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  1. Donald Trump leaves door open for military action against 'smart cookie' Kim

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 19:57 www.smh.com.au
    US President Donald Trump has not ruled out military action against North Korea if the communist country pushes forward with another nuclear…
  2. Auditor-General slaps down Berejiklian government for spending more than $1 billion a year on temp workers

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 14:34 www.smh.com.au
    The NSW Auditor-General has delivered a stinging rebuke to the Berejiklian government for its over-spending and over-reliance on "contingent labour" - temp workers hired through recruitment…
  3. Richmond thrashed by brilliant, creative Crows

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 10:10 www.smh.com.au
    Adelaide produced their most comprehensive and finest home-and-away victory against another top-ranked side in their 25-year AFL…
  4. Polio: Health organisations call for final push to eradicate highly contagious disease

    Smh.com.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 09:26 www.smh.com.au
    "I have to be careful, my legs collapse, down I go, and…
  5. Dingo relative rediscovered in New Guinea Highlands

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 00:52 www.abc.net.au
    Scientists confirm the existence of an ancient dog species in one of the world's most remote places — the mountains of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia's Papua p…
  6. Inquiry into GST carve-up announced by Morrison

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 04.30 / 00:11 www.abc.net.au
    Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison orders an independent inquiry into the model used to distribute GST revenue to the states and territories, after anger from Western Australia over its falling…
  7. Joshua defeats legend Klitschko in 11-round slugfest to snare heavyweight title

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 04.29 / 23:26 www.abc.net.au
    British fighter Anthony Joshua defeats boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko in mammoth 11-round slugfest to clinch the WBO and WBA heavyweight titles and retain his IBF…
  8. Joshua defeats legend Klitschko in 11-round slugfest to snare heavyweight title

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 04.29 / 22:23 www.abc.net.au
    British fighter Anthony Joshua defeats boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko in mammoth 11-round slugfest to clinch the WBO and WBA heavyweight titles and retain his IBF…
  1. No cover up over Pike River video: PM

    Channels.nzcity.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 19:59 channels.nzcity.co.nz
    Prime Minister Bill English says the footage of a robot inside the Pike River Mine, which was released on Sunday night, doesn't indicate a cover…
  2. MPs schooled first-hand on work of teacher aides

    Newstalkzb.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 17:44 newstalkzb.co.nz
    It's back to the classroom for a raft of MPs today, where they will be schooled about the work of support staff. Twenty MPs and another 20 candidates from across the political spectrum will start the term by stepping into the shoes of teacher aides and support staff. The job-swap initiative is being arranged by the NZEI to show the value of school support staff. The NZEI is also seeking signatures for its petition for better funding to retain staff, which has nearly 50,000 supporters. The…
  3. Paul Spoonley: Xenophobia not welcome in migrant debate

    Nzherald.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 17:39 www.nzherald.co.nz
    • Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, Massey University, is a lead researcher in the Capturing Diversity Dividend of Aotearoa New Zealand (2014-2020) programme. Immigration is shaping up to be a key debating point this…
  4. Barry Soper: Jenny Shipley remains unapologetic

    Nzherald.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 17:39 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Oh Lord it's hard to be humble when you're perfect in every way, so the song went that hit the air waves in 1980. It came out five years after Ashburton primary school teacher Jenny Shipley joined the National Party, and…
  5. Fire levy hike of 40 per cent not justified: Taxpayers' Union

    Nzherald.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 17:39 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A new national fire service will see the fire levies paid on insurance policies hiked by 40 per cent - an increase a lobby group says comes with "little or no increase" in services.Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne says…
  6. Significant Support For Porn Safeguards - Poll

    Scoop.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 09:31 www.scoop.co.nz
    A nationwide poll has found high levels of concern around the effects of online pornography and its link to sexual violence, and the easy access that young people have to offensive material, and significant support for action from government and internet providers…
  7. Support for internet porn filters

    Channels.nzcity.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 09:29 channels.nzcity.co.nz
    Family First has commissioned a poll that shows people want porn on the internet to be…
  8. Kea recovery plan welcome, but more funding needed

    Scoop.co.nz - Politics 04.30 / 09:04 www.scoop.co.nz
    30 April 2017 Forest & Bird is welcoming a proposal from the Department of Conservation to develop a recovery plan for kea, but warns it will fail without new money for…
  1. At least 7 dead, dozens injured after tornados, floods hit southern US states

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 20:13 www.stuff.co.nz
    At least seven people are dead and dozens injured after tornados, severe thunderstorms and floods ripped through several US…
  2. European Union alarmed at Brexit 'illusions' as UK braces for tough talks

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 19:11 www.stuff.co.nz
    British Prime Minister Theresa May expects divorce talks with the European Union to be tough, she said on Sunday after EU leaders agreed stiff terms and voiced alarm at "illusions" in London that may wreck a…
  3. Group of Yazidi people held as slaves in Iraq freed: UN

    Abc.net.au - World 04.30 / 19:01 www.abc.net.au
    The United Nations says a group of 36 Yazidi people is freed, while an Iraqi commander predicts the complete capture of Mosul from Islamic State militants by…
  4. 'Pretty smart cookie': Donald Trump on North Korea's Kim Jong-un

    Abc.net.au - World 04.30 / 18:42 www.abc.net.au
    US President Donald Trump says he does not know whether North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is sane but believes he is a "pretty smart cookie", adding the US cannot allow the leader to develop better…
  5. 'He's bringing God back': Donald Trump supporters celebrate first 100 days

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 16:51 www.stuff.co.nz
    "So far, so good," says Dave Carl, standing on the concrete floor of the New Holland Arena in Harrisburg, US, surrounded by thousands of fellow fans of US President Donald Trump. In his hand was a Trump sign that read: "Promises made, promises …
  6. Australian woman Cassandra Sainsbury arrested in Colombia with drugs

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 16:13 www.stuff.co.nz
    A young Australian woman on a working holiday in Colombia has reportedly been arrested with 5.8kg of cocaine in her …
  7. Girlfriend's on-air killing drives US TV anchorman into politics

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 14:51 www.stuff.co.nz
    The tipping point for US man Chris Hurst came last year while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he…
  8. Australian-born Islamic State fighter's son in 'truly appalling' propaganda video

    Stuff.co.nz - World 04.30 / 14:10 www.stuff.co.nz
    An Australian-born Islamic State fighter has reportedly used one of his children in a "truly appalling" propaganda…
  1. Republicans are tethered to Trump politically and need to act accordingly

    Nzherald.co.nz - US 04.30 / 18:40 www.nzherald.co.nz
    As President Donald Trump passed the 100-day mark of his Administration, House Republicans should be starting to worry about next year's midterm elections. The midterms are a referendum on the presidency, and preliminary signs…
  2. Winners and losers from President Trump's first 100 days

    Nzherald.co.nz - US 04.30 / 18:40 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Donald Trump and the political establishment have been humbled. All of us have had to rethink everything we thought we knew about US politics and adjust. Losers President Trump The first 100 days weren't good for Trump,…
  3. 'There is no Planet B' and other protest signs of the times

    Nzherald.co.nz - US 04.30 / 18:40 www.nzherald.co.nz
    On a hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled in Washington for the latest installment of the regular protests that punctuate the Trump era. This climate march marks President Donald Trump's first 100 days in…
  4. Anger, laughs over infamous dinner snub

    Nzherald.co.nz - US 04.30 / 18:40 www.nzherald.co.nz
    There were two key 'dinners' in Washington and neither featured the President of the United States. The White House Correspondents' Association punched back against the Trump Administration that has denigrated it and snubbed…
  5. Conor McGregor to Floyd Mayweather: 'You will be dismantled and killed in a real fight'

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 04.30 / 10:10 au.ibtimes.com
    Conor McGregor will step inside a boxing ring for the first time in his professional career when he squares off against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at some point in the near…
  6. 2017 NBA Playoffs: Serge Ibaka gives Raptors new dynamic, says Kevin Love

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 04.30 / 08:17 au.ibtimes.com
    The Cleveland Cavaliers (51-31) and Toronto Raptors (51-31) will resume their postseason rivalry with Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semi-finals series on…
  7. ‘Doctor Who’ 10x3 review: ‘Thin Ice’ bravely tackles racism head on

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 04.30 / 07:34 au.ibtimes.com
    ctor Who” didn’t shy away from talking about race and whitewashing in its season 10 episode 3. The Twelth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) arrived in 1814 London in “Thin Ice.”…
  8. WWE latest news & update: Goldberg has no answer to Roman Reigns haters, sees Braun Strowman rise in 2017

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 04.30 / 07:34 au.ibtimes.com
    Bill Goldberg is left wondering why WWE fans continue to hate on Roman Reigns, a situation he was able to manage during his…
  1. Between lobbing missiles, Kim Jong Un looks to Russia for support

    Stuff.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 20:30 www.stuff.co.nz
    ANALYSIS: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un knows how to time his missile tests to maximum …
  2. Axed Ali Williams set to return to New Zealand

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 18:43 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Fallen rugby star Ali Williams and his wife Casey Green are returning to New Zealand with the ex-All Black's wife hoping "good things come from adversity". Williams' professional rugby career has been left in tatters after he…
  3. Wikipedia blocked in Turkey over terrorism 'smear campaign'

    Stuff.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 18:36 www.stuff.co.nz
    Access to Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, has been blocked in Turkey for content presenting the country as supporting…
  4. Angela Merkel has a 'good relationship' with Donald Trump, despite frosty start

    Stuff.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 15:37 www.stuff.co.nz
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and US President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal US-German …
  5. Bruno Mars is coming to New Zealand again

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 02:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Chart-topper Bruno Mars is returning to New Zealand. The American heart-throb - whose vast catalogue of hits includes That's What I Like , Just the Way You Are , Grenade , Locked Out of Heaven and When I was Your Man -…
  6. UK economy slows as Brexit weighs on consumers

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 02:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the UK's exit from the European Union spurred inflation and forced consumers to rein in spending. The economy expanded 0.3 per cent from the…
  7. Watch NZH Local Focus: Ball hoping to raise large sums for local charities

    Nzherald.co.nz - Europe 04.29 / 02:41 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A taste of Italy is on its way to the Bay of Plenty, as the Skin Centre Charity Ball prepares for a night of glamour and fundraising at the ASB Arena. 'A Night In Venice' is billed as one of the premier events to hit Tauranga…
  1. US President Donald Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

    Stuff.co.nz - Asia 04.30 / 19:54 www.stuff.co.nz
    US President Donald Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong Un would eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to …
  2. Youth chess coach says student kicked out of tournament for 'seductive' dress

    Stuff.co.nz - Asia 04.30 / 19:11 www.stuff.co.nz
    A 12-year-old chess champion was forced to leave a youth tournament in Malaysia after tournament organisers deemed her knee-length dress too "seductive", the girl's coach s…
  3. US President Donald Trump says China may have hacked Democrats' emails

    Stuff.co.nz - Asia 04.30 / 17:31 www.stuff.co.nz
    US President Donald Trump says China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 US presidential election, countering the view of intelligence officials who have said Russia orchestrated the h…
  4. Lakers Trade News: Paul George dreams of succeeding idol Kobe Bryant in LA, claims insider

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 04.30 / 16:34 au.ibtimes.com
    Paul George, the Indiana Pacers superstar, is hell-bent on wearing the Purple & Gold, according to an NBA…
  5. Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Estoril tournament due to family tragedy

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 04.30 / 10:31 au.ibtimes.com
    Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of the Millennium Estoril Open in Portugal and will fly back to Canberra for his grandfather's f…
  6. 2017 NBA Playoffs: Warriors expect Shaun Livingston, Matt Barnes to return soon

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 04.30 / 09:25 au.ibtimes.com
    Golden State Warriors are hopeful that injured reserves Shaun Livingston and Matt Barnes return for the second round of the 2017 NBA playoffs against either the Los Angeles Clippers or Utah Jaz…
  7. PlayStation 5 release date, news & update: Analyst foresees Xbox Scorpio, Nintendo Switch killer in 2018

    Au.ibtimes.com - Asia 04.30 / 07:34 au.ibtimes.com
    An analyst predicts a Sony PS5 coming in 2018 though it wasn't specified if it was an actual game console or…
  8. Inside Kim Jong Un's camps of death: Former guard reveals horrors she saw

    Nzherald.co.nz - Asia 04.30 / 06:37 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Lim Hye-jin still shivers at the memory of two brothers who managed to escape briefly from a massive concentration camp in the mountains of North Korea. Seven family members were killed on the spot in revenge. Scores more…
  1. Conservationist Emmanuel de Merode trains with gorillas leading up to the London marathon

    Nzherald.co.nz - Africa 04.29 / 21:17 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Pounding the path at a steady pace with a heavy weight on his back, Emmanuel de Merode is certainly putting every effort into his training for tomorrow's London marathon. But there's something very unusual about Emmanuel's…
  1. Airtasker and unions make landmark agreement to improve pay rates and conditions

    A landmark agreement between online job-posting platform Airtasker and Unions NSW aims to increase minimum rates of pay and improve conditions for workers in the "gig…
  2. Junior soccer underway in Bunbury for 2017 | photos

    Bunburymail.com.au - Bunbury 04.30 / 04:04 bunburymail.com.au
    The Country Coastal Junior Soccer Association 2017 season launched on Saturday with a new girls only…
  3. Miss Earth Australia heads to Sumatra to raise awareness about orangutans and palm oil labelling

    "My short-term goal is that I really want to change the laws on palm oil labelling," said Lyndl…
  4. Ben Bohane on covering the forgotten wars in Australia's backyard

    Australian photojournalist Ben Bohne has been covering the Asia-Pacific for more than 25 years but says he is shocked by how the region so close to us is so "woefully underreported…
  5. Hyland's homeopathic baby tablets recalled in Australia over safety fears

    Homeopathic teething tablets investigated over links to baby deaths in America are being recalled in…
  6. Hungry for the victory

    Bunburymail.com.au - Bunbury 04.29 / 05:45 bunburymail.com.au
    He’s only been at the Bayview Bar for three months, but already head chef Ben Elliot is creating a stir, whipping up a steak sandwich that could soon be crowned WA’s bes…
  7. Ex-federal MP Ross Cameron loses appeal against suspension from NSW Liberals

    Former MP and media personality Ross Cameron has lost an appeal against his suspension from the Liberal…
  8. Darwin woman almost killed by faulty Takata airbag subjected to worldwide recall

    An Australian woman is fighting for life after becoming the first local victim of a global airbag recall crisis that has left drivers with gruesome…
  1. Video from Pike River shows workers and a robot inside the mine, months after the explosion

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 20:14 www.stuff.co.nz
    New video footage appears to show a robot and two workers inside Pike River mine, three months after the 2010 explosion which killed 29…
  2. Body found after fire rips through home in Waikato

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 19:54 www.stuff.co.nz
    One person has been found dead in a burnt-out home after an early morning house fire in Tirau, W…
  3. Could relocatable 'crane-a-homes' solve our housing crisis?

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 19:54 www.stuff.co.nz
    Living in a tiny, relocatable home about the size of a single car park might not be for…
  4. Jindarat Prutsiriporn kidnapping trial to start in the Auckland High Court

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand Crime 04.30 / 19:33 www.stuff.co.nz
    The trial of seven men accused of kidnapping a Thai woman will kick off in the High Court at Auckland on Monday…
  5. Man injured when car rolls down bank near Ashhurst

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 19:33 www.stuff.co.nz
    A man suffered moderate back injuries when his car rolled down a…
  6. Wintry blast follows night of damage from strong winds across lower North Island

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 19:12 www.stuff.co.nz
    A freezing southerly sweeping over the country is set to send temperatures plunging after a night which saw strong winds down powerlines and waves close r…
  7. Hunters play role in controlling waterfowl numbers

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 19:12 www.stuff.co.nz
    Animal rights campaigners are calling for a ban on duck shooting as thousands of hunters gear up for opening…
  8. Fatal Waikato house fire

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand 04.30 / 18:52 www.stuff.co.nz
    One person has been found dead in a burnt-out home after an early morning house fire in Tirau, W…