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10:20 Trump's impeachment inquiry continues

Donald Trump has angrily hit back at accusations he pushed Ukraine to announce an investigation into his political rival.

The White House version of events regarding the president's dealing with Ukraine took a big hit today, with damaging testimony at the on-going impeachment inquiry in Washington.

In a press conference, Mr Trump declared that allegations he pushed for Ukraine to launch an investigation targeting his political rivals, were false.

Donald Trump holds his notes while responding to testimony from Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, in the impeachment inquiry hearings.

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10:30 GST to be added online 

There's a big change about to happen for online shoppers in New Zealand, just in time for Christmas. GST will be added to orders coming from overseas from December 1st.

Olivia Wannan is a researcher for Consumer magazine and she explains what the 'GST included' change means for Kiwi online shoppers.

Hands holding credit card and using laptop. Online shopping

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10:45 The Rest is History: Evolution 

It's time to dive into the week's news, in the past. This week our resident historian Robert Kelly is looking at the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of the Species on the 24th of November in 1859. 

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library