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US Ambassador attacked

US Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified.

Spectacular one-handed catch

A disobedient, or perhaps determined, husband has a chance to win a share of $1 million after taking a spectacular one-handed catch at last night's World Cup game in…

Customs to beef up powers

Customs is seeking new powers including requiring a person to provide a password or access to their electronic devices and make them empty their pockets.

MP's mum admits fraud

The mother of Labour MP Carmel Sepuloni and her partner have admitted 23 benefit fraud charges totalling nearly $100,000.



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Housing crisis: Jump in house listings

An increase in Auckland housing stock for sale at the city's biggest real estate agency is being claimed as evidence of success in tackling Auckland's housing…

US McDonald's dropping antibiotics

McDonald's in the US says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics commonly used in humans, and milk from cows that are not treated with an artificial…


Report condemns Ferguson's racial bias

The US Justice Department will not prosecute a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old whose death in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked…

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Television obsessive Paul Casserly wades through a month of viewing to bring you his highs and lows of New Zealand television in February.




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