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  • 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...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media
    Paramount Australia is facing harsh criticism Tuesday after sharing a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” poster that invoked memories of 9/11. “Check out the official poster for #TMNT in cinemas September 11,” read the Twitter and...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • New search zone designated for Malaysia Airlines jet in Indian Ocean

    New search zone designated for Malaysia Airlines jet  in Indian Ocean
    Australian authorities said Thursday that a 23,000-square-mile area in the southern Indian Ocean had been designated as a new focus zone where searchers will look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Analysts who helped define the area said in a...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ poster withdrawn over 9/11 concerns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 […]...
  • 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...
  • Ordinary users outnumber legal targets in NSA intercepts

    Ordinary users outnumber legal targets in NSA intercepts
    WASHINGTON — Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • A tale of two carbon taxes

    Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened. While the repeal has long been anticipated Prime Minister Tony Abbott campaigned to scrap the tax and has been gearing up to repeal it ever since...