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December 9, 2018 2:45 AM Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok

CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand. Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday she has raised the matter with her Thai counterpart 95

December 6, 2018 8:05 AM A Former Australian Archbishop Has Been Cleared of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

(NEWCASTLE, Australia) — An Australian appeal court has overturned a conviction against the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse. New South Wales state District Court Judge Roy Ellis on Thursday upheld former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson’s appeal against his May conviction for concealing the sexual abuse 98

December 2, 2018 7:11 PM A-League admits VAR red card for Wellington Phoenix's Ryan Lowry was wrong

Wellington Phoenix have been told the decision to show a red card to defender Ryan Lowry in their 1-1 A-League draw with Perth was a mistake. Lowry was dismissed shortly after coming on as a second-half substitute when referee Adam Kersey was referred by VAR to view footage of a challenge by the central defender on Glory winger Chris Ikonomidis 98

December 1, 2018 10:14 AM Golf: Smith extends lead over Leishman on day three at Royal Pines

(Reuters) - Defending champion Cameron Smith shot a five-under-par 67 on day three of the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast on Saturday and will take a three-shot lead into the final round. The Australian started the day with a one-shot advantage and turned in a bogey-free round at the Royal Pines Resort for a 14-under total of 202 after 100

November 28, 2018 9:51 AM A Colossal Australian Cow That Wowed the Internet Will Be Saved From Slaughter

(LAKE PRESTON, Australia) — Knickers the steer is huge on the internet — for being huge. The black-and-white Holstein Friesian won social media fame and many proclamations of “Holy Cow!” after photos surfaced of the 194-cm (6-ft.-4-in.) steer standing head and shoulders above a herd of brown cattle in Western Australia state. Owner Geoff Pearson said Knickers 105

November 28, 2018 3:30 AM Golf: Lee becomes first woman to win Australia's Greg Norman Medal

(Reuters) - Minjee Lee has become the first woman to win Greg Norman Medal as the best Australian golfer on the international stage after a brilliant year that saw her break into the top 10 of the world rankings. The 22-year-old, who rose to number six in the world in 2018, joins twice-winner Jason Day and Marc Leishman in the list of winners of Australian 101

November 27, 2018 9:39 PM Australia storms turn Sydney streets into rivers, causing commuter chaos

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Torrential rain triggered flash flooding that turned streets into rivers in Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Wednesday, causing major disruptions to the morning commute. A spokesman for Ausgrid, the nation’s biggest electricity network, said the storm had so far left 8,100 homes without power around Sydney and the central coast 94

November 27, 2018 5:42 AM Fractured Australian government sets stage for May election with early budget

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday his government will deliver its annual budget early as it prepares for an election due by May, but suffered an immediate setback when one of his MPs said she was quitting his party. Morrison said his conservative Liberal-National coalition government would deliver Australia’s 88

November 23, 2018 4:20 PM Citigroup, JPMorgan to pay $182.5 million to settle rate-rigging lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co will pay $182.5 million to settle U.S. investor litigation claiming they violated antitrust law by conspiring with other banks to rig a key European interest rate benchmark. A preliminary settlement addressing the banks’ alleged manipulation of the European Interbank Offered Rate, or Euribor 111

November 22, 2018 6:57 AM Australia wants it easier to strip extremists of citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia revealed plans on Thursday to increase government powers to strip citizenship from extremists and to control the movements of Australian fighters who return home from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq. Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined the contentious bills, some of which he wants passed in the final two-week parliamentary 106