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Migrants anxious before court dates in Texas tents 2019-09-18 01:24:00NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico – Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and a bri

Dems push ahead with short-term bill to avoid 2019-09-18 01:24:00WASHINGTON – Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure that’s ne

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid 2019-09-18 01:24:00The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more

Progress reported in GM, union talks 2019-09-18 01:19:00DETROIT – Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers ap

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at impeachment hearing 2019-09-18 01:18:00WASHINGTON – The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats quickly turned hostile on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaig

Trump strains to balance U.S. diplomacy, military threat 2019-09-17 23:20:00WASHINGTON – The Trump administration tried to balance diplomacy with fresh talk of military action Tuesday in response to the fiery missile and

Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by 2019-09-17 23:20:00OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies be

Trial of 2 underway in 2015 slaying of 2019-09-17 23:19:00CHICAGO – The trial of two men charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy got underway Tuesday with a pros

DeKalb man hurled drywall into woman's face, police 2019-09-17 23:19:00SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man who police say attacked a woman with a piece of drywall and had his fist wrapped in a chain when he punched a man remain

Aurora man tried to swallow cocaine while being 2019-09-17 23:18:00SYCAMORE – An Aurora man who DeKalb police say tried to swallow suspected crack cocaine in a police station booking room now faces drug and obst

DeKalb County Board member running for circuit clerk 2019-09-17 23:17:00DeKALB – A new candidate has thrown her hat into the ring to be the next DeKalb County circuit clerk. DeKalb Dem

DeKalb firefighters free 4 people stuck in Lincoln 2019-09-17 23:16:00DeKALB – Four people were trapped in an elevator Monday evening at Lincoln Tower after it was recently put back in service after being condemned

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Two arrested for Thames burglaries 2019-09-18 01:48:00Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday.

Protect yourselves from burglaries 2019-09-18 01:11:00Police are aware of concerns over burglaries in the Christchurch area and we recognise the impact burglaries have on the community.

Auckland Councillors condemn Nazi comments 2019-09-18 01:04:00Phil Goff, current Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, and Councillors Chris Darby, Richard Hills, Josephine Bartley and Penny Hulse today condemned the use o

Save the Basin Campaign recommends candidates 2019-09-18 00:46:00The Save the Basin Campaign today shared with supporters its preferred candidates for Wellington Mayor and other local body positions, based on respon

K2 Cycle event signs up with major sponsor 2019-09-18 00:30:00The Coromandel's K2 is the toughest one-day cycle challenge in the Southern Hemisphere, and it's getting an energy boost with a new major sponsor Mi

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand condemns John Tamihere 2019-09-18 00:12:00New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance condemns the actions of Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere for

Voting opens for 2019 Local Elections – Nga 2019-09-18 00:03:00. Voting papers will be sent out to enrolled voters from 20 – 25 September 2019 and must be returned by post or be hand delivered by 12 midday o

Crash on Ulster St in Hamilton, expect delays 2019-09-17 23:46:00The Northbound lane is currently blocked and traffic is being diverted towards Edgecumbe and up Maeroa/Ulster Roads.

The birds are back in town 2019-09-17 23:44:00Wellington’s wildlife continues to thrive as a result of sustained predator control efforts across the cities reserves and backyards. A recent r

Incident - Station Road, Penrose 2019-09-17 23:14:00A man has been located outside an address on Station Road, Penrose with serious injuries.

Brynderwyn Hills emergency works begin this Sunday 2019-09-17 23:10:00The NZ Transport Agency advises emergency works to replace the retaining wall on the south side of the Brynderwyn Hills will begin on Sunday 22 Septem

Hamilton's i-SITE to relocated to ArtsPost 2019-09-17 22:27:00The i-SITE is operated by Hamilton City Council, and is part of a network of visitor and tourism information services around New Zealand.

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Ratepayers to stump up for wastewater cost New! 2019-09-18 13:00:21Upper Selwyn Huts residents Graeme Young and Graham Evans are some of the residents who will be paying for their wastewater system. PHOTO: MARTIN HUNT

Principal takes action to stop parking in 'kiss New! 2019-09-18 13:00:21People parking in Lincoln Primary School’s ‘kiss and go’ area has prompted its principal Viv Butcher to meet with the district counc

Council criticised for crime camera meeting New! 2019-09-18 13:00:21The city council has been criticised over a decision to exclude the public from a meeting about Sumner’s crime cameras.

Small Canterbury township becomes hot spot for real New! 2019-09-18 13:00:21File photo It has been named as one of the 20 fastest moving property "suburbs" in New Zealand over the past year — and it only has a p

Administrator wins national award New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Cancer Society of New Zealand Otago and Southland Division events and community campaigns team leader Tracey Fleet is the AAPNZ administrative profess

Young scientists present big ideas New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Photo: Petrina Wright Hundreds of primary and secondary school youngsters from across Southland presented their research projects at the 2019 N

Trial introduction of two trylines proved popular innovation New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Conversions are so 2018.

Officers' bravery recognised New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Jim Boult. Two Queenstown police officers have received bravery awards for helping save a critically injured man's life.

TAB boss resigns as changes continue New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00John Allen. Racing Industry Transition Authority (Rita) boss John Allen has resigned as the slow transformation of the New Zealand racing indus

Rescue helicopter service airlifts 200 more during year New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust paramedics Pete Walker-Nell (left) and Ryan Burgess (right) test the trust's new ICU gear with Otago Motor Club Trust m

Sector taking green steps New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Skyline Queenstown's general manager Wayne Rose and operations manager Pierre Poyet with the tourism company's new cups. Photo: Supplied Cutt

Parks contract on offer New! 2019-09-18 12:30:00Gary Kircher The controversial parks maintenance contract for the Waitaki district will now - for the second time - go to the open market.

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Regional Planning Committee recommends HBRC notifies TANK plan 2019-09-18 02:32:41The Regional Planning Committee has this afternoon agreed to make a recommendation that Hawke’s Bay Regional Council publicly notifies the TANK

126 years since women won the vote… surely 2019-09-18 02:21:29September 19 marks the 126 anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New Zealand.

Two arrested for Thames burglaries 2019-09-18 01:50:35Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday. Today, Police investigating the burglaries conducted search w

Protect yourselves from burglaries 2019-09-18 01:10:39Police are aware of concerns over burglaries in the Christchurch area and we recognise the impact burglaries have on the community. Police will contin

Auckland Councillors condemn Nazi comments 2019-09-18 01:01:28Phil Goff, current Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, and Councillors Chris Darby, Richard Hills, Josephine Bartley and Penny Hulse today condemned the use o

Two women activists’ stories commemorate Suffrage Day 2019 2019-09-18 00:56:18To mark the 126th anniversary of women’s suffrage on 19 September, ManatÅ« Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has added the st

University of Auckland launches Foundation Studies Certificate 2019-09-18 00:31:55Students who want to progress to undergraduate study at the University of Auckland, the top-ranking university in New Zealand, can now do so via the n

High school jobseekers to meet trades and service 2019-09-18 00:08:53The latest round of Got a Trade? Got it Made! speedmeet takes place at Whangarei Boys’ High School on 20 September, where young hopefuls will be

Welcome Tim Naish 2019-09-17 23:46:12The Antarctic Science Platform is delighted to announce a new addition to its leadership team, internationally renowned Antarctic scientist, Professor

Crash on Ulster St in Hamilton, expect delays 2019-09-17 23:45:26Police are responding to a crash on Ulster St in Hamilton. The crash involving a car and a pedestrian was reported at 2.35pm. Early reports indicate t

Speed limit changes at various locations around Hamilton 2019-09-17 23:13:23Speed limits have been formally changed in six locations around the city following consultation with the community and approval by Hamilton City Counc

Educators' pay equity claims in spotlight for Suffrage 2019-09-17 23:03:20NZEI Te Riu Roa members will be joining with others across the union movement by wearing black and white in support of pay equity on Suffrage Day tomo