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The One seizes control in messianic style

January 21, 2009 Ian Wishart 0

Inaugural images designed to emphasize Obama’s theme of populist social renewal By Mike Dorning Chicago Tribune (MCT) WASHINGTON – From lines of flag-waving Americans along the railroad tracks to a statue of Abraham Lincoln gazing […]

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Investigate Magazine, Dec 08

December 16, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

December’s Investigate magazine can be viewed here as a Flash document – the first time the entire magazine has ever appeared online. To obtain a hard copy or a downloadable PDF, visit our website at […]

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Illinois ‘mafia’ associations drag Obama down

December 10, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Blagojevich scandal threatens to be a distraction for Obama’s transition team By Marisa Taylor and Steven Thomma McClatchy Newspapers PHOTO: Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama was untainted but not untouched Tuesday by the […]

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Illinois

December 10, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Blagojevich scandal threatens to be a distraction for Obama’s transition team By Marisa Taylor and Steven Thomma McClatchy Newspapers PHOTO: Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama was untainted but not untouched Tuesday by the […]

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Air New Zealand jet crash: latest

November 28, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Government concerned for Air NZ & CAA staff on crashed Airbus Transport Minister Steven Joyce says the Government is getting regular updates, and seeking briefings from officials, in the wake of the A320 Airbus crash […]

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Lightbulb ban switched off?

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee has asked officials to look into a proposed phase out of incandescent lightbulbs. In Opposition Mr Brownlee was a vocal opponent of the Labour government’s plan to implement a new standard […]

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TV actress hid in hotel cupboard

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Sydney (dpa) – Australian soap opera star Brooke Satchwell described Thursday how she hid inside a bathroom cupboard as gunmen were shooting other guests at Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Hotel. Two Australians were in hospital and […]

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Key

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

PHOTO: WENN TGIF EDITION, with NZPA Prime Minister John Key’s meeting with the Queen this week at Buckingham Palace has struck a discordant note with monarchists back here in New Zealand, after he described the […]

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Political career on the rocks, in tonight

November 21, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Tonight’s TGIF Edition will end any hopes of a political career for one Labour high-flyer, as these first lines from tonight’s editorial disclose: There are times when you instinctively know an investigation will hit its […]

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A free copy of Absolute Power

November 13, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

For a limited time, we’re offering a free copy of the #1 bestseller Absolute Power with all one year subscriptions to TGIF Edition ($36) Details at http://www.tgifedition.com

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Simply Devine: Feb 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MIRANDA DEVINE The new counter-culture groundswell You know that by the time a new way of thinking makes it into a Hollywood blockbuster it is already deeply embedded in the culture. When it comes to […]

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Owen Glenn’s Shady Friends

February 19, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

FEB 06 Edition of Investigate The Tycoon The PM, The Dirty Money & Labour’s Links To Big Tobacco DECK: Helen Clark may be on target to take a tilt at the United Nations’ top job […]

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Sir Edmund Hillary – rest in peace

January 11, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

SIR EDMUND HILLARY, 1919-2008 The man who conquered Everest has died. Sir Edmund Hillary was born 20 July 1919 and rose to international fame with his assault on Mt Everest in 1953. Wellington (dpa) – […]

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Your chance to win a DVD

January 7, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

The Bourne Ultimatum has just been released on DVD. Universal pictures have supplied us a few to giveaway. To qualify for this draw…you have some intelligence work of your own to do. Visit http://www.tbr.cc for […]

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Hello world!

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Body heat gives suspect away

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Thermal imaging puts man behind bars BOSTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) — A young Boston man is going to prison after learning that a gun tossed into a snow bank still retained his body heat — […]

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Rise of the robots

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

By Keith Chrostowski The Kansas City Star Feb. 12–Here a robot, there a robot, everywhere a…. The grasp of robots on our future, strengthening for decades, is about to tighten like a vise. Robots that […]

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Victims’ rights document released

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Enhancing victims’ rightsfrom media release A consultation document on victims’ rights in the criminal justice system has been released for further input from the public, Justice Minister Simon Power said today. “The public consultation document […]

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Interest rate still at 2.5 per cent

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Wellington (dpa) – New Zealand’s Reserve Bank left its benchmark interest rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent on Thursday, said governor Alan Bollard. He said although the economy was continuing to recover […]