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Sydney (Australia)

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  • David Warren dies at 85; inventor of the 'black box' flight data recorder

    David Warren, an Australian scientist who invented the flight data recorder famously known as the "black box" to help investigate aircraft accidents, died Monday in a Melbourne nursing home. He was 85. Australian defense officials announced the death but...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Mackerras, Henryk Jankowski, Paulo Moura

    PASSINGS: Charles Mackerras, Henryk Jankowski, Paulo Moura
    Sir Charles Mackerras World-renowned conductor Sir Charles Mackerras, 84, a renowned conductor acknowledged as the leading exponent of Leos Janacek's operas, died of cancer Wednesday in London, according to the management firm Askonas Holt. In Britain,...
  • Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect

    Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect
    Anthony J. Lumsden, a prolific Southern California architect who helped develop new ways of wrapping buildings in smooth glass skins, accelerating a shift that reshaped skylines around the world, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. He was 83. The cause was...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • One Direction, FishFest and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center One Direction, Aug. 7, 2013 (Sat.) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater FishFest 2012, June 23 (Sat.) Gibson Amphitheatre YES, Aug. 15 (Fri.) Greek Theatre John...
  • 50+ Mug Shots

     
    A slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds...
  • Australian court ruling will allow Qantas Airways to fly again

     
    Friendly Skies: an arbitration court overrules airline strike, freeing Quantas Airways to refly the friendly skies...
  • Should the Kardashians be considered a brand?

     
    Several of the comments posted in response to my recent Los Angeles Times article, co-written with Calendar section's Yvonne Villarreal, about the potential economic impact of the Kardashian-Humphries divorce on the family's brand, raise an interesting...
  • Fashion News: Stores accused of labeling real fur as fake

     
    Real fur is being mislabeled as faux, the Humane Society of the U.S. says. Model Elle MacPherson's former advisor sues the parent company of the News of the World, saying the phone-hacking scandal caused her to lose her job....
  • Monster Mash: Louvre, Leonardo; Meryl Streep, women's museum

     
    The Louvre Museum in Paris is facing accusations that it overcleaned a painting by Leonardo da Vinci -- "The Virgin and Child With Saint Anne." Meryl Streep talks about her effort to help establish a women's history museum....
  • Australian newspaper backtracks on Cate Blanchett report

     
    Cate Blanchett is disputing a report in a major Australian newspaper about the couple's announced departure from the company. The couple will conclude their tenure as co-artistic directors at the end of the 2013 season....