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

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «top»

24 September 2017 5:24 AM Jackie Chan reveals his dad was a spy in startling confession

JACKIE Chan has disclosed shocking new details about his life growing including that his dad was a spy hiding in Australia. “I am Australian,” Chan, the legendary 63-year-old Hong Kong-born martial arts star, told AAP last weekend while promoting his new animated family-comedy film, The Lego Ninjago Movie. It’s the first of numerous startling insights

23 September 2017 6:15 PM Lotto results: First division split between two

No matter who they voted for, there will be two households celebrating Sunday morning after winning Lotto's first division. Punters from Tauranga and Porirua have split the pool, taking home $500,000 each. One winning ticket was sold at New World Brookfield in Tauranga, and the other at Countdown in Porirua. Nobody hit the Powerball this time, so it'll

23 September 2017 12:56 PM Older voters are 'screwing' the younger generation: Morgan

Gareth Morgan says older New Zealanders are "screwing the younger generation". The Leader of TOP (The Opportunity Party) told Newshub he is not too surprised by the party's low results. During the live coverage of the election results, Morgan hit out at the voters, calling them "selfish". "I'm incredibly disappointed. They're screwing the younger generation 4

23 September 2017 4:47 AM Thousands flee their homes as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled on Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centres and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Authorities raised the volcano’s alert status to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity

22 September 2017 4:07 AM Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Kim Jong-un has said remarks by "deranged" US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In a rare personal statement, via state media, the North Korean leader said Mr Trump would "pay dearly" for his recent speech to the UN. The US president said on Tuesday that if America was forced to defend itself it would 3

22 September 2017 12:40 AM Record-breaking rain for Canterbury

It may not surprise Cantabrians to hear rainfall this year has been above average, and the MetService is warning it's not over yet. Meteorologist Georgina Griffiths says the entire year may be headed towards breaking records. "We're on track to be in the top handful of very wet years," she told Newshub. "What's typically seen over the whole 12 months 2

21 September 2017 4:02 PM Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake

MEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as Mexicans were riveted by an effort to save a 12-year-old girl who was pinned in the rubble of her elementary school. The drama played out live late Wednesday and early Thursday on the major news channels here, with television cameras tracking

21 September 2017 2:20 PM Nicole Kidman wows in sexy, corset-inspired black dress

The actress, who picked up her first Emmy on Sunday for her lauded "Big Little Lies" role, stepped out on Wednesday night for Big Little Night. The event honored Kidman for shining a light on domestic violence with her performance and was thrown by Futures Without Violence, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that combats violence against women. Kidman wowed

21 September 2017 9:02 AM Trudeaumania down under? A New Zealand election primer

On the outside, New Zealand's government looks much like Canada's – a Westminster-style legislature, a governor-general representing the Queen – but their elections are decided very differently. Canada still uses the first-past-the-post system, which means whichever candidate wins the most votes in their riding gets a seat in Parliament. When Canadians 3

21 September 2017 7:40 AM NH Primary Source: Democratic Senate committee hits Trump election panel

SHAHEEN TESTIFIES. U.S. Senate Democrats blasted President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity earlier this week in a 90-minute hearing focusing on voting rights. The venue was the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, an advisory panel to the Senate Democratic leadership. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan 2