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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 

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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. 
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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. 
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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 1:45pm 

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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... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:25pm 

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First-half run propels South Florida to 73-46 win over Ohio
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Justin Brown, T.J. Lang and Alexis Yetna scored 11 points apiece and South Florida closed the first half with a 26-3 run to help the Bulls beat Ohio 73-46 on Friday in the Jamaica Classic.Yetna was 5-of-8... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:25pm 

NZ upset Uruguay to grab under-17 World Cup knockout spot
New Zealand have beaten hosts Uruguay 2-1 to qualify for the knockout stage of the under-17 Women's World Cup for the first time. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 1:45pm 

Lawyer who battled Chevron may get chance to defend himself
A New York attorney who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador's court system only to have his law license suspended at home for malpractice never got a fair hearing and should be allowed to defend himself... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:45pm 

Phillies promote Chris Young to pitching coach
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have promoted Chris Young to pitching coach on manager Gabe Kapler's staff.Young was the assistant pitching coach last season. He replaces Rick Kranitz, who will not return to the team... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:45pm 

Kyle Busch leads title contenders in qualifying for finale
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch will lead NASCAR's title contenders at the start of Sunday's championship finale, but he'll have his teammate trying to spoil the show.Busch was the highest qualifying driver of the four championship... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 1:45pm 

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Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works
A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialise him. 
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Kiwi plastic brick inventor claims he was thrown on trash
Peter Lewis reckons the story about his breakthrough inventions reads "like a Le Carré novel". 
© 2018 1:45pm 

The NZ-made products Kiwis can't buy
New Zealand products have a long history of instilling a sense of pride in Kiwis. 
© 2018 1:45pm 

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