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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

2 November 2017 4:01 PM New York truck attack suspect charged with terrorism offences

New York - Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges on Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group's online calls to action and picked Halloween because he figured streets would be extra crowded. Even as he lay wounded in the hospital from police 37

2 November 2017 10:05 AM What Is Happening on Manus Island? The Detainee Crisis Explained

Tensions over the migrants have grown since the governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea agreed in April to close the site by Oct. 31. On Tuesday, water and electricity to the camp were shut off, and detainees were supposed to move to temporary housing in Lorengau, a city close by on the island. Many of the men refused, citing previous attacks by residents 27

2 November 2017 8:43 AM GEC Watch: Colors returns to the top in Urban markets

Colors returned to rule the roost in the urban markets in In Week 43 of 2017 (October 21-27), while it remained at No. 5 U+R. Zee TV slipped one positions each in Urban and U+R markets to No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Zee Anmol remained the most watched channel in the U+R and rural markets among GECs. Star Bharat rose to No. 2 position in U+R markets 31

2 November 2017 7:30 AM All Blacks to kick off 2019 Rugby World Cup vs Springboks

TOKYO — The New Zealand All Blacks will kick off their Rugby World Cup title defense against South Africa in a contest between two of the sport’s heavyweights. Rugby World Cup organizers announced the match schedule for the Sept. 20-Nov. 2 tournament on Thursday, exactly two years out from the tournament final in Yokohama. The two-time defending champion 27

2 November 2017 6:19 AM U.N. refugee commissioner says Australia must stop 'unfolding humanitarian crisis' in PNG

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Australia must take immediate action to stop an “unfolding humanitarian emergency” that sees 600 asylum seekers barricaded inside an abandoned detention center in Papua New Guinea without food or running water. The detainees in the Manus Island Centre have for two days defied attempts by Australia 2

2 November 2017 5:56 AM Singapore Airlines upgrades first class suites to maintain its premium allure

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIAL.SI) unveiled one of the world’s most luxurious first class offerings for the Airbus A380, as part of an $850 million product investment as it tries to retain premium customers amid tough competition from industry rivals. The spacious suites on its A380 will rival those of Middle Eastern rivals Etihad 2

2 November 2017 5:06 AM Study reveals extent of cancer cases in ICU

Published: 4:40 pm, Thursday, 2 November 2017 A cancer patient in intensive care as a result of surgery is less likely to die than a non-surgical cancer patient, a landmark review has found. Analysis of more than 1.6 million admissions to Australian and New Zealand intensive care units (ICUs) shows there were nearly 214,000 admissions between 2000 and 2016 due to cancer 28

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 8

2 November 2017 12:07 AM Four men in court after record cocaine bust

Four men have appeared in the Tauranga District Court after police seized a record haul of cocaine estimated to be worth $20 million. A five-month long inquiry by Customs and police uncovered 46kg of the drug at a local address on Wednesday in what was the largest single seizure of the drug in New Zealand. The two organisations joined forces to carry 37