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A group of nine had been skiing off piste near Tignes when disaster struck.

Kiwi man killed in Japan avalanche, MFAT confirms

According to the Japanese Times the 35-year-old man was snowboarding with four friends at an "off-limits area" at the Niseko ski resort.

'Are you Muslim?' - Muhammad Ali's son detained at Florida airport

Muhammad Ali Jr. was questioned for nearly two hours at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

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Trump received a hero’s welcome at the conference near Washington today.

'The truth is hard' – New York Times takes aim at President Trump in new ad set to air during Oscars

The ad is the latest twist is a testy relationship between Trump and the media since he came to office.

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The toxic chemical, 'VX', was used to kill Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother Kim Jong Nam.

Watch: Authorities sweep terminal at Kuala Lumpur's airport for possible traces of lethal chemical

The North Korean leader's half brother was killed at the airport with a nerve agent.

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The airstrikes followed synchronised attacks by insurgents who targeted guarded security offices, killing 31 in Homs.

Twin attacks on Syrian security offices kill at least 32

A Syrian lawmaker on a state-affiliated TV station called it a "heavy blow" to Syria's security apparatuses.

A car stands in front of a store, guarded by police in Heidelberg, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. A man apparently drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the city of Heidelberg, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers, police said. (R. Priebe/PR-Video/dpa via AP)

Man shot by police in Germany after running down three people with car

The man apparently drove a car into pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg.

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Kim Jong Nam is seen searching desperately for medical attention after being seemingly sprayed in the face with poison.

Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank

The public poisoning of Kim Jong Nam appeared to be a well-planned hit.

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The spectacular implosion took place on Lake Erie in Cleveland - and involved nearly 100kg of explosives.

Watch: Century-old power plant goes out with a bang

The spectacular implosion took place on Lake Erie in Cleveland - and involved nearly 100kg of explosives.

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Iraqi security forces have pushed into the city, but they have been met by fierce resistance.

Final assault on ISIS stronghold in West Mosul begins

Iraqi security forces have pushed into the city, but they have been met by fierce resistance.

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'VX', which is suspected to have been used in the killing, is among the most toxic nerve agents ever synthesised.

More details emerge about nerve toxin used in North Korea poisoning

'VX', which is suspected to have been used in the killing, is among the most toxic nerve agents ever synthesised.

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Qian Yaoru wrapped a wet towel around his hand before taking on the courageous effort inside a building in Jiandsu.

Raw: Chinese policeman risks life dragging burning propane tank from apartment complex

Qian Yaoru wrapped a wet towel around his hand for the brave effort.

Cosby’s lawyers are trying to get the accusations thrown out.

Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Bill Cosby's trial

The TV star is set to go on trial in June, accused of sexual assault.

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A US appeals court has refused to overturn a ruling that suspended the US president's ban.

US Government wants appeal of President Trump's travel ban put on hold

A motion filed today says all actions on the appeal should be stopped.

This image made available on Feb. 15, 2017 by NASA shows an artist's concept of the launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule. On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, NASA said it is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket. (NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center via AP)

NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

The megarocket is designed to eventually send crews to Mars.

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Trump received a hero’s welcome at the conference near Washington today.

White House blocks major media outlets from attending press briefing

The move came just hours after President Trump took the media to task over the use of anonymous sources.

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An Arizona teen posted a video to Twitter, sharing her frustration over her ruined device.

Watch: Smoke spews out of iPhone 7 after it 'blew up' while being charged

An Arizona teen posted a video to Twitter, sharing her frustration over her ruined device.

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The Plzen Czech Republic Zoo is celebrating the birth of the female rhino whose species is critically endangered. 
Source: Associated Press

Watch: Adorable Indian baby rhino stays close to mum after birth in Czech Republic zoo

There are only 2,500 Indian rhinos worldwide, making them a critically endangered species.

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Kim Jong Nam is seen searching desperately for medical attention after being seemingly sprayed in the face with poison.

'Very, very toxic' nerve agent killed brother of North Korean leader

The oily poison was almost certainly produced in a sophisticated state weapons laboratory.

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At least one person was injured as police moved to shut down the protest after a deadline expired for people to leave.

Controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline could be operating within weeks

The Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes say the pipeline threatens their drinking water.

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Onlookers cheered as the facility on along Lake Erie was reduced to mere rubble.

Video: Explosion razes century-old Cleveland power plant to the ground in seconds

Onlookers cheered as the facility in the US city was reduced to mere rubble.

A man shows a picture of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in the shooting Wednesday night in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, on a mobile phone as Madasani's father Jaganmohan Reddy talks to the media at his residence in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The shooting of two Indians in the crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in investigation into the crime. The suspect, Adam Purinton, has been taken into custody and charged on Thursday with murder and attempted murder. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Shooting of two Indians in US bar sends shock waves in India

A man has been charged with murder over the incident in Kansas City.

Iraqi special forces advance towards the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. The advance comes as part of a major assault that started five days earlier to drive Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

Iraq strikes ISIS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul

Iraqi forces have taken full control of Mosul's airport and a sprawling military base.

TVNZ’s US Correspondent says Trump is going back on the campaign trail for a 2020 re-election.

Trump blames FBI for failing to stop media leak

Trump says the information being reported is classified and could have a "devastating effect" on the country.

Syrian soldiers walking among damaged buildings on a street filled with debris near the ancient Umayyad Mosque, in the Old City of Aleppo

Twin suicide attacks kills 62 in Syria

The victims were mostly civilians and two Turkish soldiers.

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It's a major breakthrough, giving government troops a key staging point for their fight to take the city.

Iraqi forces drive ISIS fighters out of Mosul Airport in violent gun battle

It's a major breakthrough, giving government troops a key staging point for their fight to take the city.

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British researchers are developing a new alarm sound to protect families.

Standard smoke alarms fail to wake up most sleeping children

British researchers are developing a new alarm sound to protect families.

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George Clarke's show Amazing Spaces shows that it’s not size that matters but what you do with it.

Tips on how to downsize your house from Amazing Spaces host

George Clarke's show Amazing Spaces shows that it’s not size that matters but what you do with it.

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Right now about one in every 30 one pound coins are counterfeit but the new coin will be much harder to replicate.

Britain's new 12-sided one pound coin hailed as most secure in the world

More than a billion of the new coins will enter circulation next month.

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Storm Doris has brought rain, snow and gales, bringing down trees onto powerlines and crushing cars.

Deadly weather bomb smashes UK forcing halt on Coro St filming

A woman was fatally hit by flying debris in central England.

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A shark detecting drone in New South Wales captured the moment a surfer was nearly bitten by a shark.

Watch: Shark-detecting drone captures great white coming menacingly close to surfer in NSW

Drones are being trialled as part of the government's Shark Management Strategy.

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