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  • Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs

    Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs
    If World Cup soccer isn't your thing, maybe Australia's quirky Camel Cup is. Every July the outback town of Alice Springs in the country's Northern Territory devotes a day to racing these "ships of the desert." What's now known as the Lasseters Camel...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward
    Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
  • 'Red Dog' to ride again as 'Blue' movie sequel

    HONG KONG -- A new movie is to be made as a prequel to the surprise 2011 hit "Red Dog," which charted the real events tale of a stray canine which hitched rides and walked around huge parts of the Australian outback, adopting people and uniting far-...
  • Boys' basketball: Guard from Australia is headed to St. John Bosco

     Clayton Carfino, a 6-foot-4 senior guard from Australia who is the son of former St. John Bosco standout Steve Carfino, is moving from Australia and will attend St. John Bosco. He could end up helping the Braves replace Tyler Dorsey, who could be...
  • Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia

    Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia
    Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.  William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
  • Australian Dante Exum is one of the 2014 NBA Draft's top point guard prospects

    Australian Dante Exum is one of the 2014 NBA Draft's top point guard prospects
    CHICAGO — Dante Exum had never experienced anything like what he endured Thursday afternoon at the 2014 NBA Draft Combine. When the time arrived to meet with the news media, a league official escorted him to a table. Video cameras focused on him,...
  • Partial solar eclipse Monday night - watch it live, right here

    There is a solar eclipse coming Monday night, and you can watch the show live, online, right here. The astronomy website Slooh.com will broadcast live video of the partial eclipse from a telescope set up in Australia. The show starts at 11 p.m. PDT....
  • Jane Roscoe to Head London Film School

    LONDON -- Jane Roscoe has been appointed as the director of the London Film School. She will take over from Ben Gibson in August. Roscoe comes to the film school with more than 20 years' experience as an academic and broadcaster in Australia, New...
  • Screen Australia Under Threat After Audit Report

    HONG KONG - Australian producers have reacted angrily to a proposal by the government auditor that film and TV support body Screen Australia should lose half its funding. In a recently published review of government spending the Commission of Audit...
  • Kim Mordaunt heads Australian Directors Guild Awards

    HONG KONG - Kim Mordaunt and his Laos-set charmer "The Rocket" was awarded the Australian Directors' Guild award for best direction in a feature film. Mordaunt received the prize on Friday at a ceremony and dinner in Sydney. The film, which premiered in...
  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...