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2 November 2017 4:16 PM The Soap Box: Labour making their mark with easily dispersed crumbs

A fortnight ago much of the country was in a state of shell shock. Winston Peters had just delivered his decision to anoint Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Since then we haven't seen much of him. He's clearly decided to let the young ones get on with the job and they've been busy delivering the sort of crumbs that are relatively easy to disperse 58

2 November 2017 5:35 AM New York truck attack suspect 'spent a year planning'

The main suspect in the New York truck rampage that killed eight people on Tuesday has told investigators he began planning the attack a year ago. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, said he intended to kill as many people as possible and "felt good" about the Halloween attack. The Uzbek immigrant, who faces federal terrorism charges, says he was inspired by so-called 37

1 November 2017 10:37 PM Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

For smashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death with a metal steering lock and then burning his body, Peter John Carroll will serve at least 17 years of a life imprisonment term. The family of the murder victim burst into applause as the sentence was imposed. The murder in Christchurch’s meth-fuelled drug scene shocked for its casual cruelty and callousness 39

1 November 2017 10:37 PM Man who murdered father-of-three and set his body on fire jailed for 17 years

Peter John Carroll will spend at least 17 years in prison after severely beating a Christchurch man to death and setting his body on fire. The 53-year-old was sentenced in the High Court at Christchurch on Thursday for the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, 36, whose body was found near Lake Ellesmere, on Anzac Day last year. A nine-day trial, which began 33

1 November 2017 9:50 PM No defamation of the dead: Andrew Little wins Hagaman suit

The Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal by Earl Hagaman’s estate against Labour MP Andrew Little on the basis that dead people can't be defamed. The late hotelier, Earl Hagaman, had started proceedings back in 2016 after Mr Little made statements that drew a connection between Mr Hagaman’s donations to the National Party and that his hotel chain 21

1 November 2017 12:37 AM Justice Minister Andrew Little to repeal three strikes law

New Justice Minister Andrew Little will scrap the controversial three strikes law, reports Newshub Political Editor Patrick Gower. The law means third-time serious offenders get the maximum sentence with no chance of parole. Appearing on the AM Show on Wednesday, Gower said Mr Little was determined to cut policies he doesn't like. "You do get this picture 24

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 6:43 PM Three strikes and it's out: Labour scrapping controversial law

Justice Minister Andrew Little said it has had no impact on making the country any safer. Under the law, judges must impose the maximum sentence on anyone that commits a third violent or serious sexual crime. "Make sure that our correction system is doing the job we need to do, which is to change the people who have been anti-social, who have committed 26

31 October 2017 5:46 PM Woman who pushed man in path of moving tram jailed for five years

Philip Carter, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision at Victoria station in Manchester city centre on June 11. Charissa Brown-Wellington, 31, pleaded guilty at Manchester Crown Court last month to the manslaughter of Mr Carter. The defendant must serve two-thirds of her sentence in prison before she can be considered for parole. The court 24

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