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    Why do robots need to do backflips?
     14 December 2017
    Atlas, the humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics, has mastered the box jump — is the burpee next?
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    >> International News 

    Conditions thwart Rocket Lab launch bid
    14 Dec: New Zealand-based space company Rocket Lab has had to delay the launch of its second rocket again, this time because of high winds above Mahia Peninsula.... more
    Bromwich focused on fresh start in 2018
    14 Dec: Melbourne Storm enforcer Jesse Bromwich says he's happy to bid farewell to 2017 after experiencing his NRL career high and low.... more
    Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have a “unique relationship”
    14 Dec: The 43-year-old singer married the actress - with whom he has daughter Theodora, five, and son Charlton, three - in 2010, and has said that the pair are often outspoken about one another in interviews, as they like to “one-up each other” when it comes to the “terrible things” they say... more
    Cat Person: Why a 7,201-word piece of literary fiction in the New Yorker went viral
    14 Dec: In the #MeToo moment, a short story in The New Yorker about a young woman's dating experience hits the zeitgeist — and gets the internet talking.... more
    Thirty arrests in Waikato over drugs, guns
    14 Dec: Thirty people have been arrested in Waikato in a major police operation targeting drugs, guns and stolen property.... more
    Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson are dating, several sources have told Us Weekly magazine
    14 Dec: The 40-year-old Coldplay frontman was spotted with the 28-year-old 'Fifty Shades of Grey' actress at Nick Cave's concert in Israel last month and they are now said to be an item... more
    Seven arrested in meth and cannabis bust
    14 Dec: Police have arrested seven people on drugs charges after a long-running investigation into a commercial cannabis and meth ring in Auckland.... more
    Katie Holmes was inspired by Gal Gadot's portrayal of Wonder Woman for her new film 'The Doorman'
    14 Dec: The 38-year-old actress - who is dating Hollywood star Jamie Foxx - plays a former marine in the forthcoming Ryuhei Kitamura-helmed movie, and says the 32-year-old star's take on the DC Comics superhero this year was a major influence on her character in the action thriller... more
    No more poverty for 80,000 kids: Robertson
    14 Dec: Labour says its families package, unveiled on Thursday, will lift 80,000 children out of poverty over the next five years.... more

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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have a “unique relationship” 17:00

    Rugby League:
    Bromwich focused on fresh start in 2018 16:57

    Business:
    Conditions thwart Rocket Lab launch bid 16:47

    International:
    Why do robots need to do backflips? 16:47

    Entertainment:
    Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson are dating, several sources have told Us Weekly magazine 16:30

    Technology:
    Cat Person: Why a 7,201-word piece of literary fiction in the New Yorker went viral 16:17

    Law and Order:
    Thirty arrests in Waikato over drugs, guns 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Katie Holmes was inspired by Gal Gadot's portrayal of Wonder Woman for her new film 'The Doorman' 16:00

    Entertainment:
    Russell Brand's wife has "banned" him from joking about her pregnancy in his stand-up shows 15:30

    Business:
    Seven arrested in meth and cannabis bust 15:27

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