Quake hits western Nicaragua

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has hit in Nicaragua and was felt in Honduras but there are no reports yet of casualties.

Stab-proof vests for NZ police dogs

New harnesses for New Zealand's police dogs are like the stab-proof vests worn by officers, providing protection without compromising mobility.

Admiral guilty in US Navy bribery case

A US Navy admiral has pleaded guilty in a wide-ranging bribery case involving a Singapore company, making him the highest-ranking officer to fall.