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TARIFFS: New Zealand has vowed to take the United States to the WTO over yesterday’s tariff announcement – but farmers shouldn’t hold their breath.

LOCALS: Residents in the town of Clinton are angry over the tariffs and are considering not inviting President Clinton to open a stretch of highway in the area.

KOREAN CONCERNS: Police are concerned about sending a 14 year old sexual abuse victim back to Korea as they are worried she will continue to be exploited there.

TWINS: An American woman woke from a coma just in time to give birth to twins.

DINOSAURS: An expedition to antarctica has uncovered huge amounts of dinosaur bones and scientists are very excited.

WATSON TRIAL: The High Court jury was told yesterday that Olivia Hope was furious that gate crashers had taken her bed on the yacht she chartered, forcing her to look elsewhere.

FLAMING PENIS: A Christchurch student stapled his penis and set it on fire for $500 and a $500 bar tab.

METEOR: The Auckland Observatory is confident they can plot the path of the meteor which buzzed New Zealand earlier this week.

EDWARDS CASE: Two nurses were sickened at Angelina Edwards’ condition when she was admitted to Middlemore Hospital. One nurse said it was the worst case of neglect she had seen in 34 years of nursing.

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