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  • Netflix Seems Headed for Australia, But Company Won't Say When

    HONG KONG -- It doesn't quite have the pop culture ring of "I Want My MTV," but plenty of Australians are clamouring for Netflix to launch 'Down Under.' There are growing signs that they will get their wish as a Netflix launch in Australia becomes a...
  • Samsung Deal Helps EzyFlix Heat Up Race for Australia's Online Video Users

    HONG KONG - Australian online video operator EzyFlix has fully integrated itself with Samsung's WatchOn application. The move makes the emerging service compatible with a user's entire range of Samsung equipment from phones and tablets to Internet-...
  • Columbia Festival of the Arts brings it home

    The 27th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts brings eclectic entertainment to Howard County from June 13 to 28. This year's edition also has a thematic title, "Bringing It Home," that calls attention to the festival's hometown status. There are at least...
  • Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

    Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, where the men's championship wrapped up last weekend....
  • Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations
    Australia's controversial asylum policies have come under renewed fire after reports this week that about a dozen mothers at a Christmas Island detention camp attempted suicide in desperate bids to get their children refugee status and shelter on 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...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Lionsgate Has Franchise Fever, Looks to Duplicate 'Hunger Games' Success

    With the first two "Hunger Games" films having grossed $1.5 billion worldwide and "Divergent" launched successfully, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has touted the studio's focus on creating more franchises. Feltheimer listed "Now You See Me," "Mortdecai,"...
  • Spain, Netherlands will meet again in World Cup

    Apparently it is possible to have too much success. At least that's the opinion of Vicente del Bosque, who has seen Spanish soccer achieve unprecedented levels of success in recent years. The national team has won the last two European Championships...
  • Boys' basketball: Guard from Australia is headed to St. John Bosco

     Clayton Carfino, a 6-foot-4 senior guard from Australia who is the son of former St. John Bosco standout Steve Carfino, is moving from Australia and will attend St. John Bosco. He could end up helping the Braves replace Tyler Dorsey, who could be...