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Dead albatross found with plastic bottle in its stomach

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:53
An albatross, not the one pictured, was found dead on Whirinaki Beach. Photo: NZ Herald An albatross died with a 500ml plastic water bottle in its stomach after being found in an awful condition on a Hawke's Bay beach.
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House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:47
Donald Trump is facing charges of abuse of power. Photo: Reuters The Democratic-led House of Representatives has voted to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a US president to begin in earnest next week.
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House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:47
Donald Trump is facing charges of abuse of power. Photo: Reuters The Democratic-led House of Representatives has voted to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a US president to begin in earnest next week.
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Red zone crime on the rise

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:38
Empty house in the red zone. Photo: RNZ/Diego Opatowski Residents of Christchurch's red zone are observing an increase in petty crime, and blame it on the lack of people around to prevent it.
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Armed police respond to shooting in Christchurch

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:34
Police at the scene in Forbes St, Sydenham. Photo: NZH Amber Allott Armed police have swarmed a street in south Christchurch after reports of a shooting at a vehicle.
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Armed police respond to shooting in Christchurch

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:32
Police at the scene in Forbes St, Sydenham. Photo: NZH Amber Allott Armed police have swarmed a street in south Christchurch after reports of a shooting at a vehicle.
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2019 second-hottest year, expect 'more extreme' weather

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:32
People cool down in the fountains of Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower in Paris in June 2019. Photo: Getty Images Last year was the Earth's second-hottest since records began, and the world should brace itself for more extreme weather events like the bushfires ravaging Australia, the World Meteorological Organisation warns.
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2019 second-hottest year, expect 'more extreme' weather

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:29
gettyimages-1152750607.jpg People cool down in the fountains of Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower in Paris in June 2019. Photo: Getty Images Last year was the Earth's second-hottest since records began, and the world should brace itself for more extreme weather events like the bushfires ravaging Australia, the World Meteorological Organisation warns.
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Missing phone leads methamphetamine dealer to cell

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:13
Sometimes it takes intricate police work to crack a big drug case.
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Shake-up could keep Putin in power past 2024

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:06
Vladimir Putin (right) with Mikhail Mishustin. Photo: Sputnik/Kremlin via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed constitutional changes that would give him scope to extend his grip on power after leaving the presidency, and picked a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet stepped down.
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Canty Uni develops brain wave tech to identify criminals

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:06
Photo: File A Canterbury University research project aims to use brain activity to reveal whether people have knowledge of criminal behaviour.
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Epstein estate sued by US Virgin Islands

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:05
Little St James island, one two islands Jeffrey Epstein owned. Photo: Reuters Jeffrey Epstein's estate is being sued by the US Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late accused sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private Caribbean island he owned.
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Epstein estate sued by US Virgin Islands

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:04
Little St James island, one of two islands Jeffrey Epstein owned. Photo: Reuters Jeffrey Epstein's estate is being sued by the US Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late accused sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private Caribbean island he owned.
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Tour company resumes trips to Moutohora/Whale Island

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:50
Moutohorā Island in Bay of Plenty. Photo: Public domain White Island Tours have recommenced trips to Moutohorā/Whale Island for the first time since the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.
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LOTR show causing headaches for local film producers

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:48
Amazon's new billion-dollar series is based in Auckland but is being filmed across the country and is set to kick off next month. Photo: Getty Images The filming of the new Lord of the Rings television series is causing some headaches for local film producers as they struggle to find workers and studio space.
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China tiptoes around holes in new trade deal

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:43
The centrepiece of the deal is a pledge by China to purchase at least an additional $US200 billion worth of US farm products and other goods and services over two years. Photo: Reuters The United States and China  have signed an initial trade deal that will roll back some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of US products, defusing an 18-month row between the world's two largest economies but leaving a number of sore spots unresolved.
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Shake-up could keep Putin in power past 2024

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:35
Vladimir Putin (right) with Mikhail Mishustin. Photo: Sputnik/Kremlin via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed constitutional changes that would give him scope to extend his grip on power after leaving the presidency, and picked a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet stepped down.
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Wildcats sign United States college basketball star

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:33
American-Puerto Rican Deanna Kuzmanic will lead the Wildcats back-court. Photo: Supplied The Canterbury Wildcats have bolstered their back-court stocks ahead of the 2020 National Basketball League with the signing of former United States college star Deanna Kuzmanic.
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Christchurch man purchases three properties by 25

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:29
Riyaan Mohamed bought his first home aged 21. Photo: Martin Hunter A young Kiwi whose goals morphed from racking up centuries in cricket to scoring big in the property market says his story shows it's still possible to live the dream of home ownership.
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Three properties by 25 and looking for his fourth

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 09:26
Riyaan Mohamed bought his first home aged 21. Photo: Martin Hunter A young Kiwi whose goals morphed from racking up centuries in cricket to scoring big in the property market says his story shows it's still possible to live the dream of home ownership.
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