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Trump and Xi clash as U.N. marks a gloomy 75th birthday

In markedly different styles, the two world leaders traded barbs on the first day of the virtual gathering at the U.N. General Assembly.

Source: World | 24 Sep 2020 | 4:00 am(NZT)

Alexei Navalny: Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital

German tests showed the critic of President Vladimir Putin was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:40 pm(NZT)

Nike to make Australia away football kit in female sizes 'by 2021'

It comes after the football team's new away kit was revealed last week, but without women's sizes.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:34 pm(NZT)

Johnson warns of tougher curbs if UK rules flouted

Some scientists say they don't go "anywhere near far enough", while others say they need time to work.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:27 pm(NZT)

Europe migration: EU to reveal mandatory rules on migration

A new migration pact is set to be announced, but the measures are likely to face some opposition.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:19 pm(NZT)

Milan Fashion Show seeks to inject optimism in hybrid event

The Italian fashion industry is trying to inject optimism into the most dismal year on record for the luxury sector, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week that aims to excite consumers and connect with buyers

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 9:08 pm(NZT)

China 'coercing' thousands of Tibetans into mass labour camps - report

Researchers warn the "militarised vocational training" can lead to a loss of cultural heritage.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 8:54 pm(NZT)

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves Berlin hospital month after poisoning

Doctors believe a full recovery from his Novichok poisoning is possible.

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 8:51 pm(NZT)

UK says no-deal Brexit could see 7,000-truck border queues

The British government says there could be lines of 7,000 trucks at the English Channel and two-day waits to get into France immediately after the U.K. makes its economic break from the European Union at the end of the year

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 8:25 pm(NZT)

Howley named Canada assistant coach as he returns after betting ban

Rob Howley is named assistant Canada coach following his return to the sport after being banned for a betting breach.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 8:24 pm(NZT)

Pilot whales Tasmania: Almost 400 die in Australia's worst stranding

The long-finned pilot whales have perished after becoming beached on Tasmania's coast.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:58 pm(NZT)

Julian Assange: Mother of Wikileaks founder's children dreaded making relationship public

Stella Moris gave birth to the couple's two sons while he was in hiding in the Ecuadorean embassy.

Source: BBC News - Home | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:36 pm(NZT)

Sierra Leone doctor in dedicated mission against COVID-19

Dr. Mamadu Baldeh is one of only four physicians managing the COVID-19 unit at Sierra Leone’s Connaught Hospital, and the only one doing so while still overseeing the infectious diseases unit

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:10 pm(NZT)

Seoul: Missing South Korean official may be in North Korea

South Korea’s Defense Ministry says that a South Korean official who disappeared off a ship near the disputed sea boundary with North Korea this week may be in North Korea

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 7:08 pm(NZT)

Japan's hafu stars are celebrated. But some mixed-race people say they feel like foreigners in their own country

"Excuse me, are you hafu?" the taxi driver asked.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:43 pm(NZT)

‘The port came to us’: Story behind AP photo of Beirut blast

An image captured by an Associated Press photographer showing a dust-covered girl carried against a man’s shoulder, a gash bleeding from her forehead, has come to symbolize the devastation of the Aug. 4 blast at the Beirut port

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 6:04 pm(NZT)

China will become carbon neutral by 2060, Xi Jinping says

The leader of the world's biggest polluter of greenhouse gases has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2060.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 23 Sep 2020 | 5:38 pm(NZT)

Finland to deploy coronavirus-sniffing dogs at Helsinki Airport

The voluntary canine tests will deliver results within 10 seconds.

Source: World | 23 Sep 2020 | 4:29 am(NZT)

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120,000-year-old footprints found in Saudi Arabia -- and they might be human

Hundreds of fossilized footprints dating back 120,000 years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, and they might point to the earliest evidence of human movement into the region, according to a new study in Science Advances.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 23 Sep 2020 | 12:25 am(NZT)

Millions of acres are in flames in South America. Here's why

Millions of acres across South America have been devastated by fires due to a combination of drought and multiple fires that authorities say are manmade. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 21 Sep 2020 | 10:30 pm(NZT)

I hate to say it, but Ferrari's new convertible is worth every penny

If ever in your life you have the opportunity to drive a Ferrari, you should take it. Ferraris are, by and large, a special combination of power and speed smoothed over with a level of refinement other supercars can't quite match.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 20 Sep 2020 | 12:24 am(NZT)

A side-by-side comparison of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X

This holiday season will see a showdown between new consoles from two of the biggest names in gaming: Sony and Microsoft.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 18 Sep 2020 | 4:40 am(NZT)

The solar fridge helping people live off the grid

Keeping food fresh without refrigeration is near impossible in the scorching climate of sub-Saharan Africa. But it's hard to power fridges in a region where almost 600 million people live off the grid.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 10 Sep 2020 | 7:38 pm(NZT)

Covid-19 is taking elevator anxiety to the next level. This company has a solution

Before the pandemic, there were many reasons to be anxious about taking an elevator — from being crammed in a small space with strangers, to getting stuck between floors.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 4 Aug 2020 | 12:15 am(NZT)

U.S. retail foot traffic rebounds, more staff at work, as lockdowns ease

Retail foot traffic recovered to approach pre-lockdown levels last week and businesses appeared to bring more employees back to the job, according to data from firms that collect cellphone location information and manage employee time for companies.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 3:20 am(NZT)

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 3:18 am(NZT)

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigrant program

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, blocking his bid to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants - often called "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 3:11 am(NZT)

Factbox: Who are the immigrant 'Dreamers' affected by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration erred in ending a program that offered work permits and protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, a group often called the "Dreamers."

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 3:11 am(NZT)

Atlanta officer says not 'state's witness' in Rayshard Brooks case, contradicting prosecutor

Devin Brosnan, one of two Atlanta police officers charged in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, has not agreed to be a witness for the prosecution, his lawyer told Reuters on Thursday, contradicting an assertion made by the lead prosecutor on the case.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:54 am(NZT)

U.S. lawmakers offer bill to block Trump from German troop withdrawal

U.S. congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to block President Donald Trump's plan to remove 9,500 troops from close ally Germany by prohibiting funding for a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Europe without congressional approval.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:42 am(NZT)

S&P 500, Dow dip on rising virus cases, elevated jobless claims

The S&P 500 and Dow retreated on Thursday as an uptick in coronavirus infections in parts of the United States threatened to upend bets of a swift economic recovery, with data showing weekly jobless claims remained elevated.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:34 am(NZT)

U.S. labor market recovery stalling; second wave of layoffs underway

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, but the pace of decline appears to have stalled amid a second wave of layoffs as companies battle weak demand and fractured supply chains, supporting views that the economy faces a long and difficult recovery from the COVID-19 recession.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 19 Jun 2020 | 2:27 am(NZT)


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