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Tennis: Erakovic ousted by Stosur

Marina Erakovic was no match for world No 9 Sam Stosur at the WTA tournament in Charleston, going down 6-1, 6-2 in just 73 minutes.

Cyber-bullies face jail under new law

Inciting someone to commit suicide will be punishable with up to three years in jail under tough new cyber-bullying laws to be unveiled today.

Post-mortem as answers sought in hospital body case

A post-mortem examination will be carried out today on the body of an 18-year-old woman who was found dead outside a Waikato hospital.

Second fire at Doha mall where triplets perished

A New Zealand couple who lost their young triplets in a fire at a Doha mall say it is still unsafe after some fire alarms failed to activate during another fire at the same complex overnight.

Airline's weight charge draws praise and flak

Airline's weight charge draws praise and flak

An airline's move to have passengers pay according to their weight, rather than for a seat, has brought mixed reaction.

Key criticised over spy boss appointment

Key criticised over spy boss appointment

Former Defence and intelligence supremo Sir Bruce Ferguson has criticised the selection process that led to John Key's childhood friend Ian Fletcher being appointed to the country's top spy job after being urged by the Prime Minister to apply.

Infected leg puts Marc Ellis in hospital

Infected leg puts Marc Ellis in hospital

Former All Black Marc Ellis was in hospital for days after stitches in his leg became infected when he used a sauna.

Basketball: Rising Kiwi star aims for NBA

Basketball: Rising Kiwi star aims for NBA

New Zealand basketball player Steven Adams says he will declare for the NBA draft in June.

Mum paralysed in flying fox accident

The wife of former Warriors' player Ben Lythe will never walk again after severing her spine when she hurtled off a flying fox and crashed into a pile of rubble.

Rugby: Blues wary of winless Highlanders

Rugby: Blues wary of winless Highlanders

The Blues are on high alert about turncoat Ma'a Nonu but have not shied away from picking Jackson Willison for his first start against the All Black midfielder.

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