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  • 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...
  • Un emocionado Ian Thorpe revela que es homosexual en una entrevista en TV

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ian Thorpe, el australiano olímpico más laureado, reveló que era homosexual en una emotiva entrevista el domingo, acabando con años de especulaciones sobre la sexualidad del nadador. El cinco veces medallista de oro olímpico lo...
  • 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...
  • 'Bail-in' regime for banks should apply industrywide: ANZ CEO

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Banks around the world should be obliged to follow a "bail-in" regime if it were to be implemented, and not just those "too big to fail", Michael Smith, chief executive of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, said on Wednesday....
  • Global business leaders push for infrastructure funding overhaul

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - International business leaders are lobbying the Group of 20 bloc of advanced and developing countries to tackle a $57 trillion shortfall in global infrastructure, pressing for changes to funding rules they say would help big projects...
  • 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...
  • Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat

    Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat
    Sam Gilmour simply smiled when he heard he was described as "hungry" to win the 48th Governor's Cup, by fellow finalist Nevin Snow after the semifinals on Friday at Balboa Yacht Club. Gilmour acted as if he was starving on Saturday, and feasted on a...
  • Emotional Thorpe comes out in TV interview

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer's sexuality. The five-times Olympic gold medallist made...
  • Gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out in TV interview

    Gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out in TV interview
    Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer's sexuality. The five-times Olympic gold medalist made the admission to British...
  • India complaint threatens to sour relations with England

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - As England paceman Jimmy Anderson faces the prospect of a ban following a complaint from India, relations between the sides are in danger of becoming seriously soured in the wake of the latest contentious issue involving the Asian...
  • Australian PM Abbott says falling short on G20 growth target

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Group of 20 advanced and emerging countries has not enacted the policies needed to reach its growth targets, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, casting fresh doubt on the ambitious roadmap laid out by the...