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The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship (FB, TWTR, GOOG)

Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media. The form, called the "Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool," asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list. The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of ...
Tags: Facebook, White House, US, Trends, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Mosques, Trump, Alex Jones, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Microsoft Google, Jeff Sessions, Trump Administration, Milo Yiannopoulous

Armed N.Zealand police to deploy for Anzac day, royal visit

Armed police will patrol Anzac Day services across New Zealand Thursday in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks, as thousands honour the country's war dead and Britain's Prince William arrives on a visit. Frontline officers have historically been unarmed in New Zealand, although this policy was changed following last month's shootings that left 50 worshippers dead until the terrorism threat level was lowered last week. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said there are no specific security th...
Tags: News, Britain, New Zealand, Prince William, Christchurch, Zealand, Jacinda Ardern

Travelling by train in Denmark this Easter? You could be in for a delay

Journeys between Roskilde on Zealand and Nyborg on the island of Funen will be affected by maintenance works and trains will be replaced by buses on this stretch, DSB has confirmed.
Tags: Travel, Denmark, Zealand, Dsb, Roskilde, Funen, Nyborg

Erdogan remarks on N. Zealand massacre taken 'out of context': presidency 

Comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the massacre in New Zealand that sparked protest by Australia were taken "out of context", a senior aide said on Wednesday, after Canberra summoned Turkey's envoy over the remarks. "President #Erdogan's words were unfortunately taken out of context," Fahrettin Altun, communications director for the Turkish presidency, wrote on Twitter. Erdogan angered Australia after he warned anti-Muslim Australians -- like the suspected gunman -- w...
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, New Zealand, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Canberra, Gallipoli, Zealand, Fahrettin Altun

Christchurch mosque attacks: burials begin as Ardern urges students to reject hate

New Zealand prime minister returns to city where 50 were killed and promising swift gun controlNew Zealand shooting - latest updatesBurials for the 50 people killed the New Zealand terrorist attack have begun in Christchurch as the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, returned to the city to pay her respects and comfort those affected by the killings.On Wednesday, father and son Khaled and Hamza Mustafa, who arrived in New Zealand as refugees from Syria, were the first victims to be buried. The prime...
Tags: World news, Syria, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Khaled, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting, Hamza Mustafa

N. Zealand mosque massacre sparks global horror

Attacks on two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday -- the Muslim day of prayer -- have sparked horror, revulsion and dismay around the world. "My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the mosques," US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter as his spokeswoman denounced it as a "vicious act of hate".
Tags: News, US, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Zealand

Mirrorless Camera – My Move to the Nikon Mirrorless Camera System

Ever since Sony released their first full-frame mirrorless camera in 2013 I have been wanting to make the switch from DSLR to mirrorless. But I did not want to switch to Sony, for a handful of reasons. Over the years I’ve tried a bunch of mirrorless cameras, both full frame and cropped: Leica M9, Sony A7II, Sony A7R, Fuji XT-1, and the Panasonic GH-5. Due to my dislike of all the mirrorless cameras I tried, I stuck with my Nikon D850 for video and still work. Until the Nikon Z series was rele...
Tags: Photography, Photographers, Sony, Panasonic, Nikon, Dslr, Zealand, Ftc, Leica, Minolta, Mirrorless Camera, Matt Lenz, Temi, Nikon FTZ, Nikon Mirrorless Camera System, Sony Barney

Denmark Royal Castles of Zealand

Dear AllGreetings once more my second of three blog entries on my lovely little trip to Denmark reporting this time on my second full day there on the Tuesday.After a full day exploring the tourist sights of Copenhagen along with many other int
Tags: Travel, Denmark, Copenhagen, Zealand

The Fantastic Denmark Trip, Travel Packages, and Experiences

Denmark is one of the most beautiful nations regularly visited by tourists. Thousands of tourists deeply love Denmark trip from USA because of the blazing desire to land in a marvelous country. The land is perfectly beautified with 443 gorgeous islands. According to the statistics done by experts 70 islands are populated with approximately 5.6 million persons. Geographically, Denmark is a flat nation with little elevation and comprises majorly arable land. The biggest area is the western penins...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Usa, Sweden, Denmark, Copenhagen, Shakespeare, Zealand, Aarhus, Old Town, Aalborg, Jutland, Copenhagen Denmark, Kronborg Castle, Bornholm, Billund

The Fantastic Things to Do in Denmark and Travel Packages

Denmark is one of the most beautiful nations regularly visited by tourists. Thousands of tourists deeply love Denmark trip from USA because of the blazing desire to land in a marvelous country. The land is perfectly beautified with 443 gorgeous islands. According to the statistics done by experts 70 islands are populated with approximately 5.6 million persons. Geographically, Denmark is a flat nation with little elevation and comprises majorly arable land. The biggest area is the western penins...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Usa, Sweden, Denmark, Copenhagen, Shakespeare, Zealand, Aarhus, Old Town, Aalborg, Jutland, Copenhagen Denmark, Bornholm, Billund, Denmark Denmark

Train crash on Danish bridge kills 6, injures 16

By JAN M. OLSEN | Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A Danish passenger train apparently hit falling cargo from a passing freight train Wednesday, an accident that killed six people and injured 16 others as it crossed a bridge linking the country’s islands, authorities said. The accident was the worst in Denmark in more than 30 years. The rail operator, Danish Railways, told Denmark’s TV2 that the victims were passengers on a train going from the city of Odense, on the central Danish island ...
Tags: News, Sport, World news, Ap, Soccer, Glendale, Denmark, Carlsberg, Copenhagen, Zealand, Amtrak, Funen, Odense, Copenhagen Denmark, Jan M Olsen, Lars Loekke Rasmussen

Several killed in rail incident in Denmark

Reports say a tarpaulin from a freight train hit a passenger train going the other wayDanish police say several people have been killed in a train accident on a bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen.Police did not provide further details about those killed or the number of people injured in Wednesday’s incident, which took place about 8am local time. Danish media reported that a tarpaulin on a freight train hit a passenger train going in the opposite direction, prompting it to ...
Tags: Europe, World news, Denmark, Zealand, Funen

Police: Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Several people were killed in a train accident Wednesday on a Danish bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen, police said. Police did not provide further details about those killed or the number of people injured in Wednesday’s incident, which took place about 8 a.m. local time. Danish media […]
Tags: News, Nation, Zealand, Funen, Copenhagen Denmark

New Zealand's North and South islands 'creeping' even closer together after quake

Fault lines are still settling two years after the Kaikoura earthquake opened up a record 25 faultsNew Zealand’s North and South islands are “creeping” closer together in the wake of the devastating Kaikoura earthquake two years ago, the national science body has revealed.The magnitude 7.8 quake struck the upper South Island in 2016, and initially brought the two landmasses five metres closer together but GNS Science has now found that unsettled fault lines continue to draw them ever nearer. Con...
Tags: Asia Pacific, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Earthquakes, New Zealand, Zealand, South Island, Kaikoura, GNS

Amazing New Zealand Architectural Winner 2010

This newly new Zealand architectural design was the result of the New Zealand competition in year 2010 ago. The time line of the competition was on architectural and house building inspiration. Here, we can see almost the whole candidate of New Zealand architectural competition. We can start to see these stirring building structure applications with the thought of both modern and minimalist. Today, both of that characterization was very famous and mostly people love the concept of modern and min...
Tags: Books, Architecture, New Zealand, Zealand, Building Constructions, Prefab Home, New Zealand architecture, Architectural Competition, Architectural Design, Architectural Inspiration, Architecture Awards, Structure Applications

Danish Capital is Cut Off Due to ‘Major’ Police Operation

Bridges from Zealand to the central island of Funen and to neighboring Sweden have been closed down, as have ferry crossings to Germany and to Sweden.
Tags: News, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Zealand, Funen

Latin American Airlines: LATAM

There used to be a patchwork of airlines serving South America, but over the years they have consolidated and we're left with three. The largest one is LATAM Airlines, based in Chile. Like all the others LATAM will nearly always give you a superior flying experience if you choose them over their U.S. counterparts flying to South America. Based in Chile, they have close to 300 planes and they are much more generous with what you receive in-flight for international trips, like good Chilean wine ...
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The Amalea left Hoorn during dinner last night and cruised all night and this morning to get to Middelburg in the southern part of the Netherlands in a province called Zealand apparently where the name New Zealand came from. It was very pleasant and
Tags: Travel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Zealand, Middelburg, Hoorn, Amalea

'Can we do better, yes': Jacinda Ardern wades into New Zealand racism debate

Prime minister responds after expat director Taika Waititi said the nation was ‘racist as fuck’New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has responded to claims by expat director Taika Waititi that his home country is “racist as fuck”. Comments by the director of Thor Ragnarok, Boy and Hunt for the Wilderpeople caused a stir in New Zealand this week, with some accusing Waititi of going too far. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, Race issues, New Zealand, Zealand, Taika Waititi, Waititi, Jacinda Ardern, Thor Ragnarok Boy

A hygge honeymoon in Copenhagen

Revered for its style and loved for its bike friendly culture, brightly hued houses, delectable pastries, grand palaces and of course, the lovely little mermaid statue, Copenhagen is sure to be a sophisticated addition to your honeymoon itinerary. Sitting pretty on the islands of Zealand and Amager, this coastal capital has a rich history and exudes pure Scandi cool. Ideal for intrepid honeymooners not opposed to a long haul flight or two, Copenhagen is an absolute must-see destination if you’re...
Tags: Wedding, Copenhagen, Zealand, Destinations, Honeymoons, Location Europe, Amager

Lorde takes out newspaper advert in wake of Grammys snub to women

After being overlooked at the awards, the New Zealand star thanks supporters for ‘believing in female musicians’New Zealand singer Lorde has taken out a full-page advert in her home country’s largest newspaper thanking readers for “believing in female musicians” after she was overlooked at this week’s Grammys awards. Full-page letter from @lorde in today's @nzherald: 'Thank you, also, for believing in female musicians' Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Lorde, Culture, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Grammys, Zealand

New Zealand police apologise for tweeting joke about road deaths

After a weekend in which nine people died on New Zealand’s road, police posted a meme featuring Steve CarrellNew Zealand police have been forced to apologise for posting a tweet that appeared to make light of informing family members their relative had been killed in a car crash. On Monday the New Zealand police posted a gif image of comedian Steve Carell from the US version of The Office with a slight grin on his face. The text on the picture read: “This is the worst!” Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Media, US, Social Media, World news, Digital Media, New Zealand, Steve Carell, Road transport, Zealand, Steve CarrellNew

Queensland pursuing 'crazy' protectionism, New Zealand says

Trade minister Todd McClay labels Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Buy Queensland procurement policy ‘short-sighted’New Zealand’s trade minister has accused Annastacia Palaszczuk of pursuing “crazy” protectionism and not understanding how trade works. Todd McClay said the Buy Queensland procurement policy, announced at Labor’s state conference last weekend, was “short-sighted”. Continue reading...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Queensland, Queensland politics, New Zealand, Labor party, Zealand, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Todd McClay, Business (Australia

New Zealand to drug test high school rugby teams

Drugfree Sport NZ says it has information indicating ‘a significant potential for doping to occur’New Zealand is rolling out drug testing of its leading high school rugby teams in a move to address concerns about doping infiltrating the sport at junior level. Drugfree Sport NZ said it had information which indicated “a significant potential for doping to occur” within the school rugby environment. Continue reading...
Tags: Education, Sport, Asia Pacific, Rugby Union, Schools, New Zealand, Drugs in sport, Zealand, Drugfree Sport NZ

The Jungle Giants set to play NZ for the very first time

With their Triple J feature album 'Quiet Ferocity' out now, The Jungle Giants are looking forward to their first new Zealand show when they perform at REC, Auckland on September 15.
Tags: Zealand, Auckland, Nz, Jungle Giants

Zealand explored

We had a leisurely wake up breakfast and set off around Zealand island Denmark. First we visited The Little Mermaid which we had only seen her behind from our canal cruise a couple of days ago. Today we decided to see her face. After we left he
Tags: Travel, Denmark, Zealand

Saturday Brunch, May 6, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? Let’s start with some sporty-type-stuff. Chaplin Mike likes some game called “baseball”. Apparently it used to be popular, back when the games ran an hour and a half instead of twice that. His favorite team, of course, is the Chicago Cubs, who just won something called “The World Series” which, I hear, America has totally dominated. Like Europe isn’t even trying. Anyway, this week their trophy [along with the Boston Red Sox’s tro...
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Student fees spat won't harm 'superb' Australia and New Zealand friendship

Gerry Brownlee, NZ’s foreign affairs minister, says anger over proposed budget measures would be ‘worked out’New Zealand’s foreign affairs minister says spats between Canberra and Wellington over student fees and citizenship entitlements have not harmed the “superb” relationship between the two countries.Gerry Brownlee and his Australian counterpart, Julie Bishop, met in Sydney on Thursday and discussed proposed increases in Australian university fees and the Turnbull government’s push to make i...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Sydney, New Zealand, Julie Bishop, Canberra, Australian education, Wellington, Zealand, Gerry Brownlee, Budget 2017, Gerry Brownlee NZ

Word of Mouth: Copenhagen: The Danish capital's alluring culinary, architectural, creative and cultural treasures

by Nicolas Stecher Located on the Danish islands Zealand and Amager, the country's capital Copenhagen is ever-changing. While it garners attention for its culinary scene, it's also host to a kind of renaissance in its fashion, coffeehouse, art and...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Copenhagen, Zealand, Nicolas Stecher