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Murder-accused says he lied to police after baby's death
A man accused of killing a 15-month-old boy says he gave a false statement to police because he was trying to protect the child's mother. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 9:16pm 

Cyber crime agency held back by quake
The launch of a national agency to combat cyber crime has been delayed by three weeks due to the Kaikoura earthquake. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 7:16pm 

Ihaka Stokes murder accused Troy Taylor 'would've gone to prison' to cover for the mum
The man accused of murdering Christchurch infant Ihaka Stokes says he would've gone to prison to cover for the boy's mother.Troy Kevin Taylor, 23, says he lied to detectives the night 14-month-old Ihaka died to protect his then-partner... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 6:05pm 

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Three arrested after violent Auckland liquor store robbery
Three men have been arrested following a violent robbery at an Auckland liquor store, while community leaders met to discuss solutions to an apparent rise in violence against shopkeepers.The three accused, aged 16, 17 and 20, were... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:05pm 

Murder accused Troy Taylor admits dropping baby Ihaka Stokes
Murder accused Troy Taylor today admitted dropping baby Ihaka Stokes the night before he's alleged to have killed him. Taylor, 23, denies murdering 14-month-old Ihaka at a Christchurch house on July 3, 2015. The de-facto stepfather... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:44pm 

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White US army veteran charged over black man's murder
Police say the US army veteran, accused of stabbing a black man to death, had a hatred for black people. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 2:54pm 

London terror attack: Donald Trump urged to help Scotland Yard access WhatsApp message sent by Westminster terrorist attacker
Donald Trump is under pressure to force WhatsApp to hand over vital evidence on the Westminster attack after Amber Rudd gained powerful allies in Europe in her fight to bring social media firms to heel.Khalid Masood sent a final... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 2:15pm 

Drunk driver refused tests because he only recognises Maori law
An extremely drunk man who refused to undergo a police blood alcohol test because he only recognised Maori law has avoided a jail sentence. 
© 2017 2:15pm 

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Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 8:15pm 

Fisherman charged with stalling says locals tampered with his nets
A commercial fisherman charged with an illegal fishing practice in the Marlborough Sounds says he thinks his nets were dragged ashore by locals opposed to commercial fishing. 
© 2017 6:25pm 

Murder-accused Troy Taylor says his 'conscience kicked in' too late to save Ihaka Stokes' life
Murder accused Troy Taylor says he blames himself "every day" over Ihaka Stokes' death, but his conscience took hold too late to save the toddler's life. 
© 2017 5:35pm 

American Samoa opens Transnational Crime Network
American Samoa has officially opened its Transnational Crime Network center in Fagatogo, which will link up with the Pacific Transnational Crime Network. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 5:16pm 

No action taken after a Timaru under-18 rugby game called off early
No-one will face disciplinary action after an under-18 game was called off in Timaru with a probe failing to find any evidence of foul play. 
© 2017 4:45pm 

Hunter Valley access: door still open but workable solutions needed
The door is open to negotiate Hunter Valley Station access with New York couple Matt and Annette Lauer but no "workable" suggestions have been received, their New Zealand lawyer Graeme Todd, of Queenstown, says. 
© 2017 3:05pm 

South Africa: The Manenberg school which is top of the class
An area infamous for its high crime rate is now being associated with academic excellence. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 2:55pm 

How the mouse came to live alongside humans
The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 2:54pm 

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Troy Taylor takes witness stand to deny murdering Ihaka Stokes
Murder accused Troy Taylor has taken the witness stand to deny murdering baby Ihaka Stokes whom he says he loved like a son. Taylor, 23, denies murdering 14-month-old Ihaka at a Christchurch house on July 3, 2015. The de facto... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 2:15pm 

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