| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Vic Darchinyan has been, is, and always will be a loud trash-talker.
He's flung insults at his opponents, calling one foe a coward for refusing to stand toe-to-toe with him in the center of the boxing ring. He's said that one of his counterparts had been...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
| May 3, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Wichita native Cameron Ernst missed out on the opportunity to become the Chief Funster for Tourism Australia, but he says he got something better.
Ernst got to fly to Sydney as part of the final rounds of competition for Tourism Australia which was...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Rosealma R. “Rose” Loewe was born in Topsham, Maine, in 1919 and passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in San Luis Obispo. Often calling herself a “Mainiac,” a play on the name of her birth state, Mom greeted each person she...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil was hospitalized in Australia lafter suffering a kidney stone attack during the band’s concert in Sydney. According to various reports, the band was a few songs into their set before Neil left the stage in severe...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
DUBLIN (AP) — Never mind the fickle Irish weather. A chilly, damp Dublin is wrapping up warm for St. Patrick's Day.
An estimated half-million revelers were expected to brave snowflakes and sleet to line the capital's streets for the traditional...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
There's Nothing Like Australia (free for iPad)
What it is: an iPad app from Tourism Australia designed to help travelers plan a visit. It highlights 13 areas, including Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Canberra, Melbourne, Kangaroo Island and Hayman Island....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Sydney, Australia, starting and ending point of many cruises and a popular port of call on world cruises and other extended voyages, invariably makes the lists of the world’s most scenic harbors –along with the likes of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness) was born on October 2, 1930 and died of leukemia in Verdugo Hills Hospital on May 26, 2013.
She was born in Crumlin, a small town in Wales. Her parents were Stephen Lester Magness and Ethel (Watkins) Magness. As a...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
SYDNEY, Australia - Tim Bale's dairy farm barely broke even in six years as mergers of processors and competition between supermarkets Coles and Woolworths pushed down milk prices. So 14 months ago, he decided to cut out the middleman.