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  • Japan reduces chance of El Nino weather pattern this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Monday it sees less chance of an El Nino weather pattern forming later this year than it previously forecast. In a monthly online bulletin, the Japan Meteorological Agency said it sees a 50 percent...
  • Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals

    Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka's Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. The top two finishers in nearly all events at...
  • How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

    When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
  • 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...
  • People Down Under are up and over the top

    People Down Under are up and over the top
    Why visit Australia? After all, isn't it just America with kangaroos? Those were my thoughts till my wife's and my best friends asked us to travel there with them. In preparation, we read Robert Hughes' great book, "The Fatal Shore," about the...
  • No doubting Ricciardo now, says Jones

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Put "baby-faced assassin" Daniel Ricciardo behind the wheel of a Mercedes and there would be no doubt he would take the Formula One title race to the wire, according to compatriot Alan Jones, Australia's last world champion. The...
  • ‘Pacific Rim 2′: Guillermo del Toro to direct sequel for 2017 release

     
    It's official: “Pacific Rim 2″ is a go. In the wake of director Guillermo del Toro's comments earlier this month that […]...
  • 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...
  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ poster withdrawn over 9/11 concerns

     
    Paramount Pictures Australia is apologizing for and immediately discontinuing a poster from the upcoming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” film that […]...
  • 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 asigna licitación para buscar a restos de vuelo MH370 a firma holandesa

    SÍDNEY (Reuters) - Australia otorgó el miércoles un contrato a la firma de ingeniería francesa Fugro para buscar el fondo del océano donde se cree que se estrelló el desaparecido vuelo MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, esperando descifrar el mayor misterio de...