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29 Mar 2017   
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Planet Earth leads field with nine Bafta Craft nominations
The nature series is the one to beat at this year's celebration of behind-the-scenes TV talent. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 4:25am 

Ugly win, but Socceroos breathe life into World Cup direct-route hopes
A win is a win, and boy didn't the Socceroos need this one. Ugly? You bet. Priceless? Absolutely. 
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Henry Moore sculpture 'Old Flo' set for London return
Draped Seated Woman was originally sited in an east London council estate. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 4:15am 

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Carnival 1Q profit jumps on lower fuel cost, revenue boost
NEW YORK (AP) " Carnival Corp.'s profit more than doubled in the first-quarter as lower fuel costs and higher revenue helped it top Wall Street forecasts.The Miami-based cruise line's profit surged to $352 million, or 48 cents per... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15am 

Newfoundland's northern cod on rebound
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) " Northern cod are making a comeback off of Newfoundland and Labrador almost 25 years after a sweeping commercial fishing ban devastated the Canadian province.A federal government report this week says... 
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AI to dominate banking, says report
AI can help banks create a human experience even as more and more services are automated, says report. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 4:05am 

FIFA bans Lionel Messi from next 4 of Argentina's World Cup qualifying games for insulting a match official
ZURICH (AP) " FIFA bans Lionel Messi from next 4 of Argentina's World Cup qualifying games for insulting a match official. 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:55am 

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations
PHOENIX (AP) " A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:35am 

Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans
WASHINGTON (AP) " A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:35am 

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Children's exposure to lead linked to lower IQs, Dunedin Study finds
Exhaust fumes from the era of leaded petrol could be to blame for Kiwis with lower IQs and social standing, according to the latest Dunedin Study findings. 
© 2017 4:25am 

Friendships lost during acrimonious Australia-India test cricket series
One of the most spiteful series in recent memory has ended in acrimony with Indian captain Virat Kohli declaring friendships have been lost, while Steve Smith took aim at the Indian board for breaching an unwritten rule of the game. 
© 2017 4:25am 

US consumer confidence hits 16-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump's preferred economic indicators.The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15am 

US stock indexes edge higher in early trading; Oil up
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Tuesday, recovering after an early slide. Investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. Banks and other financials stocks led the gainers, while phone... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15am 

Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle
NEW YORK (AP) " Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle.The AmazonFresh Pickup service is currently open only to Amazon employees. Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15am 

2007 slalom world champion Sarka Strachova retires
PRAGUE (AP) " Sarka Strachova, the 2007 slalom world champion, says she is retiring from skiing.The 32-year-old slalom specialist announced her decision on Tuesday in Prague. She said she had "an extremely inner feeling that the... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:55am 

Sock, Isner lead US against Kyrgios, Australia in Davis Cup
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) " Jack Sock, John Isner, Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson will represent the United States against host Australia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on April 7-9.U.S. captain Jim Courier announced his roster Tuesday.Australian... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:55am 

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