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New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup

The All Blacks forwards' responded to criticism of their performance in their opening Rugby Championship clash to set the foundation for a 51-20 victory over Australia at Eden Park on Saturday that also ensured the retention of the Bledisloe Cup.

Rhinos will probably be moved next winter: Sanparks

Rhino at the Kruger National Park will not be moved this year, SA National Parks said on Saturday.
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US cop charged with animal cruelty after killing top drug dog

Nix was apparently the first and only police dog the Mills, Wyoming police station ever had - then one police officer left him in a hot patrol car for several hours.
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Trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine start crossing back into Russia

Trucks from a Russian aid convoy started crossing back into Russia after igniting a storm of anger in Western capitals a day earlier by driving into Ukraine without the permission of the government in Kiev.
File handout picture shows the Soyuz VS01 rocket lifting off from Guiana Space Centre in Sinnamary

Galileo satellites not on right orbit: Arianespace

Two European Galileo satellites launched by a Russian-built rocket on Friday from French Guiana have not reached their intended orbit, launch firm Arianespace said.

Netcare critical on KPMG decision

Netcare said it was disappointed with the judgment by Judge Elias Matojane.

Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad business

US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal said Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Zuma agrees to release part of spy tapes

The five year battle over the handing over of the “spy tapes”- recordings of phone calls that got President Jacob Zuma off corruption charges – is closer to an end with lawyers for the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Zuma agreeing that they should be released.

Ferguson protestors should have been 'put down like rabid dogs': cop

A police officer in Missouri was suspended Friday after he used Facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls to virus

Every region of Liberia has now been hit by Ebola, officials said Friday, as the World Health Organization warned the fight against the worst-ever outbreak of the killer disease would take months.
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New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup

The All Blacks forwards' responded to criticism of their performance in their opening Rugby Championship clash to set the foundation for a 51-20 victory over Australia at Eden Park on Saturday that also ensured the retention of the Bledisloe Cup.

Pirates on the cusp of another final

With Orlando Pirates on the verge of a fifth consecutive final, coach Vladimir Vermezovic selected a tried and tested line-up for their MTN8 semi-final at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Russian GP will go ahead says F1 chief Ecclestone

Formula One ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone on Friday said he had no doubt that this year's controversial inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi will go ahead as planned in early October.

Neymar a doubt for Barca season opener with ankle sprain

Barcelona forward Neymar has a sprained ankle and is struggling to face Elche on Sunday, the club said on Friday.

Bulls, Kings target first victory

Following a dismal start with two devastating defeats the Blue Bulls will be desperate to salvage their Currie Cup campaign with a home victory over the Eastern Province Kings in Pretoria on Saturday.
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Ekuthuleni shelter rules infringed on rights, disrupted families: judge

Once a month fifty-six-year-old Thulisile Zungu hosts her son in a Johannesburg public park when he travels from Pretoria to visit her, because the shelter she lives in locks her out between eight in the morning and half past five in the evening on weekdays.
Trucks from a convoy that delivered humanitarian aid for Ukraine are seen inside border crossing point

Trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine start crossing back into Russia

Trucks from a Russian aid convoy started crossing back into Russia after igniting a storm of anger in Western capitals a day earlier by driving into Ukraine without the permission of the government in Kiev.

Zuma agrees to release part of spy tapes

The five year battle over the handing over of the “spy tapes”- recordings of phone calls that got President Jacob Zuma off corruption charges – is closer to an end with lawyers for the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Zuma agreeing that they should be released.

Cake Boss in SA

No rating changes for SA’s five biggest banks, says Fitch

Fitch Ratings says it will not lower ratings for five biggest banks because contagion to banks is limited from when African Bank was placed under curatorship

Grand Parade enters into joint venture with Tellumat

JSE-listed investment and empowerment group enters into manufacturing joint venture with Cape Town-based electronics manufacturer

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