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 Stuff.co.nz 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 Stuff.co.nz 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...
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