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  • Virginie Razzano beats Petra Kvitova in Southern California Open

    Virginie Razzano beats Petra Kvitova in Southern California Open
    CARLSBAD — Wild-card entrant Virginie Razzano stunned third-seeded Petra Kvitova, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 7-6 (8), on Friday in the Southern California Open quarterfinals. Razzano, the Italian ranked No. 131 in the world, squandered four match points and...
  • Elle Macpherson marries in private Fiji ceremony

    Elle Macpherson marries in private Fiji ceremony
    Supermodel Elle Macpherson and hotelier Jeffrey Soffer are married! The couple tied the knot during an "intimate" wedding in Fiji in July, according to reports. "Jeff and Elle eloped a month ago," a source told People. "They wanted to keep it a...
  • Rihanna's collection for River Island is designed for a pop star

    Rihanna's collection for River Island is designed for a pop star
    Rihanna's latest collection for River Island, to be available in stores and online Sept. 12, is notable for things like crop tops made of mesh and camouflage print fabric and onesies. "I literally designed everything I wanted to wear," the singer says...
  • 'The Daily Show' discovers Australian politics as absurd as our own

    'The Daily Show' discovers Australian politics as absurd as our own
    We are smack dab in the middle of what is traditionally the slowest news month of the year, with Congress in recess and seemingly the rest of the world on vacation.  While this seasonal news drought can lead to some very dull headlines, as “The...
  • Christopher Koch dies at 81; 'Year of Living Dangerously' novelist

     Christopher Koch dies at 81; 'Year of Living Dangerously' novelist
    Christopher Koch, one of Australia's most acclaimed novelists, whose 1978 thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" illuminated the political and cultural turmoil in Indonesia after World War II, died of cancer Monday in Hobart, Australia. He was 81....
  • Prince William compares military duties to raising baby son

    Prince William is opening up about fatherhood as he does his royal duties. At an appearance in Anglesey, where he has been stationed as an RAF pilot since 2009, the second in line to the British throne addressed a crowd at the island's annual...
  • Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student

    Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student
    A rural Oklahoma shooting has drawn widespread attention in Australia after a visiting student was randomly shot and killed by "bored" teenagers looking for a target, police said. Chris Lane, 22, a baseball player on scholarship with East Central...
  • Civil rights leaders urged to condemn Oklahoma shooting

    Civil rights leaders urged to condemn Oklahoma shooting
    Christopher Lane was Australian. But his death in Oklahoma -- allegedly at the hands of three "bored" teenagers -- has become entangled in uncomfortable conversations and innuendo about race in the U.S. And nothing about the debate, of course, has...
  • Simon Cowell, Howard Stern tied atop Forbes 'highest paid' list

    Simon Cowell, Howard Stern tied atop Forbes 'highest paid' list
    Simon Cowell and Howard Stern may have radically different backgrounds, but both sit at judges' tables on reality competition shows, and they are tied atop Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV personalities. According to Forbes, Cowell and...
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest lines up 330 films

    Palm Springs International ShortFest lines up 330 films
    The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market, now in its 19th year, will feature 330 films from 49 countries, including 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres and 14 U.S. premieres. The films will be showcased in 53...
  • Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader

    Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader
    The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's  prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women. Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...