In today's news roundup, New Zealand's Parliament decides that male members of Parliament no longer need to wear ties, Major League Baseball changes its baseballs, and a lawyer shows up for a video looking like a kitten.
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In today's news roundup, Captain Tom, who inspired Britain, has passed away at the age of 100, a company called bluShift has launched a rocket powered by biofuel, and a woman is caught trying to sneak cactuses into New Zealand - by wearing them.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…breakdancing becomes an Olympic event, a New Zealand company upsets people when it tries to give away money, and some cricket umpires in Australia will now have ads - in their armpits.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…protesting lawmakers throw pig guts in Taiwan's parliament, an elephant is pulled out of a well with a crane in India, and a New Zealand city is forced to replace exploding parking sensors.
Over the weekend, elections were held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the elections in New Zealand, Guinea, and Bolivia.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a Japanese man becomes the only tourist at Machu Picchu, the US Army works to develop augmented reality goggles for dogs, and a speedy bar-tailed godwit sets a record by flying 11 days straight.
Over the last two days, debates took place for the leadership of two different countries on opposite sides of the world - the United States and New Zealand. The results of the debates were extremely different.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
In today's news roundup, Lebanon's government has stepped down after protests following the huge explosions on August 4, New Zealand is working to understand and control a new coronavirus outbreak, and a skateboard move is renamed after 40 years.
On Monday, about two weeks earlier than planned, New Zealand declared that it was free from the coronavirus. The country has moved to Level 1 in its coronavirus alert system, returning life in New Zealand to nearly normal.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a teenager carries her father hundreds of miles on her bike, New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern doesn't let an earthquake shake her up, and scientists discover that penguin poop produces laughing gas.