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  • As risk of drought rises, Australian farmers struggle to invest

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive. With a...
  • WOFL hires meteorologist from Australia

    WOFL hires meteorologist from Australia
    Joining Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 next week will be a meteorologist from Australia and a reporter from Indianapolis. Meteorologist Brooks Tomlin will give the forecasts on morning and evening newscasts on weekends. He has worked for several years in...
  • Ukraine fighting prompts Dutch to halt search for Malaysia jet remains

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte halted the search for victims' remains and belongings at the eastern Ukraine site of the July 17 Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, saying Wednesday that the intensifying clashes in the area made it too dangerous for...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • Top 10 run-scorers in tests

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Following is a list of the top 10 run-scorers in test cricket after Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene retired from the longest format on Monday. Player Matches Runs Average 100s Sachin Tendulkar (India) 200 15921 53.78 51 Ricky...
  • Australia's Tony Abbott signals compromise on tough budget

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott signaled on Monday he is open to compromises with opposition lawmakers on his unpopular budget, a major concession to help push the austere savings plan through a hostile Senate. Three months...
  • Australia's Hoyts Appoints Advisors for IPO

    HONG KONG - Australia's number two cinema chain Hoyts took a step closer to a share market flotation this week with the appointment of investment bank UBS as advisors. The company is currently owned by Pacific Equity Partners, a Sydney-based private...
  • Australia rue missed opportunities after All Blacks draw

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia were left to rue opportunities squandered against New Zealand after playing out a draw that means the Wallabies must secure their first victory away from home against their arch rivals in 13 years to avoid another Bledisloe...
  • Rugby - Australia stop New Zealand streak in Sydney draw

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia prevented New Zealand from claiming a world record 18th consecutive win by holding the world champions to a 12-12 draw in a try-less Rugby Championship opener on Saturday that left both sides disappointed. In a gritty...
  • Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook

    Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook
    Meat District Co., a new meat-centric restaurant, is slated to open on Raymond in Old Town Pasadena on Aug. 25. The restaurant, by Platinum Restaurant Group in Australia, will offer steaks, premium burgers, salads and a special meat skewer served on a...
  • Simpson's run falls just short at Open

    Simpson's run falls just short at Open
    U.S. Open of Surfing, Brett Simpson, Tim Reyes, Kanoa Igarashi, Filipe Toledo, Ryan Callinan, Hodei Collazo, Mitch Coleborn, Koholhe Andino, Bede Durbidge, Peterson Crisanto, Garrett Parkes, Adam Melling, Willian Cardoso, World Qualifying Series, Maxime...