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  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney crisis

    December 15, 2014 10:56 AM

    SYDNEY - Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe. Police said the gunman was killed in a confrontation with police early Tuesday morning. They said in a statement that a 34-year-old man and a 38-year-old... more »
  • More people flee Sydney hostage-crisis building

    December 15, 2014 4:55 AM

    SYDNEY, Australia - Two more people have run out of a Sydney building where a hostage situation has been unfolding. Both women appeared to be employees of the chocolate shop and cafe where the hostage situation has been ongoing since Monday morning. They were both wearing aprons bearing the cafe's... more »
  • Sources: IOC strips Armstrong of Olympic medal

    January 17, 2013 6:45 AM

    LONDON - Officials familiar with the decision tell The Associated Press the IOC has stripped Lance Armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics because of his involvement in doping. Two officials say the IOC sent a letter to Armstrong on Wednesday night asking him to return the... 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 »
  • Jimmy Buffett falls off stage at Australia concert

    January 26, 2011 12:28 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jimmy Buffett fell off a stage at the end of a concert in Australia and was rushed to the hospital, but a representative for his sister said Wednesday the singer is doing fine. Australia's Daily Telegraph reports that audience members saw the 64-year-old fall face... more »

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