Australia

A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) – As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not […]

04/16/2014

This image provided by China's State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense shows a floating object seen at sea next to the descriptor which was added by the source. The image was captured around noon, on March 18, 2014 (Tuesday) by a Chinese satellite in S44’57 E90’13 in south Indian Ocean. It shows what is suspected to be a floating object 22 meters long and 13 meters wide. It is about 120 km south (slightly to the west) of the suspected objects released by Australia. (AP Photo/ China State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense)

China satellite detects object in jet search area

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — While possible clues about the fate of a Malaysia Airlines jet missing for more than two weeks keep coming from satellite images, it was as frustrating as ever Saturday to […]

03/22/2014

Ground staff prepare the baseball field that has been especial built for the Major League Baseball opening series at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Monday, March 17, 2014. The MLB season-opening two-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney will be played this weekend. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Dodgers, Diamondbacks arrive Down Under

SYDNEY (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers arrived to a very low-key welcome in Australia on Tuesday for their Major League Baseball season-opening series this weekend after 15-hour flights from the U.S. […]

03/18/2014

Mick Jagger, center, Ronnie Wood, left, and Mick Taylor, of British rock band The Rolling Stones, perform on the Pyramid main stage at Glastonbury, England on June 29, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

The Rolling Stones announce 2014 Australia date

(AP) – The Rolling Stones are headed to Australia, and they’re taking Mick Taylor along. The enduring rock ‘n’ roll favorites announced Tuesday they’ll be playing a gig March 22 at the Adelaide Oval. They […]

11/20/2013

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CDC importing meningitis vaccine to NJ

 PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of […]

11/16/2013

This photo released by Australia's Department of Agriculture, shows a 20-centimeter (8-inch) Mandarin Rat Snake that was found in the passenger cabin of a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner, in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Department of Agriculture)

Snake on a plane grounds jet with 370 passengers in Sydney

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A tiny Asian snake was found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner in Australia, leading to 370 passengers being grounded overnight. Staff found the 20-centimeter (8-inch) Mandarin rat snake in the […]

09/23/2013

A blobfish from a YouTube screen grab.

Blobfish wins ‘Uglies Animal Alive’ title

The blobfish, a deepwater dweller that looks like a melted head, has won the title of Ugliest Animal Alive, by popular vote. The Ugly Animal Preservation Society, which champions “aesthetically challenged” endangered species everywhere, ran […]

09/12/2013

In this undated photo provided by the Essendon Baseball Club, player Chris Lane in Australia. (AP Photo/Essendon Baseball Club)

Police: Australian player killed by ‘bored’ teens

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Australian baseball player out for a jog in an Oklahoma neighborhood was shot and killed by three “bored” teenagers who decided to kill someone for fun, police said. Christopher Lane, […]

08/20/2013

This April 30 2008 photo shows a satellite communications dome at Waihopai satellite communications interception station near Blenheim, New Zealand. Waihopai satellite communications is part of a surveillance spying alliance known as Five Eyes that groups together five English-speaking democracies - the U.S., Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand - collaboration that began during World War II when the allies were trying to crack German and Japanese naval codes and has endured for more than 70 years. At left is a damaged satellite communications dome covered with a tent. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Tim Cuff)

Experts say US spy alliance will survive Snowden

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Britain needed U.S. intelligence to help thwart a major terror attack. New Zealand relied on it to send troops to Afghanistan. And Australia used it to help convict a would-be […]

07/16/2013

Dodgers

2014 MLB opener in Australia: Dodgers-Diamondbacks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will bring their thunder Down Under. Major League Baseball will open the 2014 regular season in Australia, with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks playing a […]

06/13/2013

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