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    Anatomy of an epidemic: How measles took hold of Samoa
     9 December 2019
    More than 63 children in Samoa have died from measles. After a mass vaccination campaign, authorities are hopeful the spread of the highly contagious virus has been contained, but remain on edge. How did it come to this?
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    Artist snacks on $US120,000 banana taped to wall in Art Basel gallery
    9 Dec: An artist causes a ruckus in the art world after he grabs a prized banana that had been taped to a wall and sold for $US120,000 and eats it in what he declares his own performance art.... more
    UK election: Female abuse survivors are coming for seats held by men accused of misconduct
    9 Dec: Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence say too many men in UK politics have been accused of mistreating women. Their solution? Take their seats in Britain's Parliament.... more
    ABC South Asia correspondent Siobhan Heanue signs off from New Delhi
    8 Dec: India is a video-journalist's dream but air pollution is off the scale and nothing ever goes to plan, so you need to embrace the Indian concept of 'jugaad', writes South Asia correspondent Siobhan Heanue, returning home after three years based in New Delh... more
    Man shot dead by police at Tiaro on Queensland's Fraser Coast
    8 Dec: A man who police say opened fire on vehicles and people is dead after being shot by officers south of Maryborough this morning.... more
    At the UK election, the 'Workington man' could decide Boris Johnson's fate. This is how
    8 Dec: He's white, he's middle-aged, he loves rugby league, and he's voted Labour all his life, but wealthy Oxford-educated Boris Johnson can't win the election without winning over the 'Workington Man'.... more
    Meet Mark, the 3-tonne inflatable whale teaching people how to help with mass strandings in Tasmania
    8 Dec: Tasmania is a hotspot for mass whale strandings. Mark is the life-size, custom-made inflatable whale helping local communities learn how to deal with these events.... more
    Lawyers say they want to subpoena Prince Andrew. How can they do it?
    8 Dec: Everyone is talking about whether Prince Andrew will be forced to give evidence in the US over allegations surrounding encounters with an underage girl, but what is the process for that to actually happen?... more
    Elon Musk did not defame cave explorer Vernon Unsworth with 'pedo guy' tweet, jury finds
    8 Dec: Tesla CEO Elon Musk wins the defamation case brought against him by a British cave explorer whom he labelled "pedo guy" on Twitter.... more
    Christian Dior reaches secret agreement with New Caledonia over patenting native plants
    7 Dec: The French fashion company Christian Dior reaches a confidential agreement with New Caledonia's Indigenous Kanak people, after it came under fire for using native plants in its cosmetics research.... more

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     14 Nov: Australian Timothy Weeks and American Kevin King could be released in Taliban prisoner exchange +++++++++
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     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    New Zealand's High Commissioner to the Cook Islands has died 12:47

    Anatomy of an epidemic: How measles took hold of Samoa 12:07

    New Zealand Rugby's old sparring partner could be poised for a return to Rugby Australia 11:57

    Workers are out at the most sodden areas of the South Island, trying to get communication lines back up and running 11:07

    House-buying conditions are expected to stay reasonable through to mid-2020 10:57

    Living & Travel:
    Artist snacks on $US120,000 banana taped to wall in Art Basel gallery 10:57

    A2 Milk's had 860-million-dollars wiped off its value after the shock resignation of its chief executive 10:47

    Big concerns from Westland's mayor as his region is hammered... yet again 10:27

    John O'Neill has reportedly been approached to return to Rugby Australia yet again, but this time as chairman 10:07

    Living & Travel:
    Bus services in Auckland will be few and far between this morning 8:16

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