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19 Feb 2019   
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Auckland car boot kidnapper avoids jail due to 'positive steps' in youth residence
Teen who snatched women from Auckland street will make better progress out of prison, judge rules. 
© 2019 7:25am 

Holocaust: Israel summit falls apart in Netanyahu 'racism' row
Poland pulls out after remarks by Israel's leader over the role of Poles in the Nazi mass murder of Jews. 
© 2019 BBCWorld 3:15am 

Russian man arrested in CNMI appears in Miami court
A Russian man arrested in the Northern Marianas at the end of last year has appeared in court in Miami after the defence failed to secure his release on bail. 
© 2019 RadioNZ 2:35pm 

Methamphetamine dealer gets third long jail stint after he was caught selling drug in shop car park
Trieste Ropiha was no stranger to the methamphetamine trade. 
© 2019 1:05pm 

Court martial: Air force personnel plead guilty to drug charges
Two air force personnel have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the use of illegal drugs. 
© 2019 RadioNZ 12:35am 

Air force personnel plead guilty to using drugs
Two air force personnel have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the use of illegal drugs. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon 11:55am 

Jail terms for drug smugglers in French Polynesia
The criminal court in Papeete has given jail sentences of up to seven years to 21 people involved in a methamphetamine smuggling ring. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon 8:35am 

Decision on spinal muscular atrophy treatment Spinraza deferred
Pharmac subcommittee says it wants more evidence before it commits to a $1 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy. 
© 2019 Mon 8:05am 

Keri Morris: Family justice puts children first
COMMENT The people of New Zealand can be confident that children and families are at the front of the minds of an independent panel on family justice based on the panel's first report released last month.Led by former Chief Human... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 5:35am 

Pike River families claim 'vital' evidence from mine explosion has been lost
Missing electrical cabinet cover was blown to the surface in one of the deadly explosions. 
© 2019 Sun 8:25pm 

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Hawke's Bay man to partner: 'Give me one reason why I shouldn't put this knife in you'
A jail sentence of four years and nine months may be the reminder a man needs after separate attacks in which he threatened to kill a neighbour with Down Syndrome and nine days later took to his child's mother with a knife and stomped... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sun 3:05pm 

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Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack
Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. 
© 2019 CNN 4:55am 

High-speed police chase on State Highway 1 near Ward ends with spikes
Two people were arrested after a high-speed police chase in Marlborough ended with spikes being deployed. 
© 2019 3:35pm 

Hendrix John Kahia murder trial enters second week
A murder trial entered its second week today in the High Court at Rotorua.On trial is Hendrix John Kahia, 35, who has denied murdering Wiremu Birch, 19, at Taupō on September 11, 2013.It is alleged Kahia, who has Black Power... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 1:35pm 

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Liberia gold mine collapse: Dozens arrested at 'lawless' rescue site
More than 60 are held as Liberian authorities seek to restore order at a mine where dozens are trapped. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Mon 8:45am 

High-ranking FSM official arrested in Hawai'i
A government official from the Federates States of Micronesia, who was arrested in Honolulu this month on a money laundering charge, has been ordered to stay in Hawai'i. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon 8:05am 

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Exclusive: Film director and cannabis campaigner escapes conviction over drug charges
EXCLUSIVE A Kiwi film director who helped Rose Renton in her fight for medicinal cannabis has escaped a criminal conviction just days after the self-described "green fairy" celebrated the same outcome.The two cases, which both... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 5:35am 

Pike River families shocked by new evidence
A previously unnoticed photo of an electrical cabinet that may have sparked the deadly 2010 Pike River mine explosion has been handed to police.The Stand with Pike group, representing families of the 29 miners who died in the... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sun 7:35pm 

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