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  • Wilmette man crafts table for Obama to give as gift

    Wilmette man crafts table for Obama to give as gift
    As a custom furniture designer on the North Shore, Rohan Ward has had his share of discerning and distinguished clients. But when Ward, 37, was hired to create a table for President Obama to present to French President Francois Hollande, the Wilmette...
  • Joc Pederson cut by Dodgers, sees Australia trip as a benefit

    SYDNEY, Australia –- Joc Pederson didn’t make the Dodgers’ opening day roster, but the outfield prospect thinks traveling with the team to Australia will help him prepare for when he is called up to the major leagues. “I think...
  • Zack Greinke makes you wonder whether Australia can't handle the truth

    I love Zack Greinke. Not sure how I’d respond to a team, or a family, full of Greinkes, but to have one straight-talking player in the clubhouse is more than a breath of fresh air, it’s an occasional windstorm of honesty. Greinke answers...
  • Dodgers may not start Clayton Kershaw in Sydney

    And in today’s edition of how the Dodgers can really tick off Australia, it appears they are seriously considering not starting star left-hander Clayton Kershaw in their two games to open the season in Sydney. Manager Don Mattingly has gone from...
  • It's already roster decision time for the Dodgers

    It's already roster decision time for the Dodgers
    So it's time for spring roster stories, our favorite guessing game. This year it’s even more fun, or at least complicated, what with the Dodgers actually looking at three or four different rosters. But they leave Sunday for Down Under, so time...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, scratched from starting Sunday in San Diego because of injury, said he believes he can return to action a few days later. "Hopefully, it's just one start," Kershaw said Wednesday. "If I had to pitch [Sunday], I could...
  • 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....
  • 'Gatsby' Dominates AACTA Film Awards, 'Power' Charges TV

    HONG KONG - "The Great Gatsby" collected a further six prizes Thursday at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. They added to the seven technical category AACTA gongs it garnered on Tuesday. The TV section was more competitive, with...
  • Craig Lahiff, Australian Director, Dies

    HONG KONG - Craig Lahiff, a stalwart of the Australian film industry, has died. A writer, director and producer, Lahiff was 66 and succumbed Sunday Feb. 2 after a short illness. His first feature was an acclaimed telemovie "Coda" in 1987, which he...
  • Supermodel Miranda Kerr is new face of H&M's spring campaign

    Supermodel Miranda Kerr is new face of H&M's spring campaign
    Miranda Kerr sure is one busy supermodel — the Australian beauty is the newest face of H&M. The fast-fashion brand made the announcement Tuesday via Instagram video. "You got it right! International supermodel @mirandakerr is our...