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2 November 2017 5:06 AM Study reveals extent of cancer cases in ICU

Published: 4:40 pm, Thursday, 2 November 2017 A cancer patient in intensive care as a result of surgery is less likely to die than a non-surgical cancer patient, a landmark review has found. Analysis of more than 1.6 million admissions to Australian and New Zealand intensive care units (ICUs) shows there were nearly 214,000 admissions between 2000 and 2016 due to cancer 257

30 October 2017 3:03 PM Fairytale ending after 'fairy godfather' tackles armed robber

An alleged armed dairy robber in Napier has been caught, not red-handed, but rather, pink-faced. He's appeared in court, after being chased down by a man in a fairy costume. Liam Fontaine had been dressed to take part in a breast cancer awareness walk with sister Kristel, in memory of their mum. The pink-winged crusader didn't hesitate to step in when he saw a crime 165

30 October 2017 9:33 AM WATCH: Iranian diplomat, imam call for destruction of Israel

"The countdown to the annihilation of the Zionist regime has begun." A day after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani boldly declared that Tehran will continue to produce nuclear-capable missiles, an activity Israel has been warning against for years, a video of an Iranian diplomat urging for the destruction of Israel started gaining traction online 172

29 October 2017 6:50 AM Pink fairy tackles alleged Napier robber to the ground

A man raising awareness for breast cancer has managed two good deeds in one day, tackling an alleged robber to the ground in Napier. Dressed in a pink crop top, pink tutu, pink fishnets and fairy nets, the man was quick to take action when a man wearing a balaclava fled a dairy on Hastings St. The man had allegedly threatened a staff member inside the dairy 139

29 October 2017 6:27 AM Robber tackled by pink fairy in Napier

A man dressed in pink for a breast cancer fundraiser has helped catch a robber in Napier. A man dressed as a pink fairy, who had recently taken part in a breast cancer fundraiser, has helped catch a fleeing robber in Napier. A worker in a dairy in Hastings Street was threatened by a man wearing a balaclava after 2pm on Sunday but managed to chase him from the store 129

27 October 2017 7:52 AM Zapruder captured JFK’s assassination in riveting detail, fueling decades of conspiracy theories

On Nov. 22, 1963, the day Abraham Zapruder would forever surrender his name to an American tragedy, the Dallas dressmaker who loved to shoot home movies had decided to leave his Bell and Howell Zoomatic at home. It was his assistant who convinced him that President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade through Dealey Plaza might be worth getting on film. Four hundred 633

25 October 2017 11:46 AM The Daily 202: Flake and Corker feel liberated to speak their minds. That should terrify Trump

THE BIG IDEA: Now Jeff Flake can listen to his conscience, not his consultants. The Trumpists feel triumphant and emboldened after the Arizona Republican senator announced that he will not seek reelection. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon quickly claimed Flake’s scalp as his own. “Many more to come,” he texted a Washington Post reporter 578

21 October 2017 5:12 PM Could A Female Thor Come To The MCU? Here’s What Kevin Feige Said

A female Thor in the MCU would also likely require actress Natalie Portman to the Thor franchise. Because in the comics, it turned out that the female Thor was none other than Jane Foster, who was also battling breast cancer. While weak and frail in human form, she could transform into the mighty Thor. Jane Foster's love story with Thor was a major plot point 159

21 October 2017 4:03 PM Ronald McDonald House Orange figures show large numbers staying due to child mental health problems

Mental health problems affecting young people are the main reason families stay at Ronald McDonald House Orange [RMHO]. The house provides accommodation for families living more than 50 kilometres from Orange who have children being treated at hospitals in Orange. RMHO executive officer Rebecca Walsh said families of children suffering mental health 92

18 October 2017 7:06 AM Scott Court is Hutt Valley’s first smokefree town centre

Scott Court in Stokes Valley has become the Hutt Valley’s first smokefree town centre. Hutt City Council officially designated the space smokefree at a Council meeting on 10 October 2017. As well as being the first in the Hutt Valley, Scott Court will become one of the first suburban shopping areas across the country thanks to Hutt City Council’s Smokefree 79