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US wildfire danger spreading east as climate risks grow
US states thousands of miles from wildfire hotspots in the west face a growing risk from forest blazes driven by global warming, researchers say. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 10:27pm 

Eurovision 2022: Russian vote hacking attempt foiled, police say
Italian police say pro-Russian hackers targeted the contest, which was won by Ukraine. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 10:08pm 

Google fails to deliver campaign promise to fix Māori pronunciation on Google Maps
Originally published by Māori Television Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (the Māori Language Commission) told Te Ao with Moana this week that Google didn't have the right technology to fulfil promises made in a 2017... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 9:37pm 

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-Convicted killer turned tech whiz confronts his sordid past
-Early results: Lebanon's Hezbollah suffers election losses
-1st commercial flight in years takes off from Yemen's Sanaa
-QIMA Joins the United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Horse racing: Kuru kicking goals in Australia
Expat New Zealand jumps jockey Aaron Kuru is starting to hit his straps in Australia, and he is loving every moment of it.It's a stark contrast to his feelings shortly after moving across the Tasman a year ago, but the 30-year-old... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 8:47pm 

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Children's commissioner points to inequality as social driver of ram raids
The children's commissioner says a spike in young people behind the wheel in ram raids is created by families living in a "total state of hopelessness". 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:29pm 

-South Korea's new pro-crypto president gets pushback
-Twiga starts commercial farming, looking to guarantee quality, sustain supply
-Kevin Rose on crypto winters, pseudonymous founders and his buzzy Moonbirds NFT project
-Uber Eats is launching two autonomous delivery pilots today in Los Angeles
-European startup studio eFounders launches a web3 vertical
-The Envoy Gateway project wants to bring Envoy to the masses
-Nigeria's Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping

Sweden to try to overcome Turkish objections to Nato bid
Sweden will send diplomats to Turkey to try to overcome Ankara's objections to its plan to join Nato, Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist says, with a formal decision to hand in an application expected on Monday. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:12pm 

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'I've got bass in a backpack': VR revives 1989 rave culture
The In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats exhibition shows visitors what the acid-house scene was like. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 10:08pm 

Featherston wastewater options remain under wraps
Shortlisted options for Featherston's long-term wastewater treatment range from $30 million to $215m, a recent Wellington Water report states. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 9:37pm 

Children's Commissioner points to inequality as social driver of ram raids
By Amy Williams of RNZ The Children's Commissioner says a spike in young people behind the wheel in ram raids is being created by families living in a "total state of hopelessness".Judge Frances Eivers says child welfare and... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 9:02pm 

Traditional German sausage stall stopping traffic in rural Taranaki
It has been dubbed the "little butchery in the middle of nowhere" - a traditional German sausage outlet that is stopping traffic in remote North Taranaki. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:49pm 

-Johnson says UK will act on N. Ireland rules if EU won't

Horse racing: Late entry saves trotting feature
A horse with no chance of winning will save the $100,000 Anzac Cup from being abandoned at Alexandra Park on Friday.The group one was in danger of being lost for the season yesterday afternoon when it had attracted only four entries,... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 8:47pm 

Cricket: Mystery surrounds Andrew Symonds' tragic death
Mystery surrounding the tragic death of Andrew Symonds has deepened after the former Australian cricketer's family revealed they did not know why he was driving alone late at night.The 46-year-old was killed on Saturday night when... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 8:47pm 

Agriculture big winner in emissions plan despite farmers not paying into ETS
Agriculture is a major winner in the government's plan to cut emissions, despite farmers having yet to pay a cent into the pot of money set aside for climate spending. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:29pm 

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