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Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday amid doubts on the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.1 percent to finish at 22,219.73,... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:25pm 

Kris Richard brings fiery style, Seattle success to Cowboys
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp.The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of... 
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Court hears rape victim left on side of road
The trial of five men for the abduction and rape of a woman in Kapiti has begun. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 7:15pm 

Hipkins to hear last-ditch $47m bid to save Hato Petera College
Education Minister Chris Hipkins will hear a $47 million last-ditch bid to save Hato Petera College this week.Hipkins, Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis and Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare will visit the college on Auckland's... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:05pm 

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Waikato Police responding to a firearms incident in Tamahere
Waikato Police are responding to a firearms incident in Tamahere.A spokesperson said residents on Greenvale Close and Woodcock Rd should remain inside their homes.Police were called to the area at 5.45pm.More to come. 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:05pm 

Taranaki farmer was speeding because of a sick cow, court told
A man clocked doing 188kmh on a rural Taranaki road was rushing to save a sick cow, a court heard. 
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Get set for overnight thunderstorms, rain - and possible snow
Strap yourself in for the long haul - the persistent rain that fell during Tuesday is sticking around overnight and for the next few days. 
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Auckland Council looks for more cash to get homeless off streets as forecast paints grim picture
Rates used to upgrade Auckland's CBD may soon be spent on the homeless, as projections show more than 26,000 people could be sleeping rough in the region by 2021. 
© 2018 6:45pm 

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Jansen gives up 2 HRs in return, Cards top Dodgers 5-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 5-3 on Monday night.Gyorko pinch hit... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:25pm 

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Handling preseason expectations
Broadly speaking, a team that starts the season in the Top 25 and finishes it unranked has had a disappointing season, failing to meet expectations. The converse is likely to be true as well.Critics of preseason polls complain about... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:25pm 

Feedlots haven't been properly policed by regional councils - Minister
The Environment Minister, David Parker, says he struggles to see how some beef feedlots are legal. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 7:15pm 

Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX
Acer, Alienware, HP, Origin and others announce support for Nvidia's breakthrough ray tracing graphics cards in their desktop lineups. Here are the details. 
© 2018 PC World 7:15pm 

'Where are Māori?': Utu star Anzac Wallace disrupts Government's criminal justice summit
Anzac Wallace who once starred in the movie Utu has found himself centre stage again at the Government's criminal justice summit.He sat in the crown of 700, listening to speakers carrying out introductions and looking at those... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:05pm 

MTV VMAs: Madonna's 'self-indulgent' Aretha tribute & Camila Cabello wins
Some people don't think the Queen of Pop gave the Queen of Soul enough R-E-S-P-E-C-T at MTV's VMAs. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 6:45pm 

Boxer who survived cancer now fighting for life after sparring head injury
Boxer Lucy Brown is a cancer survivor, silver medallist and weight-loss success story, but now she is fighting for her life after she was injured in a routine sparring session. 
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Crowdfunding campaign to buy high country station from US billionaire abandoned
A crowd-funding campaign to buy high country land in South Canterbury off a billionaire has been abandoned, with recreational groups saying access, not ownership, is the problem. 
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