|North Korea's stable exchange rates confound economists|
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — One of the biggest mysteries among North Korea economy watchers is how the country has managed to maintain stable exchange rates despite intense sanctions, political tensions and a swelling trade imbalance.The...
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:25pm Microsoft Bing's Black Friday research tools are hit-and-miss
Microsof's Bing search engine adds phone-versus-phone research tools and comparison shopping, but its deals archive doesn't quite live up to what it promises, yet.
© 2018 PC World 2:15pm Jeff Bezos warns 'one day Amazon will go bankrupt'
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has warned staff not to be complacent, claiming the firm "is not too big to fail".At an all-hands meeting last Thursday in Seattle, days before the firm announced the winners of its HQ2 contest, Bezos was...
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:45pm Rams take in fresh air, mountains ahead of game vs. Chiefs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — This was a respite for the Los Angeles Rams but certainly no vacation.The team kept its plans to train at the Air Force Academy and stay at the posh Broadmoor Hotel in the Rocky Mountain foothills...
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:45pm Seriously injured man pulled from car seconds before explosion
As flames licked at the door of the crashed car, Jenny Sinclair knew she had only a short time to spare.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 1:45pm Car chased by police minutes before fatal accident
A car which crashed into a Christchurch school leaving a young woman dead and three males in hospital had been chased by police just minutes before after the driver failed to stop for officers.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 1:45pm All Blacks v Ireland: Ireland dig deep to aim for the top of the world
The border question that rages across Ireland concerns not politics but sport, its focus centred on whether Joe Schmidt's side can transcend long-established frontiers and lay claim to being the best team in the world.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 1:45pm Police warning after two fatal accidents in Canterbury over long show weekend
Two people have died and five have been hospitalised over Canterbury's long show weekend, prompting police to issue an urgent seatbelt warning. One person is dead and three injured after a serious single-vehicle crash on Gloucester...
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