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31 October 2017 8:05 PM How Close Are Trump and Manafort? They Go Way, Way Back

Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the White House has already begun to revive its efforts to distance itself from Manafort and play down the role he had on the campaign. Manafort worked on the Trump campaign for five crucial months in 2016, and was its chairman 32

27 October 2017 4:21 AM High Court ruling on Barnaby Joyce citizenship sinks Australia’s ASX

The Australian sharemarket has sunk on the High Court’s decision to disqualify Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce from sitting in Parliament because of his dual New Zealand citizenship — a verdict that threatens the parliamentary majority of the Turnbull Government. After starting the day in positive territory, the benchmark S&P/ASX

16 October 2017 6:03 AM How Trump’s election and Weinstein’s fall signal warp speed on taking sexual harassment seriously

Film mogul Harvey Weinstein and President Donald Trump have become late-night TV’s newest, albeit unwitting, comedy duo. As Seth Meyers recently pointed out, both are powerful men accused by multiple women of sexual harassment. Both were caught on tape saying things to and about women that should have ensured they’d never make it a step further in their 6

8 October 2017 9:13 PM PollyAnna Politics? The Possibilities of Red, Green & Black

All bets are off for the formation of a new government. But everyone seems to want a say. Me too! The Sunday Star Times reiteration after the election of National’s "Moral Auhority" (sic) that had been part Bill English’s speech on election night and the supposed "lack of credible alternatives" set the tone. On the following Monday Gordon Campbell also cited 9

8 October 2017 3:33 AM Las Vegas Shooting: At a Loss on Motive, F.B.I. Turns to Billboards for Leads

Undersheriff McMahill said on Friday, “we have no credible information to report to you, as to motivation.” “We have looked at everything, literally, to include the suspect’s personal life, any political affiliation, his social behaviors, the economic situation, and any potential radicalization that so many have claimed,” he said. “We’re also aware 57

8 October 2017 12:52 AM Hurricane Nate moves toward second landfall on Gulf Coast

Hurricane Nate -- which is threatening to bring a dangerous storm surge to the Gulf Coast -- made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern Louisiana coast Saturday evening and is expected to make a second landfall along the Mississippi coast overnight. Concerns about the Category 1 hurricane prompted officials in Louisiana 47

7 October 2017 4:11 PM Who Was Stephen Paddock? The Mystery of a Nondescript ‘Numbers Guy’

The son of a bank robber and a secretary, Mr. Paddock grew up lower middle class in Southern California in the 1960s. From an early age, he focused on gaining complete control over his life and not having to rely on anyone. He cycled through a series of jobs he thought would make him rich, Eric Paddock said. “He went to work for the I.R.S. because he thought 27

2 October 2017 5:13 PM Parts of the Las Vegas Strip are open, but a 2 1/2-mile section remains closed after deadly mass shooting

A 2 1/2-mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard remained sealed at mid-morning Monday, but many Las Vegas Strip hotels are operating after a deadly mass shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The Strip is closed from Tropicana Avenue south to Sunset Road, according to the road closures map from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern 1

28 September 2017 2:49 AM Council decides name for new central library

The $92 million public library, which is currently being built on the corner of Cathedral Square and Gloucester Street, will be the largest in the South Island and a third larger than the city’s former earthquake-damaged central library. Christchurch City Council today approved the name Tūranga, which was gifted by Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri Rūnanga and reflects 3

4 September 2017 8:37 AM Watch this teen solve a Rubik's cube in 4.69 seconds

A 15-year-old has broken the world record time for solving a Rubik's cube. Patrick Ponce of the United States was competing at the Rally in the Valley, Virginia, on Saturday (local time) when he solved the classic puzzle in 4.69 seconds. After unscrambling the cube and throwing it on the table, Ponce had a good feeling about his chances, asking bystanders 50