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  • Dwayne Johnson's Quake Thriller 'San Andreas' Finally Shoots in San Francisco

    After serving as a rallying point for improving California's film incentive program, Dwayne Johnson's quake thriller "San Andreas" has started shooting its final scenes in San Francisco after most of the film was shot in Australia. The film's first...
  • Australia's Marsh ruled out for four months by surgery

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia batsman Shaun Marsh is to have surgery on an injured elbow next week and will miss October's test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday. The 31-year-old, who played in the...
  • Jury out on effectiveness of quantitative easing globally: RBA's Stevens

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The jury is out on whether the exceptional monetary polices pursued worldwide have worked to stimulate activity in the real economy, rather than just encouraging risk-taking in financial markets, Australia's central bank chief said on...
  • Ewan McGregor Starrer 'Son of a Gun' Finds Buyers Worldwide

    Australian heist thriller "Son of a Gun," which stars Ewan McGregor, has sold extensively following its Cannes market premiere. Altitude Film Sales has inked deals across Europe, Asia, South America and the Middle East. European sales include Benelux...
  • Cook has nowhere left to hide following Dhoni schooling

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - England skipper Alastair Cook is running out of time, excuses and places to hide after Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India became the latest side to expose his weaknesses with a thumping victory at Lord's to open a 1-0 lead in their five-...
  • Even in isolated, pristine Tasmania, pressure to allow GMO farming

    POWRANNA Australia (Reuters) - Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough. The pitch black cattle, blending into their muddy...
  • Whisky, wasabi, saffron and Bobbie Bear lead Tasmania's niche charge

    NABOWLA Australia (Reuters) - Half a dozen older ladies, all kitted out in lilac shirts, chat affably as they rhythmically stuff and sew up cuddly purple-colored bears, cups of tea littering their workspace. It could easily be a women's club gathering...
  • America's Cup challengers Team Australia withdraw

    (Reuters) - The next America's Cup in 2017 has been thrown into turmoil with the official Challengers of Record, Team Australia, withdrawing from the regatta because of the mounting costs. Organisers said on Saturday that Australia's Hamilton Island...
  • Australia's former sprint record holder Sullivan retires

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former 100 meters freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan has retired from the pool following medical advice not to swim on to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Swimming Australia said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old, who also held the...
  • Angry Australia PM says Ukraine crash probe resembles 'garden clean-up'

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's prime minister voiced deep concern on Monday that Russian-backed rebels remained in control of the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine, saying the site looked more like a "garden clean-up" than a...
  • Folau's 'coffee' with NRL boss brews up a storm

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A meeting over coffee between Israel Folau and Australia's National Rugby League (NRL) football boss has caused a minor media storm Down Under amid speculation the dual international may return to the 13-man code. The Wallabies...