Finland denies media claims basic income trial fallen flat
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has denied media claims that the Nordic country's basic income experiment has fallen flat and that the government wouldn't consider expanding it.Government social affairs official Miska Simanainen said Wednesday...
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria.Kenneth...
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:24am NRL referees' boss admits Dragons' Nene Macdonald try decision was wrong
NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton has admitted to a wrong call by the bunker in awarding Nene Macdonald a controversial late try in St George Illawarra's Anzac Day win over the Sydney Roosters.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 2:14am Djokovic loses to 140th-ranked Klizan in 2nd round in Spain
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Novak Djokovic lost again, this time falling to 140th-ranked Martin Klizan 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open.Djokovic, trying to return to form after a lingering right elbow...
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am Review finds integrity problem at tennis' lowest levels
An independent panel's two-year review of corruption in tennis has found that the sport "faces a serious integrity problem" at its lowest levels — a "tsunami," according to one investigator — but no widespread problem at ATP, WTA...
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04am Strictly Ballroom: Not many 10s for West End musical
The West End stage version of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 film struggles to dazzle critics.
© 2018 BBCWorld 1:54am AP reports loss on one-time accounting charges
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press lost $74 million in 2017, mostly due to one-time accounting charges related to the federal tax overhaul passed late last year, the news organization said Wednesday.Revenue fell 8 percent to $510.1...
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