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Auschwitz rap: German Echo music prize scrapped in anti-Semitism row
Germany's music industry abolishes its Echo prize after an outcry over its award to a rap duo. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 2:24am 

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower
NEW YORK (AP) The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly lower, extending the market's losses, after several companies reported weak results or warned of higher costs.Goodyear... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am 

Johnny Jet's summer travel advice: airfare, baggage and more
Are you looking ahead to summer trips? John DiScala, better known as air travel expert Johnny Jet, recently talked with The Associated Press travel podcast "Get Outta Here!" about strategies for finding deals and coping with baggage... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am 

Stocks sink again as materials costs and interest rates rise
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are slumping Wednesday after a steep drop the day before as investors continued to worry that growing costs for critical materials along with rising interest rates will affect profit growth for companies.... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am 

Commission calls for more transparency from shoe companies
Apparel companies are heavily involved in elite-level youth basketball, with Nike, Adidas and Under Armour all running their own circuits. The shoe companies also have lucrative sponsorship deals with schools and coaches worth millions... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am 

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France's cultural clout resonates during Macrons' US trip
PARIS (AP) From fashion, to food and even art the Macrons' visit to the United States has been a PR coup for France.From the moment French First Lady Brigitte Macron put her well-heeled feet down on American soil Monday, clad... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am 

Drugmaker GSK says first quarter revenue dropped 2 percent
LONDON (AP) Pharmaceutical and consumer goods maker GlaxoSmithKline says first-quarter revenue dropped 2 percent as a stronger pound offset encouraging sales of a new shingles treatment.The company said in a statement Wednesday... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:44am 

Galileo: UK plan to launch rival to EU sat-nav system
The UK is looking at its own sat-nav system if the EU locks it out of Galileo because of Brexit. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 1:34am 

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Finland denies media claims basic income trial fallen flat
HELSINKI (AP) Finland has denied media claims that the Nordic country's basic income experiment has fallen flat and that the government wouldn't consider expanding it.Government social affairs official Miska Simanainen said Wednesday... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am 

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria.Kenneth... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am 

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NRL referees' boss admits Dragons' Nene Macdonald try decision was wrong
NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton has admitted to a wrong call by the bunker in awarding Nene Macdonald a controversial late try in St George Illawarra's Anzac Day win over the Sydney Roosters. 
© 2018 2:14am 

Djokovic loses to 140th-ranked Klizan in 2nd round in Spain
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Novak Djokovic lost again, this time falling to 140th-ranked Martin Klizan 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open.Djokovic, trying to return to form after a lingering right elbow... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am 

Review finds integrity problem at tennis' lowest levels
An independent panel's two-year review of corruption in tennis has found that the sport "faces a serious integrity problem" at its lowest levels a "tsunami," according to one investigator but no widespread problem at ATP, WTA... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am 

Strictly Ballroom: Not many 10s for West End musical
The West End stage version of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 film struggles to dazzle critics. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 1:54am 

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AP reports loss on one-time accounting charges
NEW YORK (AP) The Associated Press lost $74 million in 2017, mostly due to one-time accounting charges related to the federal tax overhaul passed late last year, the news organization said Wednesday.Revenue fell 8 percent to $510.1... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:44am 

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