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Teen charged with Timaru armed robbery

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 16:56
Police are charging a 14-year-old in relation to the armed robbery of a dairy in Timaru.
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Boy dies on flight: 'Why wasn't plane turned around?'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:40
Authorities were called to Faleolo International Airport prior to a Samoa Airways flight touching down on Boxing Day. Photo: Getty Images A passenger on board a flight on which a young boy died has described the heartbreaking moment the child started to panic 30 minutes into the journey.
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Liverpool extend lead, Arsenal slip

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:03
Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool's first goal from the penalty spot. Photo: Action Images via Reuters Liverpool opened up a seven-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, while Arsenal’s poor away form continued with a 1-0 defeat at West Ham United.
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PM warns of catastrophe if Brexit rejected

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 14:03
theresa_may_reuters_.jpg Theresa May. Photo: Reuters British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament that she is expected to lose.
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$20 million to make rural highways safer

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:48
rural_highway_0.jpg The upgrades to rural highways are part of the Government’s $1.4 billion Safe Network Programme. Photo: Getty Images Rumble strips, safety barriers and wider shoulders will be installed as part of a road safety package to improve rural highways on the West Coast and in Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay and Manawatu-Whanganui.
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Dolphins out to play in Catlins

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:05
dolphin_alec_beange_supplied.jpg Photo: Alec Beange Dolphins frolicking in Porpoise Bay made the holidays a big more special this year for one family in the Catlins.
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Former Queenstown player wins doubles final

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:15
ben_mclahlan_and_jan-lennard_struff_getty.jpg Ben McLachlan (left) and Jan-Lennard Struff celebrate with the trophy yesterday. Photo: Getty Images Former Queenstown player  Ben McLachlan and his German doubles partner have beaten Kiwi Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen in the final of the ASB Classic in Auckland.
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Sandgren downs Norrie in first ATP title

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:50
tennys_sandgren_getty.jpg Tennys Sandgren plays a backhand at the ASB Classic final in Auckland. Photo: Getty Images American Tennys Sandgren brushed aside Britain's Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-2 to win his first ATP title at the ASB Classic in Auckland.
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Fisherman dies in Ruakaka

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:17
A fisherman has died in the Bream Bay area south of Whangārei.
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Saudi teen who fled family now 'brave Canadian'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:11
rahaf_mohammed_al-qunun_reuters.jpg Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun at Toronto airport. Photo: Reuters An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life has been welcomed in  Canada, where Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called her a brave e new Canadian.
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Buses slide after diesel spill in Fiordland

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:47
Two buses have reportedly slid off the road after a diesel spill on a highway in Fiordland this morning.
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Driver in fatal Auckland crash speeding, say police

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:31
eight_col_img_9046.jpg Emergency workers at the scene of the crash on Gowing Dr yesterday. Photo: RNZ The car involved in a crash with a bus in Auckland was speeding and crossed the centre line, police say.
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Fundraiser causes anger among deaf community

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:22
gettyimages-75019911.jpg Photo: Getty Images A deaf Wellington man says he's furious after a woman apparently pretending to be deaf so she could try to sell sign-language cards, came into his work.
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Rufer 'lucky to be alive' after heart attack on scooter

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:07
rufer_1.jpg Wynton Rufer said his heart simply stopped without warning. Photo: NZ Herald New Zealand football great Wynton Rufer says he's "lucky to be alive" after suffering a heart attack while riding a Lime scooter.
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Govt shutdown breaks record, no end in sight

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 09:46
2019-01-12t184349z_376052090_rc12e0a6f790_rtrmadp_3_usa-shutdown-workers_1.jpg Furloughed government workers, contractors and their families attended a free community dinner donated from families and community organisations in Silver Spring, Maryland. Photo: Reuters A partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for billions to build a wall along the US-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in the country's history with no end in sight.
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Deadly gas blast in Paris amid lockdown

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 09:08
2019-01-12t095228z_712793751_rc12842b39d0_rtrmadp_3_france-blast.jpg The explosion happened at a bakery shop in Paris. Image: social media via Reuters Two French firefighters and a Spanish woman have died and nearly 50 people are injured after a massive gas explosion that gutted the ground floor of a building in a central Paris shopping district, authorities say.
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