September 6, 2023

A New Age” Tops North American Box Office For Third Weekend In A Row

A New Age” Tops North American Box Office For Third Weekend In A Row

The Chinese mainland has fueled the bulk of the film’s overseas box office with 300 million yuan (around 45.8 million U.S. dollars) after 18 days of launch. Universal and DreamWorks’ Poster of Universal and DreamWorks’ “The Croods: A New Age,” which wins the North American box office for the third weekend in a row with

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Congo charges military officers in killing of 56 protesters

Congo charges military officers in killing of 56 protesters

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) -Six soldiers were charged on Tuesday for their involvement in the killing of 56 people during an army crackdown on anti-U.N. demonstrations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week. The group, which includes a colonel and a lieutenant-colonel from the republican guard, are being prosecuted for “crimes against

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‘Fire the gun’: Local describes brush with bank thief believed to be Tom Phillips

‘Fire the gun’: Local describes brush with bank thief believed to be Tom Phillips

By Tom Taylor of RNZ A Te Kūiti resident who came face-to-face with armed bank robbers – one of whom police believe is fugitive Tom Phillips – almost handed them the cash they dropped as they fled. Police have linked the robbery in the Waikato town with the missing Marokopa father of three. Phillips and

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Cryptopia liquidators win right to sell another $5m worth of bitcoin

Cryptopia liquidators win right to sell another $5m worth of bitcoin

Cryptopia founders Adam Clark and Rob Dawson. The liquidators of Cryptopia, which collapsed in 2019, have won a High Court application to sell another $5 million worth of cryptocurrency. Funds from the sale will go to paying their “reasonable costs and expenses”, running at some $350,000 per month, for at least another year – with

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‘I have no doubt’: Warriors CEO thinks finals match will get more views than All Blacks

‘I have no doubt’: Warriors CEO thinks finals match will get more views than All Blacks

It’s a big weekend for rugby league and union fans this weekend, with the Warriors taking on Penrith in a qualifying final only a few hours after the All Blacks face France in the Rugby World Cup opener. And in a bold prediction, Warriors chief executive Cameron George believes his side’s clash against the Panthers

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TV or not TV? The demise of a once great NZ evening pastime – and the rise of a new one

TV or not TV? The demise of a once great NZ evening pastime – and the rise of a new one

Once upon a time, the television – and scheduled shows – were the highlight of a Kiwi family’s evening. This image is from 1979. Photo / Herald archive The great New Zealand pastime of watching scheduled, linear television in the evening is officially over, with new research revealing Kiwis’ rapidly changing viewing habits. Instead, more

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The Conversation: If it looks like debt, let’s treat it like debt

The Conversation: If it looks like debt, let’s treat it like debt

Since its inception, buy now, pay later has been particularly popular with the 18- to 34-year-old age group. Photo / 123rf OPINION There are few stores without an Afterpay logo displayed on the door, or that don’t offer laybuy at their online checkout. And these schemes are particularly popular with younger consumers. But what price

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New $20m fund to support innovative technologies that could drive electricity bills down

New $20m fund to support innovative technologies that could drive electricity bills down

LISA BURD/Stuff Energy and Resource Minister Dr Megan Woods, who attended an energy debate in New Plymouth on Tuesday, announced a new $20m fund at Ara Ake on Wednesday morning. A new $20 million fund that will back innovative technologies to help the country’s electricity system manage demand and potentially lead to cheaper power bills

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Taxidermy kiwi stolen from Auckland primary school, students ‘devastated’

Taxidermy kiwi stolen from Auckland primary school, students ‘devastated’

An Auckland primary school’s beloved taxidermy kiwi has been stolen, with thieves leaving a “sea of glass” through the office. The TV was left untouched in the early morning theft at May Road School on Monday, but a glass cabinet that held the school’s taonga had been smashed. “There was glass just everywhere. The kiwi

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‘I am ashamed to be Canadian’: Passengers who refused to sit on vomit-covered seats are kicked off plane

‘I am ashamed to be Canadian’: Passengers who refused to sit on vomit-covered seats are kicked off plane

Air Canada has been forced to make an apology after it was shamed by a Facebook post which detailed how two passengers were kicked off a recent flight for refusing to sit on a seat that had been covered in vomit. The post was from passenger Susan Benson who was also on the Las Vegas

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New Zealand under-23 men one win away from Paris Olympics after cruising past Vanuatu

New Zealand under-23 men one win away from Paris Olympics after cruising past Vanuatu

At Go Media Stadium Mt Smart: New Zealand 8 (Jesse Randall 3’ 12’, Oskar van Hattum 10’ 39’, George Ott 17’, Ryan Verney 43’, Aaryan Raj 55’, 71’) Vanuatu 0. HT: 6-0 The New Zealand under-23 men’s football team are one win away from securing a place at the Paris Olympics next year. They cruised

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Explore lots of new places on a picturesque trip | Canberra CityNews

Explore lots of new places on a picturesque trip | Canberra CityNews

In this sponsored post “CityNews” highlights some of the picturesque landscapes, historic communities and fascinating events, on Canberra’s doorstop. THE taste of a morning coffee, loading up the car, pulling out of the driveway – it all adds to the magical feeling of heading out on a road trip. And, luckily for Canberrans, surrounding the

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An intimate and glamorous Canberra spring fashion spectacle is coming to Leyla Bar | Riotact

An intimate and glamorous Canberra spring fashion spectacle is coming to Leyla Bar | Riotact

Janette Wojtaszak of The Statement Life is partnering with Maria Wolters of Honeysuckle & Lace to bring a vibrant spring fashion show to Leyla Bar. Photo: Michelle Kroll. Spring, glorious spring, has poked its head out of hibernation, and it’s got two Canberra fashion creatives pretty excited. Janette Wojtaszak of The Statement Life and Maria

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‘Not me gov’: Rishi Sunak refuses to take responsibility for schools concrete crisis

‘Not me gov’: Rishi Sunak refuses to take responsibility for schools concrete crisis

Sky News Australia host Piers Morgan says UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has refused to take responsibility for UK schools having to close buildings because of their “dodgy concrete” construction. “’Not me gov’, says the Prime Minister. “Gillian Keegan, Secretary of State for Education, first said it was, ‘not her responsibility’ before blowing up in

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