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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 44

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 31

2 November 2017 8:17 AM Gunman 'nonchalantly' opens fire in Colorado Walmart, kills three: police

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - Police in Colorado on Thursday were searching for a gunman who calmly walked into a Walmart in suburban Denver and opened fire with a handgun, randomly shooting at shoppers and store clerks, killing three people, before he fled. The suspect “nonchalantly” entered a Walmart in Thornton, Colorado, and opened fire a little after 3

2 November 2017 7:11 AM 2 killed, 1 hurt in Walmart shooting

Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart last night, police said. Thornton police tweeted last night they were responding to a shooting with “multiple parties down.” They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of emergency vehicles converged at the store. Multiple people described hiding 30

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 38

2 November 2017 5:15 AM At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire 24

2 November 2017 3:23 AM Woman dies after Taranaki cliff plunge

A woman has died after a vehicle went off a cliff in south Taranaki. A woman has died in hospital after the vehicle she was in went off a cliff in south Taranaki. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Waitotara Valley Road early on Sunday morning. The 21-year-old passenger had been thrown from the vehicle after it veered off the road and down a steep 31

2 November 2017 2:13 AM NY attack: Trump calls for death penalty

US President Donald Trump has called for the death penalty for an Uzbek immigrant accused of ploughing a truck down a New York City bike path, killing eight people, describing the man as a "terrorist." Sayfullo Saipov (29), who was hospitalised after he was shot by a police officer and arrested, told investigators he had been inspired by watching Islamic 26

2 November 2017 1:52 AM Shooting at Colorado Walmart

Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not release any information on the number of victims and it was not clear if an assailant had been taken into custody, taken his own life or been slain by officers. "We've got multiple parties down, we're still trying to ascertain what their conditions are," Officer Victor Avila of the Thornton Police Department told Reuters 24

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 40