Factbox: US political world sends support to former first lady Barbara Bush

Factbox: US political world sends support to former first lady Barbara Bush

(Reuters) – Public figures across the U.S. political spectrum paid tribute on Sunday to former first lady Barbara Bush, who is in “failing health” and will no longer seek medical treatment. She is the wife of former Republican U.S. President George H.W. Bush and the mother of former President George W. Bush. FILE PHOTO – […]

North Island snubbed on world's ultimate travel bucket list

North Island snubbed on world's ultimate travel bucket list

LORNA THORNBER Last updated 14:21, April 16 2018 NorthlandNZ.com The Bay of Islands: Just because it wasn’t on Lord of the Rings doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be on your travel bucket list. OPINION: Congratulations South Islanders you live in a truly world-class destination. North Islanders you can go take a hike. Preferably up Roy’s Peak which, […]

The collapse of the US-led world order has done more harm than we realize

The collapse of the US-led world order has done more harm than we realize

The bloody mess that is Syria stands as Exhibit A of what is happening to global order with the retreat of American leadership. The carefully circumscribed strike ordered by President Trump last week will do nothing to change the reality that he, like Barack Obama before him, has left a power vacuum in the heart […]

Tributes for Kiwi world speedway champion Ivan Mauger

Tributes for Kiwi world speedway champion Ivan Mauger

Tributes are flowing for Kiwi speedway champion Ivan Mauger, who has passed away at the age of 78. Mauger who won six world championships died early this morning on the Gold Coast. He had been suffering for several years from a form of dementia. Speedway New Zealand CEO John McCallum said Mauger was recognised as […]

How the NBA world reacted to the crazy Bucks-Celtics finish

How the NBA world reacted to the crazy Bucks-Celtics finish

165 shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Steven Ruiz | April 15, 2018 4:06 pm Follow @theStevenRuiz We’re barely two days into the 2018 NBA Playoffs and we’ve already been treated to one instant classic. The Bucks and Celtics exchanged ridiculous clutch plays in the finals seconds of regulation and got NBA Twitter […]

Pro-EU politician set to win Montenegro's presidential election

Pro-EU politician set to win Montenegro's presidential election

Veteran pro-European Union politician Milo Đjukanović was set to win Montenegro’s presidential election on Sunday with 53.5% of votes, according to a projection by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) pollster. Mladen Bojanić, a businessman backed by an alliance of parties – including some wanting closer ties with Russia – was set to come […]

Halo Pro's Controller Disconnects During High-Stakes World Championship Match

Halo Pro's Controller Disconnects During High-Stakes World Championship Match

The most nightmarish moment of anyone’s Xbox Live session happened to Tyler “Spartan” Ganza during a world championship match. While he and his team were battling for a top three spot in the $1,000,000 tournament, his controller disconnected. Ganza and his team Reciprocity were on a decisive map 7 against Team Envy. He was on […]

Martin Sorrell Steps Down As CEO Of World's Largest Ad Company

Martin Sorrell Steps Down As CEO Of World's Largest Ad Company

Martin Sorrell, the longtime CEO of WPP, attends a summit in June 2016, in London. He has stepped down after an investigation into alleged misconduct. Neil Hall/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Neil Hall/WPA Pool/Getty Images Martin Sorrell, the longtime CEO of WPP, attends a summit in June 2016, in London. He has stepped […]

Review: Beyoncé leaves no question who runs the world in Coachella set with Destiny's Child

Review: Beyoncé leaves no question who runs the world in Coachella set with Destiny's Child

CLOSE Beyonce slays Coachella with Destiny’s Child reunion. Video provided by AFP Newslook Coachella became #Beychella this weekend.(Photo: Larry Busacca, Getty Images for Coachella) All hail Queen Bey. After a yearlong wait, Beyoncé blessed the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Saturday night with her presence. And it was glorious. The air was electric, festivalgoers frantically pushing forward […]