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White House defends Trump's emergency declaration as lawsuits and political ...

The White House on Sunday defended President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border and sought to clarify his contradictory statements about its necessity, marking the start of what's expected to be a drawn-out fight over ... Read more

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Drive to thrive: The money-spinning rise and rise of Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox

It's fair to say Ryan Fox can go ahead and give his lovely bride to be the wedding of her dreams. The Kiwi golfer is certainly not short of cash ahead of his looming big day, having already banked €309,679 (NZ$509,424) for his six events so far in 2019. Read more

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Farmers worry development plans for leasehold Crown land may be stymied

Federated Farmers is expressing fears that its members with long-term leases on Crown land may be prevented from developing their properties. No caption. A hillside overlooking Lake Tekapo. Photo: Supplied/ LINZ. Yesterday the government released ... Read more

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The sperm donor who plans to travel the world to impregnate women

A US sperm donor, known only as 'Joe Donor' spends his time travelling the world and impregnating as many women as possible. He has told the 60 Minutes program it is his life's work, but critics say he is dangerous and has no place meeting with ... Read more

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Auckland traffic delays: big delays on northwestern motorway after roadworks ...

Commuters are facing big delays on Auckland's motorways on Monday morning after overrun roadworks and a crash. Roadworks that were meant to have finished before the morning rush hour but which ran overtime left the northwestern motorway closed to ... Read more

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Is Tropical Cyclone Oma heading for New Zealand or not?

Will Tropical Cyclone Oma hit New Zealand or won't it? Computer models are battling it out over TC Oma's possible severe impact on the country at the weekend. Two of the most trusted models - the United States' GFS and the European ECMWF - are taking ... Read more

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Google Releases Top 10 List of YouTube Ads in Singapore for Second Half of 2018

Google has released the YouTube Ads Leaderboard for the second half of 2018, revealing the list of top 10 video ads that Singaporeans watched from July to December. “Brands and agencies pulled out all the stops in the second half of 2018 to produce ... Read more

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Commerce Commission fails to win injunction against online ticket reseller Viagogo

The Commerce Commission has failed to win an injunction to force Swiss online concert and event ticket resale marketplace Viagogo to change the way it does business. The commission argued before the High Court in Auckland earlier this month that ... Read more

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Conservatives feel vindicated by new developments in Jussie Smollett case ...

The case of Jussie Smollett, who said he was attacked by two men in Chicago last month, has gotten more complicated in recent days, and conservatives on Twitter can't get enough. Smollett, an actor on the TV show Empire, told Chicago police he was ... Read more

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Budgets are like diets - neither seem to work, says millionaire

Cutting back on small expenses won't save you the most money, but controlling your biggest expenses might. Budgets are one of the main reasons some people have difficulty managing their money, because they reinforce a scarcity mindset, according to ... Read more

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Auckland dry spell broken, as meteorologists eye Cyclone Oma

A 23-day dry spell in Auckland has been broken by heavy rain - and more is likely as a tropical cyclone gathers strength in the Pacific. Niwa's principal scientist - forecasting Chris Brandolino said a small area of showers moved over Auckland early on ... Read more

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Vanuatu security pact with Australia is 'non-exclusive'

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print. Australia will sign a new security pact with Vanuatu but has been unable to secure an exclusive agreement with the influential Pacific nation, which says it won't jeopardise its relationships with ... Read more

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Brisbane Bullets confident they can make an impact in NBL finals

Brisbane star import Lamar Patterson insists the Bullets will not just be making up the numbers in the NBL finals. Patterson's heroics in the final minute of the 84-78 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night catapulted Brisbane into the semi-finals ... Read more

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67% plan to vote against US air base transfer within Okinawa: poll

Close to 70 percent of Okinawa residents plan to vote against the central government's controversial plan to transfer a key U.S. air base within the southern island prefecture in the local referendum on Feb 24, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday. While ... Read more