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Clark Laidlaw says it was important to find the balance when preparing his players for the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

All Blacks Sevens, Fiji enjoy contrasting preparations for World Cup

NZ coach says balance is important but admits time will tell whose approach was right.

Beautiful orange umbrella and chair on the white sand beach

UK woman impaled by beach umbrella on New Jersey beach

Fire crews had to use a bolt cutter on the umbrella to free the woman and put her in an ambulance.

Gayle Broughton hugs try scorer Michaela Blyde.
New Zealand v Australia. Women's Final.
Rugby Sevens. Robina Stadium. Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia. Sunday 15 April 2018. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Black Ferns Sevens want to keep foot on throat of Aussie rivals at Sevens World Cup

NZ has won 10 of the last 11 matches in one of rugby's great rivalries.

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Andrew Knewstubb said the team had been stopped around the city for photos and autographs ahead of the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

All Blacks Sevens surprised to be recognised in San Francisco

“It’s crazy to be on the other side of the world and people know who you are," rookie Andrew Knewstubb said.

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Mara Martin garnered excited cheers from the audience in Miami.

Watch: Model breastfeeds baby as she walks down runway at Sports Illustrated show

Mara Martin garnered excited cheers from the audience in Miami.

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Trump’s failure back up claims from US intelligence agencies came as he met President Putin in Helsinki.

'Trump derangement syndrome' - Outcry after US President's refusal to condemn alleged Russian interference in 2016 election

Donald Trump today sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki.

DeSandra Thomas.

Girl, 7, survives dad's drunk Detroit crash, killed by another car while trying to help

DeSandra Thomas' mother hopes the girl's father is not charged.

FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Coats says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been “clear” and describes the Kremlin’s efforts to undermine the United States’ democracy as “ongoing” and “pervasive.” The statement from Coats, followed comments earlier July 16, from President Donald Trump at a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki where Trump cast doubt on the credibility U.S. intelligence assessments.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

America's top intelligence official stands by assessment of Russian meddling in 2016 election after Trump casts doubt

Dan Coast' comments come after President Trump took President Putin's word that there was no Russian meddling.

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The boat was more than 200m from the volcano.

Lava bomb smashes through roof of Hawaiian volcano tour boat, breaking a woman's leg

At least 13 people were injured in the accident off Big Island.

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The Acting PM has spoken about the Government’s huge defence spend on Poseidon aircraft.

Winston Peters says Government's $2.3 billion Poseidon aircraft spend avoids New Zealand ‘bludging on others’

The Acting PM has spoken about the Government’s huge defence spend on TVNZ1's Breakfast today.

FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, Jelsin Aguilar Padilla shakes immigration attorney Jorge L. Baron's hand after stepping off his flight from New York into the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as he is reunited with his mother Yolany in Seattle. The Trump administration is due back in court Monday, July 16, 2018, to discuss a plan reunify more than 2,500 children who were separated at the border from their parents.(Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP, File)

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families separated at US-Mexico border

The Trump administration forcibly separated thousands of families.

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It comes after 12 Russians were charged for alleged hacking during the 2016 Presidential election.

Trump prepares for one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin

It comes after Russian hackers were charged with interfering in the US election.

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A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away on July 14.

Video: Police release bodycam to prove Chicago man shot dead was armed, amid protests

Crowds angry about the killing of the 37-year-old black man took to the streets today.

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Trump’s trade battle with China will exacerbate relations with Beijing that are already fraying on several fronts as the U.S. takes a more confrontational stance and an increasingly powerful China stands its ground. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

New Zealand's defence strategy risks wrath of China - Simon Bridges

The National Party leader is ringing alarm bells about NZ's relations with two world super powers - America and China.

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It comes after 12 Russians were charged for alleged hacking during the 2016 Presidential election.

Trump names European Union a trade 'foe' ahead of Putin summit

The US President also labelled China a foe "in certain respects".

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper escaped with minor injuries.

Watch: The terrifying moment a US officer is dragged at high speed by fleeing car

The Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper escaped with minor injuries.

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Scottish protester paraglides over Trump’s golf course in - with a message in tow

Trump withdrew America from the Paris climate change accord in January last year.

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Footage shows London police in the thick of heated exchanges, where at least three people have been arrested so far.

'Nazi scum!' - Anti-Trump and pro-Trump demonstrators clash in London streets

Footage shows London police in the thick of heated exchanges, where at least three people have been arrested.

Homeless Miami man with no arms charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

Jonathan Crenshaw is known for painting on canvases along a trendy spot in South Beach.

Texas mother attempting to sell two-year-old daughter for sex act jailed for 40 years

Sarah Peters was caught in an elaborate police sting trying to sell the toddler for $1800.

Johnson & Johnson pay out $USD 4.7 billion to 22 women and their families, who claim the powder contains asbestos, which contributed their ovarian cancer.

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $6.9 billion over claims of cancer-causing asbestos in talcum powder

Twenty-two women claimed in a US court case that asbestos in the popular talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.

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Protesters lined the streets in Oxford as the US President was met British PM Theresa May.

'Shame on you'- Donald Trump's not-so-welcoming welcome to the UK

Protesters lined the streets in Oxford as the US President was met British PM Theresa May.

This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels.  Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

US police officers who arrested Stormy Daniels during strip show will have their actions reviewed

Prosecutors dropped charges against Daniels today hours after her arrest.

FILE - This undated photo shows Emmett Louis Till, a 14-year-old black Chicago boy, who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered in 1955 after he allegedly whistled at a white woman in Mississippi. The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. (AP Photo, File)

Murder of black teen that sparked momentum in US civil rights movement to be re-investigated

Two white men admitted killing Emmett Till, after being acquitted.

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She’s amassed her millions through her cosmetics range.

Forbes says Kylie Jenner is set to become world's youngest self made billionaire

The reality TV star is on the cover of Forbes' America's Women Billionaires issue.

This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels.  Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels after she's arrested at Ohio strip club

Daniels allegedly violated a state law by letting patrons touch her.

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