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Video shows security guard attacked by man she was trying to help

Video shows security guard attacked by man she was trying to help

The security guard was on duty at a residential building on Franklin Street in the city's River North district when the incident happened. Stigler, who has been working security at the building for about two months, walks outside to check on the guy.



Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

Germany is facing federal elections on September 24 with its national energy policy often hindered by regional considerations amid a rising imbalance between an oversupplied North and an undersupplied South amid very slow progress and rising costs for the national grid expansion plan.


Govt promises 34000 new homes for Auckland

Govt promises 34000 new homes for Auckland

The plan would see an existing 8275 old rundown houses demolished - with 13,540 new social houses constructed, and 20,671 homes that were either "affordable or market built". Little said the Government's announcement was "hypocritical". This was the threshold which allowed buyers to get access to first-home buyer grants. How many of these houses will actually be affordable? "When only half the houses Auckland need are being built at the moment, a slow-down would be a disaster", he said.



US Special Forces Member Killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia

As part of their advise and assist mission, American special operations forces accompany Somali troops in raids against al-Shabaab. Since taking office President Trump has signed a directive loosening the USA military's rules of engagement in Somalia and authorised the deployment of dozens of additional regular troops from the 101st Airborne Division.