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  • Former Olympic champion Newbery pleads guilty to drug charge

    (Reuters) - Australia's former Olympic champion diver Chantelle Newbery has pled guilty to drug charges, local media reported on Friday. The 37-year-old, who won gold at the 2004 Games in Athens, was placed on a drug diversion programme after pleading...
  • Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations
    Australia's controversial asylum policies have come under renewed fire after reports this week that about a dozen mothers at a Christmas Island detention camp attempted suicide in desperate bids to get their children refugee status and shelter on the...
  • 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...
  • Natural gas boom's future may be in China

    WASHINGTON China is expected to double its demand for natural gas in the next five years, making it an irresistible market for Western companies attempting to export America's energy bonanza and to exploit China's own vast reserves. Chinese cities are...
  • Greatest sporting humiliations

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. It was Brazil's first home defeat in a competitive match since 1975 and one of the most...
  • 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-...
  • Australia business conditions at five-month high: survey

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A measure of Australian business conditions hit the highest in five months in June as a pick up in sales and profits helped firms stay confident in the wake of an unpopular federal budget. National Australia Bank's survey of more...
  • Miami jury finds Jamaican man guilty of sex trafficking

    MIAMI He bowed his head as a federal judge read all 21 guilty verdicts. Then he shook it from side to side, as if in disbelief. Damion St. Patrick Baston finally lifted his head as each of the Miami federal jurors was polled Tuesday, confirming verdicts...
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  • Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win

    Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win
    Chile got the victory they needed if they are to have any chance of progressing from a daunting Group B when they held off a strong Australian fightback to emerge 3-1 winners in another open and entertaining World Cup clash on Friday. Alexis Sanchez put...
  • 2014 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Holden, Australia, Luxury On a recent jaunt to Australia, we got behind the wheel of a Holden Commodore SS-V Redline. We've been looking forward to driving not a Holden, but the Holden, the Commodore, ever since we visited...