| May 9, 2013
| 7:12 AM
A couple aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship have gone overboard in waters off Australia, and are missing, the Miami-based cruise line confirmed in a statement Thursday.
The Carnival Spirit returned to port in Sydney earlier in the day without...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Mazda unveiled an updated CX-9 ahead of the three-row SUV's official debut at next month's Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. The automaker will launch the car Down Under later this year, but full details are still forthcoming. It will......
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Global Focus: Fracking Australia -- Lock the Gate appears to be a fitting name for Australia’s protest movement against hydraulic fracturing. It took activists years to identify threats to public health from "fracking," a classic case of getting...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
One of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:06 PM
SANDY, Utah -- Three more teams earned places in next summer's World Cup in Brazil with Australia, Iran and South Korea all advancing through regional qualifying Tuesday.
Australia got a goal from substitute Josh Kennedy in the 83rd minute to beat Iraq,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's a pairing that theater producers in New York and London would no doubt go ga-ga over. But for the time being at least, only audiences in Sydney, Australia, can catch Cate Blanchett and French film icon Isabelle Huppert performing a frightening...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Aussie import "Wish You Were Here" offers a distinctive, highly effective take on the vacation-from-hell thriller. First-time director Kieran Darcy-Smith, working from a powerful script he wrote with wife — and the film's co-star —...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness) was born on October 2, 1930 and died of leukemia in Verdugo Hills Hospital on May 26, 2013.
She was born in Crumlin, a small town in Wales. Her parents were Stephen Lester Magness and Ethel (Watkins) Magness. As a...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
| Dec 2, 2012
Exotic Vacation Thailand
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 11 nights accommodations, including multiple 5-Star Le Meridien hotels
· Guests spend 4 nights in Bangkok, 4 nights in the walled city of Chiang Mai, 2 nights in contemporary Chiang Rai and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LONDON -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
She emerged from the hospital accompanied by her husband Prince William and was driven away by a waiting car.