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An Auckland woman who caused the death of a teen cyclist later posted a Halloween photo dressed in a prisoner's costume with the caption "hide your children".
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Five men have been charged after allegedly hacking into the computer systems of Hollywood film companies to steal unreleased movies and TV shows.
A former Chinese automotive official suspected of corruption has returned home from New Zealand to "surrender" to the authorities, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Former Thai foreign minister Kasit Piromya says refugee Hakeem al-Araibi should be freed and allowed to return to Australia.
The shooting brought to an end a two-day manhunt and provided relief to a nation shaken by protests and then the Strasbourg rampage.
"Academic superstar" Tim Wu wants the US government to break up corporate monopolies - starting with Facebook. And he isn't alone.
Jason Kunselman gave up his seat after learning that Kelsey Zwick and her sick baby were sitting at the back of the plane.
The announcement that came over the speakers on Southwest Flight 3606 from Seattle to Dallas on Sunday had nothing to do with turbulence.
She has been attacked, derided and denied, but the British Prime Minister is made of stern stuff, and appears to relish the fight. So what makes her tick?
She even made no secret of her desire to help broker a secret meeting with Donald Trump, then a candidate, and Vladimir Putin during the 2016 US election.
Tens of thousands of civilians have been killed in Saudi-led airstrikes, and the war has led to what is now considered the worst humanitarian crisis on the planet.
The Trump administration on Thursday announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it called the "predatory" practices of China and Russia.
The suspected gunman, who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, has been killed, two police sources said, ending his 48-hours on the run.
An armoured truck spilled cash on Thursday on a New Jersey highway, leading to two crashes as drivers "went a little bit crazy" to grab the swirling money.
Russian state television hailed it as "one of the most advanced robots," showing a tall, white android dancing. It seemed so human. Because it was.
Students at Columbine High School and nearby Denver schools are being kept inside because of a threat against Columbine that has drawn a large police response.
A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him.
Her admission add to the pace of developments in investigations around the 2016 election, with several people close to Trump now cooperating with prosecutors.
In a flurry of morning tweets, Trump did not dispute that he had directed Cohen to make the payments.
A hacking group nicknamed Charming Kitten tried to break into the emails of US Treasury officials, atomic scientists and high-profile detractors of the Iran nuclear deal.
It wasn't immediately clear if a signalling problem caused the crash however authorities detained three state railway employees over suspected negligence.
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Hakeem al-Araibi's situation is increasingly desperate.
The man, who was in good spirits despite his situation, told firefighters he had been stuck in the slick vent for two days.
Michael Spavor once drank cocktails with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and organised basketball star Denis Rodman's trips to Pyongyang.
The tech giant says it didn't know it was breaking the order when it sent an email identifying the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand.
It was an accident. It was a municipal headache. It was a Roald Dahl fan's dream.
The US has renewed its designation of the North as one of the worst human trafficking countries and a violator of religious freedom.
Detectives said it was located and seized in the central west Auckland area,
Police are investigating accusations by over 200 women that a self-proclaimed Brazilian faith healer.
It's now been more than four months since a magnitude 7 earthquake hit Lombok, and reconstruction of shattered homes and lives has been painfully slow.
Shortly after, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian suspect wanted over the attack.
There was a time when politicians like Italy's Matteo Salvini would have been shunned in Israel. But that time is not now.
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said her government was contacted by a second citizen who had been questioned by Chinese authorities.
This year is ending with Trump a battered and beleaguered figure. Political bombs are exploding everywhere he looks.
Boris Johnson has been cutting back on the booze in preparation for the top job. But he's not considered the favourite to replace Theresa May.
The Conservative revolt has made Theresa May's almost impossible job just that extra bit harder.
Theresa May has survived an attempt to oust her from the British prime ministership, winning a secret ballot of her MPs.
Pope Francis has removed George Pell and a Chilean cardinal from his informal cabinet amid the Catholic Church's sex abuse and cover-up scandal.
Over-indulgence, stress and lack of sleep make Christmas most perilous time of year for your health.
A California judge has heard that the former Australian tennis coach "is completely incapacitated" and near death after suffering a massive stroke in jail.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez threatened to deploy national police to the restive Catalonia region, as tensions escalate between Madrid and Barcelona.
Cherif Chekatt, the suspect in the Strasbourg shooting, remains at large with hundreds of police and soldiers seeking him in a massive manhunt.
Mike Williams's death, prosecutors say, was the product of a poisonous love triangle involving two sets of high school sweethearts.
As he choked back tears in a New York courtroom, Michael Cohen said his weakness had been “a blind loyalty to Donald Trump".
A diplomat's prized work of art returns to the country where he bought it.
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By Thursday morning, Australia time, Britain may have lost its prime minister putting Brexit in even more chaos.