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Chinese plane crash lands in the Philippines
A Xiamen Airlines jet has crashed while landing at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport, CGTN has reported. According to the Chinese news agency, the Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway during landing, causing one of the plane ...
A Chinese Boeing 737 has crash landed at Manila International AirportBusiness Insider
Chinese Boeing 737 crash lands at Manila airport: reportDaily Pakistan
Chinese aircraft crash-lands at NAIA: reportsABS-CBN News
Trend News Agency -Flightglobal -FlightAware -Aviation Safety Network
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CBS News
Senate unanimously adopts resolution declaring "the press is not the enemy of the people"
CBS News
The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday afternoon affirming that "the press is not the enemy of the people." President Trump has repeatedly declared that the "fake news" media is the "enemy of the people." The resolution, introduced by ...
Newspapers across US denounce Trump's media attacks with coordinated
The pursuit of truth is fundamental to journalists' workThe Boston Globe
Trump lashes out against US news outlets defending press freedomThe Guardian
Fortune -New York Times -USA TODAY -Washington Post
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Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive'
New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. In the recording played on MSNBC, Trump's ...
The debate over Donald Trump's alleged n-word tape, explainedVox
Omarosa Manigault Newman releases secret recording of $15000-a-month job offer from Lara TrumpWashington Post
Omarosa releases new tape of Trump campaign's 'hush money' offerThe Guardian -The New Republic -Fox News -Politico
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'Interesting but concerning': NZ antipsychotic use up 50 percent in under a decade
New Zealanders are being prescribed more antipsychotics, despite there being no increase in the country's psychosis rates. A new University of Otago study, believed to be the first local one of its kind, indicates Kiwis may be using drugs designed to ...
Steep rise in antipsychotic prescriptions - researchVoxy

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McLeod: Nicholas' role in the Haumaha controversy leaves me uneasy
Deputy police commissioner Wally Haumaha has apologised to Nicholas for historic comments. OPINION: Louise Nicholas says she warned police that promoting Wally Haumaha would "come back and bite you in the arse" – and it did. But whatever the ...

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Verity Johnson: Swearing is my little act of rebellion against what polite people do
Greens' co-leader Marama Davidson wants to reclaim the c-word. OPINION: I remember being taught to drop the c-bomb. The chief executive who taught me was a fearsome powerhouse of a woman in her 50s, equal parts amazonian and inspirational.

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Otago Daily Times
Assurance on NZ bridges
Otago Daily Times
The Auckland Harbour Bridge and other major New Zealand bridges undergo a general inspection every two years and more detailed inspections every six years, the NZ Transport Agency says. Responding to the deadly Morandi Bridge collapse in the Italian ...

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Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson on Waka Jumping Bill: We have to compromise
Zeeland Press
The Green Party is gritting its teeth and supporting a bill that would have prevented the success of its founding members and will put out some of its core membership. It's known as the Waka Jumping Bill and it prevents MPs switching parties or ...

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NZ First MPs could end up $300k out of pocket if they flout party rules
National is making a complaint to a high-level parliamentary committee, saying NZ First is being undemocratic. NZ First's constitution states any of its MPs who resign or are expelled from the party are personally liable for up to $300,000 if they don ...
National says NZ First party rule turns MPs into 'bonded slaves'TVNZ
NZ First MPs sign $300000 contract to stop party-hoppingNew Zealand Herald
Ban on whitebaiting would force black market trade - fishing groupRadio New Zealand
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 16 Aug 2018 

New Zealand Herald
The euthanasia debate: NZ's most vocal proponents and opponents weigh in
New Zealand Herald
The debate over euthanasia has played out between some of the most vocal proponents and opponents in the country. Former prime minister Sir Bill English spoke of his fierce opposition ahead of Matt Vickers, the husband of the late Lecretia Seales, as ...
Sir Bill English weighs in on End of Life Choice BillNewstalk ZB
Passion and high profiles in euthanasia
Former PM wades into NZ euthanasia debateThe Australian
Newshub -Vision Christian Media
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 16 Aug 2018 

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