From huge street parties and fireworks displays in Sydney and Jakarta, to quiet moments of prayer in a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, people are welcoming in 2014. Here’s a gallery of images from New Year’s […]
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from the sails of the Sydney Opera House and the Australian city’s harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world ushered in a new year. More than 1 […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures has announced that Angelina Jolie is in Sydney, Australia, to direct the survival saga “Unbroken.” The film will tell the true story of Lou Zamperini, a World War II […]
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 […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says it has positively identified 23 of 24 people killed in the tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, including 10 children. Officials […]
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian politician says he’s learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he “liked” a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself. Western Australia Minister for […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that’s sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.