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24 September 2017 9:38 PM Police swarm Head Hunters clubrooms

Police said they had executed search warrants at various locations in Auckland with the support of other government agencies, including the Serious Fraud Office, Customs, the Ministry of Social Development and Inland Revenue. The execution of the warrants followed an investigation into alleged accumulation of criminally derived wealth by a senior member

21 September 2017 6:23 PM Mexico's president visits quake-injured; signs of life in collapsed school transfix the country

Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the sites of buildings crumbled by Mexico’s deadly earthquake, which killed at least 252 people and galvanized heroic efforts to reach those trapped, including a child or children thought to still be alive in the ruins of a school. Battling grinding fatigue and mountains of rubble, rescuers in three

21 September 2017 4:02 PM Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake

MEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as Mexicans were riveted by an effort to save a 12-year-old girl who was pinned in the rubble of her elementary school. The drama played out live late Wednesday and early Thursday on the major news channels here, with television cameras tracking

20 September 2017 7:56 PM Mexicans race to save schoolgirl buried by quake; death toll at 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican rescuers raced against the clock on Wednesday to save a 12-year-old girl trapped beneath a collapsed school and reach other possible survivors buried in rubble in central Mexico following the country’s most deadly earthquake in three decades. At least 237 people were killed by the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck about

20 September 2017 9:51 AM Rescuers in desperate search for girl as Mexico quake toll hits 225

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers frantically worked to dig a young girl out from under the rubble of a partially collapsed school on Wednesday, a small glimmer of hope amid devastation from a major earthquake that killed at least 225 people across central Mexico. Television network Televisa broadcast the dramatic rescue attempt live after crews at the school 3

20 September 2017 9:51 AM Mexico earthquake: Many children killed at primary school

At least 30 people, mostly children, died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City during Tuesday's earthquake, local media say. The shallow, 7.1 magnitude quake killed at least 225 people in total and caused major damage across states in the centre of the country. Dozens of buildings were toppled, much of the electricity supply was cut and broken 4

18 September 2017 6:27 PM Significant timing for Suffrage Day this year

Time to reflect on the hard-fought battle for equal voting rights, on a significant day in New Zealand's history - made all the more relevant by falling amid the election campaign. Today is Suffrage Day, marking 124 years since women got the right to vote in New Zealand, the first in the world to do so. Minister for Women Paula Bennett said we've come a long way since 2

18 September 2017 2:19 PM What Does Trump Want Out of United Nations Reform?

In a preview of President Trump’s message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly this week, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster on Friday repeatedly uttered two words: “sovereignty and accountability.” The United States believes in the UN’s mission to promote peace and prosperity, he explained. But the world body will only be successful if it protects 3

16 September 2017 7:09 AM Otago narrowly lose bruising encounter

The game had two yellow cards and a red card to Tasman centre Levi Aumua after he put in a nasty tip tackle in the second half. It was a willing encounter and plenty of tired bodies in the game. Tasman skipped out to 29-13 early in the second half through a penalty try and held off a fast finishing Otago. The home team came back in the final 10 minutes 2

14 September 2017 12:07 PM Fatal Malaysia religious school fire likely caused by mischief, not short circuit: Fire department official

KUALA LUMPUR - A deadly blaze that engulfed a religious school in the capital city of Malaysia on Thursday (Sept 14) morning could have been an act of mischief, said the Kuala Lumpur fire department, disputing earlier speculation of electrical short circuit. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman said he ruled out short circuit 5