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January 9, 2019 7:19 PM Australian prime minister’s family portrait has glaring Photoshop fail

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s family portrait appeared to have a glaring Photoshop error. (Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Office) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has two left feet -- and it has nothing to do with his dancing. A photo previously posted on the prime minister’s official website showed the Morrison family sitting on the grass 313

January 9, 2019 2:48 PM Freak freeway sign fall seen in shocking video nearly dooms driver in Australia

A shocking video has emerged showing the moment a highway sign fell on an SUV in Australia. (iStock) An Australian woman narrowly avoided death when a freeway sign tumbled onto her SUV Tuesday -- a freak incident captured on video by another driver. The woman was driving on the Tullamarine freeway in Melbourne when the large metal sign came crashing 327

January 9, 2019 5:53 AM Halep falls to Barty in Sydney second round

(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep crashed to a straight-sets defeat against unseeded Ashleigh Barty in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday. Halep, playing in her first tournament since a back injury cut short her 2018 season, lost 6-4 6-4 in 87 minutes with the result dealing a blow to her Australian Open preparations 121

January 7, 2019 6:35 PM Debris off Madagascar 'most likely' from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, report says

Aircraft debris found in Madagascar is "most likely" from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to a report released Sunday. The five pieces of debris were found in different locations in Madagascar as recently as this August and included a floor panel of a Boeing aircraft. The report released Sunday from the MH370 Safety Investigation 318

January 2, 2019 9:21 AM Water advocate, injured, aims for 100 marathons in 100 days

JOHANNESBURG – Mina Guli, an Australian activist seeking to highlight global water shortages and encourage people to conserve, is struggling to complete 100 marathons in 100 days across the world. Now in South Africa, 48-year-old Guli is more than half-way through the punishing project, but she's injured and a spokeswoman said Wednesday that the advocate 98

December 29, 2018 3:31 AM Australia strips citizenship from alleged Islamic State recruiter

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia’s home affairs minister said on Saturday. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said Melbourne-born Neil Prakash had been central to Islamic State’s efforts in the Middle East, was “a very dangerous individual” and had his citizenship 111

December 20, 2018 9:14 PM Jutanugarn, Lee to renew rivalry in Australia

The 2019 LPGA season promises early excitement with world No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn and rival Minjee Lee set to clash at the Women’s Australian Open championship from Feb. 14-17. Both players confirmed entry in the tournament at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, the Australian Golf Digest reported Thursday. Thailand’s Jutanugarn, 23, was the LPGA Tour Rolex 102

December 18, 2018 4:59 AM Beloved McDonald's worker in Australia retires after three decades

Russell O'Grady retired last week from working at a McDonald's in Northmead, Australia, about 30 minutes northwest of Sydney. (News Corp Australia) A man with down syndrome who 30 years ago offered hope to many with disabilities in Australia after securing a job at McDonald's announced his retirement from the fast-food chain in order to focus on his health 136

December 13, 2018 6:08 PM South Africa's Aspen strikes distribution deal with U.S. drugmaker Mylan

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Aspen Pharmacare has struck a deal with U.S. generics maker Mylan to distribute a portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Australia and New Zealand. The arrangement by Aspen Global Incorporated and its Australian subsidiaries includes an option for Mylan to buy the portfolio for approximately 188 million Australian 121

December 10, 2018 8:45 PM NZ's Restaurant Brands signs deal to expand Taco Bell in NZ, Australia

(Reuters) - Fast-food group Restaurant Brands New Zealand Ltd (RBD.NZ) inked a deal to expand “Tex-Mex” food chain Taco Bell’s brand in New Zealand and in Australia’s New South Wales, the company said on Tuesday. The agreement reached with Taco Bell Restaurants Asia PTE dictates the construction of more than 60 new Taco Bell restaurants in NZ and Australia 94