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Sydney (Australia)

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  • Australia says to restore intelligence and military cooperation with Indonesia

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and Indonesia have agreed to resume intelligence and military cooperation, officials from both countries said on Tuesday, ending a rift that erupted late last year over Australian spying. Australian Foreign Minister Julie...
  • BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in a 2001 merger, to focus on its most profitable activities. But it held off...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Flavors of the Palm Beaches The Palm Beaches are gearing up for the FLAVOR Palm Beach restaurant month running in September. A favorite of both locals and visitors alike, the...
  • Hawks Build Abroad And Renovate At Home

    WEST HARTFORD – The University of Hartford men's basketball team gathered on campus Friday afternoon and boarded a bus for New York. From there, the team flew to Los Angeles and on to Sydney for two weeks of games against Australian professional...
  • Springbok coach praises youngsters after opening win

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer made a point of praising his young players as he looked for positives after a scrappy 13-6 home win over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship match on Saturday. "We had a 20-year-old...
  • As risk of drought rises, Australian farmers struggle to invest

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive. With a...
  • Geoffrey Rush to Star in Screen Australia-Backed 'Daughter'

    HONG KONG -- Oscar-winning actor, Geoffrey Rush will star in "The Daughter," a drama that marks the feature film debut of noted Australian stage director Simon Stone. Rush ("Shine," "The King's Speech") will appear with Ewen Leslie ("The Railwayman,"...
  • New York Theater Review: 'The Maids' Starring Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert

    As showpieces go, they don't get much showier than Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert in the Sydney Theater Company production of Jean Genet's "The Maids," the theatrical centerpiece of this summer's Lincoln Center Festival. Genet based this 1947 play on...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

    Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
    Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
  • McIlroy confirms return to defend Australian Open title

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will be back in Sydney in November to defend the Australian Open title he snatched from Adam Scott's grasp on the final hole last year. McIlroy's duel with Scott attracted crowds not...