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  • Buy a Sub and Drink & Fight Hunger Friday, November 3rd

    1 November 2017 5:46 PM 226

    Friday, is World Sandwich Day and Living Oklahoma talks with Lanette Kovachi, RDN, Global Dietitian for Subway® fighting hunger which impacts 41 million people across the country, including nearly 13 million children. That is why Subwayis joining forces with Feeding America on Friday, Nov. 3rd. More than 40,000 Subway restaurants in more than 60 countries

  • In meeting, Trump to push a reluctant Xi to rein in North Korea

    1 November 2017 5:35 PM 226

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will further pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping in talks next week to take tougher measures against North Korea, as the United States compiles information for possible new sanctions on Chinese banks working with Pyongyang. Senior administration officials say Trump will try to convince Xi when they meet in Beijing

  • 'Frenzy' goes out of NZ housing market

    1 November 2017 5:33 PM 246

    New Zealand property value growth slowed to an annual pace of 3.9 percent in October as inflated Auckland house prices fell for the first time in six years. The QV house price index posted the lowest rate of annual growth since June 2012 last month, state-owned valuer Quotable Value said. Values increased 0.9 percent to a national average $646,807 in the three

  • India canter to 53-run win, break NZ jinx to go 1-0 ahead

    1 November 2017 5:03 PM 200

    NEW DELHI: India finally tasted success against the team that has been their Achilles heel for long in this format when they outplayed butter-fingered New Zealand by 53 runs in the first Twenty20 International here tonight. At the end of the lopsided game that was also veteran seamer Ashish Nehra's last in competitive cricket, hosts India sauntered to a 1-0 lead in the three-match

  • Can a Carbon 'Vacuum Cleaner' Save the Planet?

    1 November 2017 4:25 PM 201

    Companies are exploring ways to scrub carbon dioxide from the air and put it back into the ground. We humans are really, really good at making carbon dioxide. Last year our smokestacks and tailpipes puffed out more than 60 trillion pounds of the greenhouse gas, monkeying with the planet’s climate and acidifying the oceans. What we’re not so good at is cleaning

  • Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

    1 November 2017 4:21 PM 182

    Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP When it comes to which languages developers like and dislike, Stack Overflow has some insight. Based on the languages developers tagged as those they would not like to work with in their Stack Overflow Jobs profiles, the company has found

  • A green park on top of a carpark (!) and other remarkable plans for the Auckland port

    1 November 2017 4:02 PM 237

    Ports of Auckland has released its brand new long-term plans. Simon Wilson is impressed, but also not impressed. The cars are moving off the finger wharves. Hallelujah. And instead of spreading over every inch of available wharf space, most of them will be contained in a remarkable, brand-new carpark building. With a green park on top. That’s the biggest

  • 30 year plan for Auckland's ports unveiled

    1 November 2017 4:02 PM 210

    Cars causing an eyesore on Auckland's waterfront could finally be covered up. Ports of Auckland has unwrapped its draft 30-year master plan, including a five-storey parking building topped with a one-hectare waterfront park. Chief Executive Tony Gibson said the proposed building kills two birds with one stone. "What we're saying is actually people don't

  • New Zealand’s Housing Boom Has Come to an End

    1 November 2017 4:00 PM 238

    House prices in New Zealand’s largest city posted their first annual decline in six years in October, bringing an end to the nation’s property boom. Prices in the Auckland region fell 0.6 percent from a year earlier, helping to slow the rate of growth nationwide to 3.9 percent, a five-year low, property research agency Quotable Value said Thursday. Auckland’s

  • New York truck attacker planned for weeks and carried out rampage in the name of ISIS, officials say

    1 November 2017 3:49 PM 202

    NEW YORK — Investigators probing the background of the 29-year-old man they say mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a Manhattan bike path believe he was a lone wolf who became “radicalized domestically” while living in the United States, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) said Wednesday. Officials say the suspected attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, was influenced