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2 November 2017 4:01 PM New York truck attack suspect charged with terrorism offences

New York - Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges on Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group's online calls to action and picked Halloween because he figured streets would be extra crowded. Even as he lay wounded in the hospital from police 1109

2 November 2017 5:35 AM No air traffic control for four minutes

Staff in the national air traffic management centre lost contact with all aircraft in New Zealand's skies for four minutes one afternoon in 2015. National air traffic controllers lost radar and radio contact with all aircraft in the skies above New Zealand for four minutes one afternoon in June, 2015, an investigation has revealed. A Transport Accident 252

1 November 2017 7:20 PM Cartels keen to grow Kiwi cocaine market

The seizure of a record haul of cocaine that was smuggled into Tauranga yesterday is a sign international drug cartels are taking a keen interest in growing New Zealand's small cocaine market, officials say. Some 46kg of cocaine, with a street value of $20 million, was seized at a Tauranga address yesterday after a five-month investigation by police 277

1 November 2017 4:25 PM Can a Carbon 'Vacuum Cleaner' Save the Planet?

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 211

1 November 2017 1:31 AM 'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting 221

31 October 2017 6:31 PM Heavy rain for parts of NZ on Friday

Rainfall totals on Friday may be higher than previously thought, as a low in the Tasman Sea slowly approaches New Zealand, creating a stream of low-level warm moist air from the subtropical oceans to the north to the lower South Island. It's slow moving due to a blocking high east of the North Island and this could increase rainfall totals. A cold front 214

31 October 2017 5:32 AM The Soap Box: Ardern and Turnbull set for tough first date

Trans-Tasman Prime Ministerial relations have over the years had their ups and downs. They were at a pretty low ebb when Rob Muldoon ruled the sty and squared off against the lofty Malcolm Fraser. David Lange and boozer Bob Hawke were like red rag to a bull with the Aussie seeing our PM as little more than a Methodist lay preacher. Left footers Jim Bolger 171

31 October 2017 2:52 AM US, Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and U.S. Air Force (USAF) scrambled fighter jets to intercept two nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bombers of the Russian Aerospace Force on October 30, the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in a statement. JASDF and USAF aircraft escorted the Russian bombers as they skirted the Japanese islands 239

30 October 2017 8:39 PM Kevin Spacey chose to engage an old and toxic myth

Spacey apologizes for alleged sex assault against a minor Kate Maltby is a regular broadcaster and columnist in the United Kingdom on issues of culture and politics and is a theater critic for The Times of London. She is also completing a doctorate in Renaissance literature, having been awarded a collaborative doctoral degree between Yale University 179

30 October 2017 2:09 PM This is what analysts have to say about Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) after last week

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.23 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 27 investors sold Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 46.61 million shares or 0.56% less from 46.87 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Since May 2, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction 184