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  • Malaysia plane search teams tracking 'pings' in two areas

    Malaysia plane search teams tracking 'pings' in two areas
    Chinese and Australian ships hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner have picked up separate acoustic signals in different parts of a vast Indian Ocean search area and are trying to verify if one could be from the plane's black box recorders....
  • Doris Pilkington Garimara dies; wrote of Australia's 'stolen generations'

    Doris Pilkington Garimara dies; wrote of Australia's 'stolen generations'
    When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her mother. Decades passed before she...
  • Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

    Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
    Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. At the same time, however, the head...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather
    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...
  • Australian crews may 're-think the search' for missing Malaysia plane

    Australian crews may 're-think the search' for missing Malaysia plane
    Australia and Malaysia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission....
  • Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

    Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days
    Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. Kim Beazley...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • Malaysia plane search: Race against time to find black box

    Malaysia plane search: Race against time to find black box
    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, U.S. Navy officials suggested Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane's black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die. Ten ships and as many...
  • Close call for Netherlands against Australia

    Close call for Netherlands against Australia
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - A long-range strike by substitute Memphis Depay gave the Netherlands a 3-2 win over Australia in a thrilling World Cup Group B game but a brave, hard-charging Socceroos side came close to earning a famous victory. The game was...
  • The water revolution California needs

    This year's drought has thrown California into a sudden tizzy, a crisis of snowpack measurements, fish-versus-people arguments and controversial cuts in water deliveries. But in reality, crisis is the permanent state of water affairs in the Golden State...
  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...
  • Cannes Festival: Full 2014 Lineup

    Opener Grace of Monaco (1) Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy Competition The Captive Atom Egoyan, Canada Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, U.S. Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard,...