Trump's 'lynching' backlash video

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Target Center in ...

US President evokes fraught racial history by labeling his impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'.

Trump name bad for business

The Trump ice rinks in Central Park are two of US President Donald Trump's oldest businesses.

Skating rinks which once shouted the president's name now barely mention it.

Butler wanted, just like Jeeves

Stephen Fry (right) as the quintessential butler Jeeves, with Hugh Laurie as Wooster.

If you've ever thought being a butler is a cushy job, this UK ad will change your mind.

Tourist dies after zipline snaps

The woman, aged in her 40s, was flown by rescue helicopter to Cairns Base Hospital with "serious injuries".

Two people fall 16 metres from an attraction in Australia's far north.

UK police to quiz diplomat's wife video

Harry Dunn, 19, died in a wrong-way collision with a US diplomat's wife.

British police to travel to the US to interview Anne Sacoolas, who was allegedly driving car which killed teen.

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Brazil: Second plane crash in street video

Three cars caught fire after the crash.

Three people have died in Belo Horizonte, six months after another plane crash on same street.

'Foul-mouthed toilet paper thief'

Investigators identified the toilet tissue thief suspect as 34-year-old Sarah Noel Davis.

Woman breaks into US house, curses homeowner and steals his toilet paper, police say.

Vatican launches 'eRosary'

The Vatican has launched a wearable ‘eRosary’ smart device.

The Vatican has launched a wearable ‘eRosary’ smart device.

Bizarre, six-fingered and unique

Aye-ayes are primates, like humans and monkeys, but they display a collection of delightfully ghoulish traits.

One of the strangest primates on the planet has just given up one of its secrets.

Dutch 'ghost family' dad was on Facebook

In December 2015, he shared a video of a homemade wooden rowing machine he had constructed.

Operating under the alias "John Eagle" he shared bizarre images of a work-out and cats in a sun room.

Constitution clause 'phony': Trump

US President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that the emoluments clause in the US Constitution is "phony".

Under- fire US President Donald Trump calls the emoluments clause fake.

Mystery phone diverts flight

The flight landed at Shannon Airport in Ireland, where the phone was given to authorities (file photo).

The mobile didn't belong to anyone on board, so the Air France flight had to make a stop in Ireland.

Posters disappear overnight video

Students with the posters they designed. They say they tried made them provocative but not offensive, and can't ...

Kiwi campus the last place students from Hong Kong expected their freedom of speech to be suppressed.

Ozone hole smallest on record

The latest false-colour view of total ozone over the Antarctic pole.

This year's ozone hole peaked at its smallest level on record, thanks to the polar vortex.

Is Mt Everest shrinking?

For the first time, Nepal has sent its own teams outfitted with the latest surveying technology to come up with a new ...

Climbers toiled through the night, carrying bulky measurement equipment to the top of the world in an ambitious mission.

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Boy, 6, slapped to 'cure diabetes'

Hong Chi Xiao, right, has been found guilty of manslaughter after a six-year-old died, bottom left, following a ...

Chinese medicine practitioner in Australia guilty of manslaughter after death of child at "slapping healing" workshop.

Cop's regret at police cell death

An ex-cop says a medical professional told him a 21-year-old prisoner 'would be all right'. A few hours later, he was dead.

21 year-old's cell death

Ex-racehorses slaughtered in Australia

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Constitution clause 'phony': Trump

US President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that the emoluments clause in the US Constitution is "phony".

Under- fire US President Donald Trump calls the emoluments clause fake.

Clinton mocks Trump letter

Hillary Clinton couldn't stay out of the joke.

Hillary Clinton just couldn't let this one slide, as she shared parody presidential letter.

Trump drops plan to host G7 at resort

After facing opposition from Democrats and the media, Trump abandons his plan to host the 2020 G7 meeting at his Doral ...

After facing "crazed and irrational hostility", Trump abandons his plan to host the 2020 G7 meeting at his Doral golf resort.

Listen to Dolly Parton's America video

Dolly Parton transcends the rural and urban, liberal and conservative and somehow manages to bring people together.

OPINION: She's a fascinating study in social culture and feminism as this nine-part podcast demonstrates.

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'Foul-mouthed toilet paper thief'

Investigators identified the toilet tissue thief suspect as 34-year-old Sarah Noel Davis.

Woman breaks into US house, curses homeowner and steals his toilet paper, police say.

Constitution clause 'phony': Trump

US President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that the emoluments clause in the US Constitution is "phony".

Under- fire US President Donald Trump calls the emoluments clause fake.

Will Trudeau survive election?

Canadian Liberal leader and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Today Canadian voters decide if they want to keep PM Justin Trudeau around for a second term.

Assange denied extradition hearing delay video

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in May.

​WikiLeaks founder accused US govt of trying to steal his children's DNA during a hearing ahead of his extradition trial in London.

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Dutch 'ghost family' dad was on Facebook

In December 2015, he shared a video of a homemade wooden rowing machine he had constructed.

Operating under the alias "John Eagle" he shared bizarre images of a work-out and cats in a sun room.

Mystery phone diverts flight

The flight landed at Shannon Airport in Ireland, where the phone was given to authorities (file photo).

The mobile didn't belong to anyone on board, so the Air France flight had to make a stop in Ireland.

No new Brexit vote in UK video

Boris Johnson wanted lawmakers to vote again on his Brexit deal.

UK's speaker rules Govt can't ask lawmakers to vote again on Brexit deal, in new blow to Boris Johnson's plan.

Assange denied extradition hearing delay video

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in May.

​WikiLeaks founder accused US govt of trying to steal his children's DNA during a hearing ahead of his extradition trial in London.

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Forgotten war dead honoured

New Zealand Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short announced that six had been approved for inclusion on the ...

Six young Cook Islands men are at last remembered on the World War One Roll of Honour, a century after they returned home sick and injured to die.

Underwater volcano erupts

White smoke plumes above Metis Shoal observed this week.

Fancy being the first person on a Pacific island? A brand new one could be forming.

Ferries suspended amid safety fear

Lapana Tupou, from south Auckland, is missing presumed drowned after falling overboard while on a trip to the family's ...

Service suspended on ferry line which young Auckland boy fell from in the Cook Islands.

How to watch ABs for free

Come to the Cooks, writes Jonathan Milne, where for the price of a plane ticket you could be watching live, free-to-air ...

OPINION: The best place to watch the All Blacks will be in the Cook Islands on live, free-to-air television.

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Bizarre, six-fingered and unique

Aye-ayes are primates, like humans and monkeys, but they display a collection of delightfully ghoulish traits.

One of the strangest primates on the planet has just given up one of its secrets.

Is Mt Everest shrinking?

For the first time, Nepal has sent its own teams outfitted with the latest surveying technology to come up with a new ...

Climbers toiled through the night, carrying bulky measurement equipment to the top of the world in an ambitious mission.

WWII warship found in Pacific video

A high frequency sonar image of the flagship Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi.

A group of deep-sea researchers found a Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the Pacific during the Battle of Midway.

Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban video

A protester sprays on a man who was trying to stop them for vandalising near the Tsim She Tsui police station.

Black-clad and masked protesters barricade streets at multiple locations in Kowloon, where the city's subway operator restricted passenger access.

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Egypt uncovers 20 ancient coffins

The recently discovered ancient coloured coffins.

It is being described as one of the "biggest and most important'' discoveries in recent years.

Botswana defends elephant hunts video

The government intends allowing 158 elephants to be killed in trophy hunts over the next year.

The government intends allowing 158 elephants to be killed in trophy hunts over the next year.

Looted Egyptian coffin is home video

The golden coffin that once held the mummy of Nedjemankh.

The coffin once held the mummy of Nedjemankh, a priest in the Ptolemaic Period some 2000 years ago.

$28m worth of cars auctioned

An auction house in Switzerland is set to sell 25 luxury cars including Ferraris, Rolls-Royces and a Lamborghini Veneno ...

Geneva authorities seized 25 luxury cars from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president in a money-laundering probe.

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Archaeologists open ancient coffins

The coffins had been collected and hidden by a priest for fear of being looted.

The coffins from 945-715 BC had been collected and hidden by a priest for fear of being looted.

Why Syria pullout is a disaster

Whatever the bluster from US President Donald Trump and his Washington supporters suggests, what is unfolding in ...

OPINION: We should all care, because Trump's decision will lead to a resurgent Isis, and more bloodshed.

Trump has a Turkey problem

People celebrate Turkey's invasion of northern Syria.

OPINION: Will it be Turkey that undoes Trump, not Ukraine?

Turkey defies allies over Syria

Smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces.

Turkish president defies growing pressure from NATO allies as Russia plays peacemaker after US troop withdrawal.

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