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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 4:34 PM Barbarians v New Zealand talking points: Julian Savea and Beauden Barrett and more

November is here! And to kick off a month of top-class Test action the Barbarians take on New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action. The Barbarians have produced some vintage performances in the past and up against the double world champions, the quality and excitement of rugby on display is sure to be enthralling. There's a host of talking 5

2 November 2017 4:01 AM Beauden Barrett confirmed to captain All Blacks against Barbarians

There's been plenty of hype surrounding Aumua, ever since his barnstorming performances at the Under-20 World Championship earlier this year, but Hansen's trying to keep a lid on expectations for the exciting hooker. "If we're being honest, he's probably overwhelmed by it all. There's a lot that we've got to help him with, and we'll do that nice and slowly 16

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 12:46 AM Judgment: Hagaman v Little

B The appellant’s estate must pay the respondent costs for a standard appeal on a band A basis and usual disbursements. [1] Does the late Mr Hagaman’s appeal against a High Court Judge’s ruling in a defamation trial survive his death? That is the question this judgment is concerned with. [2] Mr and Mrs Hagaman owned a large New Zealand hotel chain. In 2014 Mr Hagaman 28

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 40

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 34

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 22

31 October 2017 1:42 PM Spiro Agnew's Lawyer: Paul Manafort Has Nothing to Fear

The legal poobahs are all aflutter, issuing statements as to how this is the classic first prosecutorial step: The prosecutor starts with a vulnerable target at the bottom and works his way up to the top. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort are certainly serious enough, if proven 31

31 October 2017 5:17 AM Robert Hohua was on bail when he beat partner to death

A 36-year-old man is standing trial for murder after killing his partner while on bail for a previous violent assault on her, NZME reports. Robert Roupere Hohua is accused of murdering Marie Rose Harlick in November 2016. Prosecutor Richard Jenson told the Tauranga High Court Hohua and Ms Harlick had been in a two-year relationship. However at the time of Ms Harlick's 25