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16 September 2017 9:10 PM The Killers Australian tour 2018: Brisbane Entertainment Centre

INDIE rock band The Killers will kick off their Australian tour with a gig at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. The American band will play seven arena shows across Australia and New Zealand next year, opening their Australian leg at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on April 27. The tour will follow the release of their fifth album Wonderful Wonderful 4

16 September 2017 5:00 PM Anthony Joshua backs Joseph Parker to beat Hughie Fury and set up heavyweight showdown next year

Anthony Joshua expects Hughie Fury to fail in his WBO world title bid against Joseph Parker — and is convinced he will face the latter in 2018. The WBO belt was vacated by Tyson Fury last October amid battles with depression and cocaine. His cousin will fight New Zealander Parker in an effort to return it to the family at Manchester Arena next Saturday 1

14 September 2017 10:25 AM Daca: Trump denies reaching 'Dreamers' deal with Democrats

US President Donald Trump has denied reaching a deal with top Democrats to protect young undocumented migrants. Mr Trump said "massive border security would have to be agreed in exchange for consent" on the immigrant programme. Top Congress Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced the agreement on the migrants, known as Dreamers, after talks 4

14 September 2017 10:25 AM The Daily 202: Bipartisan initiative to thwart election hacking gains steam

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri during a meeting yesterday in Sochi. (Michael Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP/Getty Images) THE BIG IDEA: West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s son was wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan and suffered traumatic brain injury. When he finally made it home, the Republican 3

14 September 2017 6:32 AM Boks will run All Blacks close

The Springboks in 2017 have won back respect and I expect them to run the All Blacks very close in Albany on Saturday. Let’s take a moment and celebrate that we can actually entertain the prospect of a Test match on Saturday and not an 80 minute time waste. The Boks will be competitive and after the horror of 2016 that’s already a mountain climbed for Eben Etzebeth’s 3

14 September 2017 3:27 AM Why Russia props up the dangerous North Korean regime

As North Korea continues to develop a nuclear-weapons program, threatening the U.S. and neighboring countries while starving and enslaving much of its population, the regime of Kim Jong Un continues to receive an increasing amount of both public and private support from Russia. But why? “Putin is weakening sanctions against North Korea to weaken the concept 4

14 September 2017 2:53 AM BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump on Dreamers

Democratic leaders emerged from a dinner meeting Wednesday night with President Trump to say they had worked out a deal to grant permanent protections to young illegal immigrants — without having to accept funding for the president’s proposed border wall. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Trump 1

12 September 2017 10:49 PM Rollie Heke pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Alleged Morrinsville shooter Rollie Heke has pleaded not guilty to all his charges - including three counts of attempted murder. The 37-year-old was arrested in the Kaingaroa Forest township last month following a two-week long manhunt. It's alleged he'd shot at officers with a semi-automatic rifle. He was taken into custody without incident after armed 4

12 September 2017 9:29 PM Education Leaders Announce Plan for Auckland Teacher Crisis

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis. NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand Principals Federation, Auckland Primary Principals Association and Waitakere Area Principals Association have developed a 10-point plan, which was launched 2

11 September 2017 8:16 AM The Daily 202: Hurricane Irma would have killed vastly more people in the past

THE BIG IDEA: Five deaths related to Hurricane Irma have now been confirmed in Florida. Two of the victims died in a car crash southeast of Tampa on Sunday: A sheriff’s deputy had been stationed in an evacuation shelter overnight and was driving home at about 6 a.m. to pick up more supplies. A corrections officer was on his way to work. Any loss of life is a tragedy 6