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Woman appears in court charged with child’s murder in Rotorua

A woman has appeared in the Rotorua District Court charged with the murder of a child in Rotorua on Sunday. The 27-year-old woman appeared in court via audio-visual link. She was granted interim name suppression. The woman entered no plea and did not apply for bail. Judge Greg Hollister-Jones remanded the woman in custody without […]

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Drug dealer’s Facebook chats with underage girl before he plied her with meth, impregnated her

Warning: graphic content A middle-aged meth user who impregnated an underage girl is the son of a rapist and was raised by drug dealers. Auckland District Court heard the girl fell pregnant at 15 and now reported having post-traumatic stress disorder. The 43-year-old Auckland sex offender was the product of rape, and his mother resented […]

Politics

Barr ‘vehemently opposed’ to pardoning Snowden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said he would be “vehemently opposed” to any attempt to pardon former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, after the president suggested he might consider it. The attorney general’s comments in an interview with The Associated Press come days after President Donald Trump said he would “look at” […]

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How you can be US president without winning most votes

The US presidential election will take place in less than 100 days. But it’s possible the candidate with the most votes from the public won’t be the winner. This is because the president is not chosen directly by the voters, but what’s known as the electoral college. So who are Americans voting for? When Americans […]