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Israel Adesanya attacked for saying rival will 'crumble like the Twin Towers'
New Zealand UFC fighter Israel Adesanya slammed for Twin Towers comment. 
© 2020 10:45pm 

-Iran's leader says fears of new virus used to stifle voting
-Israel's Lieberman stills holds keys to future government
-Iran accuses foreign media of using virus to 'discourage' voters
-Seven dead in Turkey as 5.7 earthquake strikes western Iran
-Iran accuses 'enemies' of using virus to sabotage vote

Whincup dedicates Supercars season-opening win to Holden
Red Bull Holden Racing Driver Jamie Whincup has won the opening race of the 2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, extending his all-time wins record at the Adelaide circuit and emerging with second in the Championship. 
© 2020 10:15pm 

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Boxing: Bizarre moment in Tyson Fury's win over Deontay Wilder
It wasn't quite Mike Tyson's ear bite but it was almost as gross.Tyson Fury is on top of the world after a sensational seventh round TKO win over Deontay Wilder but the Gyspy King left many wondering what he was thinking in a bizarre... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:15pm 

Martin Guptill in full flight for Auckland as four-day Plunket Shield returns
Four-day domestic cricket is back, with a number of Black Caps back in the mix. 
© 2020 9:05pm 

Brazilian transgender dancer shatters Carnival parade taboo
When dancer Camila Prins entered Sao Paulo's Carnival parade grounds, a costume of feathers clinging to her sinuous body, she fulfilled a dream of feminine beauty nearly three decades old.Prins says she first realised she wanted... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:05pm 

Northland house burns down after water blaster sparks alight
A water blaster which reportedly caught alight sparked a blaze that burned a house to the ground and ripped through 5ha south of Mamaranui, Northland.Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern shift manager Craig Dally said two choppers... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 8:45pm 

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Labour selects Auckland Central candidate
Labour has again selected lawyer Helen White to stand in Auckland Central at the September 19 election.She stood for Labour in the electorate at the 2017 election as well.The seat is held by National MP and former Education Minister... 
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Wins for Coll and Williams
After a bye in the first round Kiwi squash player and World No5 Paul Coll has won his match at the menís Troilus Gold Canada Cup defeating German, Nicholas Mueller 12-10, 11-5, 11-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the tournament. 
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The Bachelorette NZ: Big blowout in Buenos Aires
RECAP: The latest episode of The Bachelorette is looking more like Lord of the Flies, as grown men act like babies. 
© 2020 9:55pm 

911 operators couldn't trace the location of a dying student's phone. It's a growing issue.
Yeming Shen called 911 on February 10. He was alone in his New York apartment, dying of the flu. But the garbled call was unintelligible to the operators, and police couldn't pinpoint the phone's location.For 45 minutes after Shen... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:15pm 

Exploring contemporary dance in Botswana
Contemporary dance is making its mark in Botswana, where funding for arts is slowly growing. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 9:05pm 

Armed police swarm street after reports of person with gun, no one found
Armed police respond in Christchurch after reports someone was seen with a gun, but did not find the offender. 
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Baby boy critical in Waikato Hospital after crash near Cambridge killed parents
A baby remains in a critical condition this evening following a crash near Cambridge that's believed to have killed both his parents last night.The crash, which happened on Cambridge Rd in Leamington at about 6pm on Saturday, involved... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 8:45pm 

Boxing: World reacts to Tyson Fury's 'devastating' destruction of Deontay Wilder
Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch Saturday night before Wilder's corner threw in the towel in the seventh round.A boxer in their first fight, Fury went on the attack... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 8:35pm 

NZF: Wellington big winners after upsets
Title-chasing Team Wellington were the big winners in the ISPS Handa Premiership this weekend, capitalising on a pair of upsets to haul themselves closer to leaders Auckland City and open-up a seven-point gap over third-placed Waitakere United. 
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