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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Why is stealing signs such a big deal for Houston Astros and Major League Baseball?
     14 January 2020
    The Houston Astros sack their general manager and manager in wake of the sign-stealing scandal that has rocked the sport. Here's why sign stealing is such a big deal.
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    US actor Mark Hamill deletes Facebook account over ad policy
    14 Jan: Star Wars star Mark Hamill deletes his Facebook account and criticises the decision of the social media giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg to allow political advertisements to contain false statements.... more
    Iran and the US are now trading barbs on China's Weibo amid censorship on other platforms
    14 Jan: Iran and the US embassies in China exchange a war of words on Weibo — a Twitter-style Chinese social media platform — to argue over Washington's killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.... more
    Low tide leaves Venice's canals dry, just months after severe floods
    14 Jan: Many of the city's waterways are rendered impassable by an exceptionally low tide, with boats and gondolas beached along the sides of canals.... more
    What are the Oscar-nominated movies for 2020? Joker, 1917 and Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood are just some
    14 Jan: Could war epic 1917 take down the great Joker? Will Netflix add a few notches to its belt with The Irishman and Marriage Story? From best actor to best picture, here are all the nominations for the 2020 Oscars.... more
    US killing of Soleimani hands Iran a new opportunity to expand power
    14 Jan: The US assassination of Qassem Soleimani is a crisis for Iran, but it also offers opportunities they will not want to squander, writes Lydia Khalil.... more
    Stardust found inside Murchison meteorite in Victoria is oldest-known solid material on Earth
    14 Jan: The oldest solid material ever found on Earth has been discovered inside a meteorite that landed near Murchison 50 years ago.... more
    The US election is about to begin. Here are key dates to watch in 2020
    14 Jan: We've officially started a US presidential election year. By the end of it, we'll have the answer to one question — is Donald Trump still president? Here's when to pay attention.... more
    China rebukes countries for congratulating Tsai Ing-wen after landslide Taiwan election win
    14 Jan: Beijing slams senior officials from the United States and other countries for congratulating Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen after she won re-election with nearly 60 per cent of the popular vote.... more
    The Olympics is a politically potent event, and it is an absurd pretence that 'politics and sport don't mix'
    13 Jan: The International Olympic Committee is insisting that athletes stay out of the political fray, but that's an absurd pretence when the international event has such a politically potent history, writes Richard Hinds.... more

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     04 Jan: Meet Australian jockey Zac Purton and the Aussies racing to riches in Hong Kong ++++++++++++
     09 Jan: Kiwi teen Ethan Price has quite the story to tell when he heads back to school this month +++++++++
     09 Jan: Why did Iran attack US troops in Iraq? Could this start World War 3? Are Australians involved? ++++++++
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    Saracens chairman Neil Golding claims another audit would've involved more financial and emotional strain More...

    Saracens chairman Neil Golding claims another audit would've involved more financial and emotional strain More...

     Today's News

    Saracens chairman Neil Golding claims another audit would've involved more financial and emotional strain 7:27

    United Nations report says Saudis hacked Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone, implicates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 7:27

    Law and Order:
    US prosecutors are set to begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein  7:17

    The Maori Council's urging a moratorium on unrest between Black Power and the Mongrel Mob 7:07

    Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported 7:07

    Sir Patrick Stewart "got hooked" when he stumbled across an episode of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' 7:00

    Jamie Foxx lives with his divorced parents 6:30

    Lea Michele gets "emotional" watching the late Cory Monteith in old episodes of 'Glee' 6:00

    Expect to see the Silver Ferns pile on the pressure in the midcourt during their second Nations Cup match against Jamaica in Birmingham this morning 5:47

    Much of the country is in for an absolute scorcher of a weekend 21:57

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