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    Hank Azaria from The Simpsons says he will no longer voice Apu
     18 January 2020
    A voice actor for hit animated series The Simpsons has said he will no longer voice the controversial character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, an Indian-born convenience store owner.
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    Safe and sound? China launches propaganda blitz to discredit Uyghur #StillNoInfo campaign
    18 Jan: Uyghur activists say family members are coerced into Chinese propaganda, while experts say the media campaign reveals just how concerned the Communist Party is about international condemnation of policies in Xinjiang.... more
    Summer safety guide to hot weather, water hazards, and common holiday accidents
    18 Jan: Going swimming? Having a barbeque? Heading outdoors? There are some health hazards unique to summer — here's what to look out for.... more
    Kagiso Rabada banned for shouting celebration after Joe Root wicket in South Africa-England Test
    18 Jan: An accumulation of offences by Kagiso Rabada means South Africa will be without its best bowler for the next Test against England.... more
    Chinese birth rate slows to the lowest in the history of the People's Republic of China
    17 Jan: The country's birth rate in 2019 fell to its lowest since the founding of the People's Republic of China, posing a long-term challenge for the country's government, which faces an ageing population and a slowing economy.... more
    Death of malnourished woman sparks new concerns about corruption in Chinese charities
    17 Jan: There are revelations that only a fraction of the more than 1 million yuan raised for a malnourished Chinese woman ever reached her, with allegations the money was "hoarded" for corporate investment.... more
    Hong Kong airline apologises for making woman take pregnancy test before flight to Saipan
    17 Jan: Hong Kong Express Airways apologises after forcing a passenger to take a pregnancy test before she boarded a flight to the US territory of Northern Mariana Island, which has become a popular destination for so-called 'birth tourism'.... more
    Genetically engineered mosquitoes are immune to all strains of dengue virus for first time
    17 Jan: Locked in a secure lab near Melbourne is the newest addition in the fight against dengue: genetically engineered mosquitoes that are resistant to all strains of the potentially deadly virus.... more
    Prince Harry makes last public appearance before transition away from royal duties
    17 Jan: The draw of next year's Rugby League World Cup, of all things, played host to Prince Harry's first public appearance since the Queen gave him the go-ahead to transition away from senior royal duties.... more
    Oscar nominator Stephen King enters debate over lack of racial and gender diversity in nominations
    16 Jan: Can art be objectively judged, as Stephen King tweeted, or should more be done to ensure the industry combats subconscious biases when making award nominations?... more

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     Today's News

    Rugby:
    The Crusaders have thumped the Hurricanes 42-19 in their Super Rugby trial in Ashburton 20:27

    Entertainment:
    Hank Azaria from The Simpsons says he will no longer voice Apu 19:47

    Politics:
    Government House's kaumatua, professor Piri Sciascia has died 19:37

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix will return to face the team that it finally went right against, when they face the Brisbane Roar in football's A-League 18:57

    Tennis:
    Frenchman Ugo Humbert has won the men's singles title at the ASB Classic in Auckland 18:37

    Business:
    New Zealanders want restaurants to supply sustainable seafood... but don't care when they buy it at the supermarket 18:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    Emergency services are responding to a climbing accident in Otago 18:07

    Tennis:
    The ATP Tour has a new champion 17:37

    Rugby:
    Eddie Osei-Nketia has done some number crunching and set some quick targets for the year ahead 16:57

    Politics:
    Concerns over inequity between Maori and non-Maori cancer survival rates 16:27

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