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New Zealand Women Set Off Airport Metal Detectors With Foil-Wrapped Marijuana

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Apr 18th 2011 08:45 AM
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File this under "how stupid can you be?" of the day: Two women are facing drug possession charges after one was caught with marijuana in her bra. OK that's bad but the reason the marijuana was found was that it was wrapped in foil, which set off the metal detectors at the New Zealand airport where they were attempting to board their flight.
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Prince William Surveys Christchurch Earthquake Damage

by Libby Zay. Posted Mar 17th 2011 11:00 AM
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Prince William surveyed the damage in earthquake-stricken Christchurch, New Zealand earlier today, expressing his shock and gratitude along the way.
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New Zealand Quake Strands Travelers

by Fran Golden. Posted Feb 22nd 2011 10:00 AM
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As the death toll continued to rise in the wake of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, flights across the country were temporarily grounded, and passengers stranded.
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