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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 18

2 November 2017 12:01 AM No govt support for Auckland port expansion: Ardern

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the Ports of Auckland's proposal to extend one of its wharves by 13 metres into Waitemata Harbour, just hours after the proposal was released. Speaking after her first official conversation as prime minister with the mayor of Auckland, former Labour Party leader Phil Goff, Ardern 30

1 November 2017 3:14 PM Five old friends from Argentina reunited in New York. They died together in a terrorist attack

The childhood friends from Argentina had been planning the trip to New York City for years. The men all hailed from Rosario, Argentina’s third largest city, about 3½ hours northwest of Buenos Aires. As teenagers, they had bonded in the halls and classrooms of the Instituto Politécnico, a technical high school in Rosario, and graduated together from there

1 November 2017 2:48 PM New York truck attack: Victims were visiting with loved ones

Eight people were killed in New York on Tuesday when a man drove a truck onto a cycle path in Lower Manhattan. Not all the victims have been identified yet but the authorities have confirmed that five of them were tourists from Argentina and another was visiting from Belgium. The Belgian national was named on Wednesday as 31-year-old Ann-Laure Decadt 31

1 November 2017 10:04 AM New York truck attack: What we know and don't know

On Tuesday afternoon local time, eight people were killed when a truck drove along a cycle path in Manhattan. It is the deadliest terror attack in the city since nearly 3,000 people were killed on 11 September 2001. A full picture is starting to emerge of what happened, and of everyone involved. This piece will be updated as we get more information 30

31 October 2017 11:50 AM The Daily 202: 10 takeaways from Mueller’s shock-and-awe gambit

THE BIG IDEA: The ghost of Paul Manafort haunts the White House this Halloween. Since President Trump likes alliterative nicknames, maybe the special counsel’s should be Methodical Mueller. Unveiling the first batch of criminal allegations to come from probes into possible Russian influence in the American political system, Robert S. Mueller III proved 38

30 October 2017 7:45 PM Former Trump adviser pleads guilty to lying to FBI

An obscure Trump campaign adviser pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about contacts with people who claimed to have ties to top Russian officials, in the first criminal charges alleging links between the campaign and Moscow, said court documents released on Monday (local time). George Papadopoulos, who joined the Trump presidential campaign in March 16

30 October 2017 5:52 AM Lengthy queues and 'unsafe crowds' at chaotic Auckland Airport

An Auckland woman is describing two-hour long queues through Customs and chaotic crowds at Auckland Airport as "hugely distressing". Joanna Gray was flying into New Zealand from Brisbane around 5 pm last night and found herself in a scene "like what you'd see in another country". The international arrivals area was flooded with thousands of people flying 18

30 October 2017 2:49 AM Appointment to New Zealand First

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will allow Auckland to introduce a regional fuel tax to fund investment in the city’s transport network including light rail to the airport. More>> The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is arguing that a sole mother who took out loans to pay for her home repairs and to support 4

29 October 2017 5:35 PM 2 injured in Rome when small plane crashes on train tracks

MILAN (AP) — A small tourist plane crashed onto high-speed train tracks Saturday while attempting to land at the small Urbe civilian airport in Rome, injuring the two people on board, the news agency ANSA reported. An unidentified witness told Sky TG24 that the plane crashed into one set of tracks, leaving clear parallel tracks where a high-speed train 3