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2 November 2017 4:03 PM CIA releases 47,000 bin Laden files, renewing interest in Iran links

Material also contains video of late militant leader's son and possible successor The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has led to renewed questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. U.S. intelligence officials and prosecutors have long said Iran formed 1116

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

2 November 2017 4:40 AM High Court injunction to stop Platinum buying OfficeMax

The Commerce Commission today filed proceedings in the High Court at Auckland seeking an injunction to prevent Platinum Equity LLC acquiring OfficeMax Holdings Limited. The Commission considers that the acquisition would be likely to have the effect of substantially lessening competition in the supply of stationery to large corporate and government customers 243

1 November 2017 6:38 AM Rule of law: EP will be asked to take a position on situation in Malta

The European Parliament will not only debate the rule of law in Malta, but is expected to include a motion for a resolution on the subject. Greens MEP Sven Giegold told The Malta Independent that the plenary debate will most likely take place in the next Strasbourg session, and is thus far scheduled for 14 November. “The Parliament will not only discuss 193

31 October 2017 6:52 PM John Yoo: Trump Can Pardon Manafort. He Shouldn’t

Mr. Trump tweeted on Monday that “this is years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign.” That’s true. But the very absence of a link to Mr. Manafort’s performance as Trump campaign chairman underscores the fact that Mr. Mueller has not brought the charges out of political bias. Mr. Trump ran on a campaign to “drain the swamp” of influence-peddling 218

31 October 2017 5:43 PM Hillary Clinton on the conservative media: ‘It appears they don’t know I’m not president’

Hillary Clinton was nowhere near Washington the day charges against President Trump's former campaign chairman were announced and news broke that a former Trump campaign volunteer had pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents about meeting with Russian officials. “All the networks except Fox are reporting what’s really going on... It appears they don't 210

31 October 2017 12:14 PM 'SA counting on member countries'

South Africa’s Sports Minister Thulas Nxesi said while the recommendation by World Rugby that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup was not a formality, he expected the member countries of World Rugby to “follow the processes” to confirm South Africa as the host. South Africa was named as the preferred host for the 2023 Rugby World Cup by an independent 213

30 October 2017 1:01 AM New Zealand Parliament to convene next week

New Zealand’s 52nd Parliament will meet on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to hear the Speech from the Throne by Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy. We promised we would be a government of action so I am pleased to announce the opening of Parliament next week. The Speech from the Throne will set out our vision for a fairer, better New Zealand and the measures 153

30 October 2017 1:01 AM State Opening of the 52nd Parliament

New Zealand’s 52nd Parliament will meet on Wednesday 8 November to hear the Speech from the Throne by Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. “We promised we would be a government of action so I’m pleased to announce the opening of Parliament next week. “The Speech from the Throne will set out our vision for a fairer, better 162

29 October 2017 3:54 PM 'This Week' Transcript 10-29-17: Rep. Adam Schiff and Gov. Chris Christie

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, ABC ANCHOR: Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury approves the first charges in the Russia investigation, arrests as early as tomorrow. Who is the mystery target? How close to the White House? All the fallout from Mueller's first big move. DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: It was almost a lovefest 264