New Zealand ‘shooter’ sent manifesto to officials and media before attack
The white supremacist who allegedly slaughtered 49 worshipers in two New Zealand mosques sent his rambling, hate-filled 16,500-word manifesto to the country’s prime minister less than 10 minu…
Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video
LONDON (AP) - Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company while it was happening Facebook says no. According to its deputy general counsel, Chris Sonderby, none of the 200 or so people who watched the live video flagged it to moderators. In a Tuesday blog post , Sonderby said the first user report didn't come until 12 minutes after the broadcast ended. All of which raises additional questions - among…
New Zealand shooting shows how YouTube and Facebook spread hate and violent images — yet again
Friday's slaughter in two New Zealand mosques played out as a dystopian reality show delivered by some of America's biggest technology companies.
New Zealand shooting shows how YouTube and Facebook spread hate and violent images
Friday's slaughter in two New Zealand mosques played out as a dystopian reality show delivered by some of America's biggest technology companies. YouTube, Facebook, Reddit and Twitter all had roles in publicizing the violence and, by extension, the hate-filled ideology behind it These companies - some of the richest, most technologically advanced in the world - failed to rapidly quell the spread of troubling content as…
Geologist discover eighth continent: New Zealand
Elementary school students may have to start memorizing one more continent for their geography quiz.
Vacation Guide To New Zealand
New Zealand offers a world of travel opportunities, including relaxation getaways to high-adrenaline adventures.
New Zealand Christchurch mosque shootings: Here's what we know now
Authorities say the attacks happened at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday but urged caution across the nation.
How the New Zealand mosque shootings moved across social media
Hamza Shaban on how YouTube, Facebook and Twitter failed to stop the spread of a violent video from the Christchurch mosque shootings. William Booth with an update on Brexit. And Geoffrey Fowler on the costs of “free” tax-prep services.
New Zealand mosque shooter’s mistake may have saved dozens of lives
He couldn’t find the main door to the mosque — and that confusion likely saved dozens of lives. Australian white nationalist and accused mass murderer Brenton Tarrant struggled to locate the main e…
49 dead, 1 suspect charged: What we know about New Zealand Christchurch mosque shootings
After a terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand, an Australian man was charged with murder. The alleged shooter released a racist manifesto.
US lawmakers should look to New Zealand to solve our mass shooting epidemic
Last Friday, 50 lives were lost in Christchurch, New Zealand, after a gunman opened fire in two mosques. The perpetrator is understood to be a white nationalist who posted a
Valve removes over 100 Steam profiles praising New Zealand mosque shooter
Valve has removed over 100 profiles from the popular gaming platform Steam after users glorified the suspected New Zealand mosque shooter, according to reports. Some of the pages removed used the n…
How alleged New Zealand mosque shooter went from world traveler to hatemonger
He spent two years planning. He wrote a rambling, racist 16,500-word screed stuffed with memes, poems and video game references. Then Brenton Tarrant allegedly stormed two New Zealand mosques and s…
49 dead, more than 20 seriously injured in New Zealand mosque shootings
At least 49 people were killed in attacks on two separate mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that were carried out by a white supremacist on Friday, officials said. “It is clear that this c…
New Zealand quake scientists discover surprise: Hot water
The finding was surprising because geothermal energy is usually associated with volcanic activity, but there are no volcanoes where the scientists drilled. Because the Alpine Fault stretches for hundreds of kilometers (miles) like a spine along the country's South Island, the energy source could be enormous. Sutherland said the intention of the study near the popular tourist destination of Franz Josef Glacier was to collect rock…
New Zealand city harbored white supremacists before massacre
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand >> The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque meandering river and English heritage. For decades, Christchurch has also been the center of the countrys small but persistent white supremacist movement.
Paul Muschick: New Zealand responded to gun violence. Why can't the U.S.?
New Zealand is moving to ban military style firearms following mass shootings at two mosques that killed 50 people.
Why a New Zealand river now has legal personhood
The new person status for the river is the result of a settlement between the government of New Zealand and the Māori people, whose culture has a deep connection with the body of water.
Berks tourists mourn New Zealand guide killed in volcanic eruption
Spring Township couples recently returned from tour of island volcano
Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand
TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) - A volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as dozens of tourists were exploring its moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving eight others missing and feared dead, authorities said Helicopter crews landed on White Island despite the danger and helped evacuate the dozens of survivors, some of them critically injured…