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31 October 2017 4:31 AM Greater Wellington’s Annual Report

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s 2016/17 Annual Report, adopted today by the regional council, reflects a year of significant disruption and rapid adaptation to new circumstances while all the time managing to deliver service to our customers. “The events of November and later storm-driven flooding brought a new focus on what really matters to the people 62

25 October 2017 9:20 AM Could a North Korean EMP Attack on the U.S. Really Cause Mass Starvation and Societal Collapse?

Millions of lives could be lost through mass starvation, disease and societal collapse following a North Korean electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack, according to the author of a congressional report. Testifying before a Congressional Homeland Security subcommittee earlier in October, Peter Vincent Pry, a nuclear strategist formerly with the CIA, warned 53

25 October 2017 7:29 AM Nissan executive bows in apology for inspections scandal

Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci bowed deeply for several seconds in a Japanese-style apology Wednesday, expressing his remorse for widespread illegal inspections at the automaker. "I would like to take this opportunity to express a sincere apology for our recent issues," he said at the Nissan Motor Co. booth at the Tokyo Motor Show. "We sincerely 52

25 October 2017 5:51 AM EMP attack by North Korea from space would kill 90% of US population, an expert says

An attack on US electronics by North Korea could kill 90 percent of the population by crippling the nation’s infrastructure, an expert has claimed. A spine-chilling report said Washington is underestimating the threat of an ‘electromagnetic pulse’ (EMP), a phenomenon that could be caused by detonating a nuclear bomb high above the Earth. Such an attack 48

23 October 2017 1:04 PM Wall St. to open higher after Abe's election victory

(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of Abenomics following the Japanese ruling party’s emphatic win in the weekend polls. Third-quarter earnings season is also in focus, with 37 percent of S&P 500 companies set to report during the week. Corporate earnings have got off to a strong start 17

22 October 2017 4:15 AM Q+A: James Shaw interviewed by Greg Boyed

Green Party leader James Shaw told TVNZ 1’s Q+A programme that the scheme is still on the negotiating table. JAMES Yes, well, it’s certainly still on the table. Obviously, there’s still a lot of issues to work through. It is a complicated issue, but we are still committed to doing our best effort to making sure that it happens. GREG This has obviously 27

21 October 2017 2:49 AM North Korea: Nuclear EMP attack ‘biggest threat’ to US

WITH one powerful weapon, North Korea has the potential to shut down America and kill millions of people. The powerful weapon has the potential to shut down America’s power grid and kill millions of people. North Korea has tested several intercontinental ballistic missiles this year and claimed to have successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb on September 309

20 October 2017 10:11 PM Model train show chugs into Beatrice

Freight trains, passenger trains, steam, diesel and electric locomotives all made their way into the Beatrice City Auditorium on Friday afternoon. The Beatrice Area Railroad Enthusiasts Model Train Show opens on Saturday, and groups from around the area were setting up their meticulously designed displays and trains on Friday. It was held at the Beatrice 21

19 October 2017 1:02 AM A sobering read: Our atmosphere and climate 2017 report

Sustainable Business Council Executive Director Abbie Reynolds says the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand’s Our atmosphere and climate 2017 report makes for a sobering read. The report shows New Zealand’s climate is warming, and concludes the effects are now becoming visible on New Zealand’s landscape and oceans. "This data shows 21

19 October 2017 12:59 AM Transport, trees key factors in climate change response

New Zealand’s most effective actions on global warming in the short to medium term would be to focus on energy and transport, and improve current policies to better reward those who want to plant trees, Federated Farmer says. The Federation’s climate change spokesperson, Andrew Hoggard, said the new report "Our Atmosphere and Climate 2017" provides a useful 10