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  • Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among dead on Malaysian jet

    A prominent AIDS researcher and others en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, are among the victims in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down Thursday over eastern Ukraine. All 298 aboard Malaysia Airlines...
  • People Down Under are up and over the top

    People Down Under are up and over the top
    Why visit Australia? After all, isn't it just America with kangaroos? Those were my thoughts till my wife's and my best friends asked us to travel there with them. In preparation, we read Robert Hughes' great book, "The Fatal Shore," about the...
  • Lacrosse World Championships begin Thursday with U.S.-Canada rematch

    Lacrosse World Championships begin Thursday with U.S.-Canada rematch
    For proof of the expanding reach of lacrosse around the globe, look no further than the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships, which begin Thursday night in the Denver suburbs. A record 38 teams, representing nations from six...
  • Paramount Pictures Australia Removes 'TMNT' 9/11 Poster

    HONG KONG - Paramount Pictures Australia has removed an insensitive online poster for its upcoming release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The film will release in Australia on 11 September, anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and...
  • Mark Lazarus Joins Arclight Films in Australia

    HONG KONG -- Industry veteran Mark Lazarus has joined sales and finance company Arclight Films as head of creative and acquisitions in Australia. He joins from federal funding body Screen Australia, where he was head of drama investment and had been...
  • Paramount Pictures apologises for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

    Paramount Pictures film studio apologized on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept. 11 release date. The poster went...
  • Crowdfunders Pozible and Thomas Mai Reach Out to Film Industry

    HONG KONG - Leading crowd-funding platform Pozible has launched a special initiative for experienced film-makers. Dubbed as 'Mission: Pozible,' the initiative is an open call to the film industry to find five film projects that are each trying to raise a...
  • Record-equalling England make it a Proud night in pool

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Benjamin Proud said he had surpassed his wildest dreams after landing a second win to guide England to a record-equalling gold tally as the swimming event ended in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 19-year-old...
  • Search area for Malaysia Flight 370 moves to 'likely' resting place

    Search area for Malaysia Flight 370 moves to 'likely' resting place
    A new search area for remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is likely the place where the aircraft is located, Australia authorities said Wednesday night.  The new search beginning in August will cover an arc area in the Indian Ocean 60,000 square...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media
    Paramount Australia is facing harsh criticism Tuesday after sharing a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” poster that invoked memories of 9/11. “Check out the official poster for #TMNT in cinemas September 11,” read the Twitter and...
  • Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site

    International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....