| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Australian actress dies at 61
Wendy Hughes, 61, an Australian actress best known to American audiences for her performance in the 1979 film "My Brilliant Career," died of cancer Saturday in Sydney, her family said.
Hughes began her rise...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The difference between a glove for the left hand and one for the right is obvious to the human eye, even though the two are mirror images of each other. It is an easy task to distinguish between them and separate them from each other.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:19 AM
In the film “Saving Mr. Banks,” the children's author P.L. Travers finds herself in tense negotiations with Walt Disney over the 1964 film version of Travers' classic stories featuring the magical English nanny Mary Poppins. Played in what's...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:43 PM
SYDNEY, Australia -- With left-hander Wade Miley pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks on opening day, Justin Turner will start in place of Dee Gordon at second base for the Dodgers on Saturday at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Turner bats right-handed and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The Dodgers announced their 25-man roster before opening the regular season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia, and if it mostly came out as expected, it wasn’t devoid of surprise.
Alex Guerrero, the Cuban infielder who did not play...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:11 AM
SYDNEY, Australia -- As much as bombastic Dodgers President Stan Kasten tries to convince people otherwise, it’s clear not all of his players like the idea of starting their season on the other side of the world.
Working out at the Sydney Cricket...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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So the Dodgers and Diamondbacks are in Australia to promote baseball as international sport. Guess that’s swell, though making it part of the regular season seems a hellacious idea.
But if Major League...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
So it's time for spring roster stories, our favorite guessing game. This year it’s even more fun, or at least complicated, what with the Dodgers actually looking at three or four different rosters.
But they leave Sunday for Down Under, so time...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson has been found dead at age 47.
Famed for TV shows such as "Australia's Next Top Model," Dawson had also been an anti-bullying activist and was targeted by cyber-trolls for personal...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:09 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan.
The appeal by acting...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Summit Entertainment's fantasy actioner "Gods of Egypt" to be directed by Alex Proyas ("I, Robot," "The Crow") is expected to shoot in Australia from next month. A union dispute remains to be resolved.
The decision to locate production in New...