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"Crocodile Dundee" star Paul Hogan will sue the Australian government for damaging his reputation during a failed criminal investigation into his tax dealings.
Floods that have cut air, rail and road links to an Australian coastal city are threatening its sewage plant, and waters are expected to rise another few feet before peaking Wednesday.
Military flights rushed Monday to restock an Australian city before it was cut off by floodwaters that have turned a huge swath of the Outback into a lake, while police confirmed two more deaths in the crisis.
A Turkish newspaper says teammates of basketball star Diana Taurasi have resisted doping tests in Turkey because they don't trust the lab that found her sample positive for a banned stimulant.
Military aircraft dropped supplies to towns cut off by floods in northeastern Australia as the prime minister promised new assistance Friday to the 200,000 people affected by waters covering an area larger than France and Germany combined.
Multicolored starbusts and gigantic sparklers lit the midnight sky over Sydney Harbor in a dazzling fireworks show witnessed by 1.5 million enthusiastic spectators who camped out all day to ring in the new year.
American "exceptionalism" has started popping up in commentaries and newscasts. The phrase is traced back to French historian Alexis de Tocqueville, who in the 1830s tried to explain to European elites why and how Americans were so different from them.
The Australian Open will precede the Presidents Cup next November, a decision that could put the Australian Masters _ an event Tiger Woods has played the last two years _ opposite the American star's own tournament in California.