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  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ poster withdrawn over 9/11 concerns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 […]...
  • People Down Under are up and over the top

    People Down Under are up and over the top
    Why visit Australia? After all, isn't it just America with kangaroos? Those were my thoughts till my wife's and my best friends asked us to travel there with them. In preparation, we read Robert Hughes' great book, "The Fatal Shore," about the...
  • Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook

    Meat District Co. to open in Old Town Pasadena with steak, burgers, meat on a hook
    Meat District Co., a new meat-centric restaurant, is slated to open on Raymond in Old Town Pasadena on Aug. 25. The restaurant, by Platinum Restaurant Group in Australia, will offer steaks, premium burgers, salads and a special meat skewer served on a...
  • Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison

    Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison
    A 31-year-old man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a hollowed-out surfboard containing nearly seven pounds of cocaine was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. Jesse Edgardo Herrera, of Pomona, pleaded guilty in May to...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Apologizes for Controversial 9/11 Poster

    Following backlash for a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" poster depicting the titular turtles jumping from an exploding building above the "September 11" Australian release date, Paramount Australia has issued an apology and removed the tweet containing...
  • Australia asigna licitación para buscar a restos de vuelo MH370 a firma holandesa

    SÍDNEY (Reuters) - Australia otorgó el miércoles un contrato a la firma de ingeniería francesa Fugro para buscar el fondo del océano donde se cree que se estrelló el desaparecido vuelo MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, esperando descifrar el mayor misterio de...
  • Record-equalling England make it a Proud night in pool

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Benjamin Proud said he had surpassed his wildest dreams after landing a second win to guide England to a record-equalling gold tally as the swimming event ended in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 19-year-old...
  • Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt exchanged love letters while filming abroad

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt exchanged love letters while filming abroad
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's love story keeps getting better. The "Maleficent" star revealed in an interview with Australia's TV Week that she and her fiancé — the father of their sizable brood — kept their romance alive while they were...
  • Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site

    Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site
    International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....
  • Prognosis for Rio Olympics 'much better' - IOC's Coates

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until...
  • Simpson's run falls just short at Open

    Simpson's run falls just short at Open
    U.S. Open of Surfing, Brett Simpson, Tim Reyes, Kanoa Igarashi, Filipe Toledo, Ryan Callinan, Hodei Collazo, Mitch Coleborn, Koholhe Andino, Bede Durbidge, Peterson Crisanto, Garrett Parkes, Adam Melling, Willian Cardoso, World Qualifying Series, Maxime...
  • Geoffrey Rush to Star in Screen Australia-Backed 'Daughter'

    HONG KONG -- Oscar-winning actor, Geoffrey Rush will star in "The Daughter," a drama that marks the feature film debut of noted Australian stage director Simon Stone. Rush ("Shine," "The King's Speech") will appear with Ewen Leslie ("The Railwayman,"...