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'I genuinely feared for my life' -- Tapping weakens as sub's oxygen runs low - Going where the wild things are - Tua title-fight deal worth $8m - Baffled Brash leaves interest rate untouched - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial

'I genuinely feared for my life': Police will not charge the officer who shot and killed Waitara man Steven Wallace.

Tapping weakens as sub's oxygen runs low: Rescuers mounted a desperate undersea mission today to save 116 sailors trapped in a stricken nuclear submarine on the sea floor before their dwindling oxygen supplies run out.

Going where the wild things are: The front page pic shows Wellington Zoo chimps Boyd and Mahinga.

Tua title fight deal worth $8 million: New Zealand Samoan heavyweight David Tua is in line for $8million payout with his manager Kevin Barry confirming the purse for November's Tua- Lennox Lewis championship bout.

Baffled Brash leaves interest rate untouched: Baffled by what's happening with the economy? Reserve Bank governor Don Brash doesn't know either.

Inside Headlines:
- Samuels contact threatens to sue PM;
- Alliance backs vote on Singapore trade treaty;
- ACC beefs up security as result of murder;
- Most leaders back easing photo rules;
- Govt's planned Treaty clause dangerous - MP;
- Kiwi backpacker survives a second time;
- McCully tables Stigley's responses;
- Families give dope to 10-year-olds, survey finds;
- WRC report opposes boatshed sleepovers;
- SHI holds few surprises for pilot;
- Goff upsets lawyer;
- Games problem blamed on tickets;
- Rainbow warrior opera now on CD;

Sportslead Times up for super scrounger: Josh Kronfeld's All Black career will definitely end this year.

Editorial: New Bill won't cut hospital waiting lists; A submariner plight.

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