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    Lebanese families are taking the treacherous journey across the sea to Cyprus. Little Mohammed didn't make it
     26 October 2020
    Zeinab, her husband Nazir and their four children were hoping to start a new life when they boarded a boat from Lebanon to Cyprus. Instead, they got lost, ran out of fuel and lost their baby son as they drifted at sea.
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    Papua New Guinea celebrates as Justin Olam scores first try of the NRL grand final
    26 Oct: In rugby-mad PNG, Melbourne Storm player Justin Olam is being hailed a legend, after earning his spot in the history books by becoming just the fourth Papua New Guinean to be part of a winning NRL grand final team.... more
    Why the 2020 US presidential election has millions of Americans waiting in line for hours to vote early
    26 Oct: More than 57 million Americans have already cast their ballots with nine days until election day. Emily Olson follows one voter in the battleground state of Wisconsin to learn why so many are willing to wait in record-long lines to vote.... more
    Facebook blocks user for nudity in photos of Indigenous Vanuatu ceremony
    26 Oct: The social media giant is coming under pressure to improve cultural sensitivity in its automated system, after a user was blocked from posting images from a traditional Vanuatu ceremony.... more
    Doctor recalls frantic effort to save shark attack victim off north Queensland coast
    26 Oct: A doctor who helped treat shark attack victim, Richard Bettua, off the north Queensland coast yesterday recalls the frantic efforts to save him as he drifted in and out of consciousness.... more
    Could Democrats win the Senate, the House of Representatives and the White House? These are the key races to watch
    26 Oct: Donald Trump and Joe Biden's battle for the White House is the main event on November 3, but the sideshow races are also getting pretty interesting. Who wins the House and the Senate will determine exactly how much power the next president holds.... more
    Is the United States too far gone to save from COVID-19? Here's what the experts say
    25 Oct: The ideas about how to tackle the coronavirus pandemic are endless, ranging from a multi-billion-dollar mass testing plan to circuit breaking lockdowns. But would any actually prove useful to the US President after the election?... more
    Eighteen people have been arrested and three police officers hurt, after more anti-lockdown protests in central London
    25 Oct: Eighteen people have been arrested and three police officers hurt, after more anti-lockdown protests in central London... more
    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has dreams for a $700 billion megacity. This woman wants to stop him
    25 Oct: Alya Alhwaiti says she receives messages promising to dismember her or attack her with acid nearly every day. But despite the danger, this Saudi exile is determined to save her tribe from extinction back home in the kingdom.... more
    US election 2020 will see greatest number of Latino voters ever — and they could decide key swing states
    24 Oct: For the first time, Latino voters are this year expected to be the largest racial or ethnic minority group to vote in a US presidential election. And given the number of eligible Latino voters in key swing states, they could have a huge impact on the fina... more

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     03 Oct: As India reaches a macabre new coronavirus COVID-19 milestone, the country gasps for breath ++++++++++++++++++
     08 Oct: When is the vice-presidential debate? Here's how to watch the clash between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence in Australia +++++++++
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      26 Oct: 32 total foreign fishermen in christchurch test positive for covid-19 (NZ Herald)
      26 Oct: Asia the key playmaker in new zealand's economic future post-covid (Stuff.co.nz)
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      25 Oct: Tennis nz searching for ways to keep sport in spotlight without asb classic (Stuff.co.nz)
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      24 Oct: Cranes lift auckland's skycity convention centre pedestrian air bridge into place (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    International:
    Lebanese families are taking the treacherous journey across the sea to Cyprus. Little Mohammed didn't make it 23:37

    Rugby League:
    Papua New Guinea celebrates as Justin Olam scores first try of the NRL grand final 23:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    Police have just released the name of the person who died in a crash at Te Karaka near Gisborne early Saturday morning 21:57

    Health & Safety:
    Early results from tests for a covid-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford, in collaboration with AstraZeneca, show it produces a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk 21:17

    International:
    Why the 2020 US presidential election has millions of Americans waiting in line for hours to vote early 19:57

    Soccer:
    Auckland City FC attacking midfielder Logan Rogerson's racing the clock to be fit in time for the opening round of the ISPS Handa Men's Premiership 18:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    A man injured on Friday in a workplace incident on a Central Otago farm has died in hospital 18:37

    Soccer:
    All White Logan Rogerson's ready for his comeback 18:07

    Rugby:
    Tomorrow will be the true test for Sam Whitelock to prove he's over the headaches that kept him out of the second Bledisloe Cup test 17:27

    Netball:
    A greater appreciation for the game is one of the things Monica Falkner is seeking out of the upcoming Taini Jamison series, as she returns from a 15-month layoff 17:27

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