Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «grant»

2 November 2017 5:08 PM Former Trump campaign chair, aide due back in court Thursday on Russia probe charges

Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort called prosecutors’ characterization of the case against him “embellished” and filled with “loose talk” before a scheduled return to federal court Thursday afternoon, three days after being arraigned on charges brought by the office of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. A federal judge is expected 1

1 November 2017 11:50 PM Ardern pours cold water on Auckland port expansion, supports fuel tax

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff emerged from their first meeting together in perfect agreement. The pair, who used to work together when Goff was still in parliament, met with Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Housing and Transport Minister Phil Twyford to discuss how the Government can work with the Auckland Council 2

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 31

31 October 2017 1:34 PM The Russia Scandal: Your Guide

Some senior campaign officials were clearly willing to talk with the Russians. The documents released yesterday suggest as much. So does Donald Trump Jr.’s previously reported meeting with a Russian lawyer who had promised dirt on Clinton. For now, these conversations seem to be separate from the charges filed against Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign 30

31 October 2017 11:50 AM The Daily 202: 10 takeaways from Mueller’s shock-and-awe gambit

THE BIG IDEA: The ghost of Paul Manafort haunts the White House this Halloween. Since President Trump likes alliterative nicknames, maybe the special counsel’s should be Methodical Mueller. Unveiling the first batch of criminal allegations to come from probes into possible Russian influence in the American political system, Robert S. Mueller III proved 36

31 October 2017 5:32 AM NZ dollar falls with business confidence, soft China data

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar extended its decline after business confidence fell, Chinese data was softer than expected and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed that foreign speculators will no longer be able to buy houses in New Zealand from early next year. The kiwi fell to 68.45 US cents as at 5pm in Wellington from 68.72 US cents 27

29 October 2017 6:34 AM Robertson should front up on coalition costings

New Finance Minister Grant Robertson needs to front up on the new coalition government’s spending plans and not make inaccurate excuses, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “Mr Robertson has done two long-form interviews over this weekend and yet New Zealanders are still none the wiser about the cost of the coalition’s programme and the impact 5

29 October 2017 5:01 AM Satellite city could help with Auckland growth

The Government is investigating a plan to build a new satellite city in South Auckland capable of eventually housing 500,000 people. Housing Minister Phil Twyford told the New Zealand Herald today he is very interested in work being done by Infrastructure New Zealand for a satellite city centred round the small settlement of Paerata where Wesley College 18

29 October 2017 5:01 AM New city close to Auckland mooted

Mr Selwood told NZ Newswire the development would be so large it would be attractive to international developers who currently did not look at New Zealand. The city could eventually extend northwest to Karaka and across the Pahurehure Inlet to Weymouth. Mr Selwood said the concept had been floated by unsuccessful mayoral candidate John Palino and also drew from developments 15

29 October 2017 4:04 AM All Black Selectors Set A Challenge For Julian Savea To Return To The All Blacks

Julian Savea’s continued exile from the All Black squad has raised eyebrows among rugby fans and All Black selector Grant Fox has lifted the lid on what he expects from the blockbusting wing to reclaim his place in the World Champion backline. Since being dropped for the British and Irish Lions tests, to his credit, Savea has stayed quiet on social media 7