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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks cats and other tame topics WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange dialled into New Zealand last night - but his fairly tame talk started off with him talking about his cat. Just started! @JulianAssange via videolink. @thinkincAU #thinkassange
New Zealand Herald | Feb 19, 2017 9:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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North Korea, Malaysia tussle over corpse; 4th suspect nabbed KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) At a hospital morgue in Malaysia's capital, the tightly guarded corpse of a middle-aged man has become the focus of a dizzying case of international intrigue involving five countries, combative North Korean diplomats and an
Yahoo! News | Feb 18, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Amtrak officer charged with killing unarmed man in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) An Amtrak police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed Minneapolis man outside Chicago's Union Station was ordered held on $250,000 bail Friday.
Yahoo! News | Feb 17, 2017 10:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Turkey 'no' voters demonised as tight referendum looms Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his supporters are increasingly demonising voters thinking of rejecting a plan to grant him greater powers in an April referendum, raising fears of a further polarisation of society. Turkey will on April 16 vote
Yahoo! News | Feb 17, 2017 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gisborne teenager caught up in Brazilian crime wave A Gisborne teenager on a 10-month AFS student exchange is in the middle of the violent crime wave in the southeastern Brazilian city of Vitoria. Former Campion College student Shahni Deere, who has been in Vitoria for the last six...
New Zealand Herald | Feb 9, 2017 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even popcorn could become a victim if NAFTA ends As Donald Trump's administration prepares to renegotiate NAFTA, the head of Mexico's largest movie theater chain is warning that an end to free trade could convince him to buy his popcorn from Argentina instead of the U.S. Cinepolis...
New Zealand Herald | Feb 3, 2017 11:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
She fought a masked intruder in her daughter's bedroom. Then he fired a gun The banging sounded like furniture was being slammed in her daughter's bedroom. Startled by the noise just before 2am on New Year's Day, Suzanne Zaremba dashed down the hallway of her suburban Maryland home to 16-year-old Charlotte's...
New Zealand Herald | Jan 31, 2017 11:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More than 100 fast-spreading wildfires rage in Chile Flames from more than 100 raging wildfires in Chile continued spreading from the mountains to the Pacific coast, destroying forests, livestock and entire towns in a destructive path that is now dangerously close to the city of Concepcion. Authorities...
New Zealand Herald | Jan 28, 2017 01:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombian mountain church 'world's most beautiful' The Las Lajas Sanctuary , a church located at an altitude of 2900 metres in the Colombian Andes, has become a major draw for tourists, with some calling the neo-Gothic basilica the world's most beautiful church. More than 750,000...
New Zealand Herald | Jan 25, 2017 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Colombia, gourmet meals worth going to jail for Visitors are flocking to the all-women San Diego prison in this popular Caribbean tourist town — to dine at Cartagena's trendiest new restaurant. Convicts, some of them found guilty of murder, have been serving up gourmet meals...
New Zealand Herald | Jan 23, 2017 9:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend