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October 20, 2016 6:41 PM Kangaroo catches pesky pigeon for a quick hug

BUNBURY, Australia, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A kangaroo being pestered by pigeons at an Australian park was recorded scooping one of the birds up for a quick goodbye hug. The video, recorded earlier this year at the Bunbury Wildlife Park in Western Australia, shows a kangaroo lounging on the ground while numerous pigeons sift food from the sand around the marsupial 27

October 20, 2016 1:37 PM Logan Trailer Released: Wolverine Is Back and He Has Seen Better Days

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October 20, 2016 9:32 AM Minjee Lee leads Blue Bay LPGA, 2 days after Typhoon Sarika

Minjee Lee birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead Thursday in the Blue Bay LPGA, playing in perfect conditions two days after Typhoon Sarika hit the resort. Lee hit a long flop shot to a foot from a difficult angle on the par-5 18th on Jian Lake's Blue Bay course, back in top shape after a large cleanup effort. The 20-year-old 39

October 19, 2016 4:34 PM Julian Assange was Ecuador’s guest of honor. Until he wore out his welcome

Ecuador treated Julian Assange like a trophy in 2012 when it opened the doors of its London embassy to the WikiLeaks founder, sheltering him from extradition to Sweden over rape allegations and, possibly, to the United States. Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s leftist president, seemed to bask in Assange’s bad-boy glow, which gave the small South American nation 59

October 19, 2016 12:48 PM Australia's 'Sculpture by the Sea' exhibition begins near Sydney

SYDNEY Australia's annual "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition got under way on Tuesday with more than 100 giant figures looming along the coastline between Bondi and Tamarama beaches near Sydney. The exhibition showcases both Australian and international artists and will stop beachgoers in their sandy tracks with sculptures such as a red flipflop sandal 31

October 19, 2016 5:38 AM Underwater drone to investigate sonar contacts in MH370 hunt

A ship involved with the deep-sea sonar search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is being fitted with equipment to examine several sonar contacts of interest on the remote seabed west of Australia. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said on Wednesday that none of the sonar contacts exhibit the characteristics of a typical aircraft debris field 56

October 19, 2016 5:29 AM Underwater drone to probe sonar contacts in missing plane hunt

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said none of the sonar contacts had the characteristics of a typical aircraft debris field, but some exhibited man-made properties and must be investigated before they could be eliminated as having come from the Boeing 777. Officials have previously said that more than 20 sonar contacts required closer examination 399

October 18, 2016 10:43 PM Australian Casino Staff Detained in China yet to Be Charged

An Australian official says two Australian executives of Australia's largest casino operator are in good health after being detained in China last week over suspected gambling crimes, but they still do not know whether they will be charged. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Wednesday the head of Crown Resorts Ltd.'s VIP International team, Jason 25

October 18, 2016 1:25 PM Sand tiger shark drops in on diver off Australian coast

PORT MACQUARIE, Australia, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A diver off the coast of Australia captured video of his underwater encounter with a massive sand tiger shark. Roger Koenig posted a video to Instagram showing his encounter with the sand tiger shark, also known as a grey nurse shark, off the coast of Port Macquarie earlier this month. The video shows a close-up 54

October 17, 2016 6:05 PM ATP Suspends and Fines Kyrgios for His Antics in China

Eight-week suspension for tanking a match could be reduced if the Australian tennis star sees a sports psychologist. Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios was suspended by the ATP, the governing body of men’s tennis, for as many as eight tournament weeks and fined $25,000 for tanking a match in Shanghai last week. Kyrgios lost the match in 48 minutes and often 58