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  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...
  • World Cup preview: Group B rundown

    World Cup preview: Group B rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group B at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP B AUSTRALIA FIFA World ranking: 59. Last World Cup: 2010. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (2006). How qualified: AFC Group B runner-up....
  • Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs

    Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs
    If World Cup soccer isn't your thing, maybe Australia's quirky Camel Cup is. Every July the outback town of Alice Springs in the country's Northern Territory devotes a day to racing these "ships of the desert." What's now known as the Lasseters Camel...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward
    Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
  • 'Red Dog' to ride again as 'Blue' movie sequel

    HONG KONG -- A new movie is to be made as a prequel to the surprise 2011 hit "Red Dog," which charted the real events tale of a stray canine which hitched rides and walked around huge parts of the Australian outback, adopting people and uniting far-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MK2 Clinches Deals on Assayas' Competition Player 'Sils Maria' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes. Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
  • 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...
  • 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...