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  • Australia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters

    July 23, 2014 1:57 AM

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia says the hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast continues uninterrupted despite the top search official shifting his attention to recovering bodies from the Ukraine air disaster. Angus Houston heads Australia's Joint Agency Coordination Center, which oversees the search for Malaysia Airlines... more »
  • HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    July 22, 2014 2:05 AM

    There is more good news about the HIV treatment pills that are used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus. Researchers say that taking these prevention pills does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. The results come... more »
  • Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane Play Video

    July 18, 2014 2:52 AM

    CANBERRA, Australia - An angry Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is demanding an independent inquiry into the downing of a Malaysian jetliner and says Russia's response is "deeply, deeply unsatisfactory." Abbott criticized Russia's Ambassador to Australia Vladimir Morozov, who met earlier Friday with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. According to Abbott,... more »
  • Search for missing Malaysian plane shifts south

    June 26, 2014 2:05 AM

    SYDNEY, Australia - Australian officials say the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will shift farther south of the most recent suspected crash site in a remote stretch of Indian Ocean. Transport Minister Warren Truss told reporters in Canberra on Thursday that the new search area is based on... more »
  • Australia to deploy flying air traffic controller Play Video

    April 1, 2014 6:49 AM

    PERTH, Australia - Australia is deploying a modified Boeing 737 to act as a flying air traffic controller over the Indian Ocean to prevent a mid-air collision among the large number of aircraft searching for the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing over three weeks ago. According to an Australian... more »
  • Chinese families want answers; Search continues for missing plane

    March 30, 2014 10:20 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Several dozen Chinese relatives of passengers on Flight 370 held up banners today as they demanded an apology from Malaysia for its handling of the search for a missing airliner. Banners in Chinese read "We want evidence, truth, dignity." An English banner read "Hand us the... more »
  • Australia chasing objects "possibly" from missing plane

    March 19, 2014 10:32 PM

    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA- The prime minister sent the Australian air force to look for objects, possibly from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. The Associated Press reported late Wednesday of the find and said the objects were spotted on satellite imagery. Not much else was reported, since it was not immediately... more »
  • Streelman, Bjorn tied for lead at World Cup

    November 21, 2013 8:58 AM

    MELBOURNE, Australia- Kevin Streelman and Thomas Bjorn shot 5-under 66s Thursday to share the lead after the first day of the World Cup. Streelman birdied five of six holes on the back nine at Royal Melbourne, but the American then finished with two late bogeys. K.J. Choi, Martin Laird and... more »
  • Deadly crocodile attack suspected in Australia

    August 24, 2013 6:12 PM

    DARWIN - Police are searching a northern Australian river for a 24-year-old man suspected to have been snatched by a crocodile while swimming with a friend. Police Senior Sergeant Peter Lindfield says police received reports Saturday afternoon that the man had been attacked by a crocodile while he swam at... more »
  • Hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies

    December 7, 2012 11:50 AM

    LONDON - Police in London are listing as unexplained the death of a hospital nurse whose body was found early today. The nurse was a victim of a high-profile hoax earlier this week. The hospital where she worked says Jacintha Saldanha received a phone call from two Australian radio disc... more »
  • Another doc says dingo did eat baby

    June 11, 2012 8:29 PM

    AUSTRALIA- A fourth coroner looking into the death of a baby in the Outback more than 32 years ago says a dingo did eat a child. Azaria Chamberlain's mother was convicted and later cleared of murder. Lindy Chamberlain always maintained that a wild dog took Azaria. A dingo... more »
  • Last Briton to serve in WWI dies at 110

    February 7, 2012 12:24 PM

    LONDON - Florence Green, Britain's last veteran of World War I, has died at the age of 110. Briar House Care Home in Kings Lynn, England, says Green died Saturday. Born Florence Beatrice Patterson, she joined the Women's Royal Air Force in September 1918 at the age of 17. She... more »
  • Jimmy Buffett released from hospital after fall from stage

    January 27, 2011 1:16 PM

    SYDNEY - Jimmy Buffett is out of the hospital, a day after falling off a stage in Australia and getting knocked unconscious. Buffett left a hospital in Sydney through a back entrance this morning to avoid the media. Buffett fell off the stage during his encore Wednesday, and... more »
  • Doctors told to avoid 1 flu shot brand for small children

    August 5, 2010 12:28 PM

    A government panel is recommending doctors steer clear of giving one brand of flu vaccine to young children this year because of problems with it in Australia and New Zealand. At issue is a flu shot made by CSL Biotherapies, an Australian company. There was an unexplained higher... more »
  • Ship hits Great Barrier Reef

    April 4, 2010 8:54 PM

    It could take weeks to remove a grounded coal-carrying ship from Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where it's leaking oil in a pristine marine environment. State Premier Anna Bligh says the team had reached the 755 foot ship on Monday and is attempting to stabilize it. The Chinese Shen... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Chicken Curry

    December 9, 2009 7:42 AM

    1.25 gal. chicken stock 24 13 oz. cans coconut milk (chaokoh) 2.5 cups fish sauce 1.25 cups dark brown sugar 5 tbsp salt 2.5 cups lemon juice 3 oz fresh basil 8 oz fresh garlic ¾ cup red curry paste 4 cans chipotles, lightly chopped 2 oz chipolte base 2... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Fish Tacos

    December 2, 2009 9:36 AM

    7 oz of Fresh Mahi Mahi Saute’ Mahi with 2 oz. of equal parts orange juice and lemon juice mixture Add a dash of Cavenders Greek seasoning Add a dash of lemon pepper On 3 (6”) flour tortillas place 2 oz of cheddar cheese and shredded purple cabbage Place the... more »

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