind the curtain, the man who launched tens of millions of acid trips across generations by producing a version known as "Orange Sunshine."

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  4. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A huge extortion cyberattack spread across the world Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies in dozens of countries. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet.

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  5. AP Analysis: Defiant Trump again bucks Washington normsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    " President Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of FBI Director James Comey was the clearest demonstration yet that he won't be bound by the traditions and norms of his office, freely bucking political conventions that serve as a check on presidential powers. Trump's dismissal of Comey, who led the FBI's investigation into possible ties between Russian officials and the president's associates, has rendered the White House under siege, drawing rebukes from lawmakers from both political parties and sparking comparisons to Richard Nixon's efforts to quash an investigation of his presidency in the 1970s.

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  6. California group pledges $100 million to battle homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A San Francisco-based nonprofit has pledged to raise $100 million to reduce chronic homelessness in a city widely known for sidewalk tent encampments amid multi-million dollar homes. Tipping Point Community said the money will come from private donations and go toward affordable housing and homeless services provided by other nonprofit groups as well as government.

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  7. US$100m pledge to battle San Francisco homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    A San Francisco-based non-profit has pledged to raise US$100 million to reduce chronic homelessness in a city widely known for sidewalk tent encampments amid multimillion dollar homes. Tipping Point Community said the money will come from private donations and go toward affordable housing and homeless services provided by other non-profit groups as well as government.

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  8. Holocaust museum gets new conservation center to house memories of a nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    The scrapbook of Margaret Gruenbaum, who with her two children was imprisoned in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Photo / Evelyn Hockstein, The Washington Post.

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  9. Prosecutors: Heiress changed his life then plotted his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Keith Green was a popular but troubled Northern California high school football star who had recently washed out of college when he met Tiffany Li. Li was a pretty, jet-setting daughter of a rich and powerful Chinese family who was born in Beijing and grew up in Silicon Valley.

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  10. California students suspended for 'liking' racist posts sueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A California school district suspended a high school student after racist images that included nooses drawn around the necks of a black student and coach appeared on his social media site. But a federal lawsuit says the district went too far when it also disciplined students who indicated they "liked" the posts on the Instagram account.

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  11. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The chief executive of United Airlines apologized Tuesday on Capitol Hill for an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight, calling it "a mistake of epic proportions" as frustrated lawmakers warned airline executives to improve customer service or face congressional intervention. House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., said carriers should use the notoriety of the violent event " and a separate incident in which a mother with a stroller was bullied by a flight attendant " to make long-needed improvements.

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  12. AP Explains: The origins of 4/20, marijuana's high holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather " at 4:20 p.m. " in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. This year's edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect on how far their movement has come, with recreational pot now allowed in eight states and the nation's capital, as well as a changed national political climate that could threaten to slow or undermine their cause.

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  13. Shooter in California killings gets 100 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A transient who pleaded guilty to killing a Canadian tourist in a San Francisco park and a yoga teacher walking his dog on a popular hiking trail has been sentenced to 100 years to life in prison. Morrison Lampley was charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 killings.

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  14. 'Shadow of an animal' creeps into sleeping home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    The woman was asleep with her child in her rural California home Monday morning when her Portuguese Podengo's barking woke her in the predawn dark. According to police, the woman watched as a "shadow of an animal" slunk through the room's French doors.

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  15. The Latest: Protests held against Trump sanctuary city orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    About two dozen people protested outside San Francisco federal court Friday before a hearing on a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities. Protesters from immigrants' rights organizations, community organizations, civil rights organizations and legal service providers from San Francisco and Santa Clara counties rallied in solidarity around efforts to block the executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities.

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  16. Murder suspect posts $35M bail, upsetting victim's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father was released from a San Francisco Bay Area jail after posting $35 million bail, a highly unusual financial transaction that startled and angered the victim's family and friends. Tiffany Li will remain out of custody after family, friends and her mother's business associates raised $4 million cash and pledged Bay Area properties worth a combined $62 million to post her bail.

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  17. Bald eagles make big comeback in San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Endangered bald eagles are making a comeback in the San Francisco Bay Area, with nests spotted at Stanford University, a mall and a water park as part of a local and national boom following decades of environmental investment. Nineteen nests have been tallied in eight Bay Area counties, The Mercury News in San Jose reported this week .

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  18. Lawyer: Officer fired for exchanging anti-Muslim textsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A lawyer familiar with the case says a San Francisco police officer has been fired for exchanging anti-Muslim text messages. Lawyer Tony Brass said Tuesday that the officer was fired after inappropriate text messages were found during the investigation of a sexual assault involving colleagues working in the same station.

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  19. Creator of rainbow flag, symbol of gay rights, dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    The creator of the rainbow flag that has become a widely recognized symbol of gay rights has died at age 65. Gilbert Baker's death was reported Friday to the New York City medical examiner's office. The cause wasn't known.

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  20. California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday. The victims are Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son, Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Ashley Coleman, 21, according to the Sacramento County coroner's office.

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