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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 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 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

1 November 2017 4:02 PM A green park on top of a carpark (!) and other remarkable plans for the Auckland port

Ports of Auckland has released its brand new long-term plans. Simon Wilson is impressed, but also not impressed. The cars are moving off the finger wharves. Hallelujah. And instead of spreading over every inch of available wharf space, most of them will be contained in a remarkable, brand-new carpark building. With a green park on top. That’s the biggest 23

1 November 2017 4:02 PM 30 year plan for Auckland's ports unveiled

Cars causing an eyesore on Auckland's waterfront could finally be covered up. Ports of Auckland has unwrapped its draft 30-year master plan, including a five-storey parking building topped with a one-hectare waterfront park. Chief Executive Tony Gibson said the proposed building kills two birds with one stone. "What we're saying is actually people don't 31

1 November 2017 3:49 PM New York truck attacker planned for weeks and carried out rampage in the name of ISIS, officials say

NEW YORK — Investigators probing the background of the 29-year-old man they say mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a Manhattan bike path believe he was a lone wolf who became “radicalized domestically” while living in the United States, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) said Wednesday. Officials say the suspected attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, was influenced 3

1 November 2017 4:09 AM Four arrested in disorder involving rugby league fans

Police are calling on rugby league fans to be responsible following reports of disorder and people acting dangerously. There has been a huge presence, particularly in the South Auckland suburb of Otahuhu, over the last few days, where droves of Tongan fans have been celebrating their national team taking part in the Rugby League World Cup. Although the celebrations 15

1 November 2017 3:53 AM Three fatalities after crash near Whangarei

Police say three people are dead and several others in a critical condition after a major crash on State Highway 1 south of Whangarei. The crash occurred at at Oakleigh at around 11:15am on Wednesday morning, after three cars and a truck collided. Some passengers were trapped in the vehicles and 12 firefighters were in attendance, working to free them, a spokesman 22

1 November 2017 2:22 AM Tensions rise among Tongan, Samoan league fans

Samoan and Tongan rugby league fans have been caught on camera in a mass brawl that blocked a South Auckland street. Simmering tension between the rival fans has led to Samoan boxing legend David Tua making a public plea for peace ahead of the two countries squaring off in the Rugby League World Cup in Hamilton this Sunday. Video footage has emerged 11