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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...
  • 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 […]...
  • Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia's Online Video Sector

    HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix. Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
  • 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  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ poster withdrawn over 9/11 concerns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 […]...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing: Brett Simpson advances to final 16

    U.S. Open of Surfing: Brett Simpson advances to final 16
    As the heat action in the Men's Prime at the Vans US Open of Surfing wound down by early-afternoon Friday, so, too, did Huntington Beach's hopes of having one of its athletes snag the coveted title. By noon, though, those hopes were still alive....
  • 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...
  • Gold the best remedy for burdened Pearson

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - After a week of controversy surrounding a feud with her coach, Australia's Sally Pearson felt the weight of the world lifted from her shoulders as she raced to 100 metres hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 27-year-...
  • Bill Clinton, taped day before 9/11 attack: I 'could have killed' bin Laden

    Bill Clinton, taped day before 9/11 attack: I 'could have killed' bin Laden
    Former President Bill Clinton said he "could have killed" Osama bin Laden in remarks to an audience in Australia the day before al Qaeda's 2001 attacks on the United States, according to an audio tape that emerged this week. Clinton and officials from...
  • Samsung Deal Helps EzyFlix Heat Up Race for Australia's Online Video Users

    HONG KONG - Australian online video operator EzyFlix has fully integrated itself with Samsung's WatchOn application. The move makes the emerging service compatible with a user's entire range of Samsung equipment from phones and tablets to Internet-...