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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

11 September 2017 6:51 AM Joe Rogan: 'I apologize to anyone I offended'

US commentator and former television host Joe Rogan has apologised to any offended New Zealanders after calling the haka "stupid" in one of his latest podcasts. The actor and MMA expert took aim at the traditional Maori war cry in an interview with actor Hannibal Buress. The pair were discussing the ability to control the state of the mind when Rogan 13

11 September 2017 1:49 AM Joe Rogan calls the Tall Blacks 'f***ing dummies' for performing haka

Comedian Joe Rogan has taken aim at the haka in one of his most recent podcasts. In an interview with actor Hannibal Buress, the discussion turned to the Tall Blacks performing the haka before their match against the United States 2014. The actor seemed confused as to why the haka was performed, then became scornful. "This is ridiculous, they're playing 3

3 September 2017 6:46 AM Kim Jong-Un: Absolute Power, And An H-Bomb To Wield It

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ranks among the world's youngest heads of state, but has some of its most powerful weapons at his disposal. In the process, he has simply shrugged off international warnings and economic sanctions, as well as bellicose threats from US President Donald Trump of possible military strikes if he persists. When he took over from his late father 7

27 August 2017 9:45 PM Texas gov praises Harvey response; Trump meets and tweets

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loaded heavy praise Sunday on President Donald Trump and the federal government for its response to Hurricane Harvey, describing an “A-plus” effort with the storm only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll. Trump agreed his administration was handling its responsibilities well, approving of the effort in a series 4

24 August 2017 6:44 PM Mayweather Versus McGregor: Who’s Worse?

Boxing , like all sports, is addictive because it is so unsatisfying. In a boxing film, you can be assured of a narrative arc, building to a meaningful ending: a victory—or, more often, a moral victory, assuring viewers that the world makes sense, even when it doesn’t seem to. But in boxing itself no such resolution is assured. For every thrilling upset 3

22 August 2017 9:25 PM JAY-Z & Beyonce Buy $88 Million Bel-Air Mansion

JAY-Z and Beyonce have bought an $88-million Bel-Air mansion with 30,000 square feet of living space, a spa, a media room, four outdoor swimming pools, a full-sized basketball court and more. The property is the power couple's first Los Angeles home and marks the highest-selling transaction of 2017 in Los Angeles County, topping David Geffen's $85 million 8

9 August 2017 10:48 AM The Daily 202: The GOP congressional majority may be too strong for Trump to break

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has an advantage heading into the 2018 midterms in holding the GOP majority, despite President Trump's approval ratings. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) If you really want to know why the Republican majority in the House has been so strong, the answer lies in these six states: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania — across 2

12 July 2017 6:54 AM Conor ‘Mystic’ McGregor predicts knockout inside four

Mayweather, McGregor faced off publicly for first time in Los Angeles on Tuesday night Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor met face to face on Tuesday for the first time, at least publicly, as they kicked off a four-city, three-country international press tour to drum up interest in their 12-round super welterweight matchup on August 26th at T-Mobile 4

7 July 2017 9:58 PM Airlines scramble to find flights for Queenslanders stuck interstate after heavy fog grounded 80 planes

AIRLINES have scrambled to find flights for Queenslanders stuck interstate after heavy fog grounded 80 planes. Thousands of passengers were believed to be affected, with some expected not to get home until Monday. Mitchelton’s Quentin Hall spent Friday night sleeping on the floor of Sydney Airport after his Qantas flight from Perth was diverted. Mr Hall, 51, said it was a “tough 8