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  • Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among dead on Malaysian jet

    A prominent AIDS researcher and others en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, are among the victims in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down Thursday over eastern Ukraine. All 298 aboard Malaysia Airlines...
  • Paramount Pictures Australia Removes 'TMNT' 9/11 Poster

    HONG KONG - Paramount Pictures Australia has removed an insensitive online poster for its upcoming release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The film will release in Australia on 11 September, anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and...
  • Mark Lazarus Joins Arclight Films in Australia

    HONG KONG -- Industry veteran Mark Lazarus has joined sales and finance company Arclight Films as head of creative and acquisitions in Australia. He joins from federal funding body Screen Australia, where he was head of drama investment and had been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Geoffrey Rush to Star in Screen Australia-Backed 'Daughter'

    HONG KONG -- Oscar-winning actor, Geoffrey Rush will star in "The Daughter," a drama that marks the feature film debut of noted Australian stage director Simon Stone. Rush ("Shine," "The King's Speech") will appear with Ewen Leslie ("The Railwayman,"...
  • Australia inflation slows in July: TDMI gauge

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A private gauge of Australian inflation showed price pressures subsided in July, a welcome development for policy makers after official figures surprised on the high side in the second quarter. The TD Securities-Melbourne Institute's...
  • Angry Dowsett storms to time trial gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Alex Dowsett channelled his anger at being left out of the team for this year's Tour de France to win gold in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. In the absence of England's Olympic time trial...
  • Glasgow Games hailed best ever in rousing closing Ceremony

    GLASGOW, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Hailed as the best ever Commonwealth Games by Federation president Prince Tunku Imran, Glasgow 2014 celebrated the end of a memorable 20th edition with a colourful closing ceremony on Sunday. In a sporting festival...
  • A tale of two carbon taxes

    Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened. While the repeal has long been anticipated Prime Minister Tony Abbott campaigned to scrap the tax and has been gearing up to repeal it ever since...
  • Dwayne Johnson's Quake Thriller 'San Andreas' Finally Shoots in San Francisco

    After serving as a rallying point for improving California's film incentive program, Dwayne Johnson's quake thriller "San Andreas" has started shooting its final scenes in San Francisco after most of the film was shot in Australia. The film's first...