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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez moves from bartender to congresswoman and maybe President, one day
     23 January 2019
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's speedy rise to prominence seems like the script of a 1990s romantic comedy. With her socialist leanings and media savvy, she's a tonic for the left and a pariah for the right, writes Micheline Maynard.
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    Mother of murdered toddler James Bulger 'disgusted' by Oscar nomination for Detainment, a film about the crime
    23 Jan: A film about the high-profile murder of James Bulger by two 10-year-olds in the UK in 1993 should not be in contention, Denise Fergus says.... more
    Former NSW RSL president Don Rowe charged with fraud
    23 Jan: NSW Police charge Don Rowe with fraud offences and accuse him of misusing his corporate credit card to cover personal expenses during his 11-year tenure at the NSW RSL.... more
    World Economic Forum accused of fuelling the problems it is trying to solve in Davos
    23 Jan: The world's richest and most powerful people are gathered in Switzerland to tackle pressing global issues, but analysts say the model over which they preside is fuelling populism and increasing inequality.... more
    Can Prince Philip (and other members of the Royal family) be charged with a crime?
    23 Jan: There are calls for the Duke of Edinburgh to be prosecuted if he is found to be at fault for a car crash last week. But as a member of the Royal family, is he exempt from the law? Here's what we know.... more
    Not even the shutdown can stop Donald Trump's State of the Union address
    23 Jan: Donald Trump still wants to deliver his State of the Union address next week, despite Nancy Pelosi telling him to postpone it. Here's how it can still happen — even in a tweet.... more
    Warren Mundine installed as Gilmore candidate at behest of Prime Minister
    23 Jan: The dumped Liberal candidate for Gilmore attacks the party for a lack of democracy and integrity after he is replaced with former Labor Party president Warren Mundine in a deal by Scott Morrison's centre-right faction, the ABC understands.... more
    Chinese polar research ship damaged after hitting iceberg in Antarctica
    23 Jan: China's only icebreaking research ship is showered with 250 tonnes of ice and snow after hitting an iceberg in the South Pole, breaking the ship's mast but injuring nobody on board.... more
    Fears for Cardiff FC's Emiliano Sala as aircraft goes missing during English Channel flight
    23 Jan: French authorities say a light plane travelling from Nantes in France to Cardiff in Wales has gone missing over the English Channel, with Cardiff City's record signing, Emiliano Sala, on board.... more
    How fortunes are being made and lost in Madagascar's vanilla boom
    23 Jan: Vanilla is big money in a nation that produces up to 80 per cent of the world's natural vanilla, but which hangs around the bottom of global poverty lists. On the streets of Madagascar's vanilla capital Sambava, fast-moving hustlers trade the bean like dr... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     27 Dec: Queenslanders are being warned to remain vigilant after a spate of Christmas holiday scams using fake social media messages and emails +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     28 Dec: Chinese schools enforce 'smart uniforms' with GPS tracking system to monitor students +++++++++++++++++++
     25 Dec: A US court has ordered Pyongyang to pay $US501 million in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto Warmbier, who died last year shortly after being released from a North Korea prison +++++++++++++++++++
     04 Jan: Japanese Buddhists take to internet to show 'I can do it in monk's robe' ++++++++++++++++++
     25 Dec: Forgotten Christmas carol to be brought back to life after 550 years by Newcastle Cathedral ++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Sugar Bowl mascot chaos as Longhorn steer charges bulldog on sideline of US college football game +++++++++++++
     03 Jan: Private space company Swarm fined more than $1 million over unauthorised satellite launch +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      24 Jan: Cricket: delayed due to good weather - explaining new zealand cricket's bizarre phenomenon at mclean park (NZ Herald)
      24 Jan: New zealand business ranks high on global talent competitiveness (NZ Herald)
      23 Jan: Glaring problem: india beats new zealand by 8 wickets in odi (NZ Herald)
      23 Jan: Olympic champ among 4 thai weightlifters to test positive (NZ Herald)
      23 Jan: Futsal ferns lift trophy in australia (voxy.co.nz)
      23 Jan: O'meara-hunt, hutton and richmond claim rok cup international entry travel prizes (voxy.co.nz)
      23 Jan: New zealand wins toss, bats in 1st odi vs. india (NZ Herald)
      23 Jan: Drone sighting disrupts major us airport (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Cricket:
    New Zealand cricket captain Kane Williamson believes his side were too slow to adjust to the McLean Park pitch in the first one-day international against India 5:06

    Living & Travel:
    A drone sighting near Auckland Airport last night held six aircraft in the sky circling for 20 minutes, before it was safe for them to land 4:36

    International:
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez moves from bartender to congresswoman and maybe President, one day 22:37

    Cricket:
    The Black Caps accept they were well beaten in the first one-day cricket international against India in Napier 22:17

    Entertainment:
    Mac Miller’s family are “really hopeful” the late rapper will win his first Grammy Award next month 21:49

    Entertainment:
    Ireland Baldwin thinks her cousin Hailey Bieber and her husband Justin Bieber are "like the same person" 21:19

    Law and Order:
    Mother of murdered toddler James Bulger 'disgusted' by Oscar nomination for Detainment, a film about the crime 21:17

    Environment:
    An earthquake has caused light shaking around Whanganui this evening 21:17

    Law and Order:
    Former NSW RSL president Don Rowe charged with fraud 21:07

    Entertainment:
    True Thompson has started crawling 20:49

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