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  • In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

    SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available...
  • Violence won't stop until guns are out of civilian hands

    Gun violence continues, with Chicago becoming like the Wild West, as guns flood the city from the suburbs, other counties and other states (think Indiana).   Now “good” Chicagoans think they have to buy and carry guns to “protect&...
  • Australia to play Belgium in Asian Cup warmup

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia will play a friendly against World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium in September as the Socceroos seek a testing warmup ahead of next January's Asian Cup on home soil. Ange Postecoglou's team will face the Red Devils in Liege...
  • Australia could take steps to reduce view banks too big to fail: report

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's main lenders are seen as too big to fail and policy options to reduce that perception include ringfencing critical banking activities and boosting capital requirements, according to a government-backed interim review. The...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Among the lost: Eager adventurers, renowned researchers, three young siblings

    WASHINGTON A family of four headed to a reunion in the Philippines. A graduate student on summer break with her boyfriend. Two soccer fans following a beloved team to New Zealand. The 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday...
  • Team USA beats Australia, 22-3, advances to world lacrosse final vs. Canada

    Team USA beats Australia, 22-3, advances to world lacrosse final vs. Canada
    The U.S. team pretty quickly threw out any concerns about a letdown game in the semifinals of the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships on Thursday night in Commerce City, Colo. Team USA, coming off a dominant 18-5 win over the...
  • EU call for views on U.S. trade deal draws huge response

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission's call for views on a contentious part of a planned EU-U.S. free trade deal has drawn almost 150,000 responses that will take months to process, a senior EU official said on Friday. Many advocacy groups oppose...
  • Australian Jeep marketing stunt goes awry [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Crossover, Jeep, Australia, Off-Road Jeep fans in Australia are none too happy with the off-road brand following a contest that saw ten new Cherokees sold for just $10,000 Australian (about $9,400), roughly a...
  • America's Cup challengers Team Australia withdraw

    (Reuters) - The next America's Cup in 2017 has been thrown into turmoil with the official Challengers of Record, Team Australia, withdrawing from the regatta because of the mounting costs. Organisers said on Saturday that Australia's Hamilton Island...
  • In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view

    In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view
    In her 1999 book "The Whole Woman," a follow-up to "The Female Eunuch," Germaine Greer declared, "It's time to get angry again." She was addressing feminism, about which she has long been rigorous and even unorthodox, but the phrase is emblematic of her...