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As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all. Rather than risk..
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people..
A couple was charged with second-degree murder on Monday after law enforcement discovered a 51-year-old woman bludgeoned to death inside a Hawaii home..
SYDNEY (AP) — Raelene Castle will take over as chief executive officer at Rugby Australia next month, becoming the first woman to lead one of the majo..
Pricing details for the new ZB Holden Commodore have just been announced in Australia. The new vehicle, nothing more than a rebadged Opel Insignia, wi..
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an upswing i..
(Reuters) - New Zealand’s Fisher & Paykel Healthcare filed a lawsuit in Australia on Tuesday against Resmed Inc alleging the medical device manufactur..
Rays of sunlight try to break through darkening clouds over a wind farm near Waverly, Kan., on Nov. 28. (Chris Neal/Topeka Capital-Journal via Associa..
Hollywood’s lobbyist in chief, Charles Rivkin Tuesday delivered a message of hope for the theatrical cinema industry, in Asia and the rest of the worl..
When I was last living in Melbourne, the startup scene was still in its nascent stages. It had a handful of local success stories, a burgeoning commun..
Dec 12 (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Fisher & Paykel Healthcare filed a lawsuit in Australia on Tuesday against Resmed Inc alleging the medical device man..
Uber's stronghold in Australia is about to face a challenge. Estonian ride-sharing company Taxify launched in Sydney on Tuesday, with more than 4,000 ..
Maxx Burman is a VFX artist who has worked on games (or promos for games) like Destiny, Titanfall 2, Dark Souls 2 and League of Legends. We’ve feature..
EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Langford, a newly minted Golden Globe nominee for her role in Netflix’s drama, 13 Reasons Why, is attached as the female lead in ..
Photo: Stephen Dunn, Associated Press Villanova’s unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25, and Arizona State is making a rapid ri..
Exercise gadget integration hasn’t exactly been elegant in the past. It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and s..
Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, driving the market to another set of milestones. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow ..
The full moon is associated with an increased risk of fatal motorcycle crashes in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, finds a..
Photograph by Sofía Samper Carro. "Fishing in life and death: Pleistocene fish-hooks from a burial context on Alor Island, Indonesia," Antiquity, Sue ..
Stassi Schroeder is raising some eyebrows for her extreme diet secrets. In a new interview with Daily Mail Australia, the Vanderpump Rules star was as..
Earth lost a truly unique species when Benjamin, the last known thylacine — commonly called the Tasmanian tiger — died in captivity in early September..
Three Auburn players were recognized by the Football Writers Association of America. Running back Kerryon Johnson, offensive guard Braden Smith and ki..
Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, driving the market to another set of milestones. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow ..
Eleven yeas ago, the stars aligned and gave us one of the best paparazzi photos of all time: Paris Hilton, frenemy Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears ho..
Federal Reserve official Jerome Powell attends an open meeting at the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Oct. 22, ..
Trump says the U.S. is exporting "clean coal" but there is virtually no "clean coal." And in 2015 and 2016, West Virginia exported virtually no coal t..
(Reuters) - Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) has agreed to buy ANZ’s (ANZ.AX) OnePath Life insurance businesses for 2.85 billion Australian dollars ($2.14 bi..
The global GRACE drought severity index for October 2010 shows such extreme events as the western Russia drought, the Amazon drought, flooding in Chin..
The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania - 5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico - was worth an estimated $US 22..
A new article by a UNSW Sydney-led team challenges the validity of current methods for forecasting the persistence of slow-growing species for conserv..
Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in afternoon trading Monday. Health care companies also helped lift the market, outweighing losse..
Law enforcement officials tend to take a different view of the world than the rest of us. Where most of us see the opportunity for a good time, police..
Photograph by Sofía Samper Carro. "Fishing in life and death: Pleistocene fish-hooks from a burial context on Alor Island, Indonesia," Antiquity, Sue ..
The DJ and businesswoman has been friends with the 'Toxic' singer for well over a decade, and has admitted that a now-famous photo of the pair in a ca..
ZURICH (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) has agreed to buy ANZ’s (ANZ.AX) OnePath Life insurance businesses for 2.85 billion Australian dollars ($..
What a sweet husband! Kidman was nominated for best performance by an actress in a limited series or motion picture for her role in Big Little Lies. A..
Ever wonder how some TV stars stay so thin? For Vanderpump Rules cast member Stassi Schroeder, it's pretty simple — but is it healthy?? Related: Jax T..
It’s very possible that you have never heard Gang Of Youths, and even have no idea who they are. If you’re an Australian, though, that’s probably not ..
Zurich Insurance Group has struck an agreement to buy ANZ's life insurance arm in Australia for AUD 2.85 billion ($2.14 billion). Zurich said in a pre..
ZURICH (Reuters) - Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) has agreed to buy ANZ’s (ANZ.AX) OnePath Life insurance businesses for 2.85 billion Australian dollars ($..
Somewhere there is a group of farm animals ranking Eminem albums. These newly minted Slim Shady fans got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity thanks to Ed..
MINNEAPOLIS — The Gophers received a pair of oral commitments from two enormous Florida linemen on Saturday night. Curtis Dunlap Jr. and Daniel Faalel..
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among banks and makers of pack..
CIRES and RASEI researchers suggest that wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere—and could sharply ..
If you just can't wait for the iPhone X, today's your lucky day.  After iPhone X pre-orders began in October, Apple estimated that units would take fi..
BEER-SHEVA, Israel...December 11, 2017 - Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking and should be recommended to more pregnant patients ..
The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania—5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico—was worth an estimated $US 223,85..
Recent deals, from Australia to Argentina, point to an increased appetite for foreign acquisitions, as U.S. networks look abroad for growth opportunit..
Estonian ridesharing service Taxify has grown like crazy of late, and has now launched in Australia. Starting from 10AM today, passengers in Sydney ca..
Understandably, having a population higher than Russia and America combined, Latin America also comes with a vast amount of differences between our No..