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Trump to slash bathroom policy? video

The Obama administration's guidance was based on the position that requiring students to use a bathroom that clashes ...

7:28 PM  Significant setback for gay rights as Trump administration plans u-turn on transgender bathrooms.

Zoo kills 57 'alien' monkeys

Environmentalists backed the decision noting it's crucial not to allow any contact between foreign and native species.

7:32 PM  Japanese zoo culls 57 of its 164 monkeys after finding out they carried invasive genes.

Man bashed roo with crowbar

A man was jailed for 11 months after bashing a kangaroo in near Bunbury in Western Australia.

Australian man who claimed he killed a kangaroo for food will face almost a year in jail.

Killed running for her life

Tanami Nayler was spending a weekend away in Melbourne.

6:18 PM  Tanami Nayler was using a pedestrian crossing when a drunk NZ driver in a stolen car hit her at 152kmh.

N Korean official a suspect

Kim Jong Nam.

Malaysian police identified a senior embassy official as a suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam.

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    But New Zealand is holding firm on its involvement to sponsor UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

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    Riots erupt in Sweden's capital video

    Firefighters watch on as several cars smoulder after being set on fire.

    Days after Trump's comments about "what happened in Sweden", violence hits immigrant neighbourhood.

    Pilot's near miss video

    Pilot Max Quartermain was killed when the plane he was flying crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia.

    Max Quartermain had already caught the eye of aviation officials before he crashed his small plane into a Melbourne mall on Tuesday.

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    Husband 'number one suspect' video

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    Borce Ristevski ducks media scrum to visit his lawyer just hours after police confirm finding his slain wife.

    South China Sea missile buildings

    Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the ...

    ​US officials say China has nearly finished almost two dozen structures on artificial islands that appear designed to house missiles.

    Elderly man 'sexually harassed'

    Brittany Fultz, 26, was relieved of her duties after the incident came to light.

    Former US caregiver arrested after giving 100-year-old man with dementia a lap dance.

    Trump's new deportation army video

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    It's 15,000 strong, created solely for the purpose of weeding out millions of undocumented migrants.

    Patients evacuated after gunshot reports video

    The hospital appeared to be in lockdown.

    Patients allowed to return to Houston hospital as police say there's no evidence of a shooter.

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    Turnbull flicks NZ over Israel stance video

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) met  with NZ PM Bill English in Queenstown this month.

    But New Zealand is holding firm on its involvement to sponsor UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

    The eerie NZ flight before doom video

    Just weeks ago a Milford Sound flight gave him the jitters. Yesterday in Australia, his fears came true.

    Pilot's near miss video

    Husband 'number one suspect' video

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    America first, New Zealand second?

    If it has to be America first, can't it be New Zealand second - or third?

    Now it's our turn to join the international Trump-baiting trend.

    How to feed your Trump addiction

    This is Donald Trump. One day it won't be necessary to think about him any more.

    OPNION: Do you, like me, also have a sick and unstoppable curiosity in how the US lost its mind?

    McCarthy steals the show on SNL video

    Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live.

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    OPINION: Tribute to the hardships endured by African Americans provides an opportunity to consider the progress of the US and all its people.

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    Models save teens from icy death video

    Bennett Jonas said he and his friend Ethan Turnbull decided to take action when the models saw the teenagers struggling ...

    Handsome models hailed as heroes after seven New York teenagers fall through frozen lake in Central Park.

    South China Sea missile buildings

    Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the ...

    ​US officials say China has nearly finished almost two dozen structures on artificial islands that appear designed to house missiles.

    Elderly man 'sexually harassed'

    Brittany Fultz, 26, was relieved of her duties after the incident came to light.

    Former US caregiver arrested after giving 100-year-old man with dementia a lap dance.

    Trump's new deportation army video

    Donald Trump's new homeland security plan announced on Wednesday (NZT) strikes down the lenient enforcement guidelines ...

    It's 15,000 strong, created solely for the purpose of weeding out millions of undocumented migrants.

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    Riots erupt in Sweden's capital video

    Firefighters watch on as several cars smoulder after being set on fire.

    Days after Trump's comments about "what happened in Sweden", violence hits immigrant neighbourhood.

    Lohan 'racially profiled' at airport video

    Actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been exploring Islam in recent years.

    Lindsay Lohan claims her headscarf's the reason she was stopped by security at London's Heathrow.

    Couple loses civil union fight video

    Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have lost a Court of Appeal battle in their bid to have a civil partnership.

    British couple says they face discrimination as only same-sex partners are allowed civil unions.

    Fighter jets intercept plane video

    Two pilots found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

    Two pilots have found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

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    114 new planets discovered

    An artist's impression of hot super-Earth, Gliese 411b.

    Astronomers scanned 1600 stars over a 20-year period. This is what they found.

    NZ plane finds stricken boat

    It only took the RNZAF Orion crew a few hours to locate the drifting Tongan fishing boat.

    An RNZAF Orion found six Tongan fishermen after their vessel suffered engine failure in the South Pacific.

    Tonga's underwater volcano

    The underwater volcano, as seen on January 23. Previous undersea eruptions in the area have sent cloud and smoke up to ...

    46km out to sea from Tonga's capital lies a "submarine volcano" - and it's been erupting for over a week.

    Revolt over double-deckers

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    Waiheke residents taking a stand over Fullers Ferries' double-decker tourist buses.

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    A precariously parked car video

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    A Chinese motorist's bizarre parking effort is improvisation at its finest.

    Killing causes international drama video

    North Korean heir-apparent Kim Jong Nam takes a look around as he boards a plane upon his deportation from Japan at ...

    North Korea says Malaysia can't be trusted to investigate Kim Jung Nam's death.

    Russian ambassador to UN dies video

    Vitaly Churkin died suddenly in New York. The cause of his death is unknown.

    Vitaly Churkin, considered Moscow's "great champion" at the United Nations, has died suddenly in New York.

    Billionaire's superyacht seized

    The Russian is said to owe 15.3 million euros on the superyacht.

    Russian loses one of the world's largest and most advanced superyachts over unsettled 15m euro bill dispute.

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    Migrants wash up on Libya beach video

    Migrant deaths have risen to record levels along the Libya-Italy smuggling route across the Mediterranean Sea.

    The bodies of at least 74 migrants found washed up on the shore in western Libya.

    Survival in South Sudan stuff nation video

    A sick child lies in a bed in a UNICEF supported hospital.

    COMMENT: As famine hits, how do mothers ensure their vulnerable children stay alive?

    South Sudan plunges into famine video

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    100,000 people face dying of hunger, with a further million on the brink of starvation in war-torn African country.

    Deadly bombing at market

    The bomb was in a car at the Wadajir market.

    At least 39 people are dead and 50 others injured after a blast at a busy shopping spot in Somalia's capital.

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    Teen banned over headband video

    Dorsa Derakhshani.

    18-year-old chess grand master banned from her national team for wearing a headband, not a hijab.

    Israel a 'fake' nation - Ayatollah

    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Israel was created by bringing Jews from other parts of the world to ...

    Iran's supreme leader lashes out at Israel, calling the Jewish state a "fake" nation in a "dirty chapter" of history.

    Girl dug out of rubble alive video

    Volunteers rescued a girl, bottom left, from under the rubble of a collapsed building in the Tishreen neighbourhood of ...

    Rescuers spotted a tiny face in the rubble. They had a camera to show the world.

    Gold thieves dig 25m tunnel video

    The diggers of the tunnel, who used "advanced excavators" throughout its construction.

    They rented the house behind the jewellery store. For two months they dug.

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