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Stranger helps Kiwi blogger tackle sex pest

Stranger helps Kiwi blogger tackle sex pest

Rachel Gronback, a 31-year-old fashion blogger in New Zealand, knows she's far from the only female to find herself victimized online, the target of perverse cruelties.

'Roots' re-make more extensive historical account

'Roots' re-make more extensive historical account

Almost four decades after its premiere, "Roots" still stands as an elite landmark in TV history.

Trump would exit global climate accord

Trump would exit global climate accord

Hours after effectively clinching the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump vowed to withdraw the United States from the historic Paris agreement among 195 nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to stop global warming.

Influential songwriter Guy Clark dies

Influential songwriter Guy Clark dies

Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, whose songs have influenced and been recorded by at least two generations of singers and who also served as a mentor to a bevy of songwriters who followed in his footsteps, has died after a long illness, his longtime friend and biographer Tamara Saviano said in a statement. He was 74.

Stage collapse, death after 71 years in orchestra

Stage collapse, death after 71 years in orchestra

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist Jane Little collapsed during a performance and was rushed to the hospital, where she died, symphony spokeswoman Tammy Hawk said.

Stones, Dylan, Who on same bill at festival

Stones, Dylan, Who on same bill at festival

Almost since their inceptions in 1999 and 2007, respectively, the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals at the Empire Polo Club in Indio have drawn 20 percent of their annual audiences from San Diego County.

'Lemonade' Beyonce's 'most accomplished' album yet

'Lemonade' Beyonce's 'most accomplished' album yet

Beyonce has made a habit of dropping fully finished albums out of nowhere, and she did it once more this weekend with the arrival of 'Lemonade'.

Creepy 'Cloverfield' old-fashioned yet original

Creepy 'Cloverfield' old-fashioned yet original

Creepy jailer or savvy survivalist? Or both?

Sportscaster awarded $80m over naked video

Sportscaster awarded $80m over naked video

A jury has awarded US sportscaster Erin Andrews $US55 million ($NZ80.9m) in her lawsuit over a secretly recorded nude video that a stalker took of her in a hotel room and posted online.

Woman trapped in elevator starves to death

Woman trapped in elevator starves to death

Maintenance men returning to work after a month-long break for Chinese New Year made a horrific discovery last week when they opened the cab of a broken elevator and found the body of a woman who had been trapped inside since late January and starved to death.

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