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  • Michelle Obama wears Sophie Theallet to host kids at White House

    First Lady Michelle Obama wore an outfit from Sophie Theallet's spring 2014 collection when she hosted a passel of kids at the White House on Thursday for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Her ensemble included Theallet's thistle jacquard...
  • Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

    Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days
    Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. Kim Beazley...
  • Doris Pilkington Garimara dies; wrote of Australia's 'stolen generations'

    Doris Pilkington Garimara dies; wrote of Australia's 'stolen generations'
    When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her mother. Decades passed before she...
  • Dolly Parton covers a lot of ground on 'Blue Smoke' and beyond

     Dolly Parton covers a lot of ground on 'Blue Smoke' and beyond
    Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick chat about her new album, "Blue Smoke," and the companion tour that took her to Australia in February and that will take her across Europe this summer, with some U.S. dates along the way....
  • Apple devices digitally kidnapped in Australia, held for ransom

    Apple users around Australia are reporting that their mobile devices are being held for ransom by a hacker who has remotely taken control of their gadgets. Multiple users on Twitter and Apple's online forum said a hacker going by the name of Oleg...
  • Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical

    Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical
    SYDNEY, Australia — The video playing on the television inside Baz Luhrmann's bedroom was supposed to be much steamier. But where there should have been desirous bumping and prurient grinding, the couples were remarkably chaste, as if they had...
  • Drunk passenger aboard Virgin Australia flight causes hijack alert

    A drunk passenger aboard a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Bali prompted pilots to issue a hijack alert that disrupted air travel to and from the Indonesian resort island for hours on Friday, Indonesian and Australian authorities reported....
  • Girl feud: Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus tangle over slip of the tongue

    Girl feud: Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus tangle over slip of the tongue
    Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus were supposedly girlfriends — but are they anymore? Comments Perry made on TV while promoting her Prismatic tour Down Under made their way halfway around the world, and Cyrus is not happy. It all started Monday on...
  • Kanye West postpones Australian dates to work on new album

    Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour is bypassing Australia -- for now. Management for the hip-hop star revealed Tuesday that West's work on a new album will prevent him from performing in May in Australia as originally planned. That's the bad news. The good news...
  • Rick Honeycutt says Dodgers pitchers affected by Australia trip

    Rick Honeycutt says Dodgers pitchers affected by Australia trip
    SAN DIEGO -- Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt isn’t certain the Dodgers’ trip to Australia is to blame for Clayton Kershaw’s injury, but he wouldn’t rule it out. In Honeycutt’s view, the trip itself wasn’t the problem....
  • U.S. TV Producers in Bigger Hunt for Overseas Series to Remake

    Turn on the TV on any given day and you're likely to be watching a scripted series borne of a foreign country and reformatted for an American audience. From Showtime's "Shameless" -- a revamp of a British series -- and "Homeland" -- which originated as...