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Evacuations in New Zealand as Cyclone Cook nears

Evacuations in New Zealand as Cyclone Cook nears

The tail-end of another powerful cyclone, Debbie had already slammed the country last week, wreaking havoc and leaving the town Edgecumbe flooded by thigh-high water with many people still unable to return to their homes. The storm could affect all of the North Island and much of the South Island when it makes landfall on Thursday. The Whakatane district council earlier asked people in Ohope's West End to leave their homes due to the risk of extreme storm surges and coastal inundation.



Bill O'Reilly to receive $36m pay out after Fox News exit

The board of 21st Century Fox met inside Fox News headquarters Thursday, while outside, the National Organization for Women declared the ouster of host Bill O'Reilly isn't enough. She was an office worker for a colleague of O'Reilly's back in 2008 when she started noticing that O'Reilly would make a grunting noise as he passed her desk.



British parliament backs May's plan for snap election

Ahead of the prime minister's announcement yesterday, Sterling had dropped sharply amid speculation she might be about to resign. The gap before talks begin in earnest in June gave her a "window of opportunity" to strengthen her hand by improving her slim 17-seat majority and pushing the next election date back to 2022, by which time the United Kingdom should have long ago left the EU.


Faith community celebrates Easter

Faith community celebrates Easter

That connects with the church's view that every Sunday is a celebration of Easter. Egg hunting, the Easter Bunny, and Easter parades are also followed by Christians or even non-Christians. "Easter should give us hope and give our lives meaning", Privott said. In addition to celebrating the occasion, Christians also take the opportunity to connect with each other in fellowship and churches organise celebrations which include Easter Egg hunting, involving chocolate Easter Eggs.


Search on for dog after it was placed on wrong Westjet aircraft

Search on for dog after it was placed on wrong Westjet aircraft

With all the [social media] shares, and people searching and calling. This morning, a Hamilton Airport employee said the dog has been spotted, but they have not caught up him. Levon later turned up in Calgary because he never left the flight. The crate was there for several hours, "but someone stole it a few hours ago", she told CBC Hamilton on Thursday evening.