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  • Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader

    Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader
    The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's  prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women. Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'For Those Who Can Tell No Tales'

    Confronting years of denial, Bosnian helmer Jasmila Zbanic's brave drama "For Those Who Can Tell No Tales" commemorates the more than 3,000 Bosniaks murdered during ethnic cleansing in the Visegrad area in the 1990s, especially the women tortured in...
  • Got 10,000 Instagram followers? A Sydney hotel will let you stay free

    Got 10,000 Instagram followers? A Sydney hotel will let you stay free
    A new Instagram-themed hotel in Sydney, Australia, is offering a free night's stay to people who have more than 10,000 followers on the photo social network. The 1888 Hotel appears to be the first hotel with an Instagram theme, and it is turning to...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Around the Block'

    An attention-grabbing, potentially profile-elevating performance by up-and-comer Hunter Page-Lochard is the major selling point of "Around the Block," an Aussie variation of the oft-spun scenario about an at-risk high-schooler who gets a shot at...
  • Go Away With ... Kalliope Lee

    Go Away With ... Kalliope Lee
    An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
  • Go Away With ... Lisa Ling

    Go Away With ... Lisa Ling
    After Lisa Ling gave a speech at Tufts University, students asked her what advice she had for young people. "The best education I have ever received was through travel," said the California-based journalist. "You'll become more conversant, poised and...
  • Wichita native scores one of "The Best Jobs in the World"

    Wichita native scores one of "The Best Jobs in the World"
    Wichita native Cameron Ernst missed out on the opportunity to become the Chief Funster for Tourism Australia, but he says he got something better. Ernst got to fly to Sydney as part of the final rounds of competition for Tourism Australia which was...
  • Australia, Iran, South Korea earn World Cup berths

    Australia, Iran, South Korea earn World Cup berths
    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,...
  • Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert debut in 'The Maids' in Australia

    Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert debut in 'The Maids' in Australia
    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...
  • Movie review: 'Wish You Were Here' an intriguing vacation-gone-wrong thriller

    Movie review: 'Wish You Were Here' an intriguing vacation-gone-wrong thriller
    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 —...
  • Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness)

    Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness)
    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...
  • Couple fall overboard from Carnival cruise ship

    Couple fall overboard from Carnival cruise ship
    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...